Rishabh Pant, India's star wicketkeeper, was rushed to the hospital after a car accident while returning from Delhi to Uttarakhand.
New Delhi: Rishabh Pant, India’s star wicketkeeper and batter was rushed to the hospital after a car accident while returning from Delhi to Uttarakhand. Pant said that he felt sleepy, so the car hit the divider and the accident took place, and then he came out of the car by breaking the windscreen.
Uttarakhand DGP Ashok Kumar told when the accident occurred that time Pant was driving his BMW car and his car caught fire when it hit the divider at the Narsan border. Pant was taken to Roorkee’s Saksham Hospital.
As per the doctors, Pant suffered injuries to his forehead and leg. The Superintendent of Police, Dehat Swapna Kishore Singh, reached the spot after getting information. Dr. Sushil Nagar, chairman of Saksham Hospital, said that currently, the condition of Rishabh Pant is stable, but for better treatment, doctors have referred him to Max Dehradun.
Eyewitnesses claimed that Rishabh’s car crashed into the railing and caught fire. The fire was doused after great difficulty. Meanwhile, Pant, who was badly injured in the mishap, was rushed to Saksham Hospital on Delhi Road.
Pant not in team in Sri Lanka series
However, despite his good performance against Bangladesh in the Test series, Rishabh Pant has not been selected in the Indian squads for the upcoming ODI and T20I series against Sri Lanka.
The BCCI did not mention in its press release the reason behind his non-inclusion in the team. The Delhi wicketkeeper batter was not included in the one-day internationals against Bangladesh because the BCCI wanted to give him some rest before the two-match Test series.