Lungisani True-man Ngidi
(South Africa Cricketer)
|Weight (approx.):||95 kg|
|Date of Birth:||29 March 1996|
|Age (as on 2018):||22 years|
|Birth Place:||Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign:||Aries|
|School:||Hilton College, KwaZulu-Natal|
|College:||University of Pretoria|
|Educational Qualifications:||Degree in Sociology (pursuing)|
|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|
|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.
|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|
|Girlfriends, Spouse and Children|
|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.