Shah Rukh Khan was 'horrified' after learning of Rishabh Pant's car accident: 'I saw the CCTV footage and…' | Cricket

As Kolkata Knight Riders take on Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League on Monday, franchise co-owner Shah Rukh Khan sent a special message to Rishabh Pant while sharing his first reaction on the serious car accident involving the wicketkeeper-batsman counter. Pant suffered multiple injuries in a tragic car accident near Roorkee, Uttarakhand in 2022.

Shah Rukh Khan was 'horrified' after learning about Rishabh Pant's car accident.

Undergoing initial treatment at a hospital in Dehradun, Panting was flown to Mumbai, where he remained under the supervision of the BCCI specialist consultant. Pant underwent surgeries to reconstruct all three ligaments in his right knee. The Indian left-hander completed his rehab at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore before making an impressive return to the championship. IPL2024.

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“I saw the CCTV footage and…”

In a video shared by KKR during their match against DC, co-owner Shah Rukh said he was “horrified” after learning about Rishabh Pant's car accident. “It was horrible. I saw this video (of his car). It was horrible ! Because we did not know then what the consequence of this accident had been. So you have the worst feelings. To me, these boys are like my own sons. I also have young people on my team. I hoped he was not seriously injured,” Shah Rukh said. Star sports.

“And an athlete who gets injured is a double jeopardy. Worse than that, we get injured. I wish him all the best. I hope his knee will be fully recovered soon. During the last match, when I met him, I told him don't get up, it must hurt I hugged him and asked him: are you okay? I hadn't seen him before, after the accident, am I? really happy that he is back, he is playing well and I hope he continues to play well,” added Shah Rukh.

When Shah Rukh met Pant in Vizag

Shah Rukh and Pant grabbed the attention of IPL fans with their unforgettable interaction in Vizag. KKR co-owner SRK graced the hall to congratulate the players after KKR outclassed DC in Delhi's home match in Vizag. As Pant stood up to greet King Khan, the famous cator urged him to remain seated. Pant and SRK shared a warm hug and exchanged a few words after the IPL match. Shah Rukh was praised for his special gesture at the time.

How Pant performed against KKR at Eden Gardens

Batting first in Match No. 47 of IPL 2024, Pant's Delhi Capitals were reduced to 101-7 in 13.3 overs at the Eden Gardens. DC skipper Pant smashed two fours and a six in his 20-ball 27 against the double winners. Pant was dismissed by spinner Varun Chakaravarthy in the 10th over of DC's innings. Pant has 397 runs to his name in 11 matches this season. The DC skipper is the fourth highest run-getter in IPL 2024.

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