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BCCI Announcement: Rishabh Pant Gets Green Light for IPL 2024 Comeback, Shami and Rahul Face Setbacks

Rishabh Pant is returning in IPL 2024, can play T20 World Cup.

Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant is returning in IPL 2024.

There is some news for the fans of cricket and Rishabh Pant. BCCI has given an update on the injured players in which Rishabh Pant has given the green signal for IPL 2024. He is ready to make a comeback in IPL.

Injured Indian Wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant Cleared for IPL 2024 Return

Wicketkeeper batsman playing for India who was injured in a car accident in 2022, this incident separated him from the world of cricket. Due to which he had to undergo surgery due to injury in his right knee, and now he has been given permission to play by the medical authorities. In the announcement on Tuesday, 12 March, Pant’s participation in the upcoming IPL season as a wicket-keeper batsman was announced.

BCCI Secretary Jay Shah commented about Pant’s fitness and said, “He is batting well, he is keeping well. We will declare him fit soon.” With this news, if his performance in the IPL is good, then there is every possibility of him being included in the Indian team for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup to be held in the United States and West Indies.

Ponting Welcomes Pant’s Return, Eyes World Cup After IPL Performance

Delhi Capitals head coach and ICC Hall of Famer Ricky Ponting has expressed gratitude for Pant’s return. Ponting said, “He is a big asset for us. If he plays well, he can play the World Cup. Let’s see how he performs in the IPL.”

Pant’s absence is being greatly felt in the Indian team, especially considering his explosive batting and excellent wicket-keeping skills. His fans are eager to see his return, especially his explosive batting in the upcoming IPL.

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Shami out of IPL , KL Rahul expected to return

Giving an update on Shami and KL Rahul, Jay Shah said, “Shami has undergone surgery; he is back in India. Shami is likely to return for the home series against Bangladesh. KL Rahul needs injection, He has started rehab and is in NCA.”

However, the announcement made by BCCI also mentions Shami who is recovering from ankle surgery and has been ruled out of this IPL 2024 season. Shami is also expected to return after a long time for the home series against Bangladesh in September. He is also out of the T20 World Cup and will take a lot of time to recover from the surgery. Indian fast bowler Shami last played a T20 International match in November 2022.

However, on the other hand, there is hope for the return of KL Rahul, who can be seen playing in the IPL this time, he suffered a quadriceps injury while playing a Test match against England. Who is undergoing treatment in London.

Also gave an update on fast bowler Prasidh Krishna who will miss the upcoming IPL as he is currently recovering from surgery on his left proximal quadriceps tendon and is set to resume rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy soon.

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