On January 28, 2018, Sandeep Lamichhane, the young spin bowling sensation, created history after becoming the first Nepalese cricketer to win an IPL Contract.
Lamichhane was bought by Delhi Daredevils at his base price of INR 20 lakh (NPR 32 Lakh or USD 32,000 approx), where he will play and learn with players like Amit Mishra, Glenn Maxwell, Gautam Gambhir etc.
Also read: Who is Sandeep Lamichhane ?
— Delhi Daredevils (@DelhiDaredevils) January 28, 2018
The Nepalese media and fans were waiting for Lamichhane’s bid since Saturday and once his number 276 was announced along with his name, the social media world busted massively.
We have already collected important tweets and shared on the other news. But, let’s see how the online media have followed the trending #SandeepLamichhane story that has created a hype in the cricket world today.
- The Hindustan Times – Sandeep Lamichhane, bought by Delhi Daredevils, becomes 1st Nepal cricketer in IPL
- NDTV Sports – Sandeep Lamichhane, 17, Becomes First Nepal Player To Bag An Indian Premier League Deal
- ESPNCricinfo – Sandeep Lamichhane makes history as Nepal’s first IPL player
- Scroll.in – Sandeep Lamichhane, who moved from India to Nepal to play cricket, now has an IPL contract
- News18 – Sandeep Lamichhane Becomes First Nepalese to be Part of IPL