Who is Sandeep Lamichhane ?- Biography
Sandeep Lamichhane is a Nepalese cricketer and former captain of the Nepal national cricket team. Sandeep Lamichhane is a right-handed leg spin bowler. Lamichhane plays for Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League. He is the first Nepalese cricketer to get a contract and play in the Indian Premier League.
When was Sandeep Lamichhane Born? Age
Sandeep Lamichhane was born on 2 August 2000 in Aruchaur, Syangja, Nepal. As of 2024, his age is 23, and his nickname Sandy.
He holds Nepali nationality and believes in Hindu ethnicity. According to an astrologer chart, his zodiac sign is Leo.
Talking about his family details and Education details
His father’s name is Chander Narayan Lamichhane and he is an employee in Indian Railway. His mother’s name is Kopila Devi Lamichhane. He grew up with his sister Indu Lamichhane Neupane and his brother Mohan Lamichhane.
Sandeep Lamichhane – Career
Sandeep Lamichhane started his career at the Chitwan Cricket Academy. When he was just 14 years old, the Canadian coach Pubudu Dassanayake chose him for the youth camp after being impressed by his bowling abilities.
When Sandeep was selected for the ICC Under-19 World Cup in 2016, he showed off his bowling ability by taking five wickets and completing a hat-trick against Ireland, bowling Lorcan Tucker, Adam Dennison, and Fiachra Tucker to the wicket. With a bowling average of 5/27, he set the competition record and was named Man of the Match.
In the ICC World Cricket League Championship between 2015 and 2017, he made his debut against Namibia. When Sandeep and Michael Clarke played together at the Hong Kong Twenty20 blitz in May 2016, the former Australian captain was impressed by Sandeep’s talent and drive. In September 2016, Clarke extended an invitation for him to perform at the Sydney Western Suburbs District Cricket Club.
His popularity grew, and in January 2018, he was purchased by the Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL) an auction, becoming the first cricket player from Nepal to play in the league. He was also chosen for Nepal’s 2018 ICC World Cricket League Division Two competition in January.
In the competition’s first game against Namibia, he claimed four wickets for eighteen runs in eight and a half overs. For his efforts, he was named Man of the Match.
He claimed three wickets for thirty runs in the match against the United Arab Emirates. Against Kenya, he claimed five wickets for twenty runs. In the end, he was named Player of the Tournament.
A 17-year-old girl complained about Lamichhane at Gaushala Metropolitan Police Circle in September of 2022. As per the police report, the offense took place on August 21, 2022. The girl said that she was a fan of the cricket player and that they frequently spoke with one another on Snapchat and WhatsApp.
Later that month, Sandeep Lamichhane was placed on the Interpol member states’ police escapee list after Nepal police issued a release notice against him through the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol).
Lamichhane then confirmed his innocence in a Facebook post. “All of the accusations against me have affected me mentally,” he said. I have isolated myself since I am under a lot of mental stress and am not well. I’ve been heeding the doctor’s suggestions,” Lamichhane declared. “I’ll return to Nepal as soon as I can.”
Rape Allegations and Conviction [Updated 2024]
The Kathmandi District Court supervised by Shishir Raj Dhakal, found Sandeep Lamichhane of raping the girl known as “Gaushala 26” by taking advantage of her financial situation on December 29, 2023.
Likewise, his BBL and other T20 tournament license, and also visa were cancelled. The court set a separate hearing for January 10, 2024, to decide the duration of imprisonment, as well as the fines or compensation. The court, however, stated that the girl Sandeep Lamichhane raped was not a minor.
Height and Weight
Sandeep Lamichhane has a height of 5 feet 6 inches and weighs around 55 kg. Looking at his athletic body type, he has 36 inches Chest, 28 inches Waist, and 10 inches biceps.
Focusing on his outer appearance, he has black hair with a pair of brown eyes.
He has managed his social sites and his fan following. He has 962k followers on his Facebook under his username. On his Instagram profile, he has 259k followers under his username @sandeep_lamichhane25.
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