Martin Guptill is a new Zealand international cricketer he is opening batsman in the all format of the game. He debut on 10 January 2009 in odi cap no.153 against West Indies. Martin Guptill scored second highest individual score in ODI cricket 237 runs. He plays many big and good innings in his career but we are here showing a review on his 3 best performances in the ODI games. Here –
Martin Guptill top 3 best performances against big teams in ODI cricket.
189*(155) vs England, Southampton, 2013
New Zealand tour of England, 2nd match of the 3 match series, New Zealand opt to bat first. New Zealand lost their first wicket at 12 then three good partnerships between Martin with K Williamson(55), R Taylor(60), B McCullum(40) of 120, 109, 118 respectively. Guptill made 189* runs in just 155 balls with 19 fours and 2 sixes he played very beautifully England bowlers. And complete his 4th ODI hundred. For England J trott(109) made a century but it’s not enough. No big partnership’s so as result New Zealand won the match by 86 runs.
180*(138) vs South Africa, Hamilton, 2017
South Africa tour of New Zealand, 4th ODI of the 5 match series, South Africa elect to bat First. South Africa made a good total 279/8 in 50 overs with F du plessis(67) and Ab de Villiers (72*). New Zealand team lost their first wicket at 5 runs. Martin Guptill plays a big and fast innings of 180 runs not out and played superbly well. And take a full advantage of the some kind of bowling attack in this match. And make more than 64 percent runs for his team individually. He hits 11 huge sixes and 15 fours in his innings, and make his third highest score in ODI.
237*(163) vs West Indies, Wellington, 2015
4th Quarter final of the ICC World Cup 2015, New Zealand team elect to bat first after won the toss. So this is the high pressure game because this is the knockout match of World cup 2015. And big players performance better in big platform and Martin Guptill proves this.
Martin Guptill made a double hundred 237* in 163 balls. He is become the 5th overall player who reach 200 hundred mark. He punish Windies bowlers specially J holder and A Russell. Guptill hits 24 fours and 11 big sixes in his innings. And that is the third most fours in an innings by one player.
In chase, C Gayle also play a superb but a small innings 61(33) but that’s not enough to reach the total. Windies team all out on 250 and New Zealand won the match by 143 runs.