Lamichhane takes highest number of wickets in single int’l tournament

Sandeep Lamichhane

Kathmandu, October 12

Nepal’s popular youth cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane has become the bowler who has taken the highest number of wickets in a single international tournament, among Nepali players.

In the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup Regional Qualifier, Lamichhane has taken 24 wickets till today, and no Nepali has taken as many wickets so far.

He is also the he bowler taking the highest number of wickets in the tournament.

Before Lamichhane, Basant Regmi and Binod Das had the record as both of them had taken 21 wickets each in different tournaments. While Das had made the record in 2005, Regmi had achieved the status in 2012.

Meanwhile, Nepal are playing their last match of the qualifier against Singapore on Friday. The Rhinos are chasing a 82 run target in the second innings.

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