On Thursday, August 17, Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri and Rishabh Pant crossed paths at JSW’s Vijaynagar steel plant. Talented Indian batsman Rishabh Pant is steadily recuperating, aiming to return to international cricket.
The 25-year-old endured a severe accident in late 2022, sidelining him from contention since then. Nevertheless, Pant’s return is still a distance away, and he’s anticipated to be absent from the upcoming Asia Cup and the ODI World Cup 2023 as well. While Pant maintains his training regimen at the National Cricket Academy (NCA), the 25-year-old was recently seen engaging in a light-hearted conversation with renowned Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri.
Importantly, the two were visiting the Inspire Institute of Sports in Vijaynagar, affiliated with the JSW group, which owns the Delhi Capitals franchise in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Over the past few months, Pant’s social media activity has surged, as he frequently keeps his fans informed about his well-being and recuperation progress.
Moreover, the picture of Pant and Chhetri had the predicted viral effect on social media after it was shared by the official Twitter handle of IPL franchise Delhi Capitals. Notably, both Chhetri and Pant are represented by the JSW Group.
“#SC11 meets #RP17. One strikes them like a (Rocket emoji), while the other launches it to the (Moon emoji),”The post was captioned by Delhi Capitals.
— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) August 17, 2023
Rishabh Pant also had a recent meeting with Mohammed Siraj
Undoubtedly, Rishabh Pant has been highly engaged on social media in recent times. The 25-year-old consistently provided updates to his followers, and while his recovery continues at the NCA, he was also spotted alongside teammate Mohammed Siraj.
Siraj posted the photo with Pant on Instagram, along with an encouraging caption. Additionally, Pant’s batting practice generated great enthusiasm among fans. A recently circulated video depicted Pant batting in a community match, sparking considerable excitement for the 25-year-old’s impending comeback.
Anticipating Pant’s absence in the upcoming significant competitions, fans eagerly await the 25-year-old’s comeback to international cricket, eager to witness his signature performances once more.