Marcus Peter Stoinis
|Date of Birth||
August 16, 1989
Right- hand Middle-order batsman/All-rounder
Australia, Australia A, Delhi Daredevils, Kent 2nd XI, Kings XI Punjab, Melbourne Stars, Perth Scorchers, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Scarborough, Victoria, Victoria Under-23s, Victorian XI, Western Australia, Western Australia Under-19s, World XI
Marcus Peter Stoinis is an Australian all-rounder cricketer, who plays for limited overs cricket. He plays for the Australian national team since 2015 as an all-rounder. Marcus Stoinis is a right-arm medium pacer and a right-handed batsman, who represents the Western Australian team in domestic cricket. An Orthodox Christian by religion, Marcus Stoinis was born in Melbourne Stars region of Perth in 1989 and pursued his cricket training since his school days.
He has played in both Under-17 and Under-19 tournaments at domestic level for Western Australia team. Marcus Stoinis has played club cricket for the Scarborough as well as town cricket for the Peterborough before his grand entry in the national team. In 2012, he debuted in BBL and then made his international debut in 2015 through an ODI match.
Marcus Stoinis came into the limelight for his undeniable shiny performance in Victoria’s Sheffield Shield league. After this, his improved batting skill and stable bowling made him a permanent player of the national team in shorter formats. He is already selected for the ICC World Cup Squad 2019 as an integral part of the team. This talented Australian all-rounder has made his IPL debut in 2016 with the Kings XI Punjab team. Currently, he is playing with the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL 2019 tournament.
Debut ODI Match: at Headingley Stadium Vs England on 11th of September in 2015
Debut T20I Match: at Sophia Garden Stadium Vs England on 31st of August in 2015
Debut IPL Match: at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium Vs Gujarat Lions on 11th of April in 2016
He has scored 963 runs in 33 matches in 4 years of ODI career at an average of 38.52 and strike rate of 93.5 including 1 hundred and 6 fifties (as on May 7, 2019)
He has taken 26 wickets in 33 matches in just 4 years of ODI career at an average of 46.23 (as on May 7, 2019)
|Achievements/Records Associated With||
Highest Individual ODI score for a number-seven batsman (146*, 2017).