Nepalese player Sandeep Lamichhane is only 22 years old, but his name is already well-known to all cricket fans. The young talent managed to play in top teams and leagues and recently became the captain of the Nepal national team. In 2023, the player set the record for the fastest 100 wickets in One Day International and became the best player in the ACC Men’s Premier Cup. And the talented athlete is not going to stop there.
Sandeep was born on August 2, 2000 in Aruchaur, Syangja. Since childhood, he has been interested in cricket, delighted by watching the game of his idols – Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne.
Already at the age of 14, Lamichhane entered the Chitwan Cricket Academy, where he polished his skills under the guidance of the famous player Raju Khadka. In the very first year of training, the coach of the Nepal national team, Pubudu Dasanayake, saw the athlete’s potential. Soon he invited the young Sandeep to the country’s youth team training camp.
Lamichhane plays the right-arm leg-spin bowler position – like his Australian idol Shane Warne. The strong spin of the ball, the ideally chosen point of contact of the field and the unpredictable rebound make it the most inconvenient serve for the opponent’s batsmen.
At the same time, Sandeep’s style of play is as spectacular as possible, and watching him serve the ball is a pleasure. That is why bookmakers pay special attention to the young cricket star of Nepal cricket. For example, in the 1xBet app, you can quickly find Lamichhane’s game statistics and place any odds on matches with him.
The athlete made his debut in the youth team of his native country at the age of 16. In his second Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2016 match against Ireland, Sandeep was a man of the match, scoring a hat-trick for the first time in youth championship history.
After such an impressive debut, he was invited to play for the Kowloon Cantons in the Hong Kong T20 Blitz 2016 top championship. The following year, he played in the ACC Under-19 Asia Cup 2017, where he again showed his skills and received an individual award. For sports experts, the new success of the player did not come as a surprise – a great future was predicted for Sandeep Lamichhane.
In 2018, Lamichhane became the first Nepalese cricketer in history to qualify for the prestigious Indian Premier League (IPL). There he played for the Delhi Capitals team. Then there was a stop at the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots of the Caribbean Premier League and a contract with the Melbourne Stars of the Australian Big Bash League (BBL).
In subsequent years, the athlete honed his skills in the best clubs on the planet. He played for Sylhet Sixers in Bangladesh Premier League (BBL), Lahore Qalandars in Pakistan Super League, Toronto Nationals in Global T20 Canada, Jamaica Tallawahs in Caribbean Premier League (CPL), Hobart Hurricanes in Hobart Hurricanes in Big Bash League and for the Dambulla Giants in the Lanka Premier League.
In parallel, the athlete successfully played for the national team. So, in October 2021, Sandeep won the International Cricket Council Player of the Month title. In December of that year, he became the captain of the Nepal national team.
The player’s victories did not go unnoticed. Sandeep Lamichhane quickly became a superstar in Nepal, India and other countries where cricket is traditionally popular. Nepalese boys want to be like their idols and enrol in sections, increasing the popularity and prestige of this sport.
By cricket standards, Sandeep Lamichhane is at the beginning of his career and will delight fans with successful performances for many years. He confidently leads the national team to future victories thanks to his innate talent, hard work in training and leadership qualities. Nepalese cricket fans believe in the young player’s potential and look forward to seeing him play for years to come.
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