Rishabh Pant to undergo MRI scan as BCCI assures best possible medical treatment for the cricketer  

Xtra Time Web Desk: Star India wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant met with a car accident early on Friday morning near Roorkee, Uttarakhand. He was admitted to Saksham Hospital Multispecialty and Trauma Centre where he was treated for impact injuries.

According to the media release by BCCI, Rishabh has two cuts on his forehead, a ligament tear in his right knee and has also hurt his right wrist, ankle, toe and has suffered abrasion injuries on his back. Rishabh’s condition remains stable, and he has now been shifted to Max Hospital, Dehradun, where he will undergo MRI scans to ascertain the extent of his injuries and formulate his further course of treatment.

The BCCI is in constant touch with Rishabh’s family while the Medical Team is in close contact with the doctors currently treating Rishabh. The Board will see to it that Rishabh receives the best possible medical care and gets all the support he needs to come out of this traumatic phase.

BCCI Honorary Secretary Jay Shah tweeted, “My thoughts and prayers are with Rishabh Pant as he fights his way back to recovery. I have spoken to his family and the doctors treating him. Rishabh is stable and undergoing scans. We are closely monitoring his progress and will provide him with all the necessary support.”

If it is a partial tear then he will not take much time to recover. However, if it is a complete tear then he will be out for at least 4-6 months. Depending on the extent of injury he may need a surgery as well.

Pant was driving his BMW car on way to Delhi from his native place in Dehradun. He lost control and collided with a railing. Luckily, he wasn’t wearing a seat belt as he jumped off the car which immediately caught fire.