Nepal national cricket team’s skipper, Sandeep Lamichanne has been picked by Dambulla Giants in Lankan Premier League (LPL). In the International Diamond ‘A’ category, Sandeep has been chosen for USD 40,000.
Players are being picked under different categories starting descendingly from International Ruby, Sri Lankan Ruby, International Sapphire, Sri Lankan Sapphire, International Diamond ‘A’, Sri Lankan Diamond ‘A’, International Diamond ‘B’, Sri Lankan Diamond ‘B’, International Platinum, Sri Lankan Platinum, Sri Lankan Gold, and Sri Lankan Silver.
Darcy Short is drafted as International Ruby by Dambulla Giants. Lamichhane will be playing alongside Lankan skipper, Dasun Shanaka and some big international names, Bhanuka Rajapaksha, Ben Cutting, Sheldon Cottrell, and Tim Seifert.
180 overseas players and 173 Sri Lankan players are among the 353 players in the draft.
Colombo Stars, Jaffna Kings, Galle Gladiators, Kandy Falcons, and Dambulla Giants will be battling for the LPL title.