February 05, 2023

Lungi Ngidi (Cricketer) Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 9, 2022

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Short Biography

Lungi Ngidi was born on 29-03-1996 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He is a South African Cricket Player.

Other Name: Lungisani True-man Ngidi

Lungi Ngidi Complete Bio & Career

Lungisani Ngidi, together with Kagiso Rabada, is the face of South Africa's prospective fast-bowling attack. Standing tall at 1.93m, Ngidi is capable of bowling in excess of 140 kph, seaming it either way and can keep the batsmen honest on the back foot with mean short-pitched deliveries. He is also known to bowl the heavy ball with an open-chested bowling run-up. 
Ngidi made his Test debut against India at Centurion in January 2018, coming in for Dale Steyn, who had injured his heel in the first Test at Newlands. He finished with the perfect script, nabbing a six-fer on debut and impressing everyone with his pace, hostility, and attitude. He famously set up a rampant Virat Kohli in his debut Test, bowling three balls outside off before angling one on the pads and trapping India's captain plumb in front, thereby helping South Africa win the Test and take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. 
Ngidi made his Twenty20 International debut against Sri Lanka at Centurion in January 2017 and was named Player of the Match for his bowling figures of 2-0-12-2. He was named a part of the One-Day International squad that faced Sri Lanka later that month too, but was later ruled out of the series due to left abdominal muscle strain. 
Hung over from the success in the Test series against India, Ngidi made his ODI debut against the same opposition at Newlands but came up short, with bowling figures of 0/47 in India's convincing 124-run win. Ngidi continues to be an important part of South Africa's limited-overs blueprint, especially with the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales in 2019. He also had a great outing in IPL 2018 with Chennai Superkings and is expected to deliver the same in upcoming IPL seasons as well.

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Lungi Ngidi Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Lungi Ngidi was born to Jerome Ngidi & Bongi Ngidi

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 15
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Black
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Durban
Nationality South African
Religion Christian
Address Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
School ‘Kwa-Zulu Natal’s Hilton College’, Durban
College University Of Pretoria, Pretoria
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Swimming, Watching Football and Rugby
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut Test - 13 January 2018 v India
ODI - 7 February 2018 v India
T20I - 20 January 2017 v Sri Lanka
Best Friends N/A
Salary N/A
Net Worth $0.4 Million
Official Website N/A
Batting Style Right-handed
Bowling Style Right-arm fast
Playing Role Bowler
Jersey Number #22


Favorite Color Blue
Favorite Brand Adidas
Favorite Player Chris Gayle , AB de Villiers
Favorite Sport Football and Cricket
Favorite Actress Megan Fox
Favorite Actor Leonardo DiCaprio
Favorite Movie Jump Street and Pain & Gains
Favorite Singer Miguel
Favorite Dress Casual Wear

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Lungi Ngidi

  • He has been an obedient, bright, and well-disciplined person since childhood.
  • He initially wanted to become a Rugby player but a series of injuries that he suffered while playing Rugby made him shift his focus on Cricket.
  • He is very fashionable and remains in the news because of his style statement.
  • He made an impact in his debut Test against India by rattling the Indian batting line up and ended up with the figures of 6-39.

Lungi Ngidi Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

26 years, 10months, 7 days old age Lungi Ngidi will turn 27 on 29 March, 2023. Only 1 months, 23 days, 20 hours,24 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Lungi Ngidi has celebrated the total number of 27 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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