Rishabh Pant is to be shifted to Mumbai for further treatment


Rishabh Pant was involved in a fatal car accident on December 30 when he was traveling on the Delhi-Dehradun highway by car. He was heading to his hometown Roorkie to spend time with his family during the New Year.

As reported by news agency ANI Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) director Shyam Sundar, Rishabh Pant will be shifted to Mumbai for further treatment. He is currently undergoing treatment at the Max Hospital in Dehradun. 

“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 orthopedic Dr. Dinshaw Pardiwala. If there is advice for surgery, a call will be taken if it will happen in the UK or the USA,”

a senior BCCI source told PTI on conditions of anonymity.

‘Pant is in high spirits’

“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,”

he said.

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,”

he added.

Pandya said

“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,”

said Hardik Pandya, ahead of the T20 series against Sri Lanka. 

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