IPL 2021: Chris Morris hasn’t fairly been capable of stay as much as his heavy price ticket but.© BCCI/IPL
Former England captain Kevin Pietersen is just not one to mince phrases and it was no totally different when he was fairly candid in stating that all-rounder Chris Morris, who hails from Pietersen’s nation of origin, South Africa, was not well worth the Rs. 16.25 crore paid for him by Rajasthan Royals on the IPL 2021 Gamers Public sale. “That is going to sound harsh, however he (Morris) went for lots more cash than I might have ever paid for, to be fully trustworthy,” Pietersen mentioned throughout a TV present.
“I simply do not suppose that he is value that form of quantity. I believe there’s strain on him,” Pietersen mentioned whereas talking solely on the Star Sports activities Reside Feed Choose Dugout.
“He isn’t a primary alternative for the South African facet. So, I believe we’re anticipating an excessive amount of, Pietersen added.
“There’s an excessive amount of talked about him. I do not suppose he is the form of man that is going to constantly ship.
“I imply this with the best deal of respect. There’s nothing particular about what he does, and if he does run-in, he’ll run-in for 2 video games. After which he’ll go lacking for a couple of video games and it is not the form of factor that you have to be seeing. He has the attributes,” Pietersen added.
Morris has thus far scored 48 runs from 4 matches at a strike charge of 154.83, with a match-winning 36 not out off 18 balls towards Delhi Capitals in RR’s solely win.
With the ball, the South African has claimed 5 wickets from the identical variety of matches with an financial system of 9.92 and a finest of two/33.