“Lungi Ngidi Is On Fire” – Twitter Reacts As South Africa Pacer Destroys Indian Batting Unit In T20 World Cup 2022
“Lungi Ngidi Is On Fire” – Twitter Reacts As South Africa Pacer Destroys Indian Batting Unit In T20 World Cup 2022

Last Update on: October 30th, 2022 at 05:59 pm

The 26-year-old South Africa National Cricket Team right-arm pacer Lungi Ngidi demolished the Indian batting unit in the 30th match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 in Perth.

The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 Super 12 stage match between Rohit Sharma-led India National Cricket Team and Temba Bavuma South Africa National Cricket Team is being played at the Optus Stadium in Perth on Sunday, October 30.

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Lungi Ngidi
Lungi Ngidi. Pic Credits: Twitter.

The Men In Blue won the toss and opted to bat first in the match and the decision turned out to be an awful one for the side as Lungisani True-man Ngidi decimated the Indian batting unit.

Lungi Ngidi, who replaced Tabraiz Shamsi in the playing XI for the game against India in Perth, came in to bowl his first over in the 5th over of the match and he got two huge breakthroughs for his side.

Lungi Ngidi PC- BCCI
Lungi Ngidi PC- BCCI

He dismissed India National Cricket Team captain Rohit Sharma and vice-captain KL Rahul with deadly bouncers. Rohit Sharma got out after scoring 15 runs and KL Rahul scored 9 runs.

Then, he dismissed the man-in-red-hot-form Virat Kohli for 12 with yet another amazing bouncer on the 5th ball of the 7th over. Also, Kagiso Rabada pulled off an absolutely stunning full-length diving catch off Lungi Ngidi’s delivery to send back Hardik Pandya for 2 on the 3rd ball of the 9th over and India were reduced to 49/5.

In his 3-over spell, Lungi Ngidi bowled 8 dot balls and he had the bowling figures of 3-0-17-4. Also, he bowled with an economy rate of 5.66.

Lungi Ngidi
Lungi Ngidi. Image-AP

Here’s How Twitter Reacted To Lungi Ngidi’s Remarkable Spell:


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