Lungi Ngidi placed in South Africa’s squad for six-match ODI series

Vastavam web: Young pace sensation Lungi Ngidi has been rewarded for his recent performances with a place in South Africa’s squad for the six-match ODI series against India starting in Durban on February 1.The 21-year-old had made his Test debut at Centurion and was named man-of-the-match for returning 7-for-90 as South Africa took the series 2-0.Pacer Morne Morkel and all-rounder Chris Morris have also been included in the 15-man squad. The duo returns after missing the ODI series against Bangladesh (in October 2017) owing to injuries.

More noticeably, South Africa have named two leg-spinners in the squad with orthodox Imran Tahir pairing up with chinaman Tabraiz Shamsi.Middle-order batsman/wicket-keeper Khayelihle Zondo is another inclusion. He had previously toured India in 2015 but didn t feature in a single game as South African had won that five-match series 3-2.