Rishabh Pant is to be shifted from ICU to private suite


India cricketer Rishabh Pant who met with a terrible accident will be shifted from ICU to a private suite over an infection scare.

Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) Director Shyam Sharma on Monday revealed “Is doing well and has been shifted to a private suite due to fear of infection.”

“Due to fear of infection, we have told his family and hospital administration to shift him to a private suite. He is doing better and will recover soon,” Sharma said.

Earlier Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami also wished a speedy recovery to cricketer Rishabh Pant who met with an accident on the Delhi-Dehradun National Highway near Roorkee in Uttarakhand on Friday.

Talking to the media Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami said, “Cricketer Rishabh Pant met with an accident near Roorkee today. He is being taken to Dehradun for further treatment. All the healthcare facilities will be taken care of. We pray for his speedy recovery.”

Earlier on Friday cricketer, Pant’s car met with an accident where his car collided with the divider on the Narsan border of Roorkee near Hammadpur Jhal. Pant was hospitalized with serious injuries.

Meanwhile, the Indian star cricketer was alone in the car and Pant’s car was badly burnt which cricketer sustained injuries on his back, forehead, and leg.

“A team of Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) is going to Max Hospital Dehradun to monitor his health, if required we’ll shift him to Delhi and chances are high that we’ll airlift him to Delhi for plastic surgery,” Sharma said.

The Uttarakhand police on Friday said while driving the car Indian cricketer Rishabh Pant fell asleep that causing his car to collide with a divider on the Narsan border of Roorkee near Hammadpur Jhal in Uttarakhand.

“He was going to Roorkee to meet his relatives. The accident happened because he fell asleep at the wheel a kilometer ahead of Narsan towards Roorkee,” SK Singh said.

However, Pant is a left-hand batter and a wicketkeeper who represents team India and Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL). In 33 Test matches, Pant has scored 2271 runs at an average of 43.67, and in 30 ODI matches, Pant has scored 865 runs.