Lockie Ferguson did the unimaginable!!! Bowls most economical spell with 4 maidens in 4 overs at T20 WC

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Lockie Ferguson

In a remarkable display of bowling prowess, New Zealand fast bowler Lockie Ferguson etched his name in the record books during the T20 World Cup match against Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Ferguson bowled the most economical spell in T20 International (T20I) history. His figures were an astonishing 4 overs, 0 runs, and 3 wickets. This remarkable feat ensured that PNG could only muster a paltry total of 78 runs.

Lockie Ferguson’s remarkable feat

Ferguson became only the second bowler and the first from full-time members in T20I history to deliver four consecutive maiden overs. His precision and control left the PNG batsmen struggling to score off his deliveries. Saad Bin Zafar of Canada achieved this incredible feat earlier against Panama.

Ferguson struck early, dismissing PNG skipper Assad Vala and later pinning Charles Amini in front of the wickets. His relentless pressure forced the opposition into submission.

Other New Zealand bowlers also contributed. Trent Boult and Tim Southee picked up crucial wickets, while Mitchell Santner and Ish Sodhi chipped in to wrap up the innings.

New Zealand chased down the target comfortably, winning by seven wickets with 46 balls to spare. Ferguson’s exceptional performance played a pivotal role in their comprehensive victory.

In summary, Lockie Ferguson’s historic bowling display will be remembered as one of the standout moments in this T20 World Cup. His accuracy, consistency, and ability to keep the opposition under pressure were instrumental in New Zealand’s dominant win.

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