Lungi Ngidi      

Full name Lungisani Ngidi

Born March 29, 1996, Durban, Natal

Current age 23 years 237 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 5 9 4 15 5 3.00 41 36.58 0 0 3 0 3 0
ODIs 22 9 6 47 19* 15.66 66 71.21 0 0 4 2 6 0
T20Is 7 2 1 6 4 6.00 9 66.66 0 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 17 22 11 60 15 5.45 167 35.92 0 0 8 0 8 0
List A 45 18 12 83 19* 13.83 108 76.85 0 0 8 2 10 0
T20s 52 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 5 9 739 376 15 6/39 7/90 25.06 3.05 49.2 0 1 0
ODIs 22 22 1026 947 41 4/51 4/51 23.09 5.53 25.0 2 0 0
T20Is 7 7 120 128 11 4/19 4/19 11.63 6.40 10.9 1 0 0
First-class 17 31 2354 1263 53 6/37 9/82 23.83 3.21 44.4 1 4 0
List A 45 44 1992 1818 65 4/47 4/47 27.96 5.47 30.6 3 0 0
T20s 52 50 938 1108 59 4/10 4/10 18.77 7.08 15.8 3 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v India at Centurion, Jan 13-17, 2018 scorecard
Last Test India v South Africa at Ranchi, Oct 19-22, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut South Africa v India at Cape Town, Feb 7, 2018 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v South Africa at Lord's, Jun 23, 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 Knights v Titans at Bloemfontein, Oct 28-31, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Northerns v Border at Centurion, Jan 8, 2016 scorecard
Last List A Pakistan v South Africa at Lord's, Jun 23, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Northerns v Zimbabwe President's XI at Benoni, Sep 5, 2015 scorecard
Last T20s Paarl Rocks v Tshwane Spartans at Paarl, Nov 17, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/33 Spartans v Paarl Rocks Paarl 17 Nov 2019 T20
- Spartans v Giants Centurion 13 Nov 2019 T20
1/102, 0, 5* Titans v Knights Bloemfontein 28 Oct 2019 FC
0/83, 0*, 0 South Africa v India Ranchi 19 Oct 2019 Test # 2365
0/55 Sth Africans v Ind Pres XI Vizianagaram 26 Sep 2019 Other
1/63, 0, 0/16 SA A v India A Mysore 17 Sep 2019 FC
15, 3/50, 4*, 2/22 SA A v India A Thiruvananthapuram 9 Sep 2019 FC
3/64, 1 South Africa v Pakistan Lord's 23 Jun 2019 ODI # 4171
1/47 South Africa v New Zealand Birmingham 19 Jun 2019 ODI # 4165
0/34 South Africa v Bangladesh The Oval 2 Jun 2019 ODI # 4147
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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Oct 22, 2019

Lungi Ngidi was dismissed after his shot took a bizarre deflection off Anrich Nortje, India v South Africa, 3rd Test, Ranchi, 4th day, October 22, 2019

Lungi Ngidi was dismissed after his shot took a bizarre deflection off Anrich Nortje

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Jun 23, 2019

Lungi Ngidi and Imran Tahir attempt to stop a boundary, Pakistan v South Africa, World Cup 2019, Lords, June 7, 2019

Lungi Ngidi and Imran Tahir attempt to stop a boundary

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Jun 19, 2019

Was Kane Williamson's century the performance of the week?

Was Kane Williamson's century the performance of the week?

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