Sandeep Lamichhane returns for BBL clash with heat

Published On: February 7, 2019 09:30 AM NPT By: Agencies

MELBOURNE, Feb 7: The Melbourne Stars has made one change to its squad of 13 to face the Brisbane Heat tomorrow night at the Gabba.

Nepalese spinner Sandeep Lamichhane will make his BBL return after joining up with the squad in Brisbane following the completion of his Bangladesh Premier League duties.

Lamichhane, who lit up the beginning of the BBL season with eight wickets from his four matches, will replace English fast bowler Liam Plunkett in the squad.

Plunkett leaves the Stars with 12 wickets from eight matches including best figures of 4-36.

The Stars will be looking to secure a spot in the BBL|08 finals with a win over the Heat before facing the Sydney Sixers on Sunday, February 10 at 2:45pm in their final home match of the season at the MCG.

Stars BBL squad v Heat
Glenn Maxwell (C)
Jackson Bird
Dwayne Bravo
Jackson Coleman
Ben Dunk
Seb Gotch
Evan Gulbis
Peter Handscomb
Sandeep Lamichhane
Nic Maddinson
Marcus Stoinis
Dan Worrall
Adam Zampa

In: Sandeep Lamichhane
Out: Liam Plunkett

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