Jemimah Rodrigues: Why India’s batting star is a social media sensation

Jemimah Rodrigues is a star on and off the cricket field
Women’s T20 World Cup final: India v Australia
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground Date: Sunday, 8 March Time: 07:00 GMT
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Quick question: who is the most entertaining cricketer on social media?

Go on… we’ll give you a minute…

The answer? India’s Jemimah Rodrigues, of course.

The 19-year-old, aka Lil’ J (she’s trademarked this!), may be small in stature – 5ft 2in – but she packs a punch on Twitter and Instagram.

Oh, and she’s seriously good at cricket – some girls get all the luck, eh?

The world according to ‘JeMEMEah’ Rodrigues

Being ranked as the ninth best T20 batter in the world might be enough for some, but not Jemimah.

Her ‘work hard and play hard’ attitude spills over into the world of social media, where fun, dancing and smiles are the norm and where a new hashtag has been born: #jeMEMEah