‘Bounce back Rishabh’ – Cricketers pray for Rishabh Pant’s speedy recovery after major road accident
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Premier India wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant suffered serious injuries after encountering a horrific road accident while travelling from Delhi to Dehradun on Friday morning. His car collided with the divider and caught fire near Roorkee in Uttarakhand at around 5:30 am, as per multiple media reports.
Pant sustained injuries to his head, knee, and shin due to the accident. He was immediately rushed to a local hospital in Roorkee and was later shifted to Max hospital in Dehradun.
Uttarakhand Police issued an official statement which said that the cricketer fell asleep while driving his car at the time of the accident.
“Indian cricketer Rishabh Pant’s car met with an accident at around 5:30 am. The incident took place at Mohammedpur Jat near Roorkee. According to what Pant said, he dozed off while driving and as a result the car collided with the divider and caught fire. He was moved to the Roorkee hospital from where he has now been shifted to Dehradun,” said Ashok Kumar, Director General of Uttarakhand Police.
Further reports suggested that, Pant is out of danger but will be under close observation in days to come. Several fans and cricketers have extended their best wishes and are praying for Pant’s speedy recovery.
Here’s how the cricketing fraternity reacted:
Wishing a speedy recovery to @RishabPant17. Our prayers and wishes are always with you. Get well soon ✨#RishabhPant #Champ pic.twitter.com/VvVAxuAaTT
— Jhulan Goswami (@JhulanG10) December 30, 2022
Prayers for speedy recovery @RishabhPant17 #caraccident pic.twitter.com/MaD7Q5Pott
— Mohammad Hafeez (@MHafeez22) December 30, 2022
Praying for Rishabh and wishing for his speedy recovery. Get well soon brother.♥️
— Ravindrasinh jadeja (@imjadeja) December 30, 2022
Wishing a very speedy & full recovery to Rishabh! Take care @RishabhPant17
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) December 30, 2022
Terrible news to wake up to..praying for Rishabh’s speedy recovery..🙏🙏
— parthiv patel (@parthiv9) December 30, 2022
Wishing dear @RishabhPant17 a super speedy recovery. Bahut hi Jald swasth ho jaao.
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) December 30, 2022
Wishing you a speedy recovery brother @RishabhPant17 ❤️
Our prayers are with you. 🙏
The entire nation 🇮🇳 is waiting for your fighting comeback! ✊#RishabhPant pic.twitter.com/lHEpQEHOi2
— MANOJ TIWARY (@tiwarymanoj) December 30, 2022
Wishing you a speedy recovery @RishabhPant17 Get well soon.
— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) December 30, 2022
Wishing you a speedy recovery bro @RishabhPant17 Get well soon.
— Rahul Sharma (@ImRahulSharma3) December 30, 2022
Thinking of @RishabhPant17. Hope you’re on the mend and back on your feet soon 🙏
— Ricky Ponting AO (@RickyPonting) December 30, 2022
Get well soon bhai Allah sab thik karega @RishabhPant17 pic.twitter.com/5lyhmc8NUj
— Mohammad Shami (@MdShami11) December 30, 2022
Bounce back Rishabh, let’s all pray for his strong recovery🙏 #GetWellSoon
— Ashwin 🇮🇳 (@ashwinravi99) December 30, 2022