Chris Morris’s sensible knock guided Rajasthan Royals to a 3-wicket win over Delhi Capitals.© RR/Instagram
Coming into Rajasthan Royals’ match in opposition to Delhi Capitals, Chris Morris had been the new matter of dialog. He grew to become the most costly participant in Indian Premier League (IPL) historical past when the Royals picked him up for Rs 16.25 crore, resulting in immense scrutiny and instant stress to carry out. Then, within the Royals’ opening sport in opposition to Punjab Kings, with the staff needing 5 runs off two deliveries, he was denied a single by captain Sanju Samson, at the same time as they went on to lose.
However, with the staff in a stress state of affairs as soon as once more, Morris stepped up and delivered the products, as he smashed 36 off 18 deliveries to information them to a three-wicket win.
After the match, the Royals took to Instagram to share a cheekily timed video.
“Sound on,” the caption reads, with a wink emoji. In the video, Morris may be seen repeating the Hindi phrase “sambhaal lenge” (we’ll deal with it).
Morris did certainly deal with it, as his rescue act noticed the Royals put up their first win of the season.
When David Miller departed after hitting 62 off 43 deliveries, Morris took the onus of seeing the staff to the end line, and smashed 4 sixes within the final two overs to seal victory with two balls remaining.
After a terrific bowling efficiency that noticed them limit DC to 147/8, the Royals received off to a horror begin and have been struggling at 42/5 after 9.2 overs.
But Miller’s half-century and a useful 17-ball 19 from Rahul Tewatia meant they stayed within the hunt and Morris delivered the proper end.
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