Meg Lanning – Biography, Stats, Age, Profile, WPL, husband, WBBL, and Family

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Meg Lanning is a Singapore-born Australian Female batter cricket player who has been playing cricket for the Australia women’s team since 2010 and made her debut with short format cricket, and currently, she plays all three formats of cricket.

And She plays for the Australia Women’s cricket team in International Cricket and plays for the Melbourne Stars Women in the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL), And for the Delhi Capitals team in the Women’s Premier League (WPL).

Meg Lanning Profile 
Full NameMeghann Moira Lanning
Nick NameMegastar, Serious Sally
Date of Birth25 March 1992
Meg Lanning age32 years
Birth PlaceSingapore
Playing RoleBatsman
Batting StyleRight-hand bat
Bowling StyleRight arm Medium
Batting PositionTop order Batter
Physical Stats & More 
Meg Lanning Height (approx)In centimeters -173cm
In meters – 1.73m
In feet – 5’7” feet
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourBrown

Meg Lanning Batting Stats 🏏

Matches 6 103 132
Innings 12 102 121
Runs 345 4602 3405
Avg 31.36 53.51 36.61
SR 44.57 92.20 116.37
NO 1 16 28
Balls 774 4991 2926
HS 93 152 133
100s 0 15 2
50s 2 21 15
4s 51 572 405
6s 0 40 47
Ct 3 53 45
St 0 0 0

Meg Lanning Bowling Stats

Matches 6 103 132
Innings 3 7 3
Overs 8 22 6
Runs 10 114 39
Wkts 0 1 4
BBI 1/30 2/17
Econ 1.25 5.18 6.50
Avg 114.00 9.75
SR 132.0 9.0
4w 0 0 0
5w 0 0 0
10w 0 0 0
Career Info
TeamsAustralia Women
Delhi Capitals Women (C)
Melbourne Stars Women
Trent Rockets (Women)
Victoria Women
DebutInternational Cricket Debut

WTest debut
She made his WTEST debut on 11 August 2013 in the match of AUS WMN vs ENG WMN at Wormsley.

WODI cricket debut
She made his WODI debut on 05 January 2011 in the match of AUS WMN vs ENG WMN at Perth.

WT20I cricket debut
She made his T20I debut on 30 December 2010 in the match of NZ WMN vs AUS WMN at Nelson.

WPL debut
She made her WPL debut on 05 March 2023 while playing against Royal Challengers Bangalore Women, in which she scored 72 runs with the help of 14 fours.
Meg Lanning Jersey Number#17
RecordsMeg holds the record for the most WODI International centuries and is the first Australian to score 2,000 Twenty20 International runs.
Personal Life
Zodiac signAries
SchoolWarrawee Public school
Carey Baptist Grammar school
CollegeAustralian catholic university
Educational QualificationGraduation
FamilyFather: Wayne (Banker)
Mother: Sue
meg lanning family
Siblings: Anna Lanning (sister)
Meg Lanning husbandUnmarried
Favorite Things
Favorite Cricketers N//A
Meg Lanning Profile

Meg Lanning Biography

Meg Lanning, the Australian female cricketer, was born on March 25, 1992, in Singapore city. Her nicknames are Megastar and Serious Sally. She began playing international cricket for the Australian team in the year 2010.

In addition, she is also known for playing various types of T20 franchise cricket around the world, where she is also the captain of the Delhi Capitals team in the Women’s Premier League.

Meg Lanning Family

If we talk about Lanning’s family, then his father’s name is Wayne Lanning, who is a banker, while his mother’s name is Sue. While, his elder sister’s name is Anna Lanning

Meg Lanning Father’s NameWayne Lanning
Meg Lanning Mother NameSue

Meg Lanning‘s Ways of Playing Cricket

Meg Lanning is known for playing as a batter Cricket player in his team, And his batting style is Right-hand bat, and he is primarily known to bat in top order position.

Meg Lanning Cricket Career

He started playing cricket professionally in the year 2008, then, Meg has been selected for the Australia Women international team in 2010 for the T20I series match against New Zealand women team.  So let’s see about Meg Lanning’s domestic cricket debut and career.

Meg Lanning International Career

He started playing cricket at the age of just 10. On the strength of her passion and talent, she soon managed to make her mark in the Australian cricket world.

At the age of just 18, he made his international debut in 2010 in an ODI match against England. Interestingly, in her very second match, she created history by scoring a century and became the youngest player to score an international century for Australia.

In the year 2014, at the age of just 21, she was given the captaincy of the Australian women’s cricket team. As captain, he took the team to new heights. Under his leadership, Australia won four T20 World Cup titles, one ODI World Cup title and a Commonwealth Games gold medal. She is considered one of the most successful female captains in cricket history.

Meg Lanning T20I debut 30 December 2010 against NZ WMN
Meg Lanning Test debut 11 August 2013 against ENG WMN
Meg Lanning ODI debut 05 January 2011 against England

Meg Lanning Cricket Record

Lanning is a brilliant batsman, who has many records in his name, information about which is given below.

  • Record for most centuries scored in Women’s One Day Internationals (17)
  • First Australian female cricketer to score more than 2,000 runs in T20 Internationals
  • Record of winning T20 International matches most times as captain in women’s cricket (76 wins)

Meg Lanning WPL Team & Career

Meg Lanning plays for the Delhi Capitals in Women’s Premier League. In the inaugural WPL season, she was the leading run-scorer, scoring 345 runs in 9 innings. And she is also currently the captain of the Delhi Capitals team.

Meg Lanning WPL Team: Delhi Capitals (Since 2023 -)

Unknown Facts About Mega Lanning

  • Lanning made his international debut in 2010 at the age of just 18 and soon impressed with his aggressive batting style.
  • In 2014, at the age of just 21, she was named the youngest ever captain of the Australian women’s cricket team.

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