RR vs KKR in IPL 2021: Chris Morris’s 4 wicket-haul rocks Kolkata Knight Riders, equals his best bowling figures in IPL

IPL 2021 suspended: ‘It was chaos at team hotel,’ Rajasthan Royals' Chris Morris reveals scenes as he returns to South Africa
IPL 2021 suspended: ‘It was chaos at team hotel,’ Rajasthan Royals' Chris Morris reveals scenes as he returns to South Africa

RR vs KKR in IPL 2021: Chris Morris’s 4 wicket-haul rocks Kolkata Knight Riders, equals his best bowling figures in IPL- The costliest player in IPL, Rajasthan Royals allrounder Chris Morris has delivered yet again for his team. He produced one of the excellent bowling figures, taking a four-wicket haul against KKR. In his spell, he gave away just 23 runs and took the crucial wickets of Dinesh Karthik, Pat Cummins and Andre Russell who could have changed the context of the game courtesy their excellent batting in the previous match.

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Morris has equalled his best bowling performance. His best was 4/23 in IPL 2015 also against the same team.

RR vs KKR in IPL 2021: Chris Morris’s 4 wicket-haul rocks Kolkata Knight Riders, equals his best bowling figures in IPL

Best figures for Morris in IPL

4/23 RR vs KKR Mumbai BS 2015
4/23 RR vs KKR Mumbai WS 2021 *
4/26 DC vs SRH Hyderabad 2017
4/26 RCB vs RR DUbai 2020

The excellent bowling spell from Chris Morris helped RR restrict KKR to just 133 runs in their allotted 20 overs.

With the excellent spell, Chris Morris has entered the top 5 race in the Purple Cap leaderboard. He now has 9 wickets to his name, equal with MI’s Rahul Chahar.

IPL 2021: Most wickets

POS PLAYER Mat Inns Ov Runs Wkts BBI Avg Econ SR 4w 5w
1
HarshalPatel
4 4 16 116 12 5/27 9.66 7.25 8.00 0 1
2
Rahul Chahar
5 5 20 137 9 4/27 15.22 6.85 13.33 1 0
3
Chris Morris
5 5 18 162 9 4/23 18.00 9.00 12.00 1 0
4
Deepak Chahar
4 4 15 110 8 4/13 13.75 7.33 11.25 2 0
5
Avesh Khan
4 4 14 103 8 3/32 12.87 7.35 10.50 0 0
6
Chetan Sakariya
5 5 20 165 7 3/31 23.57 8.25 17.14 0 0

 

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Earlier, Chris Morris had delivered with the bat against DC. He proved his worth after blasting off 18-ball 36 to guide RR to a 3-wicket win over Delhi Capitals and register RR’s first win of IPL 2021 season last week. His innings was comprised of 4 massive sixes, including the ones against Kagiso Rabada. With 27 needed off the final two overs, Morris stepped up to the occasion to take his side over the line with two balls to spare.

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