Rishabh Pant set to return in IPL 2024; participates in a warm-up match for the first time since injury

Cricket enthusiasts and fans of the dynamic Indian wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant were recently treated to heartwarming news as the Uttarakhand-born cricketer made a promising return to the cricketing action.

Rishabh Pant takes part in a warm-up match

After sustaining multiple injuries following a car crash, Pant is now gearing up to roar back into action, setting his sights on the IPL 2024 and the T20 World Cup 2024. In a recent positive development, Pant participated in a warm-up match for the first time since his injuries, showcasing his determination and resilience.

Road to recovery

Pant’s journey back to the cricket field has been nothing short of extraordinary. Overcoming the challenges posed by multiple surgeries resulting from a car crash, Pant has demonstrated unwavering commitment to his fitness and rehabilitation. His recent participation in a warm-up match is a testament to his hard work, dedication, and the support he has received from the medical team.

Pant all set to participate in IPL 2024

The latest reports from Cricbuzz suggest that Pant, despite the hurdles he faced, seems to have regained his flair and form. In a warm-up game held in Alur, Pant showcased the same agility and precision that made him a force to be reckoned with on the cricket field. His return to form bodes well not only for him but also for the Delhi Capitals, who are reportedly considering him to lead the side in IPL 2024.

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Delhi Capitals prepares a strategy for Pant’s comeback

While the Delhi Capitals management is keen on having Pant lead the team, there is speculation that they might opt not to burden him with the wicketkeeping duties to avoid stressing his leg. The decision to balance his workload is a crucial one, considering Pant’s recent injuries. The team management will have to weigh the benefits of his leadership against the potential strain on his recovery.

IPL 2024 Auction presence

Pant’s determination to make a comeback was evident when he was present during the IPL 2024 Auction. His intent to be a part of the action was clear, but the final decision lies with the National Cricket Academy (NCA) and its medical staff. Medical clearance from the NCA is paramount before Pant can participate in any cricketing event, ensuring his well-being and readiness for the challenges ahead.

The role of NCA authorities and BCCI

Pant has been diligently working on his fitness and rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy. Under the constant supervision of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and their medical team, Pant’s progress is closely monitored. The NCA and BCCI play a pivotal role in determining when Pant is ready to make a full-fledged return to competitive cricket.

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