Sandeep Lamichhane © Getty Images
Sandeep Lamichhane © Getty Images

Nepal cricket was not as prominent as it is today. With an ODI status up their sleeves, Nepal have reached the level of the likes of Afghanistan, Ireland in cricket. MS Dhoni had lauded Nepal’s success when they were given ODI status. Two names resonate with Nepal’s success: their skipper Paras Khadka and spinner Sandeep Lamichhane. Both the players have solely handled the batting and bowling departments of the side.

Lamichhane, in particular, is over the moon. He became the first Nepal cricketer to be picked in VIVO IPL 2018 for his base price INR 20 lakhs. Delhi Daredevils (DD) are to take on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in Match 13 of 2018 IPL. Lamichhane is yet to play a game for the side. If he does so today, there cannot be a better day for the youngster to make a debut than April 16. It was on this day, Lamichhane made his debut for Nepal as well.  Lamichanne is already reminisced the day: