Rise and Rise Of Nepalese Leggie

The spectacular rise of Sandeep Lamichhane at the age of just 19 years is truly phenomenal. He already has 51 wickets in just 28 international matches.

Sandeep Lamichhane recently became the joint highest wicket taker in T20 2019 with 28 wickets along with B Glover of Netherlands and Karan Kc of Nepal.

Sandeep Lamichhane

Starting from the small town of beautiful country Nepal, he is leaving his foot marks wherever he plays.He was born on 2 August 2000 in Syangja. Later, he and his family moved to chitwan from where he started his cricketing career.From his first coach,Raju khadka to many high profiled cricketers of different country,his game is heading to next level day by day.

“When they speak, fold your hands with respect, listen and listen intently, for these teachers carve destinies. Today visited the ground where I learnt to bowl and had a wonderful day with my first coach. Thank you for lessons,Raju Khadka Sir. I am grateful.”said Sandeep through his recent social media post.

Sandeep Lamichhane and Raju Khadka

Sandeep’s bowiling style is quite different than other perhaps similar to his inspiration Shane Warne. His unreadable googlies and leg breaks are hitting the world hard.

He made his List-A cricket debut on 16 April 2016 against Namibia.Earlier,he played U-19 cricket for Nepal. His hat-trick against Ireland in U-19 World Cup is still in our mind.Former Australian captain, Michel Clarke was pleased with his cricket and immediately invited him  to his Western Suburbs District Cricket Club.

Sandeep Lamichhane and Michael Clarke

In January 28, he was picked by Delhi Daredevils in IPL. It was the first time any Nepali player had made to the IPL. Starting from IPL, his journey to Big Bash League, Caribbean Premier League  and all other Franchisee Leagues around the world has always been incredible.

Beside these international leagues, Sandeep had  became key bowler in Nepalese side. A 16 year old boy starting his career in-front of thousands of fans in Tribhuwan  International Cricket Ground,he is winning everyone’s heart day by day.

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