For Rishabh Pant’s speedy recovery, Indian cricketers offer prayers at the Mahakaleshwar temple in Ujjain cricket news

For Rishabh Pant's speedy recovery, Indian cricketers prayed at Ujjain's Mahakaleshwar temple

Indian cricketers are praying for Rishabh Pant© ANI/Twitter

Some members of the Indian cricket team, who are in Madhya Pradesh for the third and final ODI against New Zealand, visited the famous Mahakaleshwar temple in Ujjain on Monday morning to offer prayers. The players, Suryakumar Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav and Washington Sundar arrived at the Mahakal Temple along with the Indian cricket team staff on Monday morning. India’s star batsman Suryakumar Yadav said he prayed to Mahakal for the speedy recovery of his teammate Rishabh Pant.

Pant was involved in a car accident on December 30 and suffered several serious injuries, however, he is making good progress with his recovery.

“We have prayed for Rishabh Pant’s speedy recovery. His return is very important for us. We have already won the series against New Zealand, looking forward to the final match against them,” Suryakumar Yadav told ANI.

The players and staff also participated in the ‘Bhasma Aarti’ of Lord Shiva which was performed in the early morning at the temple. The players were dressed in traditional attire – dhoti and angabhastram while posing with the Indian cricket team staff.

Team India will play the third and final match of the ODI series against New Zealand at the Holkar Stadium in Indore on Tuesday.

India sealed a comprehensive eight-wicket victory over New Zealand in the second ODI to clinch their seventh consecutive ODI series at the Shaheed Bir Narayan Singh International Stadium in Raipur on Saturday.

(Except for the headline, this story was not edited by NDTV staff and appeared on a syndicated feed.)

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