CSK speedster Lungi Ngidi ruled out of IPL

Ngidi suffered a side strain in South Africa's ODI series against Sri Lanka.

Ngidi had the second best economy rate (6) last season.   -  sandeep saxena

South Africa speedster Lungi Ngidi will miss the IPL after sustaining an injury, team manager Mohammed Moosajee has confirmed.

Ngidi suffered a side strain in South Africa's ODI series against Sri Lanka. Moosajee said: "Lungi felt discomfort while bowling during the last ODI against Sri Lanka at Newlands and immediately stopped bowling. Further scans revealed a Grade II muscle strain which will need up to four weeks of rest followed by a rehab programme leading up to the World Cup."

Ngidi was set to feature for Chennai Super Kings, who he represented in last year's IPL. He had the second best economy rate (6) last season.