Full Name

Charles Andrew John Morris

Born

July 06, 1992, Hereford

Age

29y 82d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm medium fast

Playing Role

Bowler

Education

King's Taunton School

TEAMS

Charlie Morris' apparently smooth progress was halted when it became apparent he would have to remodel his action following whispers about its legality. While he was soon able to return to bowling, he struggled to regain his previous nip and, having played only seven Championship matches in 2016 (his 11 wickets cost more than 50 runs apiece), he did not feature in any first team cricket in 2017.

Another product of King's College, Taunton - the school that developed Jos Buttler, Roger Twose, Richard Harden and Alex Barrow among others - Morris played age-group cricket for Somerset and then attended Oxford-Brookes University, making his first-class debut for Oxford MCCU in 2012.

He represented Devon in Minor Counties cricket in 2011 and, on the back of that, was recommended to Worcestershire. He made a decent - though far from outstanding - impression for their second XI, so it was something of a surprise when he won selection in the first team at the start of the following season.

He started the 2014 season representing Oxford MCCU and finished it having taken more than 50 Championship wickets and helping Worcestershire achieve promotion. Maintaining a tight, probing line and length and enjoying an apparently insatiable appetite for bowling, Morris fulfilled a valuable role in a side that defined its lowly reputation to claim promotion. He finished with 52 Championship wickets at an average of 26.36 with a maiden five-wicket haul against Derbyshire the high-point. He also gained a nomination for the Cricket Writers' Club's young player of the year award and a new, long-term contract.

While he ran out of steam a little towards the end of the 2015 season, he proved effective in Division One, claiming a nine-wicket match haul in a crushing win over Somerset and finishing the campaign with 44 victims. ESPNcricinfo staff

Career Averages

Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
FC691271223064002167/459/10929.623.1356.60670
List A414116611645444/334/3337.385.9437.70100
T202626499790283/213/2128.219.4917.80000
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
FC69914957053*13.57187930.3302720120
List A41211411025*15.7116865.47006290
T202664834.001266.66000060

Recent Matches - Player

MATCHBATBOWLDATEGROUNDFORMAT
WORCS vs Leics501/59 & 1/4521-Sep-2021WorcesterFC
WORCS vs Middlesex20 & 11/29 & 6/5212-Sep-2021Lord'sFC
Worcs 2nd XI vs Warwcks 2nd--5/24 & 0/4523-Aug-2021WorcesterOTHER
WORCS vs Durham25*0/2210-Aug-2021WorcesterList A
WORCS vs Sussex22*1/3106-Aug-2021WorcesterList A

Photos


Chris Morris arrives at the bowling crease
Worcestershire bowler Charlie Morris in action
Charles Morris took four wickets in his opening spell
Charles Morris made an early breakthrough
Charles Morris
Charles Morris trapped Billy Godleman lbw