Lungi Ngidi

Lungi Ngidi

Age: Lungi Ngidi is 25 years old (as in 2020).

Date of Birth: 29 March 1996.

Nationality: South African.

Home Town: Durban.

Profession: Cricketer.

His full name is ‘Lungisani true-man Ngidi’.  Ngidi is a South African International Cricketer. Lungi is a great talent and a rising future start in cricket. Lungi is a Right Armed fast bowler. He is a young passionate cricketer who just started International Career. He is an emerging cricketer having great action right arm fast bowler. Below you can find the age, wife, height, affair and full Biography of Lungi Ngidi.

Family and Early life

The age of Lungi Ngidi is 25 Years old, He was born on 29th March 1996 at Durban at the largest city in KwaZulu-Natal. He is a tall and slim fast bowler who has played for the teams like KwaZulu-Natal Inland Under-19s, the Northern, South Africa Under-19s and the Titans. He is a fast bowler who can bowl over 140 km. Because of his height, he can get an extra bounce that trouble most of the batsmen.

Lungi Ngidi belongs to a poor family. Ngidi father’s name is Jerome Ngidi, his father is maintenance department worker at the school. Lungi Studied at ‘KZN Hilton College’ and played in the hick age-group cricket from the age of 13 years Ngidi was always considered to be well behaved and well disciplined at the school by his teachers.

Education of Lungi Ngidi

He Studied at ‘Kwa-Zulu Natal’s Hilton College’ and played in the provincial age-group cricket from the age of 13 years.

Lungi Ngidi  International Cricket Career

Ngidi made his international debut against Sri Lanka in three matches T20 international series and Ngidi picked 6 wickets in the series at an average of 7.33. On his debut, he got ‘Man of the Match’ award for picking up two wickets for twelve runs.

Lungi was named in the South African ODI team in 2017 but due to his injury, he didn’t play ODI against Sri-Lanka. He made his ODI debut on February 7, 2018, vs India at Newlands.

Lungi Played his first test match on January 13, 2018, vs England at Centurion. He performed very well in that match and took seven wickets and helped South Africa won over the India team.

Indian Premium League is known to be world’s very popular and biggest cricket league. Lungi Ngidi is bought by Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2018 for $78650.

Career Highlights:

ODI debut (cap 126): 7 February 2018 v India
Test debut (cap 334): 13 January 2018 v India
Bowling: Right-arm fast
T20I debut (cap 67): 20 January 2017 v Sri Lanka

Body Measurements

Lungi Ngidi’s Height 193 cm approx. and Weight 95 Kg approx. His Biceps Size 16 Inches, Chest Size 42 Inches and Waist Size 34 Inches. His Eye Color is Black and Hair Color is Black.

Affair & Marriage

Lungi Ngidi is currently focusing on his cricket career, and yet there is no news of an affair with anyone. He is currently Unmarried.


Hobbies of Lungi Ngidi are Swimming, Playing rugby and Watching Football.

Wealth of Lungi Ngidi

No information is available about his Income.

Interesting Facts

Lungi Ngidi doesn’t drink alcohol.

He is a style freak and always seen smartly dressed on occasions.

Since his childhood, he has been a bright, obedient and well-disciplined person.

He was supposed to make his debut in 2017 but he was ruled out of the series due to an injury on the eve of the match.

He made his test debut for South Africa against India in early 2018 and single-handedly demolished Indian lineup by taking 6/39 at Centurion.

Ngidi bowls with the speed of 140km/h and is as comfortable opening the bowling making him one of South Africa’s most promising bowler.

During his school days, he wanted to be a rugby player, but as he suffered a lot of injuries throughout his school and to avoid further risk, he dropped the idea of becoming a rugby player and started focusing on cricket.



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