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.
|Full Name||Lungisani True-man Ngidi|
|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
|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)
|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.|
|Date of Birth||29 March 1996|
|Age (As of 2023)||26 Years of 2023|
|Birth Place||Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Aries|
|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
|Hobbies||Swimming, Playing rugby, Watching football|
|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|
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.