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jayant   |  2022-01-25

Marcus Stoinis: 12 Little-Known Facts You Need To Know

Australian cricketer Marcus Stoinis is one of the best modern-day all-rounders of all time.

An integral part of Australia’s white-ball setup, Stoinis, over the years, has contributed to Australia with both and ball.

So, today we have listed down 12 little-known facts about him.

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1) On August 16, 1989, Marcus Stoinis was born in Perth in Western Australia

2) A right-handed batsman and a right-arm fast bowler, Marcus Stoinis represented Western Australia at both u-17 and u-19 level

3) Stoinis played for Australia at the 2008 ICC U-19 World Cup and made his domestic debut for Western Australia at the age of 19

4) In the 2008–09 Ford Ranger Cup, Marcus made his List-A debut for Western Australia against Queensland.

5) In 2012, playing for the Peterborough Town Cricket Club, he took a hat-trick and got signed by Kent to play in the counties

6) In 2013-14, he lost his contract with Western Australia due to inconsistent performances and decided to play club cricket

He hit four centuries for Northcote, averaged over 100 for that season, and got drafted in the Victoria side.

7) He was signed by the Delhi Daredevils for the 2015 IPL. After that, he played for KXIP, RCB, Delhi Capitals in the IPL

8) On 31 August 2015, Marcus Stoinis made his T20I debut for Australia against England at Cardiff

On 21 September 2015, he made his ODI debut for Australia against England at the Headingley

9) In his second ODI against New Zealand, Stoinis, batting at No.7, scored his maiden hundred ( 146 not out ) and also picked three wickets

This was the highest ODI score by a No.7 batsman against Australia.

10) Stoinis also partnered with Sri Lankan legend Sanath Jayasuriya for the World XI in a charity match against Nepal XI

11) Stoinis, playing for the National Performance Squad in a one-day match at Allan Border Field, smashed six sixes in an over against Brendan Smith

12) Marcus Stoinis plays for Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League (BBL) and was recently signed by Lucknow supergiants for the 2022 IPL.

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