Sandeep Lamichhane: The ninth edition of the T20 World Cup will be jointly hosted by the US and West Indies, starting with the match between the United States and Canada on June 2. However, before the start of this great match, big news came out about Nepal cricket team’s fast spinner Sandeep Lamichhane. The US Embassy in Nepal had rejected Lamichhane’s visa. Because of this he will no longer be able to participate in the T20 World Cup.

Sandeep Lamichhane will not be able to participate in T20 World Cup 2024

Sandeep Lamichhane, who played for Delhi Capitals in the IPL, has had a poor performance recently. He was sentenced to eight years in prison after being accused of rape. However, last Wednesday the Nepali High Court declared him innocent and overturned his sentence.

Subsequently, the Nepal Cricket Board sought permission from the ICC to include Lamichhane in its roster for the T20 World Cup 2024, which was granted. Nepali fans were very happy with this.

However, the United States has refused to grant visa to Lamichhane, which the Nepal spinner himself revealed to supporters via Twitter. He said in his tweet, “And the US Embassy Nepal did the same thing they did in 2019, refused to grant my visa for the T20 World Cup, which will be held in the United States and West Indies. Unfortunately, I am a fan of Nepali cricket. I apologize to everyone who sent my best wishes.”

It is worth noting that the US Embassy in Nepal has refused to issue a visa to Lamichhane on previous occasions. Lamichhane had planned to participate in the CPL in the United States in early 2019. Despite completing all the required documents, he was unable to obtain a visa for the United States. The embassy has not yet confirmed any reason for not issuing a visa to Lamichhane this time.