The Seattle Orcas pace battery just got even more charged up as we welcome Australia’s Lance Morris to our squad for Major League Cricket Season 2. Morris has just one mantra - bowl and bowl quick! He even has earned a nickname - “The Wild Thing” because of his terrifying pace at a young age. In fact, in one of his interviews, he said and we quote - “I want to intimidate batters & blast them out!”

Morris was always a Western Australian at heart having been born and brought up there and eventually after lower grade cricket, his big opportunity came in the Sheffield Shield for his state side. The pacer troubled the best of batters in the Shield games and became a part of Melbourne Stars in the BBL before moving to Perth Scorchers. His spectacular performances in Shield matches andBBL earned him a call-up to the Australian national Test squad. Though he is yet to make a Test debut, the promising pacer has featured in 2 ODIs for the Kangaroos!

The stint with Seattle Orcas will be the first one for Morris outside Australia in a major T20 league. But have no doubts, his spells over the past few years for several top teams like Western Australia, Melbourne Stars, Perth Scorchers as well as the Australian ODI side already tells us what to expect. A 2/13 against West Indies in Feb 2024 highlighted his credentials as one to watch out for in the coming years from Australia! And make no mistake, this pacer will be a menace for the batters in MLC Season 2!

Lance Morris has played in 27 T20 matches so far, and taken 25 wickets at an impressive average of 26.6 and a strike rate of 19. Despite bowling mostly in the Powerplay & the death, Morris has an economy of just 8.36 - which in the current day and age is like goldust! Morris will be hoping to add another T20 5-fer to his name during Major League Cricket Season 2 and improve his already amazing best bowling figures of 5/24! Aged 26, it won’t be wrong to say that the prime years of his as a fast bowler and cricketer are ahead of him!

So to sum up, PACE PACE PACE will be in order come July. Time to get those batters jumping, Lance! Welcome to Seattle Orcas!