Lutho Sipamla Biography – A new bowling sensation from South African cricket who can consistently bowl up to 145 Kmph.
Family Background of Lutho Sipamla:
Lutho Sipamla was born on the 12th of May, 1998, in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. His father, Mahlubandile Sipamla, was an Insurance broker. He has two brothers, Cebo Toyi and Nasele Sipamla, and a sister named Sihle Sipamla.
Lutho Sipamla started playing cricket at the age of 7 when his father admitted him to an academy in Port Elizabeth. Actually, cricket wasn’t the reason, but his father wanted him to keep active. So, he also started playing Rugby during his Junior school time.
Later, Sipamla moved to Grey High for high school where he continued playing cricket. Wayne Parnell, Johan Botha, Jan Serfontein, and Siya Kolisi are some of the famous alumni of the Grey High School.
Lutho Sipamla Biography:
|Litho Sipamla's Profile:|
|Full Name||Lubabalo Lutho Sipamla|
|Known as||Lutho Sipamla|
|Date of Birth||May 12, 1998|
|Birth Place||Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa.|
|Age||21 years (in 2020)|
|Zodiac/Sun Sign||Not known|
|School||Grey High School|
|College||Nelson Madela University|
|Family & Relationships|
|Siblings||2 Brothers - Cebo Toyi and Nasele Sipamla.
1 Sister - Sihle Sipamla.
|Batting Style||Right-hand bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm fast-medium|
|Major Teams||South Africa, South Africa Under-19s, South Africa A, Eastern Province, Eastern Province Under-15s, Tshwane Spartans, Warriors.|
|International Test Debut||--|
|ODI Debut||South Africa vs England at Cape Town (February 4, 2020)|
|T20I Debut||South Africa vs Pakistan at Johannesburg (February 3, 2019)|
|First-Class Debut||Eastern Province vs Border at Port Elizabeth (January 5, 2017)|
|List-A Debut||Free State vs Eastern Province at Bloemfontein (February 12, 2017)|
|T-20 Debut||Eastern Province vs Namibia at East London (September 14, 2018)|
In 2015, Lutho Sipamla represented South Africa at under-17s age-level cricket. Later, in the same year, on July 5th, he made his under-19s debut for South Africa against Bangladesh. He bowled six overs in that match but didn’t get any wicket. However, in the following match, he did get his maiden under-19s wicket.
Later, he played in the 2016 ICC under-19 world cup, where he picked just 3 wickets in 3 matches. Then, on January 5, 2017, he made his First-Class debut for Eastern Province against Border. He picked two wickets at an economy of 3.64 and scored 4* runs in the match.
A month after, in February, he started his List-A career opposite Free State. He bowled 4 overs on his first-class debut but didn’t get any wicket, also didn’t get the chance to bat in the match.
Later, on September 14, 2018, Lutho made his T20 debut against Namibia at the Africa T20 Cup. He bowled 4 overs in the match and picked 2 wickets for just 15 runs.
On February 3, 2019, Sipamla made his international debut by playing the T20I match against Pakistan at Johannesburg. He bowled well but couldn’t get any wicket in the match.
A year after, in February 2020, he made his ODI debut opposite England, where he picked 1 wicket out the 7 overs he bowled in the match.
Mzansi Super League:
Lutho played for the same team in the 2019 MSL which didn’t go well for him. He played 6 matches and picked only 1 wicket in the season.
Facts about Lutho Sipamla:
- In 2019, he was named the MSL (Mzansi Super League) Young Player of the Year.
- He idolizes cricketers with the likes of Brett Lee, Michael Holding, and Makhaya Ntini.
- If not a cricketer, he would be a Charted Accountant.
- He loves Pasta.
Frequently asked questions on Google:
Q1: What is the height of Lutho Sipamla?
Ans: 6ft. 1″ (1.86m)
Q2: What is the age of Lutho Sipamla?
Ans: 21 years (in 2020)
Q3: What is the school name of Lutho Sipamla?
Ans: Grey High School
Q4: What is the bowling speed of Lutho Sipamla?
Ans: 145 Kmph (approx)
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