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Leg spinner Lammichhane leaves for India

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KATHMANDU — Star spinner Sandeep Lamichanne is leaving for New Delhi today to link up with his team Delhi Daredevils before participating in the Indian Premier League.

The 17-year-old leg spinner, a member of Nepali national team, was bought by the Delhi Daredevils for a base price of Rs 2 million Indian rupees to play in the 2018 edition of IPL, a Twenty20 tournament featuring various Indian clubs with local and foreign players.

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Speaking at a press conference in Kathmandu on Monday, Lamichhane expressed happiness for being able to represent Nepal in the tournament. He also shared that experience from the tournament would be helpful to the Nepali cricket sector as a whole.

Various cities will hosts the tournament from coming April 7 to May 26.

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Dhangadhi Team Chaurah lifts DPL-2 title

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DHANGADHI — Dhangadhi Team Chauraha has won the second edition of Dhangadhi Premier League Twenty-20 Cricket title defeating Kathmandu Goldens in the final match on Friday.

Team Chauraha emerged as the defending champion of the DPL by restricting Kathmandu Goldens to 60 runs while it was chasing 182 runs target.

Put into bat first after winning the toss at SSP grounds, Sompal Kami-led Chauaraha scored a total of 181-4 in their allotted 20 overs and restricted national cricket team Vice-captain Gyanendra Malla-led Goldens to 160-8.

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Team Chauraha’s LS Bhandari grabbed highest three wickets giving away 22 runs in four overs. Likewise, Roshan Mustafa took two wickets conceding two wickets while Samsad Sheikh and YS Karki grabbed one wicket each piling pressure on the opponent team.

Along with title, Champion Chauaraha bagged a purse of Rs 2.5 million whereas runner-up Goldens was rewarded with Rs one million.

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