Meg Lanning is an Australian cricketer who currently captains the national women’s team. She plays for Delhi Capitals in the Women’s Premier League (WPL). She is a top-order batter, a right-hand batter and a right-arm medium bowler.
Meg Lanning Personal Life
Meg was born on 25th March 1992 in Singapore to Wayne, a banker, and Sue. Her family shortly thereafter relocated to the Sydney suburb of Thornleigh. While growing up, her sporting idols were Ricky Ponting and Paul Kelly. When Meg was 14 years old, her family moved to the Melbourne suburb of Kew.
Meg Lanning Career
At the age of 10, she represented t New South Wales at the primary school level alongside several future Australian teammates, including Ellyse Perry. At the age of 14, she became the first girl to play First XI cricket for an Associated Public Schools team.
On 30th December 2010, she made her international cricket debut in a T20I against New Zealand. On 5 January 2011, she made her ODI debut against England at the WACA Ground.
At the 2012 ICC Women’s World Twenty20, Lanning was the third-highest run-scorer with 138 across five innings.
On 11 August 2013, she made her Test debut during the 2013 Women’s Ashes. On 19th January 2014, Lanning became Australia’s youngest-ever captain. In February 2014, she became the full-time captain of Australia’s T20 team.
In January 2022, she was named the captain of Australia’s squad for their series against England to contest the Women’s Ashes. In May 2022, she was named the captain of Australia’s team for the cricket tournament at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.
On 10th July 2010, she was unveiled as the Melbourne Stars’ first-ever player signing and captain. For the 2017-18 season, she joined as the captain of Perth Scorchers. In April 2022, she was bought by the Trent Rockets for the 2022 season of The Hundred in England.
In 2023, she was bought by the Delhi Capitals in the Women’s Premier League (WPL).
Meg Lanning Relationship
There is not a lot is known about Lanning’s personal life. With no news ever erupting with respect to her marriage, it is safe to assume that Lanning is unmarried.
Meg Lanning Education
Meg has completed her schooling at Warrawee Public School. Later, she attended Carey Baptist Grammar School. Lanning has also completed a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Health Science at the Australian Catholic University. In 2019, she graduated.
Meg Lanning Net Worth
As an experienced cricketer, Meg’s net worth is not publicly available. She earns a large sum of money through match fees, sponsorship deals, and other endorsements.
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Meg Lanning Wiki/Bio
|Full name||Meg Lanning|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 175 cm|
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 9”
|Batting Style||Right-hand batsman|
|Date of Birth||25th March 1992|
|School||Warrawee Public School. Carey Baptist Grammar School|
|College/University||Catholic University, Australia|
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