Sandeep Lamichhane Biography

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Sandeep Lamichhane

Quick Facts Of Sandeep Lamichhane

Celebrated Name Sandeep Lamichhane
Age 18 Years
Nick Name Kancha, Nepal's Shane Warne, King of Spin
Birth Name Sandeep Lamichhane
Birth Date 2000-08-02
Gender Male
Profession Cricketer
Nationality Nepalese
Height 1.68 M
Father Chander Narayan Lamichhane
Height 5 Feet 6 Inch
Weight 55 kg
Religion Hindu
Birth Nation Nepal
Place Of Birth Syangja, Nepal
Mother Kopila Devi
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Net Worth $42000
Salary $2000
Links Wikipedia 

A young promising Sandeep Lamichhane is a Nepali Cricket player who currently plays for the Nepal national cricket team. He is a right-handed leg spin bowler and a batsman. He rose to prominence when he was featured in 2018 edition of IPL ( Indian Premier League). He is the first Nepalese cricketer to get a contract to play in IPL. The Delhi Daredevils purchased him for INR 2 million in 2018. He made his international debut in  ICC World Cricket League Championship against Namibia on April 16, 2016. He played against many countries including Namibia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Ireland. He also played for World XI in a Twenty20 International match against West Indies. Currently, he is signed by Australian cricket club. He became the first Nepali cricketer to play Big Bash League.

He is the recipient of 2017 NNIPA Best Youth Player of the Year.

Best Known for

  • He is the first Nepali international to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) when he was signed by Delhi Daredevils in 2018 IPL.

Early Life of Sandeep

Sandeep Lamichhane was born on 2nd August 2000 in Armchair, Syanga, Nepal. His father name is Chandra Narayan Lamichhane and mother name is Kopila Devi Lamichhane. His nationality is Nepali. His ethnicity is South Asian. He belongs to Hindu religion. He also has 2 siblings named Mohan Lamichhane (Brother) and Indu Lamichhane Neupane (Sister). He grew up playing cricket at his hometown and idolizes Indian legend cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and Australian Shane Warne as his inspiration.


Body Features of Sandeep

Sandeep stands 5 ft 6 in tall and has a balanced weight of 55 Kg. He has maintained his body perfectly fit.

Career of Sandeep

  • Sandeep Lamichane started playing cricket at the Chitwan Cricket Academy.
  • At the age of 14, he was discovered by the Nepali Captain Paras Khadka and former coach of Nepal Cricket Team Pubudu Dassanayake and picked him for the youth camp.
  • In April 2016, he made his List A debut in the 2015-17 ICC World Cricket League Championship against Namibia.
  • In the second match of 2016 U19 Cricket World Cup, he became the 5th bowler in the U-19 world cup history to take a hat-trick taking the wickets of Lorcan Tucker, Adam Dennison, and Flachra Tucker of Ireland.
  • In September 2016, Lamichhane was offered to join the Sydney-based Western Suburbs Districts Cricket Club by Australian captain, Michael Clarke.
  • In January 2018, Sandeep Lamichhane was named in the list of players for auction in the 2018 IPL.
  • He joined Indian Premier League club side Delhi Daredevils, agreeing on 20 lakhs contract and became the first Nepali cricketer ever to play in the IPL.
  • He ended his IPL season with 5 wickets for 82 runs in 12 overs playing 3 matches.
  • In March 2018, he was drafted by St Kitts and Nevis Patriots to play in Caribbean Premier League for $5k.
  • In June 2018, he was selected by Canadian club Montreal Tigers to play in the inaugural edition of the Global T20 Canada tournament.
  • In September 2018, Afghani club Nangarhar signed him to play in their first edition of Afghanistan Premier League.
  • In October 2018, Australian club Melbourne Stars signed him for the BBL ( Big Bash League) making him the first Nepali professional to sign for an Australian club.
  • In October 2018, he was also drafted by Sylhet Sixers for the 2018-19 Bangladesh Premier League.

International Career of Sandeep Lamichhane

  • Sandeep Lamichhane was named ICC World Cricket League Division Two Player of the tournament, where he took a total of 17 wickets in six fixtures.
  • ICC named Lamichhane as one of the ten players to watch ahead of 2018 Cricket World Cup Qualifier followed by rising star at the end of the tournament.
  • He made his T20I debut for the ICC Rest of the World XI team against the West Indies.
  • Nepal achieved ODI status during the 2018 Cricket World Cup Qualifier in February.
  • In July 2018, Lamichhane made his ODI debut for Nepal in their first ever ODI match against the Netherlands.
  • Lamichhane took 24 wickets in six matches in the 2018-19 ICC World Twenty20 Asia Qualifier tournament.

Net Worth and Salary of Sandeep

The net worth of this famous cricketer is estimated to have NPR 30 Lakh. The salary of Sandeep is still to be revealed yet and will be updated soon. He is a young rising talent cricketer of Nepal, whose bowling capability will take him to the International level often in many years to come.

Affairs of Sandeep

Sandeep is a very secretive person regarding his personal life. He is surrounded by many beautiful girls but has not been spotted in public places as well as on social sites. Sandeep is an unmarried person. He possibly may have a girlfriend.

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