Arthur Morris the former Australian Cricketer is no more [ Current Affairs ]


About Arthur Morris: Arthur Morris who was the former Australian Cricketer passed away at age of 93. Arthur Robert Morris was born on 19th January 1922 in Bondi of Australia. He was a former Australian cricketer.

Image of Arthur Morris

Image of Arthur Morris

Former Australian Cricketer

  • He had played 46 Test matches for 10 years from 1946 to 1955.
  • He was the member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.
  • He is regarded as one of Australia’s greatest left - handed batsmen.
  • He was known for his key role in ’ Don Bradman’s invincible side’ which was Australian team in England in 1948 captained by Don Bradman.
  • He was originally trained in spin bowling.
  • He developed as a batsman in his teen - age.
  • His career was disturbed because of Second World War because domestic matches were cancelled at the end of the season.

His achievements:

  • During the 1940–41 seasons, he became the first player in the world who scored two centuries on his first - class entrance.
  • Morris became Australia’s vice - captain and he was also expected to be its leading batsman.
  • He was named in the Australian Cricket Board’s Team of the Century in year 2000.
  • He was received the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame in 2001.

- Published on: August 24, 2015