Virat Kohli, the captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore, may now be regretting his decision.
Chris Maurice was released by RCB, after which he was bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 16.25 crore in the auction.
When the Indian Premier League was auctioned this year, the eight franchises had released most of their players before that. The reason was to fulfill the dream of bringing the team to the title floor by purchasing the player according to the new requirement in the auction. In this episode, Virat Kohli, the captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore, also bid farewell to the team of many players. Now said farewell, but Virat himself would not have even thought that what he considers to be coal, he will be turning out to be the most precious diamond in the history of IPL, not only this year. This is exactly what happened. All-rounder Chris Morris, who was removed from RCB, was welcomed by Rajasthan Royals. That too with a record amount of 16.25 crores.
Virat Kohli’s decision to release Chris Maurice was also strange because in the last season of the IPL played in the United Arab Emirates, Maurice of Royal Challengers Bangalore bowled well and took 11 wickets in 9 matches, which was also an economical economy of 6.63. with. Well, now Maurice has become the most expensive player in IPL history and now his eyes will be on avenging Virat Kohli in IPL-14 starting on 9 April. There will also be pressure on Maurice to prove himself. They have to tell from their performance that they are entitled to a record amount of IPL.
As far as Chris Maurice’s total performance in the IPL is concerned, he has played 70 matches in this league. In this, he has taken 80 wickets with an economy rate of 7.81. His best performance has been four wickets for 23 runs. Maurice has taken four wickets in the match three times. At the same time, Maurice has scored 551 runs in these 70 matches with an average of 23.95 and a strike rate of 157.87. He has scored two half-centuries and his highest score is 82 not out. In addition to hitting 39 fours and 30 sixes, Maurice has also taken a total of 34 catches in the league.
After playing in five countries, he got a chance to debut, in the 22nd match, a century still surpassed Kohli in the speed of scoring runs.