Rishabh Pant gets first dose of COVID-19 vaccine
Indian wicketkeeper shared his picture while getting jabbed on social media. Urged people to get vaccinated as soon as possible.
Indian wicketkeeper and Delhi Capitals skipper Rishabh Pant got his first dose of COVID-19 on Thursday. The left-handed explosive batsman took to Twitter to share his vaccinated pictures.
While sharing the news and urging people to get vaccinated as soon as possible, here is what Rishabh Pant wrote in the post –
“Got my first jab today. When you are eligible, please step up and get the vaccine. The sooner we do it, the sooner we can beat this Virus.”
Got my first jab today. When you are eligible, please step up and get the vaccine. The sooner we do it, the sooner we can beat this Virus. pic.twitter.com/D8AC4WrESO
— Rishabh Pant (@RishabhPant17) May 13, 2021
Rishabh Pant has been in a splendid form of late, earning a re-call in the Indian test squad. Played some crucial match-winning knocks helping India create history in Australia against Australia. Pant was given the responsibility of leading Delhi Capitals after Shreyas Iyer was ruled out of the suspended IPL 2021 due to a shoulder injury. Delhi Capitals were placed at the top of the points table until IPL 2021 got suspended. Pant will be seen in the World Test Championship finals in England in mid-June and England series after it.
Rishabh Pant on Saturday, May 8th made a monetary donation to help buy oxygen cylinders and accelerate the availability of beds and medical kits for COVID-19 patients in the country. Pant also said he is interested in working with organizations to help in the fight against the pandemic in “rural India and non-metro cities”. He also added that he is deeply affected by the difficulties the country is facing. He supported Hemkunt Foundation.
— Rishabh Pant (@RishabhPant17) May 8, 2021
Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara, Deepak Chahar, Dinesh Karthik, Siddarth Kaul, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Jasprit Bumrah, Smriti Mandhana also received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.