When will Rishabh Pant return to the field, will he be fit till the World Cup? Former fast bowler gave a big update
Recently, Rishabh Pant was seen walking at the airport without the support of any stick or crutches. Looking at this, it looks like he is recovering from injury fast.
Team India’s star wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant is away from the field after being a victim of a car accident last year. During this, he suffered a knee injury and could not play the Test series against Australia. After this did not play in IPL 2023 also. He will also not be able to play in the World Test Championship final (WTC Final) between Australia and India in London, England in June. The Asia Cup and ODI World Cup are yet to be held this year. The chances of this wicketkeeper playing in the World Cup are very less.
Recently, Rishabh Pant was seen walking at the airport without the support of any stick or crutches. Looking at this, it looks like he is recovering from injury fast. Meanwhile, former Team India fast bowler S. Sreesanth has informed that by when he can return to the field. He said on Star Sports that he had met the wicket-keeper batsman recently. He said that Pant is hopeful that he can return to the field in 6 to 8 months.
What did Sreesanth say?
Talking about Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson, Sreesanth said, “I support Sanju. In the last 4-5 years I have always told him to perform in first class cricket and not just in IPL. Perform consistently. Ishan Kishan and Rishabh Pant – both were ahead of him and still are. Pant is not there but he will come back. I met him recently, he firmly believes that he can come back within 6 to 8 months.”
Pant’s knee surgery
In December last year, Rishabh Pant’s car met with an accident while going from Delhi to Roorkee. The car was badly burnt. Pant had a narrow escape in this accident. After this, he was initially treated for a few days at Max Hospital in Dehradun. Then the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) airlifted him and brought him to Mumbai. He underwent knee surgery at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital here.