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“Rishabh stable”: BCCI secretary gives India team star update after accident


Rishabh Pant suffered multiple injuries when his car collided with the divider.© AFP

Indian cricketer Rishabh pants suffered multiple injuries when his car collided with the median on the Delhi-Dehradun highway, on Friday. Pant, who is returning home to Roorkee, is currently being treated at Max Hospital in Dehradun. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has said that the government will bear the full cost of Pant’s treatment. Now, secretary Jay Shah of the Board of Supervisors of Cricket in India (BCCI) has provided an update on Pant, following the horrific car crash.

Jay Shah took to Twitter and revealed that Pant is currently stable and being scanned. He also revealed that he had talked to the player’s family as well as the doctor who was treating him.

“My thoughts and prayers go out to Rishabh Pant as he battles to recover. I have spoken to his family and the doctors treating him. Rishabh is stable and is receiving treatment. We are closely monitoring his progress and will provide him with all the support needed,” he tweeted.

Earlier, doctor Ashish Yagnik of Max Hospital said that Rishabh Pant suffered minor injuries and is currently being treated for a wound around his waist. He also revealed that the player was out of danger and sober.

Pant was part of the Indian team that won the Test series against Bangladesh by a score of 2-0 earlier this month. He has impressed with knockouts 46 and 93.

He was recently dropped from the announced T20I team for the series against Sri Lanka and is expected to join the National Cricket Academy for strength training and conditioning ahead of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in September. Two with Australia.

Pant spent Christmas in Dubai with former India captain MS Dhoni and his family and the photos were shared on social media by Sakshi, Dhoni’s wife.

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