Pant to be shifted to Mumbai for further treatment for injuries

Rishabh Pant

India wicketkeeper batter, Rishabh Pant is going to go to Mumbai for further treatment of his injuries.

Pant sustained severe injuries after a car accident on December 30 when he was going to his hometown of Roorkee.

Pant’s car hit a divider on the Delhi-Dehradun highway and rolled multiple times before it caught fire.

Fortunately, a Haryana Roadways bus driver and conductor saved Pant from the burning car.

Currently, Pant is at Max Hospital in Dehradun and undergoing the best treatment from doctors.

A senior BCCI source on grounds of anonymity has given this latest news.

Rishabh is being shifted to Mumbai for diagnosis and treatment of his ligament injuries and decide upon the further course of action. He is expected to be under the supervision of BCCI-empanelled renowned sports orthopaedic Dr Dinshaw Pardiwala. If there is advice for surgery, a call will be taken if it will happen in the UK or USA.

DDCA Director Shyam Sharma says Pant is responding well to treatment

Pant has suffered multiple injuries which include injuries to his forehead, a ligament tear to his right knee, hurt his ankle and wrist, and major abrasions on his back.

Sharma personally met Pant at Max Hospital and gave an update on Pant’s condition.

He says that Pant is doing extremely well and is responding to the treatment as well.

Pant is in high spirits and responding well to treatment… He underwent a plastic surgery on his left eyebrow where he suffered a cut in the accident.

Sharma has also stated that the BCCI is in constant touch with his medical team on Pant’s condition.

Adding further, he says,

As far as the ligament injury in his right knee is concerned, he will take some time to recover. He will be provided the best possible treatment.

Furthermore, a BCCI staff member has also stated that Pant will now be unavailable for the four-match Test series against Australia.

Additionally, Pant will also not be able to play for the Delhi Capitals in the IPL and the franchise is under discussions for a replacement skipper.

Hardik Pandya, skipper for the T20I series against Sri Lanka also talked about Pant being an important part of the national side.

Coming to the point, obviously he was a very important part of (Team India’s plans in the World Cup year). But, now everyone knows the situation.

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