One in every of T20 cricket’s well-known journeymen, Nepal’s cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane tests positive for COVID-19, the Nepalese leg-spinner mentioned on Saturday, lower than two weeks earlier than the beginning of Big Bash League by which 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.
“It’s my honest responsibility to let you know all that I’ve been examined constructive for COVID-19. I had some physique aches on Wednesday. However, my well-being is enhancing a bit of bit now. If all goes properly, I’ll return to the sector once more. Maintain me in your prayers,” he tweeted.
Lamichhane has carried out exceedingly properly within the Australian T20 competitors, forming a powerful mixture on the Melbourne Stars with Australian limited-overs spinner Adam Zampa.
Hello Everybody, Greetings to all.
Its my honest responsibility to let you know all that I’ve been examined constructive for COVID-19. I had some physique aches since Wednesday. However my well being is enhancing a bit of bit now. If all goes properly, I’ll return to the sector once more. Maintain me in your prayers.🙏
— Sandeep Lamichhane (@Sandeep25) November 27, 2020
However, regardless of a profitable season with Melbourne Stars, Lamichhane most well-liked 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 staff within the sport’s shortest format, has additionally performed in T20 competitions in Pakistan, West Indies and Canada.
He’s the primary participant from Nepal to bag an IPL contract and has been with Delhi Capitals since 2018. Lamichhane, nevertheless, didn’t play a single sport through the 13th season of IPL that concluded within the UAE earlier this month