Team India’s wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant met with an accident on Friday while going from Delhi to his home in Roorkee. He is being treated at Max Hospital in Dehradun. He has undergone plastic surgery on his face on Friday.
Pant suffered injuries on his forehead, right wrist, right knee, ankle, and thumb. He has a torn ligament in his right knee.
According to media reports, the Board of Control for Cricket in India does not want to take any care regarding Pant’s treatment.
On Saturday, DDCA Joint Secretary Rajan Manchanda said- ‘According to the present reports, the injuries are not serious. We are hopeful that they will be on the ground in 2 months. DDCA director Shyam Sharma has gone to Dehradun to meet Pant.
He can be shifted from Dehradun to Mumbai so that his ligament can be treated under the supervision of the BCCI medical team. Not only this, but BCCI can also send him abroad for treatment if needed.
In the health update released by the hospital late on Friday night, it was said that his brain and spine MRI reports have come normal. He has had plastic surgery on his face. MRI of Pant’s knee and ankle has been postponed due to pain and swelling.
Both these tests will be held on Saturday. It was told in the bulletin- ‘Initially, there were many scratch marks on the front part of his right hand and leg. Also, there are wounds on the forehead. There were several scratch marks on his back.
Here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed concern over Pant’s accident. He wrote- ‘I am distressed by the injury of cricketer Rishabh Pant in the accident. I pray for his good health. The PM spoke to his mother over the phone and also inquired about her well-being.
Bollywood actors Anil Kapoor and Anupam Kher reached Max Hospital in Dehradun on Saturday to see Pant. He also met Pant’s mother. Took an update on his health from the doctors.
Talking to the media after meeting Pant, Anil Kapoor said that there is nothing to worry about.
We were worried before the meeting. But after the meeting, she went away. He is in high spirits. At the same time, Anupam Kher said that I think, at such a time, one should go to meet the injured. So we met him following the hospital protocol. Soon he will be among us.
The wicket-keeper batsman, on his way to his home in Roorkee from Delhi on Friday morning at 5.30 am, collided with the road divider at the turn of Hammadpur Jhal at Roorkee’s Narcan border. Later the car caught fire. Pant was seriously injured.