Sandeep Lamichhane (Cricketer) Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More
Bio/Wiki Nickname(s)Kancha, King of Spin, Nepal's Shane Warne ProfessionCricketer (Bowler) Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm in meters- 1.68 m in feet inches- 5’ 6” Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 55 kg in pounds- 121 lbs Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 36 inches - Waist: 28 inches - Biceps: 10 inches Eye ColourBrown Hair ColourBlack Cricket International DebutList A- 8 February 2018 against Namibia at Windhoek, Namibia Jersey Number#25 (Domestic) National SideNepal
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Sandeep was born in Nepal. Though his family shifted to India when he was a child, he stayed in Nepal to fulfil his dream of becoming a cricketer. Later, he also came to India.
Lamichchane took interest in cricket when he was just six or seven years old and lived in Haryana, India where he spent his 5 years.
At the age of 11, he moved to Nepal and joined the ‘Chitwan Cricket Academy‘ in Narayangarh, Bharatpur, Nepal where he received training under the guidance of Raju Khadka.
Childhood photo of Sandeep Lamichhane
In May 2016, he was playing for ‘Kowloon Cantons’ at the inaugural ‘Hong Kong T20 Blitz.’ Australian cricketer Michael Clarke was impressed with his performance and sponsored his tour for ‘Michael Clarke Cricket Academy.’
Sandeep Lamichhane with former Australia skipper Michael Clarke
Lamichchane also got the chance to play ‘Australian Grade Cricket’ in Sydney, Australia.
In the same year, he got selected in the ‘Nepal Under-19’ cricket team and played his first match for ‘2016 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup’ in Bangladesh.
In 2017, he received NNIPA Award for the ‘Best Youth Player of the Year.’
In 2018, he got an opportunity to play for ‘Nepal’ in the ‘ICC World Cricket League Division Two’ and made his debut against ‘Namibia’, in which he picked 4 wickets by giving just 18 runs and declared as the ‘Man of the Match.’
Lamichchane is the brand ambassador for ‘Invento Engineering & Consultant Private Limited.’
He is the first Nepali cricketer to have played in the ‘Indian Premier League.’ ‘Delhi Daredevils’ bought him for ₹20 lakhs in the ‘2018 IPL’ auction.
Lamichchane was also named among the top 10 players for the ‘2018 Cricket World Cup Qualifier’ tournament by International Cricket Council.
Here is an Interview of Sandeep Lamichhane.
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