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Lungi Ngidi Cricketer Biography
Lungi Ngidi is a South African professional cricketer and he represents the South Africa national cricket team. He was born on the 29th of March 1996. As of 2022, Lungi Ngidi’s age is 26 years. He is officially known as Lungisani True-man Ngidi. He was named one of the five Cricketers of the Year at the South African Cricket Annual Awards In 2018.
At Cricket South Africa’s annual awards ceremony, he was named both ODI and T20I cricketer of the year In July 2020. He was born and brought up in Kloof, Durban. Neil Johnson, a former Zimbabwe all-rounder, was his coach. His teammates class him Gentle Giant for his generous nature. In his debut IPL season, he played for one of the most successful franchises, Chennai Super Kings.
The name of his father is Jerome Ngidi. The name of his mother is Bongi Ngidi. His zodiac sign as per his date of birth is Aries. He follows Christianity.
He attended Highbury Preparatory School for his primary education. He then moved to Hilton College School for his senior secondary education. He completed his Bachelor of Social Sciences degree from the University of Pretoria in Industrial Sociology. He is a supporter of the Black Lives Matter movement. He is also against institutionalized racism as he speaks openly about social issues and he is very popular among activists.
Lungi Ngidi Height And Weight:
- in centimeters- 193 cm
- in meters- 1.93 m
- in feet inches- 6’ 4”
- in kilograms- 95 kg
- in pounds- 209 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)
- Chest: 42 inches
- Waist: 34 inches
- Biceps: 16 inches
- Test debut vs India at SuperSport Park, Jan 13, 2018.
- Last Test vs India at Newlands, Jan 11, 2022.
- ODI debut vs India at Newlands, Feb 07, 2018.
- Last ODI vs Bangladesh at SuperSport Park, Mar 23, 2022.
- T20 debut vs Sri Lanka at SuperSport Park, Jan 20, 2017.
- Last T20 vs Ireland at Civil Service Cricket Club, Jul 22, 2021.
- IPL debut vs Delhi Capitals at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Apr 30, 2018.
- Last IPL vs Mumbai Indians at Arun Jaitley Stadium, May 01, 2021.
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