Uncovering the Truth: Examining the Media’s Role in Spreading False Information About Sandeep Lamichhane

In a recent match of the ICC World Cricket League in Nepal, Sandeep Lamichhane refused to shake hands with Scottish players. This incident went viral, and people are wondering why he declined the shake hands. He’s a former captain of the Nepalese cricket team and popular international cricketer, has been accused of raping a 17-year-old girl in a Kathmandu hotel room last year hotel room last August..

Accusation on Sandeep Lamichhane

September 2022, while he was going to play CPL for the Jamaica Tallawahs. Subsequently, he was stripped of his captaincy and position as a national player. However, following his release on bail by the Supreme Court, he is currently eligible to participate in national team matches within the country’s borders. Additionally, both the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) have lifted their bans.

It is tradition for players to participate in a post-match handshake as a sign of respect and sportsmanship. Following Friday’s match between Nepal and Scotland at the Tribhuvan University International Cricket Stadium in Kathmandu, the players from both teams formed a line for this customary handshake. However, video footage reveals that he declined to shake hands with the Scottish players.

Fake news on Sandeep Lamichhane

Unfortunately, some news media outlets have falsely reported on the incident involving lamichhane”s refusal to shake hands with the Scottish players. These false reports have spread misinformation and contributed to a misunderstanding of the situation.

He took the stand that he would not shake hands with opponent members. The Scottish captain extended his hand for a handshake, but he laughed and avoided it. After he did not shake hands with the captain, the other players did not approach. However, a player who was at the end extended his hand to Sandeep. However, he also moved away from him. It is seen in the video that the player was confused when Sandeep did not shake his hand.

Despite the controversy surrounding his refusal to shake hands, he has been having a remarkable performance in the ICC’s Cricket World Cup League 2 series. He has taken nine wickets in just three matches, making him the top wicket-taker in the series so far.

Nepal is currently ranked 6th in ICC League 2 and needs to be in the top 5 to secure its ODI status. If Nepal finished in the top 3, Nepal played directly in an ODI World Cup qualifier held in Zimbabwe.

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