Stuart Poynter

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Stuart Poynter
Personal information
Full name Stuart William Poynter
Born (1990-10-18) 18 October 1990 (age 26)
Hammersmith, London, England
Nickname Stuey, Points, Disco
Batting style Right-handed
Role Wicketkeeper
Relations AD Poynter (brother)
DA Vincent (uncle)
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 45) 8 September 2014 v Scotland
Last ODI 27 September 2016 v Australia
ODI shirt no. 90
T20I debut (cap 32) 18 June 2015 v Scotland
Last T20I 20 January 2017 v Afghanistan
Domestic team information
Years Team
2010–2011 Middlesex
2013 Warwickshire
2014–present Durham (squad no. 90)
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I FC LA
Matches 12 14 17 27
Runs scored 124 152 605 376
Batting average 12.40 12.66 26.30 23.50
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 1/2 1/0
Top score 36 39 125 109
Catches/stumpings 15/0 6/1 43/2 27/0
Source: CricketArchive, 16 May 2017

Stuart William Poynter (born 18 October 1990 in Hammersmith, London) is an English-born Irish cricketer who currently plays for Durham County Cricket Club as a wicket-keeper. He made his One Day International debut against Scotland in September 2014.[1] He made his Twenty20 International debut against Scotland on 18 June 2015.[2]


Poynter has represented Ireland at Under-19 and Under-17 level. He made his first-class debut against Oxford MCCU where he impressed keeping wicket, taking three catches and scoring 42 from 79 balls in a knock that included four 4's.[3]

He has also played a first-class match for Ireland against Canada as part of the 2011–13 ICC Intercontinental Cup where he scored 31, helping Ireland to a convincing innings victory.[4] In September 2013 he made his debut for Warwickshire due to injuries to their other keepers.

Poynter signed a deal to join Durham County Cricket Club from 2014 which Geoff Cook Durham head coach confirmed on 24 September 2013 as Durham gave Warwickshire special dispensation for Poynter to play against Derbyshire in the County Championship. Stuart Poynter marked his debut by taking six catches for Warwickshire. Poynter plays his club cricket at Sunbury CC in the Surrey Championship alongside, Toby Roland-Jones (Middlesex), Andrew Balbirnie (Ireland & Middlesex), Paul Stirling (Ireland & Middlesex) and Shane Getake (Ireland)

Poynter scored his first first-class century on 18 October 2015 in a tour match against Zimbabwe A in Harare.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Poynter's uncle, Deryck Vincent also represented Ireland. He is also the younger brother of current Ireland and Middlesex teammate Andrew Poynter.


  1. ^ "Scotland tour of Ireland, 1st ODI: Ireland v Scotland at Dublin, Sep 8, 2014". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Scotland tour of Ireland, 1st T20I: Ireland v Scotland at Bready, Jun 18, 2015". ESPNCricinfo. Retrieved 18 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Middlesex v Oxford MCCU". Espn Cricinfo. 25–27 May 2010. Retrieved 21 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Ireland v Canada". Espn Cricinfo. 13–14 September 2012. Retrieved 21 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Ireland crumble around Poynter's maiden ton". ESPNCricinfo. Retrieved 18 October 2015. 

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