The accolades continued to fall for Melbourne Stars captain Meg Lanning In the first edition of the Women’s Big Bash League.
The T20 opener finished the tournament as the leading run-scorer with 560 runs, earning her WBBL|01 Player-of-the-Tournament and WBBL|01 Melbourne Stars Player-of-the-Season honours.
Lanning, who also captains the Commonwealth Bank Southern Stars and VicSpirit, smashed four scores of 75 or above in WBBL|01 and was named Player-of the-Match on six occasions.
She made her domestic debut for Victoria in 2008 at the age of 16 and has since earnt just about every honour women’s cricket has on offer.
Ranked as the number one women’s T20 and one-day international batter on the ICC Player Rankings*, the right-hander continuously shows why she is the best female player in the world with her rapid fire knocks.
Away from cricket, Lanning continues her studies and, as a coffee connoisseur, is always on the search for good cafés in Melbourne and on tour.
* Ranked #1 on ICC Player Rankings - women’s ODI on as of Tuesday, 25 October 2016
* Ranked #1 on ICC Player Rankings - women’s T20 on as of Thursday, 13 October 2016