A medical bulletin released by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in coordination with doctors at Max Hospital said: “Pant suffered two cuts to his forehead, a torn ligament in his right knee as well as injuries to his wrist. right, ankle, toe and back.
A member of the medical team caring for the cricketer told TOI: “His condition is being monitored by Dr Gaurav Gupta from the orthopedic department. The pants are stable and do not suffer from any life-threatening injuries. His mother is with him in the hospital.
Speaking on the severity of Pant’s injuries, Dr. Qamar Azam who deals with the Sports Injury Department at AIIMS-Rishikesh said, “Pant will take at least three to six months to recover from the injury. ligament. And if it’s serious, it may take longer. Further assessment can be based on his detailed injury report.
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This puts a serious question mark over Pant’s availability for the home Test series against Australia, starting February 9. He has been a vital cog in India’s successful Test run over the past two years.
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He is also likely to miss the IPL where he leads his franchise, Delhi Capitals.
The pants were part of the Indian cricket team who won the Test series against Bangladesh 2-0 earlier this month.