Morris: "I've been doing everything I can without actually playing cricket"



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Morris: "I've been doing everything I can without actually playing cricket"

Chris Morris is the most expensive IPL transfer. He described the feeling after he realized that he is the most expensive ever, and he is happy to have spent 8 seasons in the IPL. "We all know for you to go for a high price tag, it means that people want you in their team and that your services are quite valued so yeah it gives you quite a lot of confidence," Morris, who was sold to Rajasthan Royals for INR 16.25 crore in February, said, as quoted by cricbuzz "I'll be the first person to say that my breath was taken away.

I did not expect, first of all, to be bought for that much and for so many teams to want my services, so yeah it is definitely a humbling feeling." "It took my breath away for that to happen, and for teams to keep going for me like that blew my mind.

I never in my wildest dreams thought that I'd be playing in my eighth IPL. " "So for me to still be playing, for me still to be needed, for my services to be valued is very cool, and very humbling."

Injury

Royal Challengers Bangalore released him ahead of last season.

The reason for that is the injury he had problems with "All my preps have been right but the injuries have come at the wrong time. I think last year was a bit of a different one - there wasn't any cricket coming into the IPL so there were a lot of soft tissue injuries, lots of pulled muscles just because of the lack of cricket."

"Like I keep reiterating, I've done everything I can to keep cricket fit and when that first game comes, I'll be ready to go," Morris said. Turning up for the Titans will be of great importance and help to him given the current situation "It's a case where there hasn't been much match practice so I've done everything I can.

I've basically had one big long pre-season. That's what I've been telling people since my Titans time" "I've been running around, bowling my overs, bowling with the red ball, so yeah I've been doing everything I can without actually playing cricket.

There's no club cricket in South Africa at the moment (due to Covid-19)." "There hasn't been an opportunity to really play cricket but...end of the day injury is part of the game. I've been on the unlucky side of it, I'd like to call it that."