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Sandeep Lamichhane Biography, Age, Height, Family, Girlfriend, IPL, Stats & Facts

Sandeep Lamichhane Biography – First-ever Nepalese cricketer who has played in the renowned cricket leagues like IPL and BBL!

Early Life of Sandeep Lamichhane:

Sandeep Lamichhane was born on August 02, 2000, in Syanja, Nepal. Soon after his birth, the family moved to India, as his father used to work in Indian Railways in Haryana. There, his interest in cricket started building by watching legends like Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne.

Later, at the age of around 9 or 10, he shifted back to Nepal along with his sister. Soon, he joined Chitwan Academy, a cricket academy in Nepal, and started honing his skills under coach Raju Khadka. Although, both Sachin and Warne were his favorite cricketers, he decided to become a spin bowler.

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Sandeep with his coach

He used to learn spin bowling skills by himself by watching videos of Shane Warne. Even, in an interview, he said, he used to watch his (Warne’s) videos, and then he would practice for the same for hours in the nets.

One day, Nepal’s then cricket coach, Pudu Dassanayake, saw Lamichhane’s bowling in the net and was so amazed by his skill that he called him to a training group of under-19 cricketers. He had barely crossed the age of 15 at that time.

Soon, he became part of the 2016 under-19 world cup team.

Family Background:

His father, Chander Narayan Lamichhane, is a retired Indian Railway employee. His mother, Kopila Devi, is a homemaker.

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Sandeep Lamichhane’s parents

He has an elder sister (Indu Lamichhane), and a brother named Mohan Lamichhane.

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Lamichhane’s siblings

He is the youngest among the siblings. His brother is also an employee in the Indian Railways.

Sandeep Lamichhane Biography:

Manika Batra's Profile
Personal Life
Full NameManika Batra
Nickname Not Known
Date of BirthJune 15, 1995
Age25 years (in 2020)
NationalityIndian
ReligionHindu
Zodiac/Sun SignGemini
Birth PlaceDelhi, India
SchoolHans Raj Model School, New Delhi
CollegeJesus and Mary College, New Delhi
Physical Stats
Height183 cm
(6 ft.)
Weight65 kg
(143 lbs)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Family & Relationships
FatherGirish Batra
MotherSushma Batra
SiblingsAnchal Batra, Sahil Batra
Marital StatusUnmarried
BoyfriendNot Known
Career
ProfessionTable Tennis Player
CoachSandeep Gupta, Sanmay Paranjape
Playing StyleAttacking
Dominant HandRight hand
Grip Shakehand
Rubber backhandTibhar Grass D.TecS
Best Rank46
EmployerIndian Oil Corporation Ltd

Cricket Career of Sandeep Lamichhane:

Sandeep Lamichhane made his under-19s cricket debut and world debut on the same day (January 28, 2016). He played his first match against New Zealand u-19s in which he bowled 7 overs and managed to get a wicket.

In his very second match in the world cup, against Ireland u-19s, he took 5 wickets and also became the man of the match. He ended up the tournament as the second-highest wicket-taker with 14 wickets.

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The same year, he made his List-A debut for Nepal against Namibia.

Later, Kowloon Cantons picked him for the 2016 Hong Kong T20 Blitz. During the same tournament, he caught the eyes of former Australian skipper Michael Clarke who then helped him to play for Western Suburbs in Sydney Club Cricket.

International Cricket Career:

On May 31, 2018, he made his T20I debut, but not for Nepal, as he played his first T20I match for the ICC World XI team against West Indies.  However, soon in July, he played his first T20I match for Nepal against the Netherlands.

Later, on August 01, he made his ODI debut against the Netherlands. He bowled the full 10 overs quota and managed to pick a wicket in the match.

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Later, in 2019, he played his debut First-Class match for Nepal opposite Marylebone Cricket Club. He took 3 wickets in the match.

cricket Stats:

Cricket Stats:
Bowling Stats:
ODIsT20IsFirst-ClassList-AT20s
Matches102113188
Innings102123187
Wickets2334365117
Economy4.206.513.724.096.71
Average16.3014.5544.6617.3318.15
Best Bowling (Match)6/164/203/1346/164/10

League Cricket Career:

In 2018, Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) bought Sandeep Lamichhane at the auction for Rs. 20 lakh. With that, Lamichhane became Nepal’s first-ever cricketer who bagged an IPL contract.

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Sandeep with MS Dhoni

On May 13, 2018, he made his IPL debut for Delhi Capitals. His maiden IPL wicket was Parthiv Patel. He also played for the same team in IPL 2019, and also retained by the franchise for IPL 2020.

In 2018, he played for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL). In the next season, he played for Barbados Tridents. And, in CPL 2020, he played for Jamaica Tallawahs.

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Also, in the year 2018, Lamichhane signed a deal with Melbourne Stars for playing in the Big Bash League (BBL). He took 11 wickets in his debut BBL season, and 15 wickets in the next season (BBL 2019).

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In 2019, he played for the Sylhet Sixers in BPL. The same year, Sandeep played for Lahore Qalandars in PSL, where he picked 11 wickets in 7 matches for his team.

IPL Stats:

Lamichhane's IPL Stats
YearMatchesWicketsBBMAverageStrike-Rate4w/5w
2018683/4026.2517.250/0
2019353/3616.4014.400/0

Facts about Sandeep Lamichhane:

  • In 2016, Michael Clarke insisted Sandeep play Grade Cricket in Australia. Also, Clarke helped him to train at his own cricket academy.
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Lamichhane with sachin and Warne

  • His favorite cricketers are Shane Warne and Sachin Tendulkar.
  • Apart from IPL, Sandeep is also the first Nepalese cricketer who played in the BBL.
  • His mother always wanted him to be an Engineer before he started playing for Nepal.

  • He is a very good singer.

Frequently asked questions on Google:


Q1: What is the age of Sandeep Lamichhane?

Ans: 20 (in 2020)


Q2: What is the height of Sandeep Lamichhane?

Ans: 5ft. 6″

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Q3: Who is Sandeep Lamichhane’s father?

Ans: Chander Narayan Lamichhane


Q4: Where does Sandeep Lamichhane live?

Ans: He lives in Nepal.


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