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Dinesh Mongia

Key facts

Full Name: Dinesh Mongia
Born: April 17 1977 , Chandigarh
County: Leicestershire
Other teams: Lancashire, India
ODI debut: v Australia, 2001
Batting Style: Left Hand Bat
Bowling Style: Slow Left Arm Orthodox

Biography

The India batsman spent two separate spells with Lancashire in 2004 and was brought in at Grace Road for the 2005 campaign as a replacement for Australian Brad Hodge, who moved in the opposite direction to Old Trafford. In nine Frizzell County Championship innings in 2004 he averaged 67.14, hitting two centuries and two half-centuries. A prolific run-scorer with a triple century to his name in first class cricket and has made 51 one-day appearances for India despite having never featured in the Test side. Also a useful left-arm spinner and during his first spell with Lancashire he was t...

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