Sandeep Lamichhane, aka Sandy is one of the most emerging cricketers in world cricket. The Nepalese youth cricket prodigy has been one of the most searched cricketers after his leap in world cricket. Sandeep became the first Nepalese player to play in Indian Premier League franchise based cricket.
He is a right-handed leg-spinner who plays for Indian Premier League side Delhi Daredevils. He is compared to legendary Australian cricketer Shane Warne.
|Profession||Cricketer. (Right arm leggie.)|
|Born||2 August, 2000|
|Birth Place||Syangja, Nepal|
Sandeep Lamichhane biography
Sandeep Lamichhane was born on second August 2000 in Syangja, one of the districts of Nepal. His ride to rise in Nepalese cricket has been more than a fairytale. Sandeep was first spotted by then Nepal’s cricket team head coach Pubudu Dassanayake in September 2015. It is believed that Pubudu was on his route to attending a marriage in Dhangadi, while he was requested to observe cricketers in an academy in Chitwan. He then saw Sandeep training in Campachaur in Chitwan and was immediately brought to national team camp. Sandeep has never looked back thereafter. He first made his ranks in age group playing U-19 world cup where he was widely observed and compared to Shane Warne. Then, he got an invitation to play alongside Michael Clarke in Hong Kong where Clarke started to like the youngster.
Former Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke was impressed by Sandeep’s dedication and ability to learn cricket. This is why Clarke invited to play in Australia. Clarke is still considered as Sandeep’s godfather.
Later Sandeep was bought by Indian Premier League side Delhi Daredevils. Delhi had another Australian former captain Ricky Ponting as head coach. Sandeep was bought for a base price of Rs 3.2 Million Nepalese rupees, equivalent to $30,000 USD every year.
Sandeep was also selected in Canadian Premier League and Carribean Premier League, making him busy throughout the calendar year in franchise-based cricket.
Sandeep made his One Day International debut alongside his captain Paras Khadka. He went on to take three wickets in Nepal’s historic ODI win against the Netherlands. This was Nepal’s first win in One Day International cricket, marking his name in the history of Nepalese cricket.
Sandeep got to play in Indian Premier League only after Delhi were out of the playoff race, but the little master utilized the opportunity and shined. He claimed five wickets and won a Stylish player award in one of the games for Delhi. He was very economical compared to other Delhi bowlers in the matches he played.
Sandeep Lamichhane House
Sandeep Lamichhane was born on Syangja district of Nepal. He later spent his childhood in India where his father worked. His parents moved to Chitwan district. His house is recently in Chitwan. Sandeep does not always speak up about his family in media, so it is just little known about his house and family. However, he loves his family and when he has time, he usually flies to his house in Chitwan and spends some personal time with his beloved ones.
Sandeep Lamichhane Car
Sandeep Lamichhane is still beneath the age of driving a car, but he is among the few cricketers in Nepal that own a car. After returning from his successful stint at Indian Premier League, Sandeep was contracted by Sipradi trading for three years and was handed a car worth Nrs 2.5 million in Nepalese market. This values around $25000 in USD.
Rajan Babu Shrestha, CEO at Sipradi Trading and signed the MOU amid a program held at Soaltee Hotel in Kathmandu. Sandeep will promote the brand for three years according to the contract.
Sipradi is the sole distributor of Tata car in Nepal and they have already endorsed cricketers Aarif Sheikh and Sunil Dhamala earlier.
Sandeep Lamichhane Songs
Besides cricket, Sandeep has a great interest in singing and he is a decent singer as well. He has publicly admitted his interest of singing in different interviews which are available on YouTube as well. He has released his own song as well which has more than two hundred thousand views in two weeks time.
Sandeep Lamichhane Net Worth and Earnings
Sandeep Lamichhane is most probably the highest earning cricketer in Nepal. All the Grade A level players from Nepal earn about $350 monthly equivalent (Nrs 35000). Besides this, Sandeep earns from playing in different Franchise based cricket tournaments, like Indian Premier League IPL, Carribean Premier League and the league in Canada.
He played for Montreal Tigers in Canada T20 and become the first spin bowler to bowl a maiden over in Canada Global T20 tournament.
Meanwhile, he is paid $5000 for his stint in Caribbean Premier League. His estimated Net Worth is over $400,000 USD which is around 40 million Nepalese rupees.
Since the young cricketer is progressing with time, it is sure that his net worth and earnings will increase with time.
Sandeep Lamichhane Girlfriend
There are many die-heart fans from around the globe of the youth sensation. Not only in Nepal, his stint in Indian Premier League has helped him to maintain a large fan base around the globe. He went to Canada and Australia to play cricket and certainly, he has made many fans there as well. Along with male fans, there are a number of female fans, but it is little known about his girlfriend.
As per research, Sandeep Lamichhane has no girlfriend as of yet and this could be good news for all the female fans out there. However, Sandy would certainly be very hard to get given his stardom.