Published on: Jan 04, 2023
Indian star wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant had a horrific car accident on 30th December 2022, on the Delhi-Dehradun highway while he was on his way to his hometown. Pant was pulled out from his burning car by a Haryana roadways driver. Pant was admitted to the Max hospital in Dehradun but will soon be airlifted to Mumbai.
Pant’s further treatment will be done in Mumbai, as Board of Control for Cricket in India, board secretary Jay Shah has recently announced that Rishabh pant’s medical expenses will be taken care by the BCCI and he will be airlifted to Mumbai for better treatment.
“Rishabh will undergo surgery and subsequent procedures for ligament tears and will continue to be monitored by the BCCI Medical Team throughout his recovery and rehabilitation,” the BCCI said in a statement. “The Board will make every effort to aid and expedite the recovery process of Rishabh and will provide him with all the support he needs during this period.”
In Mumbai Pant will be monitored by Br Dinshaw Pardiwala, who has previously worked with some former Indian cricketers including Sachin Tendulkar and Yuvaraj Singh.
“Rishabh is a very important player and we have been closely monitoring his situation. I have decided that BCCI will take care of his medical expenses and we will airlift Pant today (Wednesday) to Mumbai’s Kokilaben Hospital for further treatment. The BCCI will take care of Pant’s medical expenses and provide all help,” Shah told The Indian Express.