Lungisani Ngidi – commonly known as Lungi Ngidi. He represented the South Africa National Cricket Team in all formats of International Cricket. Ngidi is a right-arm fast bowler with a right-handed batting style. He is rugby forward 1.93 m tall bowler who comfortably bowls at 145 kmph with a variety of pace deliveries and supreme accuracy made him a strong and promising prospect for South Africa cricket.
Ngidi is the striking bowler for his national side in all three formats best known for his death bowling skills. Ngidi was named in the T20 Global League for its inaugural edition to play for Benoni Zalmi, which tournament was cancelled by Cricket South Africa. Lungi made his debut in the Mzansi Super League for Tshwane Spartans, during the inaugural edition in October 2018. He Ngidi became part of the Northern cricket team squad to play Africa T20 Cup during season 2015.
He appeared in just five Test matches taking 15 wickets with his best bowling figures of 6/39. Ngidi played fourteen Twenty20 Internationals taking 24 wickets with his 4/19 best bowling figure. He is a pure talent who is more effective in all three formats of international cricket. Ngidi made his debut in the Indian Premier League for Chennai Super Kings during the IPL season 2018.
Ngidi has single five-wickets haul in Test and One Day Internationals. He doesn’t have five wickets-haul in limited-overs cricket either T20I’s including domestic cricket structures. He is a quality bowler with a number of variations in delivered takes charge as a striking bowler. Ngidi has been a member of the SA team squad in all formats of cricket since he made his debut unless injured.
Lungi Ngidi Career Stats
Lungi Ngidi Profile
|Full Name||Lungisani True-man Ngidi|
|Date of Birth||29 March 1996 Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm fast|
|Test Debut||13 January 2018 v India (cap 334)|
|ODI Debut||7 February 2018 v India (cap 126)|
|T20 Debut||20 January 2017 v Sri Lanka (cap 67)|
|Major Teams||South Africa, Chennai Super Kings, KwaZulu-Natal Inland Under-19s, Northern, South Africa Under-19s, Titans|