Lungi Ngidi Height, Parents Name, Wife Name, Age & Income


Lungisani True-man Ngidi (short name is Lungi Ngidi) is recognized as a South African professional cricketer; he is part of the South African national cricket team. He is hailed for his fast bowling skills that can put the batsman on the back foot.

Early Years
Ngigi was born on 29th March 1996 and he hails from Kloof, Durban. He received scholarships to attend both Highbury Preparatory School and Hilton College School. During his tenure at Hilton College, he developed an interest in cricket and decided to become a cricketer. His coach at Hilton College was Neil Johnson, the former Zimbabwe all-rounder.
Following his graduation from Hilton, Ngidi pursued a Bachelor of Social Sciences course in Industrial Sociology from the University of Pretoria.

Domestic Career
Ngidi has been part of the Northerns cricket team for the 2015 Africa T20 Cup. Also, he was proclaimed the “Africa T20 Player of the Year” by Cricket South Africa in July 2016.

Later, he was acquired by Chennai Super Kings in the 2018 IPL auction that was hosted in January 2018.

Even he was bought by the Delhi Capitals squad in February 2022 at the 2022 IPL tournament auction.

Ngidi was also named in both the Tshwane Spartans’ team for the first-ever edition of the Mzansi Super League T20 tournament in October 2018 and the Tshwane Spartans team for the 2019 Mzansi Super League in September 2019.

International Career
Ngidi’s Twenty20 International (T20I) debut came on 20th January 2017 in the match against South Africa and Sri Lanka; he was awarded the Man of the Match here.

He made his Test debut as part of the South Africa Test Squad in the second Test match against India, which was held on 13th January 2018.

Moreover, he forayed into the One Day International (ODI) game format during South Africa’s One Day International squad in the series against India. His ODI debut came in the South Africa Vs India match that was held on 7th February 2018.

Ngidi was included in the names of the five Cricketers of the Year during the 2018 South African Cricket Annual Awards. In addition, he won the ODI and T20I Cricketer of the Year awards at South Africa’s annual awards ceremony that was held in July 2020.

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Lungi Ngidi Biography

Full Name Lungisani True-man Ngidi
Nickname Gentle Giant
Profession Cricketer

Lungi Ngidi Cricket Life

International Debut Test debut – 13 January 2018 v India
ODI debut – 7 February 2018 v India
T20I debut – 20 January 2017 v Sri Lanka
Indian Premier League (IPL) Debut Year 2018
Cap Number Test debut: Cap 334
ODI debut: Cap 126
T20I debut: Cap 67
Coach Name Neil Johnson
Batting Style Right-handed
Bowling Style Right-arm fast
Role Bowler
Famous Shots Straight drive
Awards Name South Africa’s Men’s Cricketer of the Year

Mahendra Singh Physical Appearance

Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height in Feet Inches – 6’4” | in Meters- 1.93 M
Body Colour Black
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 95 Kg | in Pounds- 209 lbs

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Lungi Ngidi Personal Life

Date of birth 29 March 1996
Age (as of 2022) 26 years
Place of birth Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Marital Status Unmarried
Marital Date Not Known
Girlfriend name Not Known
Nationality South African
Zodiac Sign Aries
Religion Christianity
Hobbies Swimming, Playing football

Lungi Ngidi Education

Educational Qualification Pursuing Degree in Sociology
School Not Known
College / University Industrial Sociology at the University of Pretoria

Lungi Ngidi Family Details

Wife Name Not Known
Father Name Jerome Ngidi
Mother Name Bongi Ngidi
Brother Name Not Known
Sister Name Not Known
Children Daughter- Not Known | Son- Not Known

Lungi Ngidi Income

Net Worth (Approx.) $1.2 Million
IPL Fee 2022 ₹50 Lakhs
Lungi Ngidi Favourite Things
Favourite Cricketer Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel, Tino Best
Favourite Grounds  M. A. Chidambaram
Favourite Destinations Not Known
Favourite Actor Will Ferrell, Leonardo DiCaprio, Megan Fox, Michelle
Favourite Actress Michelle Rodriguez, Megan Fox
Favourite Film Pain and Gain, Jump Street, A Madea Christmas
Favourite Food Chinese Food
Favourite Animal Not Known

Lungi Ngidi Contact Details

Address Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Phone/Mobile Number Not Known
Email ID Not Known