Pant Airlifted to Mumbai for Further Treatment

NEW DELHI: The BCCI made arrangements to airlift the Indian cricketer Rishabh Pant. He was airlifted from Max Hospital in Dehradun, where he was undergoing treatment to Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai–confirmed Delhi, and District Cricket Association director Shyam Sundar. BCCI is currently monitoring the treatment and is in touch with the medical team, he added.

A BCCI official interacting with the reporters said that Pant will undergo further treatment under the supervision of BCCI-empanelled orthopedic Dr. Dinshaw Pardiwala. “Rishabh is being shifted to Mumbai for diagnosis and treatment of his ligament injuries and decide upon the further course of action. He is expected to be under the supervision of BCCI-empanelled renowned sports orthopedic Dr. Dinshaw Pardiwala. If there is advice for surgery, a call will be taken if it will happen in the UK or USA,” the BBCI source said.

It is further learned that BCCI is mulling shifting cricketer Rishab Pant abroad preferably, London following a discussion with the panel doctors and a thorough study of his medical reports. He is currently stable and responding to treatment.

Rishabh Pant met with an accident near Roorkee days on December 30 when he was returning to his home from Delhi. Pant suffered injuries on his forehead and back during the accident. The wicketkeeper-batsman also sustained injuries in his knee, back, wrist and ankle.

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