Watch: Rishabh Pant walks without crutches, plays table tennis in major recovery milestone | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Star India wicket-beater keeper Rishabh pantswho is recovering from injuries sustained in a horrific car crash last year, brought a huge smile to the faces of cricket fans around the world on Friday with a video of him walking without crutches.
The 25-year-old, in a social media post, was seen giving the crutches and walking without them in a major stage of recovery.
In another video, Pant was also seen playing table tennis at the National Cricket Academy.
“Have a good day NO MORE CRUTCHES!” Pant wrote in the caption. Versatile sewing Hardik Pandya reacted to the video by posting fiery emojis, while Suryakumar Yadav wrote, “Spidey is back! More power to you.”
On the other hand, spin multitalent Krunal Pandya wrote “Yes bro” as Kuldeep Yadav posted two heart emojis.
Former Indian bowler Sreesanth wrote: “Love you bro? Keep believing.” On the morning of December 30 last year, Pant, 25, miraculously survived when his Mercedes car collided with a splitter and caught fire on the Delhi-Dehradun highway while traveling to his city native of Roorkee. The horrific car crash happened between Manglaur and Narsan in Haridwar district of Uttarakhand state.
Pant, who survived a fatal car accident in December last year, was first taken to Saksham Hospital Multispeciality and Trauma Centre, before being admitted to Max Hospital in Dehradun.
The BCCI medical update hours after the crash said that in addition to a ligament tear in his right knee, Pant had suffered two cuts to his forehead and also injured his wrist, ankle and ankle. the right toe, in addition to abrasion injuries to the back.
On January 4, BCCI announced that Pant would be transferred to Mumbai via air ambulance for surgery and further treatment, and would be under the direct supervision of Dr. Dinshaw Pardiwala, Director of the Center for Sports Medicine and Director of Arthroscopy. and shoulder. Ward, at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Andheri West, Mumbai.
Later that month, Pant shared via his social media accounts that his surgery was successful. Since then, he has posted photos and videos of himself performing recovery steps while walking on crutches and even in hydrotherapy, where he was seen walking in the pool with a cane in his hand.
He also attended Delhi Capitals game against Gujarat Titans on April 4 at Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi. With him ruled out of cricketing action for the foreseeable future, Delhi are led by left-handed fly-half David Warner in IPL 2023.
Pant, who made his international cricket debut in February 2017, was last seen in action as India won a 2-0 Test series victory over Bangladesh in December 2022.
(With contributions from IANS)


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