Michael Van Lingen (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Net Worth, Wife, & More
Michael Van Lingen is a Namibian cricketer who lives in Namibia. Lingen is a bowler who plays as left-arm medium. He was first played for Paarl Boys High School, South Africa and played in Under-19 Namibia team in Under-19 Cricket World Cup in 2016 for Namibia.
|Real name||Michael Van Lingen|
|Date of Birth||October 24, 1997|
|Age (as 2022)||25 years old|
|Parents||Father: Name not known |
Mother: Heidi Van Lingen
|Siblings||Sister: Jessie Van Lingen|
|Net worth||$1 million (Approx.)|
Birth & Early Life
Michael Van Lingen was born on October 24, 1997 at Namibia. His mother’s name is Heidi Van Lingen and his sister’s name is Jessie Van Lingen.
|Education Qualification||Not Known|
Lingen was first played in Paarl Boys High School, South Africa. After giving his performance in Paarl Boys High School, he was selected for Namibia’s squad for the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup, where he played 5 matches and took 11 wickets and became most successful bowlers in that tournament. After playing in Under-19 World Cup, Lingen made his debut in First-Class for Namibia against Easterns cricket team on March 3, 2016. After that, he made his debut for Namibia in List A against Easterns on March 5, 2016. In List A debut match, Lingen took his first of Emest Kemm.
Lingen was selected in Namibia’s squad for T-20 International matches for Uganda series in March 2021, but he did not get chance to play on field. After that, he was selected for 2021 ICC Men’s T-20 World Cup in September 2021, but in next month he was named T-20 squad for Namibia in 2021 Summer T-20 Bash. He made his International debut in T-20 format against Papua New Guinea (P.N.G) on October 10, 2021. After T-20 debut, he was selected in Namibia’s squad for 2021 Namibia Tri-Nation Series in One Day International (ODI) format. He made his ODI debut against Oman on November 26, 2021. He scored his ODI maiden century in United States Tri-Nation Series tournament against Papua New Guinea on September 20, 2022.
Now, Lingen is selected for Namibia squad in 2022 ICC Men’s T-20 World Cup on September 14, 2022.
|International debut||T-20: October 10, 2021 against Papua New Guinea |
ODI: November 26, 2021 against Oman
|Domestic debut||First Class: March 3, 2016 against Easterns |
List A: March 5, 2016 against Easterns
|Height||5 feet 9 inch|
Facts of Michael Van Lingen
- Lingen was the one of most successive bowler in Under-19 World Cup in 2016.
- Lingen made his highest score 119 against Papua New Guinea on September 20, 2022.