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NAMELachlan Hammond Ferguson 
Nickname Lockie
DATE OF BIRTH13 June, 1991
PROFESSIONCricketer, bowler
HOMETOWN Auckland, New Zealand 


Cricket, as we all know is a game of joy, love and support. The way Cricket is expressing over years is unbelievable. It is the most successful game in most of the countries. The game of Cricket helps everyone to be together and watch the game. In cricket if we talk about the players then there are very few experienced one which are able to play for long time as injuries restricts them, but some are grateful to play for long period of time. 

 Lachlan Hammond Ferguson, also known as Lockie Ferguson is a Cricketer by profession, who plays for New Zealand cricket team. He was born on June 13, 1991 which easily denotes that he is now nearly 30 years of age. He plays for Auckland team also but in first class cricket. He is an experienced fast right arm bowler who likes to play for New Zealand cricket team at international levels. Rather than a bowler he is an amazing fielder too, which makes his importance more in team. Lockie Ferguson is a funny guy which always shows his presence either by his bowling performance or by his talks with his teammates. 


 In his early life only, the player decided to play cricket for the New Zealand team or first class cricket for Auckland team. He is a hardworking guy, who has reached at international level today just only because of his motivation and hard work. His father name is Dough Ferguson who is a very supportive man and also helped Lockie to push forward his cricketing skills from the starting of his school days only. The best thing which Lockie tells everyone about his early life is that he won the National schools fast bowling competition in the year 2008 and also won the title of quickest secondary school bowler in the whole country of New Zealand which was a big achievement in his early life only. 

The player is really an amazing fast bowler who bowls every ball nearly more than 150kph. He is a primary fast , right hand bowler and right batsman in the New Zealand cricket team. The best thing about his career is that he is the second player who has taken two wickets in the first two balls of the match. He is a bowler who has his special bowl which is bouncer and which makes him in the list of world’s best bowler. When Lockie entered into the international level for New Zealand team, he told that it was his childhood dream to be a part of the team and to play for his nation. He has been performing so well and had done extremely well in the Plunkett Shield season, he took 5 wicket haul for the Auckland team at first class cricket which expressed all his coaches and leaders and allowed them to take Ferguson in the national team. 



Lockie Ferguson was called up for New Zealand one day international squad against Australia, and he debut on 4 December, 2016. On January 3, 2017 the player made his Time 20 debut for New Zealand against Bangladesh team and in the match he took two wickets within his first two deliveries and became the second person to do so. In the year 2017, he was also added in the New Zealand test team squad, but didn’t got a single chance to play. In the year 2018, he was one of the twenty players to get a new official contract from New Zealand cricket team. 

In April 2019, the player was also added in the World Cup squad and he bowled some good spells for his team. Ferguson was also named as a rising star of the team by ICC. He made his test debut in the year 2019, against Australia on 12 December 2019. On 27 November 2020, Ferguson took his first five wickets haul in T20 cricket and made history by establishing records one by one. He had done extremely well in his career and hope that he will continue to bowl more faster . He is also one of the fittest New Zealand fielder. 

In February 2017, Lockie Ferguson was purchased by rising Pune giant in the 2017 Indian premier League auction, but didn’t got a chance to play . In 2018 the player was bought by Kolkata night riders  . In 2019-20 season of Plunkett shield season, he took his 150th first class wicket. He got a chance to play in 2020 IPL season for Kolkata night riders and he took some crucial three wickets which helped his team to play super over and they won the match. Ferguson was also awarded as a man of the match for his superb bowling spell. 


The 6 feet one inch, Lockie has a great personality as well as he is a handsome New Zealand cricketer. Hi is approximately 80 kg  and has brown eyes. His hair colour is also brown which suits him. He has a zodiac sign of Gemini and had studied from Auckland grammar school. He belongs from Christian religion and has a girlfriend named Kat Hauk which is beautiful enough. He likes to spend time with his girlfriend. 


 When it’s comes to the income of this player, then he has earned some good amounts from Indian premier League and from New Zealand cricket team too. He was offered the official contract ahead of 2019-20 season , when he also played the world Cup. He was purchased by Kolkata knight Riders at a price of 1 crore and 60 lakh and for the next season the player was retained too.




*Lockie Ferguson likes to drink alcohol , but only drinks at parties. 

*He has a girlfriend named as Kat Hauk. 

*In 2008, He was given the title of quickest bowler in the senior secondary school, in the whole country of New Zealand. 


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