IPL 2022 Auction: Lockie Ferguson sold to Gujarat Titans
The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 mega auction on Saturday saw Kiwi pacer Lockie Ferguson be bought by Gujarat Titans. The Titans spent Rs. 10 crore for the services of Lockie. He was earlier released by Kolkata Knight Riders. He will aim to show his pedigree after a decent campaign for KKR last season. Here's more.
Titans get hold of Ferguson
Fast bowler Lockie Ferguson is SOLD to @gujarat_titans for INR 10 crore 🔥😎#TATAIPLAuction @TataCompanies— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) February 12, 2022
Ferguson rose to prominence in 2019 WC
New Zealand seamer Ferguson has emerged as one of the fastest bowlers in world cricket. He has the ability to bowl over 145 KPH consistently. Ferguson rose to prominence in the 2019 World Cup. He played a crucial role as New Zealand reached the final of the tournament. The right-arm seamer finished with 21 wickets at 19.47 and an economy rate of 4.88.
Ferguson made his IPL debut in 2017 for RPS
Ferguson made his IPL debut in 2017 for Rising Pune Supergiant. In 22 matches, the New Zealand pacer has snapped up 24 wickets at an average of 27. He has an economy rate of 8.12 in the tournament.
Here are Ferguson's T20 stats
In a career spanning over five years, Ferguson has played as many as 96 T20 matches. He has accounted for 112 wickets at a remarkable average of 22.50. He has an economy rate of 7.54. The tally includes 3 four-wicket hauls and a solitary haul of five wickets. Ferguson also has 229 runs to his name in T20 cricket.