KKR made a big move before IPL 2023
Ferguson and Gurbaj join KKR squad
Lockie Ferguson is a fast bowler from New Zealand.
New Delhi. All the teams have joined in the preparations for the 16th season of the Indian Premier League. Meanwhile, before the start of the tournament, the team of Kolkata Knight Riders has taken a big decision. KKR has included New Zealand fast bowler Lockie Ferguson and Afghanistan’s wicket-keeper batsman Rahmanullah Gurbaz in their ranks while trading with the Gujarat Titans team. This news has been officially confirmed on 13 November.
The team of Gujarat Titans had added Kiwi fast bowler Lockie Ferguson in the mega auction last year. He took 12 wickets in 13 matches for Gujarat Titans in the 15th season of IPL. During this, he also had four successes in one match.
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At the same time, the franchise had earlier expressed confidence in English opener Jason Roy during the auction, but after his exit due to personal reasons, Afghan wicketkeeper-opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz was included in his camp as a replacement.
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IPL career of Lockie Ferguson:
Kiwi fast bowler Lockie Ferguson has played 35 matches in the IPL, taking 36 wickets in 35 innings at an average of 29.9. He also has the feat of taking four wickets once. His best bowling performance in IPL is four wickets for 28 runs. Ferguson has spent runs in IPL with an economy of 8.43.
Auction to be held in Bengaluru on December 16:
This year the auction process for IPL 2023 will be held in Bengaluru on 16 December. The 16th season of IPL will be played in home and away format as before. Due to the Corona epidemic, in the last few years, the matches were not running according to the old format.
Tags: Gujarat Titans, indian premier league, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rahmanullah Gurbaz
FIRST PUBLISHED : November 13, 2022, 11:34 IST