Callum Ferguson

Australia
Age
November 21, 1984 (37 years)
Role
Batsman
Birth Place
North Adelaide, South Australia
Batting Style
Right Handed
Nationality
Australia
Bowling Style
Right-arm medium

Callum Ferguson (born 21 November 1984) has played for Australia in all three formats. He is a former skipper of Sydney Thunder in the BBL (Big Bash League).

ICC Rankings

Test ODI T20I
Batting
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-
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Bowling
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Team played

Australia, South Australia, Australia A, Worcestershire, Pune Warriors India, Adelaide Strikers, Melbourne Renegades, Sydney Thunder, Uva Next, Cricket Australia Invitational XI

Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 50 4s 6s
ODI
30
25
9
663
71*
41.44
777
85.33
0
5
64
0
T20I
3
3
0
16
8
5.33
19
84.21
0
0
1
0
Test
1
2
0
4
3
2
23
17.39
0
0
0
0
IPL
9
8
2
98
23
16.33
117
83.76
0
0
9
0

Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI Econ Avg SR 4W 5W 10W
ODI
30
0
0
0
0
-
-
-
-
0
0
0
T20I
3
0
0
0
0
-
-
-
-
0
0
0
Test
1
0
0
0
0
-
-
-
-
0
0
0
IPL
9
0
0
0
0
-
-
-
-
0
0
0

Biography

Ferguson made his ODI debut in February 2009 against New Zealand in Melbourne. He displayed good form but got injured during the Champions Trophy final in 2009 and had to spend the next 11 months recuperating. Ferguson also appeared in a solitary Test which was played versus South Africa in Hobart in November 2016.

Ferguson played 14 seasons for South Australia in domestic cricket. In the BBL, he has starred for Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Renegades, besides Sydney Thunder. In the IPL, he played for Pune Warriors India in two editions.

Early Career

Ferguson was a part of Australia’s under-19 squad for the 2004 Youth World Cup. However, a knee injury prevented him from playing any matches in the competition.

Ferguson’s first-class debut was versus Victoria in October 2004. He made 2 and 46 in the two innings. In his debut season, he was the highest scorer for his team with 733 runs at a 38.57 average. In the ING Cup one-day tournament, he cracked 225 runs at a 28.12 average.

ODI Career

On his ODI debut, Ferguson scored an unbeaten 6 runs in 6 balls. His T20I debut was made against the Kiwis in a match played in Sydney in February 2009. He scored his maiden ODI fifty (55 not out) against the Kiwis at the Gabba. He smashed his second ODI fifty against South Africa. However, Ferguson was not selected for the 2009 T20I World Cup.

Against England at the Oval in the 2009-10 season, Ferguson cracked an unbeaten 71 to win the Player of the Match award. He scored another half-century in that ODI series to help Australia win. Ferguson was also a part of the Australian team that won the 2009 Champions Trophy though he got injured in the final.

Ferguson was included in the Australian squad for the 2011 ODI World Cup in India but did not get to play a single game.

Test

Ferguson played a solitary Test in which he scored 4 runs in the two innings.

ODI

Ferguson has starred in 30 ODIs, clobbering 663 runs at a 41.43 average and an 85.32 strike rate with 5 fifties. Ferguson’s highest ODI score is 71 not out.

T20I

Ferguson has featured in 3 T20Is, in which he stroked 16 runs at a 5.33 average and an 84.21 scoring rate.

IPL Career

Pune Warriors India signed Ferguson for $300,000 for the 2011 IPL edition. He missed the early matches as he was doing duty for Australia in Bangladesh. Later, he starred in 5 games cracking 48 runs.

Pune retained him for the 2012 edition and Ferguson played 4 games but his strike rate was an abysmal 79.36. In total, he appeared in 9 IPL matches, cracking 98 runs at a 16.33 average and an 83.76 strike rate. He pouched 2 catches.

The Last Word

Ferguson announced his retirement from first-class cricket during the 2020-21 domestic season.

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