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Meghann Moira "Meg" Lanning (born 25 March 1992) is an Australian international cricketer who currently captains the Australian women's national team[1] and the Victorian Spirit. She holds the record of most number of centuries in women's One Day Internationals in a career.[2] In March 2018, during Australia's match against England
England
in the 2017–18 India
India
women's Tri-Nation Series, Lanning became the first Australian, male or female, to score 2,000 runs in Twenty20 Internationals.[3]

Contents

1 Domestic cricket 2 International cricket

2.1 Record-breaking Twenty20 innings 2.2 Rose Bowl series 2017 2.3 2017–18 season

3 Records and achievements 4 Awards 5 Women's International Centuries

5.1 Women's ODI Centuries 5.2 Women's T20I Centuries

6 Women's International Awards

6.1 Player of the Match awards

6.1.1 Women's One Day International
One Day International
Awards[33] 6.1.2 Women's T20 International Awards[34]

7 References 8 External links

Domestic cricket[edit] She made her debut for the Victorian Spirit
Victorian Spirit
on 6 December 2008 against the South Australian Scorpions, scoring 3 runs as Victoria won by 45 runs. She played 3 more games that season as Victoria went on to lose against New South Wales in the Grand Final. In the 2009/10 season, she played in 6 of the T20 games for Victoria, her highlight being 52 not out against Tasmania. She then had a breakthrough 2010/11 season which culminated in her producing a man-of-the-match performance of 74 runs off 62 balls in the WT20 Grand Final against New South Wales to lead Victoria to the title.[4] She hit her first century for Victoria on 29 October 2011, making 127 off 123 balls against the Queensland Fire. She had an impressive 2011/12 domestic season, with a batting average of 48 in WNCL matches and 37.36 in WT20 matches. Thanks to this impressive form, Lanning collected both the Sharon Tredrea Trophy and the Cathryn Fitzpatrick Award as the WNCL and Women's T20 Player of the Year for the Victorian Spirit, whilst also being named the Women's National Cricket
Cricket
League T20 Player of the Year. On 10 November 2012, Lanning broke the record for the highest individual score in the Women's National Cricket
Cricket
League, smashing 175 from 142 balls against the ACT Meteors, easily surpassing the previous record set by Karen Rolton
Karen Rolton
of 173. She then surpassed her own record by scoring 190 runs in mere 153 balls against Tasmania Women on 29 October 2016. Eight days after posting this record, she then smashed 241 not out off 136 balls for Box Hill Cricket
Cricket
Club in the Victorian Women's Cricket
Cricket
Association, the highest individual score in Women's Premier First's Cricket. International cricket[edit] Lanning made her T20 International debut on 30 December 2010 against New Zealand
New Zealand
in the Rose Bowl tournament, scoring 10 runs as Australia beat New Zealand
New Zealand
by 4 wickets. She then made her One-Day International debut on 5 January 2011 against England
England
at the WACA Ground, and opened the batting, making 20 runs before being caught. Two days later, in just her 2nd international game, she scored her maiden ODI century against England, making 103 not out off 148 balls, including 8 fours and 1 six. In doing so, at 18 years and 288 days she became the country's youngest ever centurion – male or female, comfortably beating Ricky Ponting's previous record of 21 years and 21 days. She has since been a regular in the Australian women's cricket team, scoring another century against India
India
on 14 March 2012 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Mumbai
making 128 off 104 balls as Australia
Australia
won by 221 runs. During the 2012 ICC Women's World Twenty20, she was named in the Team of the Tournament after finishing the third highest run scorer and in the process becoming the first woman to hit five consecutive innings of over 30 in T20 Internationals during the series. In the final of the 2012 Women's World T20, she hit 25 off 24, setting up the Australian innings well as Australia
Australia
successfully defeated England
England
by 4 runs.[5] In June 2015, she was named as one of Australia's touring party for the 2015 Women's Ashes in England.[6] In July, during the 2017 Women's Cricket
Cricket
World Cup, she scored a match-winning game of 152 from only 135 balls with 19 fours and a six. She became the fastest to score 11 ODI centuries and has taken only 59 innings to complete the task.[7] Record-breaking Twenty20 innings[edit] On 27 March 2014 in a match against Ireland in the 2014 ICC Women's World Twenty20, Lanning scored 126 runs from 65 balls.[8] As of August 2015[update], this is the highest individual innings score in a women's international.[9][10] Rose Bowl series 2017[edit] On 5 March 2017, against New Zealand
New Zealand
she scored her 10th hundred in WODI, breaking the record of most centuries in WODI. She also went onto become the first female cricketer to score 10 centuries on Women's ODI history[11] 2017–18 season[edit] In August it was announced that Lanning would not be able to play in the Women's Ashes due to surgery on her right shoulder. The injury was expected to sideline her from cricket for six to eight months.[12] In December 2017, she was named as one of the players in the ICC Women's ODI Team of the Year.[13] In April 2018, she was one of the fourteen players to be awarded a national contract for the 2018–19 season by Cricket
Cricket
Australia.[14] Records and achievements[edit]

Most number of centuries in women's One Day Internationals in a career.[15] Second fastest batswoman to reach 3000 runs in women's One Day Internationals.[16] First Australian, male or female, to score 2,000 runs in Twenty20 Internationals.[3] Most number of T20I innings played before registering the first duck in Women's T20I cricket(61)[17] Scoring the most number of runs in WT20I in a single calendar year(625)[18] Highest individual score as captain in Women's T20 International(126). She's also the only player to score a century as captain in WT20I[19] Highest individual score when batting at number 3 position in WT20I(126)[20]

Awards[edit]

ICC Women's T20I Cricketer of the Year – 2014 Belinda Clark Award – 2014 ICC Women's ODI Cricketer of the Year – 2015 Belinda Clark Award – 2015 Wisden Leading Woman Cricketer in the World
Wisden Leading Woman Cricketer in the World
– 2015 Belinda Clark Award – 2017

Women's International Centuries[edit] Women's ODI Centuries[edit]

Meg Lanning's One Day International
One Day International
centuries

# Runs Match Opponents City/Country Venue Year

1 104* 2  England Perth, Australia WACA Ground 2011[21]

2 128 10  India Mumbai, India Wankhede Stadium 2012[22]

3 103 14  New Zealand Sydney, Australia North Sydney
Sydney
Oval 2012[23]

4 112 18  New Zealand Cuttack, India DRIEMS Ground 2013[24]

5 135* 35  West Indies Bowral, Australia Bradman Oval 2014[25]

6 104 38  England Bristol, England, United Kingdom Bristol
Bristol
County Ground 2015[26]

7 114* 44  New Zealand Mount Maunganui, New Zealand Bay Oval 2016[27]

8 127 45  New Zealand Mount Maunganui, New Zealand Bay Oval 2016[28]

9 134 51  South Africa Canberra, Australia Manuka Oval 2016[29]

10 104* 57  New Zealand Mount Maunganui, New Zealand Bay Oval 2017[30]

11 152* 59  Sri Lanka Bristol, England, United Kingdom Bristol
Bristol
County Ground 2017[31]

Women's T20I Centuries[edit]

Meg Lanning's T20 International centuries

# Runs Match Opponents City/Country Venue Year

1 104* 38  Ireland Sylhet, Bangladesh Sylhet
Sylhet
International Cricket
Cricket
Stadium 2014[32]

Women's International Awards[edit] Player of the Match awards[edit] Women's One Day International
One Day International
Awards[33][edit]

S No Opponent Venue Date Match Performance Result

1  England WACA Ground 7 January 2011 104* Won

2  New Zealand North Sydney
Sydney
Oval 17 December 2012 103 Won

3  New Zealand DRIEMS Ground 5 February 2013 112,1 catch Won

4  West Indies Bradman Oval 16 November 2014 135* Won

5  England Bristol
Bristol
County Ground 23 July 2015 104 Won

6  New Zealand Bay Oval 22 February 2016 114*,1 catch Won

7  New Zealand Bay Oval 24 February 2016 127 Won

8  South Africa Manuka Oval 20 November 2016 134 Won

9  New Zealand Bay Oval 5 March 2017 104*,1 catch Won

10  India Bristol
Bristol
County Ground 12 July 2017 76* Won

Women's T20 International Awards[34][edit]

S no Opponent Venue Date Match Performance Result

1  New Zealand Junction Oval 22 January 2013 76,2 catches Lost

2  New Zealand Junction Oval 22 January 2013 64,1 catch Won

3  Ireland Sylhet
Sylhet
International Cricket
Cricket
Stadium 27 March 2014 126 Won

4  Pakistan Kerrydale Oval 5 September 2014 46*,1 catch Won

5  South Africa Vidarbha Cricket
Cricket
Association Stadium 18 March 2016 30* Won

6  England Feroz Shah Kotla Ground 30 March 2016 55,2 catches Won

References[edit]

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Meg Lanning
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Ellyse Perry
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Australia
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Australia
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New Zealand
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Australia
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Australia
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Australia
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Australia
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Australia
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Australian Woman Cricketer of the Year

2002: Rolton 2003: Rolton 2004: Fitzpatrick 2005: Rolton 2006: Rolton 2007: Sthalekar 2008: Sthalekar 2009: Nitschke 2010: Nitschke 2011: Nitschke 2012: Nitschke 2013: Cameron 2014: Lanning 2015: Lanning 2016: Perry 2017: Lanning 2018: Perry

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ICC Women's Cricketer of the Year

Player of the Year

2006:  Rolton 2007:  Goswami 2008:  Edwards 2009:  S. C. Taylor 2010:  Nitschke 2011:  S. R. Taylor (discontinued award)

One Day International

2012:  S. R. Taylor 2013:  Bates 2014:  S. J. Taylor 2015:  Lanning 2016:  Bates

Twenty20 International

2012:  S. J. Taylor 2013:  S. J. Taylor 2014:  Lanning 2015:  S. R. Taylor 2016:  Bates

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Wisden Leading Woman Cricketer in the World

2014: Lanning 2015: Bates 2016: Perry

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Australia
Australia
squad – 2012 Women's World Twenty20 (2nd title)

1 Blackwell 2 Cameron 3 Coyte 4 Ebsary 5 Fields (c) 6 Haynes 7 Healy 8 Hunter 9 Jonassen 10 Lanning 11 Osborne 12 Perry 13 Poulton 14 Sthalekar

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Australia
Australia
squad – 2014 Women's World Twenty20 (3rd title)

1 Blackwell 2 Bolton 3 Cameron 4 Coyte 5 Farrell 6 Ferling 7 Healy 8 Hunter 9 Jonassen 10 Kimmince 11 Lanning (c) 12 Mooney 13 Osborne 14 Perry 15 Villani

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Australia
Australia
squad – 2016 Women's World Twenty20 (Runners-Up)

17 Lanning (c) 2 Blackwell (vc) 14 Beams 1 Cheatle 13 Coyte 5 Ferling 48 Harris 77 Healy 21 Jonassen 6 Mooney 25 Osborne 8 Perry 3 Schutt 4 Villani

Coach: Mott

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Australia
Australia
squad – 2017 Women's Cricket
Cricket
World Cup (Semi-Finalists)

Lanning (c) Aley Beams Blackwell Bolton Gardner Haynes Healy Jonassen Mooney Perry Schutt Vakarewa Villan

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