Lungi Ngidi Makes a Comeback DC Den’s Pace Attack Gets a Boost
Delhi Capitals have just announced that Lungi Ngidi will be making a comeback to the DC Squad. And let me tell you, the pace attack is about to get a serious boost that could shake the very foundations of the Gujarat Titans!
With thunderbolt speeds that can make even the most seasoned batsmen tremble, Lungi Ngidi is a force to be reckoned with. And now that he’s back with the Delhi Capitals, the opposition better watch out. This guy means business!
The Gujarat Titans may have thought they were safe, but with Ngidi on the pitch, they’re in for a serious wake-up call. He’s got the skills, the speed, and the determination to take down even the toughest opponents. So, if the Titans think they’re ready for this, they better think again.
The excitement is building, the anticipation is palpable, and the DC Den is ready to erupt with cheers as Lungi Ngidi steps up to the crease. Get ready for some serious action, folks, because this is one comeback you won’t want to miss!
Who Is Lungi Ngidi?
Lungisani True-man Ngidi, or Lungi Ngidi as he is commonly known, is a rising cricket star from South Africa. Born on March 29, 1996, in Durban, Natal, Ngidi is a right-arm fast-medium bowler who has impressed cricket fans and experts alike with his pace, accuracy, and skill.
Ngidi is a towering figure, standing at 1.93m, or 6 feet 4 inches tall. Ngidi can consistently bowl at speeds of over 140 kph, making him one of the fastest bowlers in South Africa’s current crop of players.
Ngidi’s cricketing career began at a young age when he started playing cricket in his hometown of Durban. Ngidi was involved at every provincial age-group level from Under-13 upwards, and he quickly established himself as a talented player.
In 2014, Ngidi played for Kwa-Zulu Natal Under-19s at the Khaya Majola week, a national youth cricket tournament in South Africa. It was here that he caught the eye of Northerns, a cricket franchise based in Pretoria. They facilitated his move up country, where he continued to develop his skills at the University of Pretoria.
Ngidi’s talent was soon noticed by cricket experts, and he was identified as a T20 prospect early on in his career. In September 2015, he finished as the joint second-highest wicket-taker in the Africa Cup, a provincial T20 tournament.
Lungi Ngidi in IPL Seasons
Lungi Ngidi, a fast-medium bowler from South Africa, was sold to Delhi Capitals for a bid of INR 50.00 Lakh in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction.
Ngidi has played 14 matches and bowled a total of 324 balls, giving away 448 runs and taking 25 wickets. His best bowling figures are not available (BBM – Best Bowling in Match).
- 2021 Season: In the 2021 IPL season, Ngidi played 3 matches and bowled 72 balls, giving away 125 runs and taking 5 wickets. His average was 25.00, economy rate was 10.41, and he took a wicket every 14.40 balls. He did not take any 4-wicket or 5-wicket hauls.
- 2020 Season: In the 2020 IPL season, Ngidi played 4 matches and bowled 96 balls, giving away 167 runs and taking 9 wickets. His average was 18.55, economy rate was 10.43, and he took a wicket every 10.66 balls. He did not take any 4-wicket or 5-wicket hauls.
- 2018 Season: In Ngidi’s debut IPL season in 2018, he played 7 matches and bowled 156 balls, giving away 156 runs and taking 11 wickets. His average was 14.18, economy rate was 6.00, and he took a wicket every 14.18 balls. He took 1 four-wicket haul, but did not take any 5-wicket hauls.