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T20 World Cup 2024 | "...looking to bounce back": Ferguson ahead of WI clash

Updated on: 12 June,2024 07:22 PM IST  |  Mumbai
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The "Black Caps" will take West Indies in the T20 World Cup 2024 match in Guayana on Thursday. Rovman Powell-led team is in second place with two wins, whereas New Zealand lost their T20 World Cup 2024 opening game against Afghanistan

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Ahead of the T20 World Cup 2024 match against West Indies, New Zealand pacer Lockie Ferguson said that their performance against Afghanistan was not their best but they are looking forward to bouncing back against the Caribbeans.


The "Black Caps" will take West Indies in the T20 World Cup 2024 match in Guayana on Thursday. Rovman Powell-led team is in second place with two wins, whereas New Zealand lost their T20 World Cup 2024 opening game against Afghanistan.



"The first game was not how we wanted to start it off. But at the same time, Afghanistan is a serious T20I side and had a great game. Not our best performance but looking to bounce back against West Indies," Lockie said in the pre-match press conference.


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Ferguson said that the team has a lot of experience and while the game did not go as per expectations against Afghanistan, things change quickly in T20 cricket.

"Different pitch and venue. We will have to start again. West Indies has been playing some great cricket. But we are not carrying a lot of demons from the previous game. Doing our homework is important," he added.

Ferguson has a pretty decent record against West Indies. In five matches, the pacer has bagged eight wickets with his best bowling figures of five wickets for 21 runs.

"It was in New Zealand (the five-wicket haul), but I would enjoy taking on the Windies. They have got some big strikers, playing them at their home will be a huge challenge," he added.

On the wicket in Guyana, Ferguson said that based on his interaction with some West Indies players, the wicket is sometimes high-scoring or "scrappy" where scores of 140-150 runs are good.

West Indies Squad: Brandon King, Johnson Charles, Nicholas Pooran(w), Rovman Powell(c), Sherfane Rutherford, Andre Russell, Romario Shepherd, Roston Chase, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Gudakesh Motie, Obed McCoy, Shamar Joseph, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope

New Zealand Squad: Finn Allen, Devon Conway(w), Kane Williamson(c), Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, Michael Bracewell, Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Ish Sodhi, James Neesham, Rachin Ravindra.

(With ANI Inputs)

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