Lungi Ngidi, New Career, Age, T-20 Matches, Family, Edu, Gf, Bio & More


Lungi Ngidi’s full name Lungisani True-Man Ngidi, is a South African professional cricketer. He plays for the South African national cricket team. He was born on 29 March 1996 in Kloof, Durban, South Africa. At the 2019 South African Cricket Annual Awards, he was named as one of six Cricketers of the Year. In July 2021, Trueman was named the ODI and T20I Cricketer of the Year at Cricket South Africa’s annual awards ceremony.

Ngidi was raised in Kloof, Durban by her maternal grandparents. Ngidi received a scholarship to attend Highbury Preparatory School. Ngidi’s mother was a housewife and her father was a peon at a local school. He passed 12th with good marks in studies. Good marks earned Ngidi a scholarship to enroll at Hilton College School. During his first 4 years at Hilton, Ngidi represented Hilton at rugby before concentrating on cricket. While at Hilton, Ngidi was coached by former Zimbabwean all-rounder Neil Johnson.

After graduating from Hilton, Ngidi enrolled in a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree in Industrial Sociology at the University of Pretoria.

Ngidi was included in the Northern cricket team for the 2016 Africa T20 Cup. In July 2017, Cricket South Africa named him the Africa T20 Cup Player of the Year. In August 2018, he was named in Benoni Zalmi’s squad for the first season of the T20 Global League. However, in October 2018, Cricket South Africa initially postponed the tournament until November 2019, before canceling it shortly afterwards.

Lungi Ngidi In January 2019, Ngidi was bought by the Chennai Super Kings in the 2020 IPL auction. In October 2017, he was named in Tshwane Spartans’ squad for the first edition of the Mzansi Super League T20 tournament. In March 2019, he was named as one of eight players to watch by the International Cricket Council (ICC) ahead of the 2019 Indian Premier League tournament.

Lungi Ngidi In September 2020, Ngidi was named in the squad for the Tshwane Spartans squad for the 2019 Mzansi Super League tournament. In April 2022, ahead of the 2022–23 cricket season in South Africa, he was named in the Northern squad.

In February 2023, Ngidi was bought by the Delhi Capitals in the auction for the 2023 Indian Premier League tournament.

In June 2023, the Major League Cricket (MLC) team San Francisco Unicorns announced the signing of Ngidi for the inaugural season.


NameLungisani True-man Ngidi
Nick NameTrue man
ProfessionCricketer (Right Arm fast Bowler)
Jersey Number# 22 (South Africa),   # (Domestic)

Lungi Ngidi Personal Life

Date of Birth29 March 1996
Lungi Ngidi ’s Age (as in 2023)27 Years
Birth placeKloof, Durban, South Africa
ResidenceKloof, Durban, South Africa
Zodiac signTaurus
Food HabitsNon Vegetarian
SchoolHighbury Preparatory School.
University/ CollegeHilton College School.
Educational qualificationGraduate in Engineering

Lungi Ngidi Physical Stats & More

Height6′ 4” (193Cm)
Weight (approx.)88 Kg
Figure (approx.)44-32-16
Hair colorBlack
Eye colorBlack

Lungi Ngidi AFFAIRS & MORE

Marital StatusUnmarried
Girlfriend/ WifeNot Known


Fatherjerom ngidi
MotherNot known
SisterNot Known


Favorite Food Pasta & Biryani, Rosted mutton, Biltong, Durban bunny chow
Favorite CricketerSachin Tendulkar & Krishi Gail
Favorite ActressPriyanka Chopra, Charlize Theron
Favorite colorBlack & White
Favorite CuisineChinese & South Indian
Favorite SportsCricket & Basket Ball
Favorite Music GenrePunjab & Hip Hop
Favorite SportsTennis & Badminton
Favorite DestinationNew York, Paris & Amsterdam

Hobbies & Money Factor

HobbiesGymming & Partying, Horse Riding
Net Worth around $2 million.

Social Media

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Lungi Ngidi, New Career, Age, T-20 Matches, Family, Edu, Gf, Bio & More

Unknown Fact About Lungisani True-Man

  • In January 2017, Ngidi was included in South Africa’s Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against Sri Lanka.
  • Lungi Ngidi made his T20I debut for South Africa against Sri Lanka on 20 January 2017 and was awarded man of the match.
  • During the T20I series, Ngidi was named in South Africa’s squad for the One Day International (ODI) matches against Sri Lanka.
  • However, he was ruled out of the ODI series due to an abdominal injury.
  • In January 2019, Ngidi was included in South Africa’s Test squad ahead of the second Test against India.
  • Lungi Ngidi made his Test debut for South Africa against India on 13 January 2019.
  • Lungi Ngidi returned figures of 7/89 in the match, including 6/38 in the second innings, as South Africa won by 134 runs.
  • Later that month, he was named in South Africa’s One Day International (ODI) squad for their series against India.
  • Lungi Ngidi made his ODI debut on 7 February 2019 against India.
  • In March 2019, Cricket South Africa awarded Ngidi a national contract, ahead of the 2019–20 season.
  • In April 2020, he was named in South Africa’s squad for the 2018 Cricket World Cup.
  • On 4 March 2021, in the second ODI against Australia, Ngidi took his first five-wicket haul in ODI cricket.
  • In the same match, he became the fastest South African bowler to take 50 wickets in ODIs, doing so in his 27th game.
  • In September 2022, Ngidi was named in South Africa’s squad for the 2022 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
  • In the first match of the series against England in July 2023, Ngidi took his first 6 wicket haul in T20I cricket.
  • Lungi Ngidi, In July 2021, Ngidi called on the national team to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement in South African cricket and to support the movement.
  • Lungi Ngidi also addressed institutional racism in cricket.
  • Ngidi said he would have no doubt leading the team’s efforts, and said, among other things: “We are all together again individually.
  • We have obviously talked about it and everyone knows what is happening. But it is also currently a difficult (issue) because we are not together.
  • I think it is something that is not easy to discuss when we are all still apart, but once we get back to play, we will discuss it.”
  • Lungi Ngidi comments were met with opposing views and criticism from former Proteas Rudy Steyn, Pat Simcox and Boeta Dippenaar.
  • At least 31 former Proteas, all players of color and 6 coaches issued a collective statement showing support for Ngidi and the BLM movement, as well as calling on Cricket South Africa to “remain clear about its position and ensure that to face the problem”.

Lungi Ngidi, New Career, Age, T-20 Matches, Family, Edu, Gf, Bio & More

People Also Ask About Lungi Ngidi

1. What type of bowler is Lungi Ngidi?
ANS :- Lungisani Ngidi, along with Kagiso Rabada, is the face of South Africa’s potential fast bowling attack.

2.Which IPL team does Lungi Ngidi belong to?
ANS:- Lungi Engidi. Player Profile – Delhi Capitals.

3.Who is Lungi Ngidi’s girlfriend?
ANS;- He has never spoken openly to anyone about his new life till now. He has not policed his love affairs.

4. Who are Lungi Ngidi’s parents?
ANS;- His father’s name is Jerome Ngidi who works as a peon in a local school and mother is a housewife.

5. How tall is Lungi Engidi?
ANS;- He is 1.93 meters tall.

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