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Rishabh Pant Accident: Pothole or sleep, Uttarakhand Govt and NHAI lock horns over cricketer’s accident

India's star wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant is being shifted to a private ward due to the threat of infection.
01:05 PM Jan 02, 2023 IST | APN Live
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After the massive car accident, Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant is undergoing treatment in Dehradun’s Max Hospital, while cricket fans wish his earliest recovery. Meanwhile, everywhere debate is also going on about how Rishabh Pant’s accident happened.


So far different statements have been making rounds from the state government and NHAI. The first statement after the accident came from Rishabh Pant, in which he mentioned that the balance of his car had deteriorated due to a nap. However, later DDCA officials said that there was a pothole on the road, in an attempt to avoid it, Rishabh’s car hit the divider.

On the other hand now, the news of India’s star wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant is being shifted to a private ward due to the threat of infection has come to the fore. The information was given by Shyam Sharma, director of Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA).


Sharma told ANI, ‘Due to the fear of infection, we have asked his family and hospital administration to shift him to a private suite. He is in better condition and will recover soon.’

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Earlier, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami had announced on Sunday that the state government would provide all possible help for the treatment of 25-year-old Indian cricketer Rishabh Pant, who was seriously injured in a road accident near Roorkee on December 30.

Doctor Sharma has also asked the fans coming to the hospital to have a glimpse of cricketer Rishabh Pant on Saturday, to refrain from meeting him. He said that those who are coming to meet Rishabh Pant should avoid it as there is a risk of infection.

After meeting the young Indian batter at Max Hospital in Dehradun on Saturday, doctor Sharma said that Pant’s condition is stable and his health is improving. Also, the BCCI doctors are in touch with the doctors there in Dehradun. He also said that BCCI secretary Jai Shah is keeping an eye on it. He further added that Rishabh Pant will be admitted there for the time being.

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