Nepal spinner Sandeep Lamichhane leaves Brett Lee behind to achieve this ODI record

Sports Tak Staff
March 072023

Sandeep Lamichhane now holds the record for taking at least one wicket in most consecutive ODI innings (27)

The former Nepal captain achieved the record from 2020-23. He surpassed Lee with the wicket of UAE tailender Zahoor Khan

Former Australian pacer Brett Lee held the previous record of wickets in 26 consecutive innings from 2009-11

Former West Indies pacer Ian Bishop took wickets in 25 innings from 1993-96

For an Asian bowler, the previous record belonged to Afghanistan's Hamid Hassan with wickets in 24 consecutive ODI innings from 2010-15

For India, the record belongs to leg-spinner Anil Kumble who took wickets in 23 consecutive innings from 1997-98

Currently, Sandeep Lamichhane is Nepal's leading wicket-taker in ODIs with 87 wickets from 36 innings at an average of 15.74 including two fifers

Sandeep Lamichaane took one wicket in Nepal's 42-run win over UAE in Dubai on March 7

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