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.
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.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.