The music video featured actors and but had no real connection to him.
He made his T20I debut on 20 January 2017 against Sri Lanka.
During his first three years at Hilton, Ngidi represented Hilton at rugby before he stopped to focus on cricket.
Those are numbers Lungi Ngidi finds hard to ignore.
Most of these were cases of rape: the police recorded 42,289 rapes in 2019-20, nearly 116 per day, up from 41,583 in 2018-19.
Ngidi continues to be an important part of South Africa's limited-overs blueprint, although his fitness does remain a worry.