Rishabh Pant likely to be shifted to Delhi for plastic surgery


India cricketer Rishabh Pant who met with a terrible accident a day back is likely to be shifted to Delhi. The Delhi & District Cricket Association Director Shyam Sharma the team will be monitoring Pant at Max Hospital in Dehradun.

Meanwhile, for plastic surgery batter-wicketkeeper would be airlifted to Delhi. 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.

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.

“Cricketer Rishabh Pant is under the observation of Orthopedics and plastic surgeons. His condition is stable. A detailed medical bulletin will be released once he’s examined. Thereafter, we’ll take the next steps,” Dr. Ashish Yagnik, Max Hospital, Dehradun said.

Moreover, 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.

All the officials have been instructed to ensure all possible arrangements for the treatment of the injured cricketer by CM Dhami.

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.”

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.