The 17-year-old spin sensation from Nepal, Sandeep Lamichhane has impressed the cricket world with his performance in the on-going Indian Premier League season 2018.
Sandeep Lamichhane, who is representing Delhi Daredevils, played a key role in an IPL 2018 match between Delhi and Chennai Super Kings at Ferozshah Stadium in New Delhi on May 18.
Sandeep Lamichhane returned with figures of 1-21 from his four overs, as Delhi claimed a 34-run win over CSK. This was Sandeep Lamichhane’s second match in the IPL 2018 after he made his debut against Royal Challengers Bangalore on May 12.
He has picked up two wickets so far in IPL 2018 including of RCB’s skipper Virat Kohli and CSK’s premier batsman Suresh Raina.
“The wicket of Suresh bhaiya, I think that was good for me and the team as well.”
Watch @IamSandeep25 share his thoughts on last night’s incredible win and his performance! _#DilDilli #Dhadkega #DDvCSK pic.twitter.com/O6DJOhdOym
— Delhi Daredevils (@DelhiDaredevils) 19 May 2018
Here’s the video shared by Delhi Daredevils –
Moments to cherish for @IamSandeep25 as @ChennaiIPL‘s @ImranTahirSA passed on some of his knowledge after last night’s game! #DilDilli #Dhadkega #DDvCSK pic.twitter.com/8aKd2eXMAf
— Delhi Daredevils (@DelhiDaredevils) May 19, 2018
Impressed with Sandeep Lamichhane’s performance, CSK’s leading spin bowler from South Africa, Imran Tahir spent some time with him after the match.
During the interaction, Tahir also shared some spin bowling secrets with young Lamichhane.
CSK shared the picture of them on their Twitter handle and captioned it as: “The spirit of the super game, this is called!”
The spirit of the super game, this is called! #ParasakthiExpress #WhistlePodu #Yellove __ pic.twitter.com/ICuKpzztAM
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) 19 May 2018
This was not the first time that a CSK player turned a teacher for his junior. Earlier, CSK skipper MS Dhoni was spotted sharing some wicketkeeping skills with young Mumbai Indians (MI) wicketkeeper Ishan Kishan.
Earlier, DD bought Lamichhane at Rs 20 lakh during the IPL players’ auction held in Bengaluru earlier this year.