Who is Sandeep Lamichhane, who was jailed for eight years on rape charges?

By Kaif - January 10, 2024 - Last updated on Jan 10, 2024 07:09 PM
Who is Sandeep Lamichhane, who was jailed for eight years on rape charges?

Who is Sandeep Lamichhane, who was jailed for eight years on rape charges?, Nepal's first player to play IPL, Sandeep Lamichhane Cricket career

A big news is coming out from the sports world. In fact, former cricket team captain Sandeep Lamichhane had already been convicted in the case of rape of a minor girl. But now the court, while hearing this case, has sentenced Sandeep to 8 years imprisonment. So let us know who is Sandeep Lamichhane.

Who is Sandeep Lamichhane

Born on August 2, 2000 in Syangja, Arauchaur, Gandaki Province, Sandeep Lamichhane emerged as a notable figure while captaining the Nepal national cricket team. His early passion for the game was sparked by great personalities like Australian bowler Shane Warne and Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. Lamichhane's basic training took place at the Chitwan Cricket Academy, under the guidance of respected former captain Raju Khadka.

At just 14 years old, Sandeep Lamichhane's talent did not go unnoticed and he caught the attention of coach Pubudu Dassanayake during a practice session. This defining moment set him on the path to a promising cricket career. His tireless commitment bore fruit when he made his List A debut on 16 April 2016, against Namibia during the 2015–17 ICC World Cricket League Championship.

Full NameSandeep Lamichhane
BornAugust 2, 2000 Syangja
Age23 Years, 5 Months, 8 Days
National SideNepal
Batting StyleRight Handed
BowlingLeg break googly
Names earned King of Spin, Nepal's Shane Warne
Height (approx.) in centimeters - 168 cm
Weight (approx.) in kilograms - 55 kg
International Debut List A - 8 February 2018 against Namibia at Windhoek, Namibia
Jersey Number #25 (Domestic)
National Side Nepal
Coach/Mentor(s) Pubudu Dassanayake, Raju Khadka
Batting Style Right-handed
Bowling Style Legbreak googly

Sandeep Lamichhane sentenced to eight years in jail for rape

The cricket career of Nepal team's star cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane is in danger. Nepal Court has convicted the star spin bowler and sentenced him to eight years imprisonment for raping a minor. A 17-year-old girl had accused Sandeep, who captained the Nepal team, that the cricketer had taken her to a hotel room and raped her.

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Nepal's court has sentenced star cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane to eight years of imprisonment in a rape case. The bench of Shishir Raj Dhakal, after hearing on Wednesday, January 10, pronounced the verdict of 8 years imprisonment along with compensation and fine. This has been confirmed by court officer Ramu Sharma.

Nepal's first player to play IPL

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Sandeep is the star player of Nepal. He is the only player in the country who is playing cricket leagues around the world. Sandeep is also the first cricketer from Nepal to play in IPL. Along with this, he is playing in many leagues including Australian Big Bash League (BBL), Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and Lanka Premier League (LPL).

Leg spinner Sandeep first got recognition in 2018, when he played IPL for the first time. Then his age was only 17 years. Sandeep was bought by Delhi Daredevils for Rs 20 lakh. Sandeep played 9 matches in IPL, in which he took 13 wickets.

Sandeep Lamichhane Cricket career

Sandeep Lamichhane has played more than 100 international matches for Nepal at the age of just 23. Sandeep, who started his international career in 2018, has taken 112 wickets in the total 51 ODI matches played so far. At the same time, in T-20 International, this spin bowler has taken 98 wickets in 52 matches.

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