“I am humbled and grateful for all the support and well wishes. I am happy to let you know that my surgery was a success. The road to recovery has begun and I am ready for the challenges ahead. Thank you to the @BCCI, @JayShah and government authorities for their incredible support,” Pant wrote on Twitter.
From the bottom of my heart, I also want to thank all my fans, teammates, doctors and physios for your ki… https://t.co/Sh7IC3Y1KX
— Rishabh Pants (@RishabhPant17) 1673875627000
“From the bottom of my heart, I also want to thank all my fans, teammates, doctors and physios for your kind words and encouragement. Looking forward to seeing you all on the pitch,” he added.
Pant, who was unconscious for a few minutes before some locals rushed him to a nearby hospital, also thanked two young men – Rajat and Nishu – for their timely assistance.
“I may not have been able to thank everyone individually, but I have to thank these two heroes who helped me through my accident and made sure I got to the hospital safely. safety. Rajat Kumar and Nishu Kumar, thank you. I will be forever grateful and indebted.”
I may not have been able to thank everyone individually, but I have to give credit to these two heroes who helped me duri… https://t.co/6keNY1upgz
— Rishabh Pants (@RishabhPant17) 1673880407000
Earlier, December 30 Panting25, suffered multiple injuries when his car collided with a road divider and caught fire on the Delhi-Dehradun highway.
Pant was first taken to Saksham Hospital Multispecialty and Trauma Center, before being admitted to Max Hospital in Dehradun. He was on his way to his hometown of Roorkee from New Delhi and was alone driving his Mercedes car.
On January 4, India’s Cricket Control Board announced that Pant would be transferred from Dehradun to Mumbai via air ambulance for surgery and further treatment, where he is now under the direct supervision of Dr Dinshaw Pardiwala, the Chief of the Center. for Sports Medicine and Director of Arthroscopy and Shoulder Department at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Mumbai.
Pant’s return to competitive cricket in the near future looks uncertain as former BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly has made it clear he will miss the upcoming IPL 2023.
“Rishabh Pant will not be available for the IPL,” said Ganguly, who is to join the Delhi Capitals as director of cricket, as quoted by broadcaster Sports Today.
“It will be a great IPL (for the team), we will do well but Rishabh Pant’s injury will affect Delhi Capitals,” Ganguly said.
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