T20 World Cup 2024 will start from June 2. There will be a competition for the title between 20 teams in the tournament. Almost all the teams for the World Cup have been announced. Meanwhile, there can be a big change in the Nepal team. Former captain Sandeep Lamichhane may get a place in the World Cup team. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has given the green signal to Nepal to include this leg spinner in its team.

High Court acquitted

Patan High Court on Wednesday acquitted Sandeep Lamichhane in a rape case. The Kathmandu District Court had sentenced him to 8 years in prison in January. The court’s decision paved the way for the Nepal Cricket Association to lift his suspension. After this he was presumably allowed to represent his country again. Nepal Cricket Board has already announced a team of 15 players under the leadership of Rohit Poudel. Let us tell you that changes can be made in all the teams announced for the World Cup till May 25. Let us tell you that in the T20 World Cup 2024, Nepal is part of Group D along with South Africa, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Netherlands.

Lamichhane’s performance in T20I

If we look at Lamichhane’s performance in T20 Internationals, he has played 52 matches so far. During this period, he has taken 98 wickets in 52 innings at an average of 12.58 and economy of 6.29. He has also taken 5 wickets once. 5/9 is his best performance in T20 Internationals. He made his T20I debut on 31 May 2018 against West Indies.

Nepal’s schedule for the World Cup

  • Nepal vs Netherlands, Grand Prairie Stadium, June 4, Dallas
  • Nepal vs Sri Lanka, Central Broward Park, June 11, Lauderhill
  • Nepal vs South Africa, Arnos Vale Stadium, June 14, St Vincent
  • Nepal vs Bangladesh, Arnos Vale Stadium, June 16, St Vincent