Sourav Ganguly Says “Rishabh Pant Will Not Be Available For IPL”
According to a report, Rishabh Pant will miss the Indian Premier League because of his injuries in a road accident
Sourabh Ganguly Says “Rishabh Pant will not be available for IPL.
Rishabh Pant will miss the IPL because of his injuries in a road accident, former national cricket board chief Sourav Ganguly has confirmed.
The India star suffered multiple injuries when he crashed his Mercedes SUV north of New Delhi before dawn on December 30.
The car turned into flames and bus driver and conductor rescued Rishabh Pant from Car.
After the accident, Pant was admitted into nearby hospital by two young boys and admitted for a few days before being transfered to Mumbai for further treatments and surgery.
“Rishabh Pant Will Miss IPL this year”
“Rishabh Pant will not be available for the IPL,” Ganguly, who will join Delhi Capitals as Director of cricket.
Pant is captain of the Delhi Capitals in the annual two-month tournament, which is due to begin in late March or April with some of the biggest international stars of the game.
“It will be a great IPL, we will do well but Rishabh Pant’s injury will affect the Delhi Capitals,” Ganguly said Tuesday.
The Indian cricket board said that Pant suffered several injuries including a damaged ligament in his right knee, a hurt wrist and ankle, and abrasions on his back.
A Wicket Keeper and Flamboyant batter, Pant is a mainstay of the Test squad and has played a key role in some of India’s most memorable wins in the last three years.
But his white-ball form has been indifferent in the last few months and, days before the crash, he was left out of the squads for the ongoing one-day internationals and T20s against Sri Lanka.
Pant will miss Australia’s upcoming tour of India in February and March, when the Australia play four Tests.
Will Also Miss Cricket World Cup this year
As we know in this current year the most important Cricket Tournament World cup is in October and we already know that what type of impact Pant can create in World Cup for the Indian Team.
So it will be a big loss for Indian Team. After Examination of Pant Condition Doctors told the to media and BCCI that his body will take approximately one year to recover.
So from their statement its very clear that Pant will miss out big stage game this year.
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