The Indian batter will be admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Medical Research Institute.
Last Updated: 09.41 AM, Jan 04, 2023
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) took to their Twitter handle to give an update on Rishabh Pant's health. The Indian cricket board said that the wicketkeeper is being airlifted from Dehradun to Mumbai because one of the two ligament tears in his knee needs immediate intervention.
"Rishabh will undergo surgery and subsequent procedures for ligament tears and will continue to be monitored by the BCCI Medical Team throughout his recovery and rehabilitation," the BCCI said in a statement.
"The Board will make every effort to aid and expedite the recovery process of Rishabh and will provide him with all the support he needs during this period."
In Mumbai, Pant will be under the care of Dr Dinshaw Pardiwala, Head - of the Centre for Sports Medicine, and Director - of Arthroscopy & Shoulder Service at the hospital.
According to the statement, Rishabh will undergo surgery and subsequent procedures for ligament tears. He will continue to be monitored by the BCCI Medical Team throughout his recovery and rehabilitation.