Nepal’s cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane tests positive for COVID-19

By: PTI |

Updated: November 28, 2020 11:59:24 am

Sandeep Lamichhane is the primary participant from Nepal to bag an IPL contract and has been with Delhi Capitals since 2018 (FILE)

One of T20 cricket’s well-known journeymen, Sandeep Lamichhane has examined positive for COVID-19, the Nepalese leg-spinner stated on Saturday, lower than two weeks earlier than the beginning of Big Bash League wherein he’d signed to play for Hobart Hurricanes.

The 20-year-old cricketer, who additionally seems for Delhi Capitals within the Indian Premier League, confirmed the information on social media.

“Its my sincere duty to tell you all that I have been tested positive for COVID-19. I had some body aches since Wednesday. But my health is improving a little bit now. If all goes well, I will return to the field again. Keep me in your prayers,” he tweeted.

Lamichhane has carried out exceedingly properly within the Australian T20 competitors, forming a robust mixture on the Melbourne Stars with Australian limited-overs spinner Adam Zampa.

However, regardless of a profitable season with Melbourne Stars, Lamichhane most popular to signal for the Hurricanes for the upcoming season, strengthening the Tasmanian franchise squad in its hopes of securing a maiden BBL title.

Lamichhane, who has represented Nepal’s nationwide crew within the recreation’s shortest format, has additionally performed in T20 competitions in Pakistan, West Indies and Canada.

He is the primary participant from Nepal to bag an IPL contract and has been with Delhi Capitals since 2018. Lamichhane, nonetheless, didn’t play a single recreation through the thirteenth season of IPL that concluded within the UAE earlier this month.

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