Lungisani Ngidi, Wikis, Biography, Photos, Age

Lungisani True-man Ngidi is a South African professional cricketer who plays for the South Africa national cricket team. In the 2018 South African Cricket Annual Awards, he was named as one of the five Cricketers of the Year.

Lungisani Ngidi
Lungisani Ngidi
Full Name Lungisani True-man Ngidi
Nickname Gentle Giant
Profession Cricketer (Right-arm fast Bowler)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 193 cm
in meters– 1.93 m
in feet inches– 6’ 4”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 95 kg
in pounds– 209 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.) – Chest: 42 inches
– Waist: 34 inches
– Biceps: 16 inches
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
International Debut ODI– N/A
Test– 13 January 2018 against India at Centurion
T20– 20 January 2017 against Sri Lanka at Centurion
Jersey Number #22 (South Africa)
#22 (Domestic)
Domestic/State Team Northerns, Titans
Records (main ones) He is the 23rd South African bowler to have taken five-wicket hauls on Test debut, against India in 2018.
Career Turning Point His exceptional performance in the 2016 Africa T20 Cup, for which he was named as the Africa T20 Cup player of the year.
Personal Life
Date of Birth 29 March 1996
Age (As of 2023) 27 Years of 2023
Birth Place Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Aries
Nationality South African
Hometown Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
School Hilton College, Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal
College University of Pretoria, Pretoria
Educational Qualification Pursuing Degree in Sociology
Family Father– Jerome Ngidi (An employee in the maintenance department)
Mother– Name Not Known
Brother– Not Known
Sister– Not Known
Coach/Mentor Not Known
Religion Christianity
Hobbies Swimming, Playing rugby, Watching football
Favourite Things
Favourite Cricketer(s) Batsman– AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle
Bowler– Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel, Tino Best
Favourite Footballer(s) Eden Hazard, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Andile Jali
Favourite Football Team Atlético Madrid
Favourite Actor(s) Leonardo DiCaprio, Will Ferrell
Favourite Actress(s) Michelle Rodriguez, Megan Fox
Favourite Films Pain & Gain, Jump Street, A Madea Christmas
Favourite TV Shows The Big Bang Theory, The Crowd Goes Wild, Catherine Tate’s Nan
Favourite Singers/Bands Locnville, Miguel, Egypt Dixon, Lexy Panterra, Heavy-K Drumboss
Girls, Family & More
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife/Spouse N/A

Some Lesser Known Facts About Lungisani Ngidi

  • Does Lungisani Ngidi smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Lungisani Ngidi drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Ngidi belongs to a modest family background as his father, Jerome Ngidi works in the maintenance department at the Kloof Junior School.
  • Since his childhood, he has been a bright, obedient and well-disciplined person.
  • During his school days, he wanted to be a rugby player, but as he suffered a lot of injuries throughout his school and, to avoid further risk, he dropped the idea of becoming a rugby player and started focusing on cricket.
  • He started playing cricket at the age of 13 in the provincial age-group cricket, where he represented the Kwa-Zulu Natal Under-19 team and performed really for them.
  • In 2016, he made his first-class debut for the Northerns.
  • He was supposed to make his ODI debut in early 2017, but due to an injury on the eve of the match, he was ruled out of the series.
  • He made an instant impact on his Test debut in early 2018, as he single-handedly demolished the Indian batting lineup by taking 6/39 at Centurion.
  • He is a style freak and always seen smartly dressed in the latest fashion.


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