Sandeep Lamichhane is one of the three overseas players retained by Delhi Capitals ahead of IPL Auction. South African premier fast bowler Kagiso Rabada and Kemo Paul are other two overseas retained by Delhi Capitals.
They have released 9 players and traded out 5 players to other franchises. The list includes likes of Chris Morris, Colin Ingram, Colin Munro, etc who have been released whereas Trent boult was traded to Mumbai Indians. Capitals who probably wanted to have some experienced players in their line up traded in Indian test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane from Rajasthan Royals and Ravi Chandran Ashwin from Kings XI Punjab.
Young Shreyas Iyer led Capitals finished 3rd in IPL 2019. Sandeep Lamichhane featured in 6 matches for DC where he took 8 wickets at an economy of 9.13.