BCCI to shift Rishabh Pant to Mumbai for treatment of his ligament injury | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to change India’s star batsman Rishabh pants from Dehradun to a Mumbai hospital where he will undergo intensive treatment for his knee and ankle ligament injuries, sources said on Wednesday.
“Rishabh is transferred to Mumbai for diagnosis and treatment of his ligament injuries and to decide on further action. He is expected to be under the supervision of renowned Sports Orthopedist BCCI. Dinshaw Pardiwala. If there is advice for surgery, a call will be taken whether it is in the UK or the US,” a senior BCCI source said.

Pant, 25, survived a horrific car crash while driving from Delhi to his hometown Roorkee but lost control on the NH-58 highway and hit the divider.
Pant suffered cuts to his forehead, a badly bruised back as well as knee and ankle injuries.

Watch: Locals come to the rescue of Rishabh Pant

While most of the injuries are superficial, the worrying factor will be his ankle and knee as he was treated at Max, Dehradun.
However, being a BCCI cricketer under central contract, his injury treatment was the prerogative of the board.

Watch: How Rishabh Pant's car crashed into a road divider

Watch: How Rishabh Pant’s car crashed into a road divider

MRIs of her injured knee and ankle could not be performed as there was significant swelling and therefore the degree of tearing has not yet been determined.
Any sports-related injury diagnosis and prognosis for a centrally contracted cricketer will be made by the BCCI roster of doctors and rehabilitation and recovery will be handled by the Sports science and medicine team at CNA led by Dr. Nitin Patel.
(With PTI inputs)


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