Rajasthan Royals Crystal Chris Morris says the COVID-19 crash in India has been discussed on his team many times and players can feel the pain the pandemic is causing in its deadly second wave here.
India was in full swing under the second wave of the pandemic, with more and more nail polishes growing every day, a crisis complicated by a shortage of some crucial drugs and oxygen. Morris said it was “difficult to understand” what was going on.
“As a team, we’ve been talking about this a lot over the last few days. We’ve seen how badly this pandemic has taken over specific parts, if not all of India,” Morris told the press after the conference match after his country beat Kolkata Knight Riders six weekends here. Saturday.
“It’s quite difficult to understand what’s going on. It’s our responsibility to play with smiles on our faces because we have a reason to smile and we are healthy and we can play cricket.
“We hope to make people happy on the other side of the screen. Whether we win or lose, it’s an opportunity to keep people smiling, if it gives people a reason to smile, then we’re doing well as a sport,” he added.
The South African praised frontline workers around the world who work tirelessly to help everyone in these difficult times.
“So, as a team, we just want to tell the heroes there, the front-line workers around the world, to do what they do every day for 24 hours a day is just amazing.
“As a team, we hurt everyone in the world.”
Morris played the ball against KKR, recording an impressive 4/22 before skipper Sanju Samson, 42, and compatriot David Miller, 24, led the former champions to their second victory of the season.
“Our performance was much better today, hitting length, bowling and slower balls.”
The Royals came into the game after a humiliating 10-wicket loss to Royal Challengers Bangalore.
“It’s very easy to go down the dark path of thinking you’re not good enough when they’re beating with 10 straps, but sometimes you have to tilt your hat on the opposition,” Morris said.
“As a team, we had a good discussion about what our motivation was. The first seven cauts, we were in an absolute blast, it was a lot of fun. The boys had a good time.”
Morris, which became the most expensive purchase in IPL auction story in February, is happy to repay for the faith that the royal families have given him.
“It is quite a pleasure to contribute. It is good to reward part of the faith that is assigned to me,” he added.
The Royals are currently sixth in the points table. The next meeting with the Mumbai Indians will be next on Thursday in Delhi. PTI APA PM