Sandeep Lamichhane to hitch Nepal’s T20 World Cup squad within the West Indies after visa denial in USA | Cricket Information.

 

Nepal’s controversial cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane will be part of his nationwide group within the West Indies for the ICC T20 World Cup after being unable to take part in matches held in the US as a consequence of visa points, the Nepal Cricket Affiliation introduced on Monday.
 
“Nepali participant Sandeep Lamichhane will depart for the West Indies for the continued ICC T20 World Cup and be part of the Nepali nationwide cricket group,” said affiliation secretary Paras Khadka.
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The T20 World Cup is co-hosted by the US and the West Indies. Nepal had initially meant to incorporate Lamichhane of their squad from the beginning, however his visa functions for the U.S. have been denied twice regardless of appreciable efforts to safe approval.
 
Expressing his eagerness, Lamichhane posted on social media platform X, “I’m now becoming a member of the nationwide group for the final two matches within the West Indies and looking out ahead to fulfilling my desires and the dream of all cricket lovers.”

The 23-year-old spin bowler, as soon as celebrated because the face of Nepali cricket, confronted vital authorized challenges after being convicted of raping a younger girl in a Kath

mandu resort in 2022. His eight-year sentence was quashed on attraction final month, permitting him to rejoin the cricketing scene.

Nepal’s marketing campaign within the T20 World Cup started with a six-wicket loss to the Netherlands. They’re scheduled to play Sri Lanka in Florida on Wednesday earlier than heading to the West Indies for matches towards South Africa and Bangladesh.

Lamichhane’s return is seen as a lift for the Nepal group, bringing expertise and talent to the squad as they navigate the remaining essential matches of the event.

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