Facts of Sandeep Lamichhane
|Full Name:||Sandeep Lamichhane|
|Birth Date:||August 2, 2000|
|Birth Place||Narayangarh, Nepal|
|Father||Chandra Narayan Lamichhane|
|Siblings||Mohan Lamichhane (brother) and Indu Lamichhane (sister).|
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Sandeep Lamichhane is a Nepali International Cricketer who is widely popular as a Leg Break Bowler at the Cricket Association of Nepal. Indeed, he is the first Nepali player to be included in the IPL Auction list hired by Delhi Daredevils.
Sandeep joined CAN on September 15, 2015, and came to the limelight after playing the 2015-2017 World Cricket League Championship on April 16, 2016, against Namibia. Lamichhane, leg-spinner and captain of U-19 Nepal Cricket has been listed in World’s Best Young Cricketer list.
Sandeep Lamichhane was born on August 2, 2000, in Narayangarh, Nepal. Sandeep is a proud son of Chandra Narayan Lamichhane, an employee of the Indian Railway. Lamichhane grew up in a middle-class Nepalese family.
Sandeep spent most of his childhood days in Aarchaur, Talpokhari of Syangja district. According to the will of his dad, Sandeep migrated to India and he completed his studies until the 4th standard there.
How Much is Lamichhane’s Net Worth & Salary?
17 years old, Sandeep Lamicchane had bought by Delhi Daredevils Franchise on IPL at a base price of 20 lakh Indian Currency(IC) on 27th April 2017. Furthermore, He is also drafted to play for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in Caribbean Premier League for $5000.
In 2018, his net worth had an estimated above $42000 through his career as a cricketer. As a salary, he receives $2000 per from the Cricket Association of Nepal(CAN).
Nepalese Cricketer Lamichhane’s Career
Sandeep began playing cricket at a very young age. While staying in India, Lamichhane got to know more about cricket at the time. Since then, he pursued playing cricket after returning back to his hometown Syangja. At the age of 11, Sandeep was able to showcase himself as a standout athlete to the Chitwan Cricket Academy in Narayangarh, as his family incoherently planned to settle down in Chitwan.
One of the turning moments of Sandeep’s life came when Pubudu Dassanayake, the mentor of the National Cricket Team made a frequent visit to Champa Chaur, Narayangarh. In his presence, Sandeep had chosen to expose his talent as a cricketer. With some wonderful blend of googlies and leg breaks, Clarke stood up in sheer stunningness.
As a result, he made List A debut on 16 April 2016 against Namibia in ICC World Cricket League Championship. He played 2016 U-19 cricket from Nepal where he took a hat-trick against the Ireland U-19 team in the tournament. He became the first Nepali Cricketer & fifth bowler to take the hat-trick in the history of the U-19 Cricket World Cup.
He ended the tournament as second-highest wicket-taker along with 14 wickets at an average of 17.07 & strike rate of 21.9. Remarkably, Lamichhane received a letter from former Australian Captain Michael Clarke in September 2016 to play at the Sydney based Western Suburbs District Cricket Club. There he learned many things regarding his bowling technique & improved his bowling. In the 2017 ACC U-19 Asia Cup, he took 5 wickets in just 8 runs that restricted the Malaysia U-19 team to total runs of 45.
Beyond that, Lamichhane was included in the list of players for the 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction where his base price is estimated to be 20 lakh IC. Hence, in January 2018, he participated in ICC World Cricket League Division Two tournament from Nepal. He was crowned with ICC World Cricket League Division Two player of the tournament cause he took the highest wicket of 17 with economical bowling.
In the tournament, ICC named him as the rising star of Nepal’s squad. Nonetheless, Sandeep had drafted to play for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in Caribbean Premier League for $5000 in March 2018.
Hou much is Sandeep Social Active on Social Sites?
Sandeep Lamichhane is active on social networking sites including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has about 137,297 followers on Facebook, 15.2k followers on Instagram and above 41.6K followers on Twitter. He stands at 5 ft 8 inches (1.73 cm).