Lockie Ferguson

Country: New Zealand
Born: June 13, 1991, Auckland
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast
Playing role: Bowler

Lockie Ferguson Bio

Lachlan Hammond Ferguson, popularly known as Lockie Ferguson, is a talented right-arm fast bowler who hails from New Zealand. Born on June 13, 1991, in Auckland, Ferguson quickly rose to prominence with his extraordinary pace and ability to consistently hit speeds of 150kph, making him a fearsome force to reckon with for batsmen around the world.

Ferguson’s breakthrough performance came during the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup in England, where he showcased his raw talent and impressed cricket fans and experts alike. Bowling as a first change, Ferguson’s blistering pace troubled batsmen throughout the tournament, ultimately leading him to claim an impressive 21 wickets at an exceptional average of 19.47 and an economy rate of 4.88. His exceptional performances were pivotal in New Zealand’s journey to the World Cup final, where they narrowly missed out on the ultimate prize. Ferguson’s outstanding performances earned him a spot in the ICC’s team of the tournament, cementing his status as one of the most promising fast bowlers of his generation.

Prior to his exceptional World Cup campaign, Ferguson had a somewhat sporadic presence in the Auckland side during his initial years in first-class cricket. However, he had a breakthrough season in 2014-15, where he claimed 21 wickets at an impressive average of 23.38. The following year saw Ferguson continue his rise, taking 31 wickets and earning a place in the List A side, where he enjoyed further success. His remarkable performances did not go unnoticed, and he soon found himself included in the New Zealand squad for limited-overs cricket, making his ODI debut against Australia in December 2016. In a sign of things to come, Ferguson dismissed the dangerous David Warner with his first ball in international cricket.

Ferguson’s exceptional skills and versatility have made him a sought-after asset in the world of franchise cricket. He has represented the Kolkata Knight Riders and Rising Pune Supergiant in the Indian Premier League, where his express pace and wicket-taking ability have made him a valuable addition to the teams. Additionally, Ferguson has also played first-class cricket for New Zealand A and had a successful stint with England’s Derbyshire County Cricket Club in 2018.

Despite his prowess in limited-overs cricket, Ferguson’s Test career got off to a frustrating start. His debut against Australia in Perth in late 2019 was cut short in the second session of day one due to a calf strain. However, his brief glimpse of Test cricket showcased his immense potential, and fans eagerly await his return to the longest format of the game.

At 29 years old, Lachlan Hammond Ferguson has already established himself as a formidable force in international cricket. With his raw pace, disciplined bowling, and ability to consistently trouble batsmen, Ferguson has the potential to be one of the greatest fast bowlers in the history of New Zealand cricket. As he continues to refine his skills and overcome the occasional injury setbacks, cricket enthusiasts eagerly anticipate witnessing more thrilling performances from this exceptional athlete.

Lockie Ferguson Career Stats

Lockie Ferguson Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 2 1 1* - 9 11.11 0 0 0 0 0 0
T20Is 36 11 5 23 14 3.83 24 95.83 0 0 0 2 10 0
ODIs 65 30 13 122 19 7.17 236 51.69 0 0 6 3 14 0
FC 46 60 23 505 41 13.64 1092 46.24 0 0 67 9 16 0
List A 103 55 21 240 24 7.05 393 61.06 0 0 13 8 24 0
T20s 141 45 23 252 30 11.45 212 118.86 0 0 14 14 33 0

Lockie Ferguson Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 1 1 66 47 0 - - - 4.27 - 0 0 0
T20Is 36 36 764 982 49 5/21 5/21 20.04 7.71 15.5 1 1 0
ODIs 65 64 3300 3124 99 5/45 5/45 31.55 5.68 33.3 2 1 0
FC 46 75 7297 4047 165 7/34 12/78 24.52 3.32 44.2 6 11 1
List A 103 102 5190 4764 170 6/27 6/27 28.02 5.5 30.5 5 4 0
T20s 141 140 2949 3843 160 5/21 5/21 24.01 7.81 18.4 6 1 0

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