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| On May 19, 2022 3:31 PM IST

RCB vs GT IPL 2022: Is Lockie Ferguson Playing Today? Here’s the update

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Lockie Ferguson RCB vs GT IPL 2022: It has turned out to be the ideal season for the Gujarat Titans (GT) in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) season. In their debut IPL campaign, the Gujarat Titans have managed to win 10 out of their 13 matches so far. The Gujarat Titans have already booked a place in the IPL 2022 playoffs by claiming the top spot on the points table and will now be facing the Royal Challengers Bangalore during their last league game of the season on 19 May at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

RCB vs GT IPL 2022: Is Lockie Ferguson Playing Today? Here’s the update

The Gujarat Titans have made some surprising selection calls in the last couple of matches that includes the exclusion of their premier fast bowler Lockie Ferguson from the playing 11. As part of a tactical decision, the Gujarat Titans team management made Ferguson warm the bench during the previous two matches against Lucknow Super Giants and Chennai Super Kings. This selection decision looked very surprising as Ferguson was bowling really quick and also picking up wickets throughout this IPL 2022 season.

However, it is now very much expected that Gujarat Titans will play Lockie Ferguson in the today IPL match against Royal Challengers Bangalore. During the ongoing Indian Premier League season, Lockie has taken a total of 12 wickets from 11 matches at an economy of 8.93. While playing for the Gujarat Titans, Ferguson also recorded his best IPL bowling figures of 4 for 28 against Delhi Capitals.

Lockie Ferguson Stats in IPL

Matches Wickets Economy IPL 2022 Performance Recent Form
33 36 8.4 12 wickets (11 games) 1/34, 1/29, 1/36, 0/52, 1/33

 

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Lockie Ferguson Bowling Speed

Gujarat Titans speedster Lockie Ferguson bowled the second fastest delivery of this IPL 2022 season while clocking an amazing bowling speed of 153.9 kmph during the match against Chennai Super Kings.

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Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Gujarat Titans: Probable GT Playing 11

In order to accommodate Lockie Ferguson in the GT playing 11, Alzarri Joseph is likely to warm the bench. Also, Afghanistan’s explosive batsman Rahmanullah Gurbaz might get his debut IPL cap against RCB on Thursday.

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GT Playing 11
1. Shubman Gill
2. Wriddhiman Saha (wk)
3. Hardik Pandya
4. Matthew Wade/Rahmanullah Gurbaz
5. David Miller
6. Rahul Tewatia
7. Rashid Khan 
8. Mohammed Shami
9. Alzarri Joseph/Lockie Ferguson
10. Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore

11. Yash Dayal

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