Jaipur: The IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals on Sunday decided to part ways with mutual agreement with head coach Andrew McDonald. The Rajasthan team, which won the opening leg of the Indian Premier League, announced that they have appointed former Zimbabwe cricketer Trevor Penney as the head assistant coach for the upcoming season.
“Everyone at Rajasthan Royals would like to thank Andrew for his efforts in the 13th season of the IPL,” Rajasthan Royals Chief Operating Officer Jake Lush Macrum said in a franchise press release. Let me tell you that earlier this time in the IPL auction, Rajasthan Royals bought South African all rounder Chris Morris for 16.25 crores rupees.
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Chris Morris became the most expensive player in Indian Premier League (IPL) auction history, surpassing Yuvraj Singh on Thursday. According to the information, Maurice has scored 551 runs in 70 IPL matches at an average of 23.95 and has taken 80 wickets.
Jake Lucht Macrum, chief operating officer of Rajasthan Royals, said of Maurice’s purchase, “We had talked to Chris before the auction and had him undergo a full medical review.” He is currently in ‘Bio-bubble’ in South Africa and has to play domestic tournament.
He said, ‘Chris has been a former Rajasthan Royals player and he is one of the experienced players who are in tune with this amount. We have re-balanced our team, they will play an important role for us. He is the best bowler in all phases of the game and he can win matches with us even with the bat.