New Delhi: Since the first season of the IPL, it has been speculated that many young cricketers have made their great cricket career through IPL. And now it has proved as the Nepalese leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane engraved his name in history after bought by Delhi Daredevils at the 2018 Indian Premier League Auction. Witt this he became the first ever from his country to be sold in the auction.
The 17 year old Sandeep came into the limelight for the first time after he made a hat-trick against Ireland at the 2016 ICC U-19 World Cup in Bangladesh. Notably, Nepal was entered the quarterfinals of the tournament for the first in their cricket history as well. He finished his match with the title of the second highest wicket taker with 14 wickets.
Separately, his performance earned lot of praises from the former Australian captain Michael Clarke and his idol Shane Warne. Moreover, for his excellency he later travelled to Australia and took his training for the better future from Clarke’s cricket academy in Sydney. He also represented his club Western Suburbs there.
Earlier in September 2016, by a release from Western Suburbs District Cricket Club Clarke said, “Sandeep is a fantastic young man who enjoys his cricket and is extremely passionate about the game. It is a really exciting opportunity to have such a talented Nepalese cricketer travel this distance to come and test his skills and improve his game at my academy.”