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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 the most...

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