Rishabh Pant to be compensated by BCCI for missing the IPL 2023 due to recent road accident  

Xtra Time Web Desk: In what comes as a great gesture by the Board of Control for Cricket in India, Rishabh Pant will be paid his 16 crore IPL salary from Delhi Capitals by the board despite missing the upcoming edition of cash rich league. BCCI will also pay him his 5 Crore central contract payments in full.

Pant, as we all know is centrally contracted cricketer with BCCI and earns 5 crores annually. He will be out of cricket for almost next 6 months, which will see him miss the test series against Australia and also the IPL 2023.

As he is injured and won’t play in IPL, BCCI will take full responsibility of paying his IPL Salary in full.

It is worth noting that all centrally contracted players are insured. As per the norms of the BCCI, these players in event of missing out on IPL for injuries gets paid in full by the board. Not the concerned franchise but the insurance company takes the entire BILL.

Pant underwent a surgery on his right knee ligament recently at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai under the supervision of Dr Dinshaw Pardiwala.