Stoinis aims high

Hotel quarantine allows a lot of time to think. And Marcus Stoinis has been doing some thinking in Dubai,

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as he prepares for the return of the IPL with Delhi Capitals, his first cricket assignment in four and a half months

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Stoinis aims high

The rare downtime has given the 32-year-old a chance to reset some personal goals.

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Stoinis aims high

"My next phase, the way I see it, over the next three years I want to be not only the best finisher in Australia, I want to be the best finisher in the world,"

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Stoinis aims high

"So that's what I've spent my time thinking about and preparing myself for.

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It doesn't mean that I'm going to be able to do it for the Melbourne Stars as well. It might mean the role is going to change.

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But I've got a great opportunity to do it with Delhi under Punter and a great opportunity in this World Cup.

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Stoinis is no shrinking violet, and some may scoff at his ambition, particularly as he plays almost exclusively as an opener in the BBL for Melbourne Stars - with great success

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But his numbers batting in positions five through seven for Australia in T20 internationals and Capitals in the IPL, suggest he's already a lot closer to his goal than many might realise.

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In fact, until last month, neither Stoinis nor Australia's selectors or coaching staff were aware of how highly he ranks among global T20 finishers over the past three years.

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Stoinis' immediate task is to help Capitals claim the title that eluded them in the UAE last year

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