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Paid off parents' debt with IPL money, set record in just 9 balls

IPL has improved the lives of some players and even cricketers have made careers from IPL. This Indian Premier League of BCCI has also fulfilled the dream of many cricketers. It has given them a chance to make an identity for themselves.
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One such player's name is Chris Morris. The biggest benefit of this South African cricketer playing in the IPL is paying off the debt on the parents' head. Apart from this, a record has also been created with his game. He has also made a strong position in his country's team.

Chris Morris made his IPL entry in 2013, but came into the limelight when Rajasthan Royals bid Rs 16.25 crore for him in the IPL 2021 auction. This amount made him the most expensive IPL player in this season's auction.

Chris Morris was first seen playing for Chennai Super Kings in IPL.  Then CSK bought him for 4 crore 20 lakh rupees.  This amount was used by Chris Morris to redeem his father's belongings which his father had mortgaged for him to become a cricketer.

Chris Morris was first seen playing for Chennai Super Kings in IPL. Then CSK bought him for 4 crore 20 lakh rupees. This amount was used by Chris Morris to redeem his father's belongings which his father had mortgaged for him to become a cricketer.

Although Chris Morris has now retired from all formats of cricket, he still holds the record for the highest strike rate per innings in the IPL. This feat was done by Morris while playing for Delhi in IPL 2017 against Pune Super Giants. He then scored 28 runs in 9 balls at a strike rate of 4222.22.

Chris Morris made his IPL entry in 2013, but came into the limelight when Rajasthan Royals bid Rs 16.25 crore for him in the IPL 2021 auction.  This amount made him the most expensive IPL player in this season's auction.

Chris Morris has scored 618 runs at a strike rate of 155.25 in his IPL career. Has also taken 95 wickets. In international cricket, Chris Morris has played 4 Tests, 42 ODIs and 23 T20Is for South Africa.

 
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