Rishabh Pant pay condolences to families of those affected by Uttarakhand flash floods

India vs England: The wicket-keeper batsman notched a blistering knock of 91 off 88 deliveries, including 9 fours and 5 huge sixes. At Stumps on Day 3, India are 257 for the loss of six wickets in the Chennai Test.

By Mohit Sindhu, Updated : Feb 07, 2021 18:54 IST
Rishabh Pant pay condolences to families of those affected by Uttarakhand flash floods
Rishabh Pant during the opening match. (Image Source: getty images)

Rishabh Pant: The Indian cricket team wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant, who is currently in Chennai as India is battling with England in the first Test at Chepauk. Pant takes his Twitter handle to pay his condolences to all the families of those affected by the Uttarakhand flash floods as the hundreds of casualties feared after flash flooding in Chamoli district in Uttarakhand.

''My sincere condolences and prayers for the families of those affected by the Uttarakhand flash floods. I hope that the rescue operations underway are able to help those in trouble, Pant tweeted.''

During the match, the southpaw notched a blistering knock of 91 off 88 deliveries, including 9 fours and 5 huge sixes. Chasing a mammoth total of 578, Kohli and co lost wickets at regular intervals. Pant along with Pujara helped revive India's first innings. The duo put a decisive 119-run stand for the fifth wicket as India finished day three on 257/6. His battle with England spinner Leach was one of the highlights of the day.

What is Chamoli (U.K) Flash Flood:

A glacial burst in the Chamoli district caused flash flooding from the Rishiganga river. Hundreds of laborers working on a power project in the area are feared to have been caught up in the devastation, according to Ashok Kumar, Director General of Police. Police and National Disaster Response Force are at the scene, with flooding expected to also hit Srinagar, Rishikesh, and Haridwar.

According to the latest reports, the dam was damaged by a glacier burst, causing flooding in the Dholi River. The Tapovan Barrage is completely demolished. Many people have been reported missing since the incident. ITBP and NDRFare constantly carrying out relief operations in the affected areas.