Cricinfo included Sandeep Lamichhane in its Likely XIs

Cricket, Indian Premier League

The Indian Premier League 2020 started from Saturday. In the opening day, Chennai Super Kings defeated Mumbai Indians by 5 wickets.

In the second day of the league, Delhi Capitals is taking on Kings XI Punjab. Nepal’s leg spinner Sandeep Lamichhane is playing his third consecutive season from Delhi.

Alike previous seasons, Lamichhane will have to give a tough fight to make his place in the starting eleven of the team. With the likes of Amit Mishra, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axsar Patel in spin attack, Lamichhane will have to give a tough fight.

Nevertheless, in a pre match briefing, the popular cricketing news portas ESPN Cricinfo has included Sandeep Lamichhane in its likely XI of Delhi Capitals. Considering Lamichhane’s form at Caribbean Premier League, that pick isn’t a surprising. He has grabbed 12 wickets in CPL 2020 which concluded last week. Similarly, he was very economical during the entire season.

Likely XIs

Delhi Capitals: 1 Prithvi Shaw, 2 Shikhar Dhawan, 3 Shimron Hetmyer, 4 Shreyas Iyer (capt), 5 Rishabh Pant (wk), 6 Alex Carey/Marcus Stoinis/Keemo Paul, 7 Axar Patel, 8 R Ashwin, 9 Kagiso Rabada, 10 Sandeep Lamichhane, 11 Ishant Sharma.

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