Safeguarding IPL champions Chennai Super Kings have been given a blow in front of the 2019 season following damage to Lungi Ngidi that has ruled him out of the competition.
The South African pacer, who was relied upon to be a key part in the Super Kings pace assault, endured a side strain amid the fifth One-Day International against Sri Lanka at home as of late.
Ngidi will currently require a month of rest which will be trailed by a recovery program to ensure he is completely fit for the World Cup in England.
“Lungi felt uneasiness while bowling amid the last ODI against Sri Lanka at Newlands and quickly quit bowling,” South Africa group director, Dr Mohammed Moosajee said.
“Further outputs uncovered a Grade II muscle strain which will require as long as about a month of rest pursued by a recovery program paving the way to the World Cup.”
Ngidi was at first grabbed by Super Kings in the bartering in front of last season. He was instrumental in their title win playing seven diversions in which he got 11 wickets. The 22-year-old was required to be their first-decision abroad seamer this season after he effectively recuperated from long damage cutback to come back to the national group.
English bowling allrounder David Willey is the abroad reinforcement seamer Super Kings have right now. The Indian unforeseen incorporates Shardul Thakur, Mohit Sharma, Deepak Chahar and KM Asif.