KATHMANDU, July 9: Sandeep Lamichhane has taken his tally to five wickets in four matches for Montreal Tigers in their fourth defeat in five matches in the ongoing Global T20 Canada League held at Maple Leaf Cricket Club, Toronto, Canada. Tigers lost their final league match against Toronto Nationals by a wicket on Monday. The leg-spinner from Nepal chipped in with wickets of Canadian players Nitish Kumar and Navneet Dhaliwal to take his total to five in the tournament.
KATHMANDU, July 6: Sandeep Lamichhane’s Montreal Tigers got first win of the tournament by 15 runs in a match played against Edmonton Royals on Thursday in Maple Leaf Cricket Club, Toronto, Canada. The 17-year-old continued to impress with bowling figures of 4-1-16-1 which brought him the post-match award for the most economical bowler of the match.
KATHMANDU, June 4: Nepal teen sensation Sandeep Lamichhane’s next stint will be in Toronto, Canada after the leg-spinner was picked by the Montreal Tigers franchise in Round 6 of the players draft held on Sunday to feature in Global T20 Canada. It is a Twenty20 cricket tournament in Canada with first edition of the tournament scheduled to be held from 28 June to 15 July.
KATHMANDU, June 2: The teenage prodigy Sandeep Lamichhane made his official international debut representing World XI in a charity match against world T20 champions West Indies for Hurricane Relief T20 Challenge at the Lord’s Cricket Ground, London on Thursday. The 666th T20-International match will go down as the first status-based match first ever played by Lamichhane.
REPUBLICA, May 21: Sandeep Lamichhane had to wait for his debut for Delhi Daredevils whilst assumptions were made if the purchase of a starlet from lesser known but internet-friendly Nepal was all but a commercial stunt to boost up fan following in the top associate nation-- in terms of fan following.
KATHMANDU, May 21: Sandeep Lamichhane’s first three-wicket haul in the Indian Premier League (IPL) along with veteran spinner Amit Mishra’s three wickets has dented the chances of the defending champion Mumbai Indians of qualifying for the playoffs. The spinners played crucial roles in leading Delhi Daredevils to an 11-run win over Mumbai in the 55th match of the money-spinning IPL played at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, May 20: The expectations were multiplied when Sandeep Lamichhane was announced in the Delhi Daredevils playing XI for the second straight game in the match against Indian cricket legend Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premiere League (IPL) on Friday.
KATHMANDU, May 18: Nepali spinner Sandeep Lamichhane is to play against the captain of Chennai Super Kings Banglore, Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the 52nd match on ongoing Indian Premier League at Delhi on Friday.
KATHMANDU, May 17: Spin sensation Sandeep Lamichhane’s reputation continues to rapidly rise in international cricket as he was the latest name to be unveiled as a member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World XI to face West Indies in May 31 charity T20I match. ICC World XI is set to take on West Indies national team in a T20I match at iconic Lord’s stadium in London to raise funds for Caribbean stadia ravaged by hurricanes last year.
Success continued to follow Lamichhane when he became the first Nepali player to be picked in the IPL 2018 when he was signed up by Delhi Daredevils. He justified his selection when he returned figures of one for 25 on his debut against a Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore.
KATHMANDU, May 14: Sandeep Lamichhane bowled 8 deliveries to AB, conceding 10 runs including that mistimed six that could easily have fallen in the fielders’ hand any other day. On the other hand, he also delivered 8 deliveries to Kohli while conceding 7 runs. His best came against Patel when he dismissed him LBW. Moeen faced the other two deliveries scoring a run. No extras were delivered. He registered the match figures of 1-25 in four overs defending 181 for Daredevils whilst delivering 16 of his 24 deliveries to two of the best batsmen of T20 cricket in the world.
KATHMANDU, May 13: Nepal’s teenage sensation Sandeep Lamichhane was handed his first cap by Delhi Daredevils in their twelfth match of ongoing Indian Premier League 2018 in their home-ground Feroz Shah Kotla against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Lamichhane received the IPL debut cap by Daredevils coach and Australian legend Ricky Ponting.
KATHMANDU, May 8:Teenagers dominated the list for 2018 led by cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane as rising golfer Pratima Sherpa and table tennis prodigy Santoo Shrestha made the final five of the unveiled names on Wednesday by Nepal Sports Journalists Forum (NSJF) for the People’s Choice Award of the Pulsar Sports Award scheduled to be declared on May 18. National football team goalkeeper Kiran Chemjong and spiker Man Bahadur Shrestha are the two other nominees in the list.
KATHMANDU, March 27: Nepal national cricket team leg spinner Sandeep Lamichhane said on Monday that other Nepali players can get opportunities in the Indian Premier League (IPL) if he performs well in the coming season.
KATHMANDU, March 3: Caribbean Premier League (CPL) outfit St. Kitts and Nevis has snapped up Nepali teenage sensation Sandeep Lamichhane for the 2018 season. The globe-trotting career for the 17-year-old continues as he will become first Nepali player to play in West Indies’ premier T20 event. He was signed up during the CPL auction in London for a fee of US$ 5,000 on Thursday in Round 13 of the draft pick.
Back in 2016, Delhi Daredevils scouts looking out for a young spinner zeroed in on a Nepali leggie by the name of Sandeep Lamichhane, then not yet 16. Ahead of the IPL 2018 auction, the teen was put through a quiet trial in Delhi, and a video of his bowling was sent to team coach Ricky Ponting. The Australian legend was impressed.
KATHMANDU, Jan 29: The cricket fraternity of Nepal and social media went into frenzy after the country’s teenage spin-bowling sensation Sandeep Lamichhane was purchased by Delhi Daredevils, the Indian Premier League (IPL) outfit, on Sunday in Bengaluru. The seventeen-year-old has become the first Nepali player to be a part of the money-spinning IPL.
KATHMANDU, Nov 2: A spirited performance from Nepal U-19’s leg-spin bowler Sandeep Lamichhane and spinners could not prevent a closely contested first practice match going the Bangladesh way. Towhid Hridley held on to an end guiding Bangladesh to a win by three wickets after Sandeep Lamichhane finished his match figures of 10-1-25-4. Bangladesh won the match by three wickets in the first practice match between two teams at the BKSP ground, Dhaka.
Gopal Chandra Lamichhane’s journey of movie-making initiated with establishing Parbat Milan Club where he vigorously engaged himself in staging plays in his home town, Parbat. Further taking a firm hold of his passion for movie-making, Gopal now is the general secretary of Nepal Film Director Guild. Initiating his career in the field of Film and Drama from 1989, he did a ‘Production and Direction course’ from Asian Academy Film and Television, India. His works of arts like ‘Bokshi’, ‘Pitambar Le Dhakeka Laas Haru Ajhai Jiudo Chhan’ has bagged five national awards in different categories till date.
In conversation with My City’s Sonam Lama, Gopal talks about the five things that many may not know about him.
KATHMANDU, July 18: The second consecutive five-wicket-haul by skipper Sandeep Lamichhane helped Nepal win as many matches with relative ease. Nepal defeated Malaysia by five wickets after bundling them out for 58 runs in ongoing ICC U-19 World Cup Division-1 Asia Qualifiers hosted by Singapore.
KATHMANDU, July 13: Sandeep Lamichhane is set to continue as the captain of under-19 national cricket team after leading the team back in Sri Lanka in December 2016. He will lead the 14-member squad in upcoming Asian leg of ICC World Cup Qualifier to be held at Singapore starting from July 17. Dipendra Singh Airee will be his deputy.
Sarita Lamichhane started her career from TV serial ‘Mukti’ and is a well-known actor in Nepali film industry. She played lead roles in TV serials like ‘Janaki’, ’Gahana’, ’Sita’ and many more. Her first Nepali movie was ‘Santan ko Maya’ which did well in Nepali box office.
She is now working on her upcoming movie ‘Ujeli.’ In conversation with Republica’s Prasansha Rimal she reveals five things that many may not know about her.