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Old Video Of Shikhar Dhawan Advising Rishabh Pant To Drive Safely Resurfaces
By CricShots - Dec 31, 2022 11:41 am
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The young Indian wicket-keeper batter, Rishabh Pant met with a horrifying car crash on December 30 morning while traveling from Delhi to Roorkee. The 25-year-old dozed off for a bit and his car hit a divider before catching fire. The cricketer suffered multiple injuries and was rushed to a nearby hospital for immediate aid. Later, he was transferred to Max Hospital in Dehradun for further treatment.

Shikhar Dhawan and Rishabh Pant did the job for India

According to the latest medical report, the southpaw has two cuts on his forehead, a ligament tear in his right knee, and has also hurt his right wrist, ankle, and toe and has suffered abrasion injuries on his back.

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Meanwhile, following the heart-wrenching incident, an old video has been making rounds on social media where Rishabh Pant can be seen with Shikhar Dhawan. Pant asks Dhawan for one piece of advice he has for him, to which Dhawan responds and asks him to drive carefully. The duo then bursts into laughter as Pant promises Dhawan that he will drive carefully.

Here is the video of the conversation:

After the tragic accident, a lot of former cricketers and Rishabh Pant’s current teammates extended their best wishes to him. Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted about the 25-year-old and mentioned that he is distressed by the accident and is praying for Pant’s speedy recovery.

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Former India skipper Virat Kohli also wrote heartfelt wishes and wished for his teammate’s speedy recovery. Meanwhile, Uttarkhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami promised to extend all possible support to the cricketer. Notably, Pant’s brain and spinal cord MRI scans have returned normal results while he has undergone plastic surgery for his facial injuries.