29 January 2018

Sandeep Lamichhane Becomes 1st Nepal player to Get IPL Contract

Sandeep Lamichhane Becomes 1st Nepal player to Get IPL Contract


Sandeep Lamichhane became the first cricketer from Nepal to land a deal an IPL contract. He was picked by Delhi Daredevils in the player's auction. The 17-year-old, the only Nepal player in the IPL auction, was sold at his base price of Rs 20 lakh.

The leg-spinner rose to prominence with a successful outing at the 2016 U-19 World Cup where he guided Nepal to a creditable eighth place. He hogged the limelight by becoming the second-highest wicket-taker in the tournament with 14 scalps in six innings.

Source- The Hindu Business Line

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