Lungisani True-man Ngidi
(South Africa Cricketer)

Lungi Ngidi
Nickname:Gentle Giant
Profession:Cricketer
Biography
Autobiography:NA
Biopic:NA
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.):6’4″
Weight (approx.):95 kg
Eye Colour:Black
Hair Colour:Black
Tattoos:No
Personal Life
Date of Birth:29 March 1996
Age (as on 2018):22 years
Birth Place:Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:Aries
Nationality:South African
School:Hilton College, KwaZulu-Natal
College:University of Pretoria
Educational Qualifications:Degree in Sociology (pursuing)
Signature:NA
Family
Father:Jerome Ngidi
Mother:NA
Sister:NA
Brother:NA
Coach/Mentor:NA
Religion:Christianity
Address:NA
Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test:vs India at SuperSport Park, Jan 13, 2018
ODI:vs India at Newlands, Feb 07, 2018
T20:vs Sri Lanka on 20 January 2017
Jersey Number:#22 Chennai Super Kings
Domestic/State Team:Northerns, Titans, Chennai Super Kings
Nature on field:Attacking bowler
Likes to play against:NA
Favourite Shot:NA
Career Turning Point
  • On his Test debut game at Centurion in January 2018, the fast-bowler grabbed attention for his pace, hostility and attitude. Besides picking a 6-fer, Ngidi set up Virat Kohli bowling three outside off and bringing in the fourth to nab the Indian captain plumb in front.
Preferences
Hobbies:Swimming, Rugby, Watching Football
Favourite Batsmen:AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle
Favourite Bowlers:Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel, Tino Best
Favourite Football Team:Atletico Madrid
Favourite sports personalities:Andile Jali, Eden Hazard, Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Favourite Food:Chinese Food
Favourite Actors:Will Ferrell, Leonardo DiCaprio, Megan Fox, Michelle Rodriguez
Favourite Films:Pain and Gain, Jump Street, A Madea Christmas
Favourite Musicians/Singers:Miguel, Locnville, Egypt Dixon, Lexy Pantera
Favourite TV Shows:The Crowd Goes Wild, The Big Bang Theory, Catherine Tate’s Nan
Smoking/Alcohol:NA
Style Quotient
Cars Collection:NA
Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status:Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends:NA
Wife/Spouse:NA
Marriage Date:NA
Children:NA
Earnings
Net Worth:NA
IPL earnings:50 lakhs INR ($78,650)

Awards and recognitions
  • Lungi Ngidi won the Africa T20 Cup player of the year in CSA awards 2016.
Lesser Known Facts
  • Ngidi was awarded man of the match on his debut Twenty 20 International game against Sri Lanka.
  • Ngidi also won the man of the match award on his Test debut against India.
  • Ngidi wanted to become Rugby player but had a lot of injuries.
  • Ngidi represented the Kwa-Zulu Natal U-19 team at the tender age of 13.