BCCI has confirmed that Rishabh Pant will undergo surgery© Twitter
Indian wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant, who was seriously injured during a car accident on December 30, is set to undergo surgery for a ligament tear after being shifted to Mumbai, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has confirmed. The BCCI has taken over Pant’s further treatment and has already flown him from Dehradun to Mumbai. The BCCI medical team will monitor him further.
Pant was undergoing treatment at Max Hospital in Dehradun since the accident but is now undergoing treatment at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai. The board has confirmed that the wicket-keeper batsman needs surgery for a ligament tear.
A BCCI statement said: “The Board of Control for Cricket in India has made all necessary arrangements to shift Indian wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant to Mumbai. Rishabh, who is currently undergoing treatment at Max Hospital in Dehradun for his injuries following a car accident on December 30, is undergoing treatment at Max Hospital in Dehradun. He will be brought to Mumbai by air ambulance. .
“He will be admitted at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Medical Research Institute and will be under the direct supervision of Dr. Dinesh Pardiwala – Head of the Hospital’s Center for Sports Medicine and Director of the Hospital’s Arthroscopy and Shoulder Services. Rishabh will undergo surgery for a ligament tear and the BCCI medical team throughout his recovery and rehabilitation. will continue to be monitored by
“The board will make every effort to assist and expedite Rishabh’s recovery process and provide him with all necessary assistance during this period.”
Earlier, it was also reported that BCCI may decide to fly Pant to UK if necessary.
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