He represented England in the World Cup and became the second leading wicket-taker
Right-arm pacer Lockie Ferguson is set to make his Test debut against Australia. He got a call-up to join the squad for the Test series which will begin on November 21. He has played in the ICC Cricket World Cup in summer and finished as the second leading wicket-taker. He has also featured in over 40 first-class games.
‘There's no doubt Lockie has been knocking on the door for a while now and we're delighted to finally bring him into the Test fold’, said New Zealand Cricket (NZC) selector Gavin Larsen.
‘It's well documented he has raw pace, but he also possesses a quality bowling skillset and has proved his durability. He showed good form against England in the recent T20 series and backed that up with a solid outing for the Auckland Aces in the Plunket Shield, where he claimed 4 for 23 against the Wellington Firebirds’, he added.
Larsen also described that their pace bowling stocks are strong. He confidently said that Ferguson can contribute to the team and make a great competition. The team will be led by Kane Williamson who returns after recovering from a hip injury.
The Test series between New Zealand and England will begin on November 21 at Mount Maunganui. The Kiwis (-112.36) have the best odds to win against the English (-104.17). Check out the latest cricket odds on Betwala.
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