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Lockie Ferguson Height, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Height: 6' 1"
Age: 32 Years
Wife: Emma Komocki


Lockie Ferguson

Bio/Wiki
Real NameLachlan Hammond Ferguson
NicknameWhakamana Express [1]Instagram - The ACC
ProfessionCricketer (Bowler)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 185 cm
in meters- 1.85 m
in feet inches- 6’ 1”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 42 inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 13 inches
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown
Cricket
International DebutTest- 12 December 2019 against Australia in Perth, Australia
ODI- 4 December 2016 against Australia at Sydney, Australia
T20I- 3 January 2017 against Bangladesh at Napier, New Zealand
Jersey Number#87, 69 (New Zealand)
Lockie Ferguson earlier jersey number 87 for New Zealand
Lockie Ferguson jersey number 69 for New Zealand
#69 (IPL)
Lockie Ferguson jersey number 69 for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL
#69 (Auckland)
Lockie Ferguson jersey number 69 for Auckland
Domestic/State TeamClub Cricket

• Parnell Cricket Club

First-Class/List-A/T20I

• Auckland Second XI (2008-2009)
• Auckland Under-19 (2008-2009)
• Auckland A (2011-2016)
• Auckland (2012-present)
• New Zealand XI (2014-2020)

Indian Premier League (IPL)

• Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) (2017-2018)
• Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) (2019-2021, 2023)
• Gujarat Titans (2022)
Lockie Ferguson during a practice session for Gujarat Titans
• Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) (2024)

Vitality Blast

• Derbyshire Cricket Club (2018)
• Yorkshire Cricket Club (2021)
Lockie Ferguson playing for Yorkshire Cricket Club

The Hundred

• Manchester Originals (2021)
• Welsh Fire (2023)
Lockie Ferguson playing for Welsh Fire in The Hundred

Major League Cricket (MLC)

• Los Angeles Knight Riders (LAKR) (2023)
Lockie Ferguson celebrating a wicket for Los Angeles Knight Riders

Other Teams

• New Zealand A (2016-2019)
• New Zealand (2016-present)
Lockie Ferguson in New Zealand jersey
Coach/Mentor• Simon Doull
• Didier Poppe
Batting StyleRight-hand
Bowling StyleRight-arm fast
Favourite ShotOff drive
Favourite BallYorker, Bouncer
RecordsHe is the second player in the cricket history to take two wickets on the first two balls of his career.
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Named as Rising Star of the Squad in 2019 by ICC
• Named in the Team of the Tournament (of 2019 World Cup) by the ICC
• Fastest Delivery of the Season Award in IPL 15 in 2022
Personal Life
Date of Birth13 June 1991
Age (as in 2023)32 Years
BirthplaceAuckland, New Zealand
Zodiac signGemini
NationalityIndian
HometownAuckland, New Zealand
SchoolAuckland Grammar School, Auckland, New Zealand (2005-2009)
College/UniversityAuckland University of Technology, Auckland
Educational QualificationBachelor of Business degree in Advertising and Marketing (2010-2012) [2]LinkedIn - Lockie Ferguson
ReligionChristianity
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Hobbies• Travelling
• Playing Golf
Lockie Ferguson playing golf
• Surfing
• Camping
Lockie Ferguson during a camping session
• Gymming
Lockie Ferguson during a gym session
• Photographing
Lockie Ferguson showing his cameras
• Playing video games
Lockie Ferguson playing video game
Tattoo• On ring finger
Lockie Ferguson's tattoo
• On his right wrist
• Below the back of his neck
Tattoo below the back of the neck of Lockie Ferguson
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/Girlfriends• Kat Houk
Lockie Ferguson with Kat Houk
• Emma Komocki (British national, physiotherapist, started dating her in 2022)
Lockie Ferguson with Emma Komocki (right)
Marriage Date2 February 2024
Lockie Ferguson with his wife, Emma Komocki, on their wedding day

Note: They earlier got engaged in February 2023.
Family
Wife/SpouseEmma Komocki
Lockie Ferguson with Emma Komocki (left)
ChildrenNone
ParentsFather- Doug Ferguson (Former rugby player)
Mother- Jan Ferguson (Former sprinter and netballer)
Lockie Ferguson with his parents
SiblingsBrother- Mitch Ferguson (Elder, software developer, married to Hayley Ferguson)
Lockie Ferguson with his parents, brother Mitch Ferguson, and sister-in-law Hayley Ferguson
Favourites
FoodSushi
CuisineJapanese
Cricket GroundLord's London
Cheat mealNew York-style Pepperoni pizza
City to eat outNew York
Style Quotient
Car Collection• Singer Porsche 911
• 2015 Dodge Challenger
Lockie Ferguson with his 2015 Dodge Challenger
• Audi RS 4 Avant
Lockie Fergusong with Audi RS4 Avant
Expensive Things/ValuablesBell & Ross Vintage WW1-92 Military wristwatch (Tribute to the first wristwatches worn by pilots in the 1920s)
Lockie Ferguson's Bell & Ross Vintage WW1-92 Military wristwatch
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)Rs 2 crore ($241,000)

Note: This income was for 2024 from his IPL contract with RCB. [3]WION

Lockie FergusonSome Lesser Known Facts About Lockie Ferguson

  • Lockie Ferguson started playing cricket with his elder brother in his backyard and trained at Parnell Cricket Club in Auckland.

    A childhood photo of Lockie Ferguson

    A childhood photo of Lockie Ferguson

  • He changed his name from Lauchlan to Lockie during his early teenage years as he liked the unusual spelling. [4]Stuff

    Lockie Ferguson during his teenage years

    Lockie Ferguson during his teenage years

  • During his school days, he won the National Schools Fast Bowling Competition in 2008. He also won the title of the quickest secondary school bowler in New Zealand.

    Lockie Ferguson during the 2008 national schools fast bowling competition

    Lockie Ferguson during the 2008 National Schools Fast Bowling Competition

  • During his early cricketing days, he suffered frequent injuries, hence he started training Simon Doull who later introduced him to Didier Poppe, the French Olympic throwing coach, who worked on Ferguson’s chest and shoulder strength. [5]Firstpost
  • He made his first-class debut in 2013 for Auckland against Wellington at Wellington, New Zealand.

    Lockie Ferguson playing for Auckland

    Lockie Ferguson playing for Auckland

  • From March 2013 to November 2013, he worked as an account executive.
  • In one of the innings of the 2016-17 Plunket Shield season, he took his first 5 wicket haul for Auckland against  Otago.

  • In February 2017, Rising Pune Supergiant bought him at a price of ₹50 lakh for the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction.

    Lockie Ferguson with other team members of 'Rising Pune Supergiant'

    Lockie Ferguson with other team members of ‘Rising Pune Supergiant’

  • In December 2018, Kolkata Knight Riders bought him at a price of ₹1.6 crore against his base price of Rs 1 crore during the IPL auction for the 2019 season.

    Lockie Ferguson playing for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

    Lockie Ferguson playing for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

  • During an ODI match against Pakistan on 11 November 2018, he took his maiden ODI 5-wicket haul with 5 wickets for 45 runs.

    Lockie Ferguson playing for New Zealand

    Lockie Ferguson playing for New Zealand

  • Lockie and his elder brother, Mitch, co-founded a mobile application named Machineroad in January 2019. The application requires a tripod and a mobile and gives information about ball speed, ball tracking, pitch mapping, good lengths, and bowling loads which also helps Lockie with workload management. [6]LinkedIn – Lockie Ferguson

    Lockie Ferguson bowling while his brother checking machineroad application

    Lockie Ferguson bowling while his brother checking machineroad application

  • He took 21 wickets in 9 matches at an average of 19.48, a strike rate of 23.90, and an economy rate of 4.89 in the 2019 World Cup held in England.

    Lockie Ferguson during the 2019 ODI World Cup

    Lockie Ferguson during the 2019 ODI World Cup

  • During a T20I match against West Indies on 27 November 2020, he took his first T20I 5-wicket haul with 5 wickets for 21 runs.

    Lockie Ferguson bowling in a T20I match

    Lockie Ferguson bowling in a T20I match

  • In a match against Lancashire in the 2021 T20 Vitality Blast Championship, he took a hattrick for Yorkshire County Cricket Club.

    Lockie Ferguson playing for Yorkshire

    Lockie Ferguson playing for Yorkshire

  • Gujarat Titans acquired him for Rs 10 crore against his base price of Rs 2 crore in the IPL 2022 mega auction. He was traded to KKR from Gujarat Titans ahead of IPL season 16 in 2023.

    Lockie Ferguson after a match for Gujarat Titans

    Lockie Ferguson after a match for Gujarat Titans

  • Lockie Ferguson had 7 wickets in 5 matches at an average of 22.71, a strike rate of 16.79, and an economy rate of 8.37 in the 2022 T20 World Cup held in Australia.

    Lockie Ferguson playing in the 2022 T20 World Cup

    Lockie Ferguson playing in the 2022 T20 World Cup

  • He took 10 wickets in 7 matches at an average of 30.10, a strike rate of 32.40, and an economy rate of 5.57 in the 2023 ODI World Cup held in India.

    Lockie Ferguson revealing New Zealand jersey for the 2023 ODI World Cup

    Lockie Ferguson revealing New Zealand jersey for the 2023 ODI World Cup

  • On 19 December 2023, Lockie Ferguson was picked by Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs. 2 crore in the 2024 IPL auction, held at the Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai.
  • Lockie Ferguson’s bowling speeds are often clocked above 150 kph (93 mph). On 29 May 2022, while playing for Gujarat Giants during the IPL final against Rajasthan Royals, he bowled his fastest delivery which was recorded at 157.3 kph (97.7 mph). [7]Sportstar

  • During his career, he has suffered many injuries including a stress fracture in his back, injuries in his foot, arms, knee, and shoulder, and a right Achilles injury in the 2023 ODI World Cup.
  • His pre-match breakfast includes avocado on toast with scrambled eggs and coffee.
  • He often drinks wine during parties and celebrations.

    Lockie Ferguson with a glass of wine

    Lockie Ferguson with a glass of wine

  • He is an avid dog lover.

    Lockie Ferguson loves dogs

    Lockie Ferguson loves dogs

  • In an interview, he disclosed that he was inspired by the Indian cricketer Shikhar Dhawan to grow his moustache. He called it upper lip fashion and said that he would like to see West Indies cricketer Sunil Narine and fellow New Zealand cricketer Trent Boult with moustaches as well. [8]Facebook – Indian Premier League

    Lockie Ferguson's moustache

    Lockie Ferguson’s moustache

  • Lockie Ferguson is a supporter of many social awareness initiatives. He raised awareness about heart problems in children in 2019.

    Lockie Ferguson during the campaign for spreading awareness about health problems

    Lockie Ferguson during the campaign for spreading awareness about health problems