Makhaya Ntini is a right handed batsman and right arm fast bowler who plays for South Africa cricket team. The other teams he plays for are Warwickshire, ICC World XI, Chennai Super Kings and Border.
Ntini debuted in One day Internationals on 16th January 1998 at Perth against New Zealand. He did not get a chance to bat in this match. He bowled 10 overs, none of which were maiden, conceded 31 runs and took 2 wickets. South Africa won this match by 67 runs. Ntini played his first Test match on 19th March 1998 at Cape Town against Sri Lanka. In the 1st innings, he was unbeaten on 3 runs in 7 deliveries. He bowled 10 overs, out of which 1 was maiden, conceded 57 runs and took 1 wicket. In the 2nd innings, he faced 3 deliveries and was unbeaten on no score. He bowled 5.3 overs, none of which were maiden, conceded 17 runs and took 1 wicket. South Africa won this match by 70 runs.
Ntini has participated in 91 Test matches in which he has bowled 18703 deliveries and has conceded 10104 runs while taking 358 wickets. His bowling average has been 28.22 and economy rate 3.24. He has scored 639 runs at a batting average of 9.53 and strike rate of 51.03. Ntini has taken part in 168 One day Internationals in which he has bowled 8429 deliveries and has conceded 6307 runs while taking 257 wickets. His bowling average has been 24.54 and economy rate 4.48. he has scored 188 runs at a batting average of 8.17 and strike rate of 65.73.