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Ngidi, Nortje to miss IPL with injuries
Indian Premier League 2019

Ngidi, Nortje to miss IPL with injuries

South Africa’s Lungi Ngidi and Anrich Nortje will miss the upcoming Indian Premier League because of injuries.

South African team manager Mohammed Moosajee said Ngidi has a left side strain, while Nortje has a right shoulder injury.

Moosajee said Ngidi suffered his injury during the fifth one-day international against Sri Lanka on Saturday. He will need four weeks of rest, followed by rehabilitation.

Nortje will be out of action for six weeks.

Ngidi was set to play for Chennai Super Kings, while Nortje was signed by Kolkata Knight Riders. The IPL starts on March 23 and runs until May 12 whereas the World Cup starts on May 30.