Sourav Ganguly confirm Rishabh Pant will miss the IPL 2023 season. Pant is now being treat at Mumbai’s Kokilaben Ambani Hospital.
Sourav Ganguly, former India captain and current Director of Cricket for the Delhi Capitals, has stated that stumper-batter Rishabh Pant would be unavailable for the 16th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The 25-year-old is currently healing after a horrific vehicle accident in which he sustained severe injuries throughout his body.
The middle-order batter brought to a local hospital for primary care shortly. After the accident before being transfer to Max Hospital in Dehradoon. The player recently evacuate to Mumbai’s Kokilaben Ambani Hospital, where he had knee surgery.
According to preliminary assessments, Pant will be out of commission for at least six months. While discussing the situation. Ganguly state that Rishabh’s absence will be felt by the squad, but that they will still have a successful season in the upcoming season.
“Rishabh Pant will not be available for the IPL,” said a source. I am associate with the Delhi Capitals. ” It will be a terrific IPL. We will play well, but Rishabh Pant’s injury will hurt the Delhi Capitals. ” Ganguly report by Sports Today as saying.
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Pant’s medical needs will be met by BCCI
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has intervened and assumed complete responsibility for Rishabh Pant’s medical needs. According to rumors, the governing council would also look after Pant’s business interests. Even though Pant will miss the IPL, the Roger Binny-led organization will pay INR 16 crore (Pant’s IPL payroll).
The board will pay his IPL salary as well as the INR 5 crore central contract payments in full. The board’s medical staff is now monitoring Pant’s health and is said to be in frequent contact with the physicians.
Meanwhile, the Delhi Capitals are looking for a new captain for the next season. According to reports, they may look to Australia international David Warner for the position because the veteran has past experience guiding a team in the cash-rich league.
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