Sean Morris

Country: England
Born: September 10, 1968, Great Horwood, Buckinghamshire
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Offbreak

Sean Morris Bio

Robert Sean Millner Morris, commonly known as Sean Morris, is a former English cricketer who was a solid opening batsman during his playing days. Born in England, Morris had a passion for cricket from a young age and excelled in the sport during his school years.

Morris displayed tremendous talent and potential, which led to trials with renowned cricket clubs Nottinghamshire and Worcestershire while still in school. However, it was Hampshire that saw his true potential and offered him a contract in 1988, even before he completed his studies at Durham University.

During his time at Durham University, Morris found success as he represented the institution in three UAUC finals, helping the team secure victory twice. Alongside his university commitments, he managed to complete his sociology degree, claiming to have finished his studies at Yung’s Bar in Bangkok, a statement that added an adventurous touch to his persona.

Not one to be confined to a single location, Morris also played club cricket in various international destinations, including Buenos Aires, Cape Town, and Perth. These experiences enriched his understanding of the game and shaped him into a more well-rounded player.

While at Hampshire, Morris faced fierce competition for a regular spot in the team and could not establish himself as a permanent fixture. However, the 1994 season proved to be his standout year, amassing 686 runs at an impressive average of 49.00. This included a career-best innings of 174 against Nottinghamshire, a performance that not only showcased his skill but also seemed to indicate a potential shift from being an occasional player to a respected regular.

There were even whispers of Morris being groomed as the successor to Mark Nicholas as Hampshire captain, a testament to his leadership qualities and cricketing acumen. However, despite these promising signs, Morris was released by the club at the end of the 1996 season.

Following his release, Morris ventured into the field of sports marketing, using his cricketing knowledge and connections to make an impact off the field. However, his love for the game brought him back to cricket in 2008 when he was appointed as the chief executive of the Professional Cricketers’ Association.

Although Morris’s tenure as chief executive was short-lived, lasting only 18 months, it was a time filled with challenges and upheaval. Despite his best efforts, he stepped down from the role with few tangible successes to show for his endeavors.

Regardless of the ups and downs in his career, Sean Morris remains a respected figure in English cricket. His solid batting skills, adventurous spirit, and commitment to the game have left an indelible mark on the sport. While he may not have achieved all that was expected of him, Morris’s contribution to the game, both on and off the field, will always be remembered.

Sean Morris Career Stats

Sean Morris Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
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FC 37 67 4 1830 174 29.04 - - 3 7 - - 43 0
List A 28 27 2 739 87 29.56 - - 0 3 - - 8 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Sean Morris Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
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FC 37 - 4 1 0 - - - 1.5 - 0 0 0
List A 28 - 0 0 0 - - - - - 0 0 0
T20s - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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