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Tom Poynton      

Full name Thomas Poynton

Born November 25, 1989, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Current age 26 years 163 days

Major teams Derbyshire, Derbyshire 2nd XI, England Under-19s

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education Repton

Thomas Poynton
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 41 62 7 1087 106 19.76 2621 41.47 1 6 131 7 95 9
List A 28 19 4 173 40 11.53 193 89.63 0 0 12 3 17 5
Twenty20 33 24 8 218 27* 13.62 199 109.54 0 0 8 11 17 11
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 41 1 48 96 2 2/96 2/96 48.00 12.00 24.0 0 0 0
List A 28 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 33 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Middlesex v Derbyshire at Southgate, Jul 8-11, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class Northamptonshire v Derbyshire at Northampton, May 1-4, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Derbyshire v Glamorgan at Derby, Jul 16, 2007 scorecard
Last List A Derbyshire v Worcestershire at Derby, Aug 18, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Leicestershire v Derbyshire at Leicester, Jul 2, 2007 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Derbyshire v Worcestershire at Derby, Jul 17, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
10, 0c/0s Derbyshire v Northants Northampton 1 May 2016 FC
2c/0s, 36*, 0c/0s Derbyshire v Glamorgan Derby 24 Apr 2016 FC
53, 1c/0s Derbyshire v Gloucs Bristol 17 Apr 2016 FC
8*, 1c/0s Derbyshire v Durham MCCU Derby 11 Apr 2016 Other
1c/0s, 35* Derbyshire v Leics Abu Dhabi 16 Mar 2016 Other T20
38 Derbyshire v Danube Lions Abu Dhabi 15 Mar 2016 Other OD
0c/1s Derbyshire v Worcs Abu Dhabi 14 Mar 2016 Other OD
2c/0s, 0, 1c/2s, 2 Derbyshire v Leics Derby 22 Sep 2015 FC
1c/0s, 10, 0 Derbyshire v Essex Derby 9 Sep 2015 FC
6, 2c/0s Derby 2nd XI v Durham 2nd Chester-le-Street 27 Aug 2015 Other OD
Profile

Personal tragedy struck for Tom Poynton only a few days before the start of the 2014 season when his father Keith died in a car accident while driving a Ferrari loaned out by the club chairman, Chris Grant, who had bought it that day. Tom, who was a passenger in the car, also suffered serious leg injuries. It was an emotional period for the entire Derbyshire club and Poynton, who missed the entire season and needed an ankle operation, found a role for Derbyshire promoting community projects. He returned to indoor training in November with the intention of furthering his cricketing career.

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Jun 30, 2014

Tom Poynton is involved in promoting the India tour game, County Ground, Derby, June 30, 2014

Tom Poynton is involved in promoting the India tour game

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Sep 26, 2013

Stuart Poynter watches as Tom Poynton gets bowled, Derbyshire v Warwickshire, County Championship, Division One, Derby, September 26, 2013

Stuart Poynter watches as Tom Poynton gets bowled

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Apr 25, 2013

Samit Patel plays a shot as Tom Poynton looks on, Derbyshire v Nottinghamshire, County Championship, Division One, Derby, 2nd day, April 25, 2013

Samit Patel plays a shot as Tom Poynton looks on

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Tournament Results
Afghanistan v Ireland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Ireland v Namibia at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 9 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)
Canada v Scotland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Scotland won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Hong Kong v U.S.A. at ICCA 2 Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Hong Kong won by 77 runs
Nepal v P.N.G. at ICCA Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Nepal won by 6 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Bermuda v Uganda at ICCA 2 Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Bermuda won by 41 runs
Ireland v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)
Italy v Kenya at ICCA Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Kenya won by 38 runs
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