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Sandeep welcomed to Pakistan with six sixes in PSL

Mar 10, 2019 | CN Staff |
Nepal’s Sandeep Lamichhane began his Pakistan-leg of Pakistan Super League on an expensive note after the spinner was hit for six sixes in Karachi on Saturday. 

Islamabad United posted a tournament-high 238-3 in 20 overs as Sandeep conceded 1-46 for Lahore Qalandars.  score at Pakistan Super League (PSL) in Karachi on Saturday. The Nepali leggie was also hit a boundary in his four-over spell. 

He was also hit for 46 runs in his first match of the tournament but had earned some solace picking up three wickets then. United executed their game plan well in Karachi’s batting friendly track to post a mammoth total after they were asked to bat first. 

Cameron Delport smashed the ball all round the park with his unbeaten 60-ball 117. Apart from Sandeep, Shaheen Shah Afridi and David Wiese also took a wicket each for Qalandars.

Sandeep had a decent start in the game giving away just a single and picking up one wicket. He was called to bowl the third over and responded with a wicket in his second ball – getting rid of Philip Salt (10). 

When others were leaking runs at more than 10 runs per over, he walked away with seven runs in his second over which included a six from Walton on the first ball. He returned to bowl the 10th over for Qalandars where he was smashed for 12 runs. Delport reverse swept the bowler for four and slog sweep for six.

With just around seven runs over, the outing looked decent for Sandeep but the nightmare began in his last over after Delport and Asif Ali slammed him for 26 runs with four sixes.


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