Proteas' Chris Morris Makes History, Become Most Expensive IPL Player

Proteas' Chris Morris Makes History, Become Most Expensive IPL Player

- Chris Morris of South Africa's Proteas has just become the most expensive player in IPL history

- This happened after Morris was sold to Rajasthan Royals who bought Morris for a whopping R32m

- Many South African cricket lovers have headed online to marvel over the large number while also congratulating Morris for making history

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Chris Morris of South Africa's Proteas has just made IPL history. The Proteas all-rounder was sold to Rajasthan Royals for a whopping $2.2 which is roughly a whopping thirty-million South African rands.

This makes Morris the most expensive player to be sold in IPL history. Since the news was shared online many South Africans have shared their thoughts on it also taking some time to congratulate the cricket player.

Many of them could not believe that he was sold for that price also remarking that the price was way too high. Others, however, were happy for him and the fact that he just made history.

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Read a few reactions to the news made by the public below:

@AdamsDbn said:

"Again Chris Morris goes huge in IPL , is his continued exclusion from the poor performing proteas more of a personal issue? He is dynamite in the short game, get him in."

@cvrane said:

"Mumbai Indians have been targetting fast-bowling all-rounders since the start of today's auction and now they have, Nathan Coulter Nile, James Neeshan and Marco Jansen. If they had bought Chris Morris this would not have been possible #IPL2021Auction #IPLAuction @mipaltan"

@TheLegend1845 said:

"@gmaxi has a simple agenda. Perform well in a few matches just before IPL. Go for a whooping 10-15 crores i the IPL. And then just relax and enjoy. 14 crores for him is ridiculous given the fact that he hardly ever performs in the IPL. #Maxwell #IPLAuction2021 #ChrisMorris"
Proteas' Chris Morris Makes History, Become Most Expensive IPL Player

Chris Morris just made IPL history. Images: Scott Gardiner/Robert Cianflone
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In other Briefly.co.za sports news, Itumeleng Khune is no longer the captain of Mzansi's Kaizer Chiefs. Khune has been replaced by the team's defender Ramahlwe Mpahlele coach Gavin Hunt confirmed after a disappointing match against KZN's AmaZulu.

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Khune seems to be having a bad spell in his career as of late after he played for the first time yesterday in nearly two whole months. The goalkeeper is also said to have lost a big endorsement deal with Danone's Danup.

In the meantime, South African football fans have headed online to share their thoughts about Khune's demotion from captaincy. While many thought it a good idea, others were on the fence about it.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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