Lamichanne replaces Rashid in PSL

Published February 28, 2021
MULTAN Sultans captain Mohammad Rizwan attempts an unorthodox shot during the match against Karachi Kings on Saturday.—White Star
MULTAN Sultans captain Mohammad Rizwan attempts an unorthodox shot during the match against Karachi Kings on Saturday.—White Star

KARACHI: Leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichanne of Nepal has replaced Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan in Lahore Qalandars squad for the remainder of the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL).

Lamichanne, 20, has previously represented Lahore in seven games of Pakistan’s premier Twenty20 league in 2019.

Rashid left for national duty after featuring in Lahore’s victories against Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi in the first two matches.

Lamichanne boasts an impressive Twenty20 record, claiming 34 wickets in 21 Internationals at an average of 14.55 and economy rate of 6.51 runs per over.

Published in Dawn, February 28th, 2021

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