Mzansi Super League

Ngidi ruled out of MSL final, will miss Tests against England

2019-12-15 15:33
Lungi Ngidi (Gallo)
Lungi Ngidi (Gallo)

Cape Town - Tshwane Spartans bowler Lungi Ngidi has been ruled out of the Mzansi Super League (MSL) final against Paarl Rocks after sustaining an injury.

Ngidi suffered a “significant Grade 1 hamstring muscle tear” during the team’s warm-up during the MSL play-off against the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants in Port Elizabeth last Friday.

Cricket South Africa Chief Medical Officer, Dr Shuaib Manjra says a decision on when the fast bowler will return to action will be taken later.

“Lungi Ngidi sustained an acute hamstring muscle injury during the warm-up prior to the MSL T20 play-off on Friday. Scans done on Saturday showed a significant Grade 1 tear of his hamstring muscle and therefore he has been ruled out of the MSL T20 final," said Manjra.

"He will commence his rehab and return to play program with the aim of getting him fit to play for the Titans in January 2020 and based on his progress, a decision will be made regarding his availability for selection for the Proteas team," he concluded.

- Cricket South Africa

Read more on:    england  |  tshwane spartans  |  proteas  |  lungi ngidi  |  cricket

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
Vote

Who are you backing in this year's Mzansi Super League?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.