Sandeep Lamichhane did not get visa for T20 world cup 2024, there was a lot of uproar in Nepal; Protests took place on the streets

Nepal cricket team leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane has been denied a visa by the US Embassy for the upcoming T20 World Cup. He was hoping to make a comeback in the T20 World Cup 2024 after being acquitted in a rape case.

After the denial of visa to Sandeep, the people of Nepal are angry and are protesting. People have come out on the streets demanding visa for Sandeep Lamichhane. According to reports of, people are demanding visa for Sandeep Lamichhane outside the PM’s residence.

Nepal people got angry after Sandeep Lamichhane did not get visa

Actually, Nepal team’s leg spinner Sandeep Lamichhane was not given visa by America, because last year a 17-year-old girl had filed a complaint against Sandeep in a police station in Kathmandu. That girl had accused him of rape.

In this case, Sandeep was sentenced to 8 years by a court of Kathmandu Court, which Sandeep challenged in the High Court and he got success. The High Court had acquitted Sandeep in this case. After this, there were full hopes of him playing in the T20 World Cup 2024, but America has refused to give him a visa.

The people of Nepal are very angry with America for not giving a visa to Sandeep and they are expressing their anger on social media. After not giving a visa to Lamichhane, the people of Nepal started protesting. People were seen raising their voices for Lamichhane on the streets.

Nepal’s first encounter in T20 World Cup will be with Netherlands

Before the T20 World Cup, the Nepal team reached America, where in the absence of Sandeep Lamichhane, they played a warm-up match against Canada. Nepal had to face defeat in the warm-up match played on 27 May. At the same time, the Nepal team will play its second warm-up match against USA. In the T20 World Cup, the Nepal team will start its campaign by playing a match against the Netherlands on 4 June.

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