<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/south-africa/">South Africa</a> fast bowler <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/lungi-ngidi/news/">Lungi Ngidi</a> faces a three-month layoff on account of a knee injury sustained during the recent tour of Australia, putting in doubt his participation in the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup in England. <p></p> <p></p>Ngidi, 22, picked up the injury during last weekend's one-off T20I against Australia and will now miss the series with Pakistan. <p></p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p></p><p dir="ltr" lang="en"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/CSAnews?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#CSAnews</a> Proteas fast bowler <a href="https://twitter.com/NgidiLungi?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@NgidiLungi</a> will be out of action for 12 weeks after sustaining a knee injury in the T20I against Australia last week. <a href="https://t.co/5hBlhhQHE5">pic.twitter.com/5hBlhhQHE5</a></p> <p></p> Cricket South Africa (@OfficialCSA) <a href="https://twitter.com/OfficialCSA/status/1065883817808969728?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 23, 2018</a></blockquote> <p></p>He may still return fit and ready for the World Cup, but this injury setback means that South Africa have to find a replacement fast bowler. Ngidi will also the miss the remainder of the ongoing Mzansi Super League where is part of the Tshwane Spartans. <p></p> <p></p>Ngidi has played 13 ODIs, seven T20Is and four Tests from which he has 52 wickets. He was named Man of the Match on Test debut against India in January.