Mona Meshram

Mona Meshram

Mona Meshram

All-rounder

National Side

India

Date of Birth

30-09-1991

Age

26

Place of Birth

Nagpur, India

Batting Style

Right-hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right-arm medium

Overview

Nagpur born Mona Meshram started playing cricket at the age of 14. Before playing cricket, she used to play volleyball.

 

Performing well in U-16, she got the chance to play at the next level. Supported by her mother and sister and inspired by captain Mithali Raj, she chose cricket over volleyball as her career. She was the recipient of the BCCI’s M.A. Chidambaram Award for being the best Junior lady cricketer of the 2010–11 season (623 runs in 8 matches, inclusive of one century and 5 half centuries).

 

Started with Vidarbha team in the domestic circuit, currently, she plays for Railways and proved her versatility as a dependable middle-order batter as well as a right-arm medium bowler.

 

At first, she was not selected in the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier last year, later on, she replaced the injured Smriti Mandhana in the squad; who got injured during a match against Melbourne Renegades in Women’s Big Bash League. Meshram scored 228 runs in 6 innings and became the fifth highest scorer in the series.

 

She was also a part of the team in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017.