Sandeep Lamichhane, the captain of Kathmandu Kings XI, will play in the fourth edition of the Everest Premier League (EPL) from September 25.
Kathmandu Kings issued a statement on Monday stating that Sandeep has been appointed as the captain. Kathmandu has given the news that Sandeep has been selected as the captain on the occasion of his birthday.
Kathmandu CEO Raj Thapa said that Sandeep is a global brand of Nepali cricket and an established name in T20 cricket. Thapa also said that he was proud to announce Sandeep as the captain and wished him a happy new journey.
Sandeep responded that he was happy to receive this news on his birthday. Sandeep said that it is a great responsibility to lead famous players including Shahid Afridi.
Kathmandu has recently signed former Pakistan captain Afridi as a foreign player.