Indian wicket-keeper batter Rishabh Pant has reportedly undergone successful knee surgery at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. According to fresh reports, surgery took place on Friday and the cricketer, under the supervision of the medical team, is recovering fast. Notably, Pant was air-lifted to Mumbai from Dehradun's Max Hospital where he was admitted following horrific car accident on December 30.
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“Rishabh Pant has successfully undergone a knee ligament surgery on Friday. He will under observation. Further course of action and rehabilitation will be advised by Dr. Dinshaw Pardiwala and followed by the BCCI sports science and medical team,” BCCI source told PTI.
Meanwhile, BCCI had earlier issued a statement stating that wicketkeeper will undergo surgery in Mumbai and their medical team will monitor cricketer's recovery and rehabilitation. "The Board will make every effort to aid and expedite the recovery process of Rishabh Pant and will provide him with all the support he needs during this period," read BCCI statement.
Meanwhile, reports have claimed that Indian wicketkeeper batter will require a recovery period of eight to nine months, which will keep him away from high-profile tournaments like IPL 2023, Asia Cup. On December 30, Rishabh Pant met with a horrific car accident when his car collided with a road divider and caught fire on the Delhi-Dehradun highway.
Pant was immediately moved to Max Hospital in Dehradun where he had received a plastic surgery on the laceration wounds, facial injuries and abrasions.