Ngidi passed fit for crucial Black Caps clash


London – The Proteas have been boosted by the news that Lungi Ngidi is fit and available for Wednesday’s must-win World Cup clash against New Zealand in Birmingham.

Ngidi has not played since pulling up with a tight hamstring after bowling just four overs against Bangladesh back on June 2, but he passed a full fitness test at Edgbaston on Monday and has now been cleared.

It is a major plus for South Africa, who cannot afford to lose any more matches if they are to qualify for the tournament semi-finals.

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