Key South African bowler Lungi Ngidi has been ruled out of the upcoming home series against Pakistan due to a knee injury.


He had undergone injury during the T20I against Australia last Sunday. The further check-up disclose that he has a ligament injury in the right knee.

Confirming the same, South Africa's team manager Mohammed Moosajee said that Ngidi needs rest for atleast 3 months to make a successful return.

Lungi fell unsteady while fielding during the T20I against Australia last Sunday.

Due to rare injury, he will require a minimum of 3 months of rest and rehabilitation to make a successful return.

The right-arm bowler, because of his injury, has also ruled out from the ongoing Mzansi Super League where he plays for Tshwane Spartans.