Sandeep Lamichhane – A 17-year-old Nepalese cricket prodigy, orthodoxy leg-breaker, a calm and amiable guy is going to start an exceptional cricketing journey with Western Suburbs – Sydney-based club, further he will be trained at Clarke’s academy for 2016-2017 seasons. Lamichhane will play alongside with Michael Clarke, both will feature in Western Suburbs’ first match of the season against Mosman on September 24 in Sydney.
During the press release Michael Clarke said, “Sandeep is a fantastic young man who enjoys his cricket and is extremely passionate about the game, It is a really exciting opportunity to have such a talented Nepalese cricketer travel this distance to come and test his skills and improve his game at my academy. I am looking forward to working with him and all the boys and girls that will attend the 5-day live in camp starting September 26th.”
Clarke further added, “Sandeep will fit in well at my club, Wests have always gone out of their way to look after the younger players and he will be a great asset to the club this summer.”
Lamichhane was the second highest wicket-taker at the Under-19 World Cup held in Bangladesh earlier this year. He took 14 wickets, with a hat-trick against Ireland, and a best of 5 for 27 against the same. His performance was praised throughout the world by many notable cricketers and some even gave him the honor of Next Shane Warne.
Probably he is a first Nepalese Cricketer to receive such immense opportunity at the very young age of 16, and from where he can get an endless opportunity to play on the Australian soil.
Paras Khadka – Nepali National Team captain says “All the Best Sandeep Lamichhane, Let The Ball Talk Now!!!!”. No doubt he will face many challenges in upcoming days. Many veterans will be watching him and he been able to prove with the ball may be picked to play at major Australian tournaments, which may include BigBash or Australian country or so on. But this will take some time and some industrious work from him.
WE EXPRESS OUR HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES FOR HIS FUTURE ENDEAVORS. – CRICKET CONCERN NEPAL TEAM