Sourav Ganguly wishes Rishabh Pant a ‘speedy recovery’ | Cricket News


NEW DELHI: Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly wished Rishabh pants a speedy recovery and hoped the Indian wicket-keeper striker would soon recover from the injuries he suffered in his car accident.
Pant, who met with a horrific accident when he lost control of his car while driving on the NH-58 on Friday, is currently admitted to Max Dehradun with multiple head, back, knee and ankle injuries.
“I wish him a speedy recovery, that’s all I can say. You know, things happen in life and you have to move on, so hopefully he recovers soon and that he’ll be back on the road soon,” he added. Ganguly said on the sidelines of a promotional event in Kolkata on Tuesday.

Pant’s car burst into flames moments after colliding with divider guardrails on the freeway around 5:22 a.m. Friday and was reduced to a burning mangled heap.
The cricketer managed to escape after smashing the windscreen before being helped by the driver and driver of a Haryana Roads bus which was about 50m behind Pant’s car.
Pant’s injuries, particularly to his knee and ankle, are expected to keep him out of action for a minimum of six months.
The former president of BCCI, who is to become Capitals of Delhi‘ Director of Cricket, said Qatar has done an outstanding job in hosting the fifa world cup.
“You know, I follow football closely and I understand it a little bit too. I may have played cricket, but I understand the sport a little bit. I think it’s the best World Cup game in football that I have seen in my life,” said Ganguly. .
“Russia have been very good and I think there’s been a lot of criticism of Qatar hosting the football world cup, but I think they’ve taken it to another level. I think it’s a very successful World Cup.”
Lionel Messi has finally lifted the trophy he most aspired to and Ganguly feels it was ‘suitable’ for the Argentine maestro to win the cup on his last attempt.
“I think it suits Messi (to win) in his last World Cup. At the age of 35, he ends his World Cup career with a trophy which also shows that even if you are good and so good you’re still have to fight for years and years to win a world cup.
“It took him sixteen years to win a World Cup for Argentina and I think it was phenomenal to see the pace that can’t be achieved on TV.”
(With PTI entries)



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