|Full name||Stuart William Poynter|
18 October 1990 |
Hammersmith, London, England
|Nickname||Stuey, Points, Disco|
|Relations||AD Poynter (brother)
DA Vincent (uncle)
|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|
|2014–present||Durham (squad no. 90)|
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. He made his Twenty20 International debut against Scotland on 18 June 2015.
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.
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. 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)
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