It’s the most fun 7 overs I’ve ever had: Morris after KKR domination
Rajasthan Royals (RR) dominated Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Saturday in which the most of the credit went to the fast bowlers especially the ₹16.25-crore priced Chris Morris. RR won the match comprehensively by 6 wickets.
Morris registered a match-winning bowling figure as he took 4 wickets in his 4 overs conceding just 23 runs. He was also adjusted man of the match for his superb bowling performance. However, all the fast bowlers of RR bowled very well. In the last 7 overs of KKR’s innings, Chetan Sakariya, Mustafizur Rahman and Morris conceded just 49 runs while picking up 5 wickets. For this, they also restricted KKR to only 133/9 in allotted 20 overs.
The all-rounder said that 7-overs were the most fun overs in his entire career. “I said to Miller it’s the most fun 7 overs I’ve ever had in my career. The conditions always change, they’re always difficult against Dre Russ. Experience of playing against him has helped over the years,” Morris said during the presentation ceremony.
Morris also talked about the ongoing dangerous situation going on India for the Covid-19 pandemic. He said that players have to responsibility to give people reasons to smile and thanked the frontline warriors who’re working relentlessly in this situation.
“As a team, we have been talking about it quite a lot over the last two days. We have seen how badly this pandemic has taken over the specific parts, if not the entire country,” Morris said at the virtual press conference after the match, in response to a query posed by news agency ANI.
“So as a team, we just want to say the heroes out there, the frontline workers all over the world, to be doing what they are doing day in and day out for 24 hours a day is just incredible. As a team, we are feeling the hurt for everyone around the world,” Morris added.
“It is quite difficult to comprehend what is happening. It is a responsibility for us to play with smiles on our faces because we have a reason to smile.
“We hopefully get to keep people happy on the other side of the screen. Whether we winning or losing, it is an opportunity to keep people smiling, if that gives people a reason to smile, then we are doing well as a sport,” he signed off.