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Sandeep to begin Australian adventure

Nepal’s leg spinning sensation Sandeep Lamichhane is set to join Michael Clarke Cricket Academy and play Grade cricket in Australia after the former World Cup winning captain confirmed his support for the Nepali cricketer.

Sandeep had earlier said that he was invited by Clarke to join his Academy but details, along with confirmation, was yet to come on his tour which begins from September 18. Apart from undergoing training in Clarke’s Academy, Sandeep will also play for Western Suburbs District Cricket Club in the Sydney Grade Cricket a five-month summer programme.

Western Suburbs, also known as Wests Magpies, issued a press release on Tuesday saying: “Former Australian captain, Michael Clarke, in association with Hublot has sponsored 16-year old Nepalese leg spinner Sandeep Lamichhane to attend the Michael Clarke Cricket Academy and to play the 2016-17 season with Michael’s Premier Grade Cricket Club, Western Suburbs.”

“Sandeep is a fantastic young man who enjoys his cricket and is extremely passionate about the game. It is really exciting opportunity to have such a talented Nepalese cricketer travel this distance to come and test his skills and improve his game at my academy. I am looking forward to working with him,” Clarke said through the release.

“Sandeep will fit in well at my club, Wests have always gone out of their way to look after the younger players, and he will be great asset to the club this summer,” added Clarke.

Sandeep will leave for Australian on September 18.
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