Lungi Ngidi      

Full name Lungisani Ngidi

Born March 29, 1996, Durban, Natal

Current age 22 years 362 days

Major teams South Africa, Chennai Super Kings, KwaZulu-Natal Inland Under-19s, Northerns, South Africa Under-19s, Titans

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Lungisani Ngidi
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 4 7 3 15 5 3.75 35 42.85 0 0 3 0 2 0
ODIs 18 7 5 40 19* 20.00 55 72.72 0 0 4 1 5 0
T20Is 7 2 1 6 4 6.00 9 66.66 0 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 13 15 8 36 12* 5.14 85 42.35 0 0 5 0 7 0
List A 41 16 11 76 19* 15.20 97 78.35 0 0 8 1 9 0
T20s 50 4 3 8 4 8.00 10 80.00 0 0 0 0 10 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 8 619 293 15 6/39 7/90 19.53 2.84 41.2 0 1 0
ODIs 18 18 828 736 34 4/51 4/51 21.64 5.33 24.3 2 0 0
T20Is 7 7 120 128 11 4/19 4/19 11.63 6.40 10.9 1 0 0
First-class 13 25 1826 927 46 6/37 9/82 20.15 3.04 39.6 1 4 0
List A 41 40 1794 1607 58 4/47 4/47 27.70 5.37 30.9 3 0 0
T20s 50 49 920 1075 59 4/10 4/10 18.22 7.01 15.5 3 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v India at Centurion, Jan 13-17, 2018 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), Jul 20-23, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut South Africa v India at Cape Town, Feb 7, 2018 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town, Mar 16, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v Sri Lanka at Centurion, Jan 20, 2017 scorecard
Last T20I Australia v South Africa at Carrara, Nov 17, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Northerns v Border at Centurion, Jan 5-7, 2016 scorecard
Last First-class Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), Jul 20-23, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Northerns v Border at Centurion, Jan 8, 2016 scorecard
Last List A South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town, Mar 16, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Northerns v Zimbabwe President's XI at Benoni, Sep 5, 2015 scorecard
Last T20s Australia v South Africa at Carrara, Nov 17, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/16 South Africa v Sri Lanka Cape Town 16 Mar 2019 ODI # 4115
1/22 South Africa v Sri Lanka Port Elizabeth 13 Mar 2019 ODI # 4114
1/25 South Africa v Sri Lanka Durban 10 Mar 2019 ODI # 4112
6, 2/14 South Africa v Sri Lanka Centurion 6 Mar 2019 ODI # 4107
3/60 South Africa v Sri Lanka Johannesburg 3 Mar 2019 ODI # 4104
0/78 Titans v Lions Potchefstroom 27 Feb 2019 LA
4/47, 2* Titans v Dolphins Centurion 17 Feb 2019 LA
2/35 Titans v Knights Centurion 10 Feb 2019 LA
2/16 South Africa v Australia Carrara 17 Nov 2018 T20I # 711
0/18 Sth Africans v CA XI Brisbane 14 Nov 2018 Other T20
Profile

A tall, imposing paceman, Lungi Ngidi can reach speeds in the 140s kph and is as comfortable opening the bowling as he is at the death, making him one of South Africa's most promising prospects. Ngidi was schooled at Kwa-Zulu Natal's Hilton College and was involved at every provincial age-group level from Under-13 upwards.

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Mar 10, 2019

An ecstatic Imran Tahir sets off for a sprint after picking a wicket as Lungi Ngidi looks on, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Durban, March 10, 2019

An ecstatic Imran Tahir sets off for a sprint after picking a wicket as Lungi Ngidi looks on

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Mar 6, 2019

Lungi Ngidi celebrates a wicket, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Centurion, February 6, 2019

Lungi Ngidi celebrates a wicket

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Mar 3, 2019

Lungi Ngidi celebrates with his team-mates, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Johannesburg, March 3, 2019

Lungi Ngidi celebrates with his team-mates

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