MARTIN GUPTILL

  • Martin Guptill stars for Derbyshire with double century 6 days ago

    London: New Zealand's Martin Guptill carried on where he left off at the World Cup by scoring a stunning maiden first-class double-century as Derbyshire took charge of their County Championship match away to Gloucestershire at Bristol on Monday. The 28-year-old Guptill struck 227 off just 176 balls, including 29 fours and...
  • Hashim Amla signs up for Derbyshire stint April 22, 2015

    South Africa Test captain Hashim Amla will join Derbyshire next month for three T20 Blast fixtures and two County Championship matches, the English club announced on Tuesday. Amla, 31, will replace Martin Guptill, who has been called up for New Zealand's Test series against England. "I'm delighted to have the opportunity to...
  • Martin Guptill recalled to New Zealand Test squad April 4, 2015

    Wellington: The return of World Cup star Martin Guptill and a call-up for fast-bowler Matt Henry headlined the New Zealand Test squad named on Saturday for the series against England starting next month. Guptill, the leading run scorer in the recent World Cup, has not been required for Test duty since...
  • From veteran Sangakkara to the unknown Shenwari: The surprise packages of World Cup 2015 March 31, 2015

    This World Cup will be remembered for its milestones. Two ODI double hundreds, two 400-plus scores by a team, 38 centuries and the most watched World Cup ever. The pool stage matches had better contests than the knockouts and the event which was expected to provide bowling-friendly conditions was once...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs South Africa, World Cup 2015, 1st semi-final March 24, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) New Zealand will take on South Africa at the Eden Park, Auckland in the first semi-final as both the teams look to book a place in a World Cup final for the first time. New Zealand, who have lost all their six previous...
  • New Zealand vs South Africa, 1st semi-finals: The key battles March 23, 2015

    New Zealand and South Africa are all set to create history as either of the teams will make it to the semi-finals for the first time in a World Cup. Both semi-finalists- New Zealand and South Africa - will meet at the beautiful Eden Park in Auckland on Tuesday with...
  • World Cup: Martin Guptill is probably not quite done yet, says McCullum March 23, 2015

    Auckland: Martin Guptill's double ton was the fillip New Zealand needed heading into their World Cup semi-final against South Africa, according to captain Brendon McCullum. At stake is an historic first appearance in the World Cup final with neither side having progressed past the semis in the past. New Zealand were forced...
  • World Cup 2015: Martin Crowe hails 'courageous' Guptill March 23, 2015

    Wellington: New Zealand great Martin Crowe on Monday praised Martin Guptill's record-breaking World Cup feats after helping the batsman reinvent himself late in his career. Crowe, who is battling terminal cancer, also tipped another of his proteges Ross Taylor to come good for the Black Caps, who face South Africa on...
  • World Cup 2015: Batsmen scaling new heights and it's good for the game March 23, 2015

    To start with, I would like to congratulate Martin Guptill for a magnificent innings. Such a knock in a quarter-final of the ICC Cricket World Cup deserves a lot of credit. He was dropped early in his innings, when on four, but he did not look back after that. And...
  • World Cup 2015: New Zealand's road to semi-finals March 23, 2015

    New Zealand entered the World Cup 2015 quarter-finals with an unblemished record winning all the six matches and then won the match against the West Indies to set up their semi-final clash against South Africa. Martin Guptill's record-shattering double century at the Cake Tin sent New Zealand into the semi-finals after...
  • World Cup: Scouting for SA has been done already, says NZ coach Mike Hesson March 22, 2015

    Co-hosts New Zealand will take on South Africa in the first semi-final of the ICC World Cup 2015 on March 26. ...
  • David Miller low key ahead of South Africa's World Cup semi-final March 22, 2015

    South Africa batsman David Miller has a talent for deadpan humour. Asked if he watched New Zealand's Cricket World Cup quarter-final against the West Indies on Saturday, and more particularly Martin Guptill's unbeaten innings of 237, Miller affects a poker face and says "no ... what happened?" It's unlikely New Zealand's 143-run...
  • World Cup: Guptill's innings greatest in ODI history by a New Zealand player March 22, 2015

    It is easy to throw around superlatives to describe and categorise Martin Guptill's monumental 237 not out against West Indies in the World Cup quarterfinal in Wellington on Saturday (March 21). But there is no question in my mind that it is the greatest limited-overs innings in history by a New...
  • World Cup quarter-finals: Guptill, big retirements, favourites through March 22, 2015

    Favourites India, South Africa, New Zealand and Australia registered comprehensive victories against their opponents in the quarter-finals to book their spot in the last four of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup. Hosts Australia and New Zealand reached the semis for the record seventh time, South Africa won their first...
  • World Cup Exclusive: New Zealand in prime form to play maiden final March 22, 2015

    (Legendary New Zealand allrounder Chris Harris, IBN World Cup Cricket Expert, is contributing exclusively for Cricketnext. Catch him Live in pre- and post-match shows throughout the ICC World Cup 2015 only on CNN-IBN and IBN7) I think Martin Guptill's coming back to some great form with a fabulous knock of 237...
  • World Cup 2015: Knock has not sunk in yet, says Martin Guptill March 21, 2015

    Wellington: New Zealand opener Martin Guptill, who smashed an unbeaten 237 off 163 balls against the West Indies in the cricket World Cup quarter-final here on Saturday, said his innings has not sunk in yet. The 28-year-old hammered his way to the highest World Cup individual score and the second highest...
  • World Cup 2015: Brendon McCullum hails 'sublime' Martin Guptill knock March 21, 2015

    Wellington: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum acclaimed opener Martin Guptill's World Cup record 237 not out against West Indies on Saturday as one of the best ever seen in one-day cricket. The co-hosts overwhelmed the twice former champions by 143 runs in the final quarter-final at the Wellington Regional Stadium to...
  • Kings of Cricket: New Zealand enter semis after win over West Indies March 21, 2015

    Chasing 394, WI were all out for 250 runs in 30.3 overs as NZ reached the semis of a World Cup for the seventh time. Martin Guptill scored 237 and Trent Boult picked up 4 wickets. ...
  • World Cup: New Zealand victory march rolls over West Indies to enter semis March 21, 2015

    The name Martin is synonymous with New Zealand cricket in general, and batting excellence in particular, and the man who made it so, Crowe, would not have begrudged the fact that it was another who caused the name to ring around Wellington's Cake Tin with the kind of exuberant reverence...
  • Kings of Cricket: Guptill's double ton powers NZ to 393 vs WI March 21, 2015

    Martin Guptill's record-breaking double century saw New Zealand pile up a colossal 393 for six against the West Indies in their World Cup quarter-final at Wellington Stadium. ...
  • World Cup: Guptill schools West Indies with 237 not out off 163 balls March 21, 2015

    New Zealand opener Martin Guptill joined an elite list on a Super Saturday in Wellington, becoming the first Kiwi and only the fifth batsman ever to score a score an ODI double hundred. And doing that in a knockout match made it even more special. The right-hander smashed West Indies bowlers...
  • World Cup: Twitter flooded after double-centurion Guptill's miraculous knock March 21, 2015

    New Zealand opener, Martin Guptill scored second double century of the World Cup, when he smashed West Indies bowlers all across the park in the fourth quarter-finals of the World Cup 2015 at the Regional Stadium in Wellington on Saturday. His 200 came off just 152 deliveries including 21 fours and...
  • World Cup 2015: Bangladesh gave New Zealand a run for their money March 14, 2015

    Bangladesh lost the match but impressed their fans by their performance against New Zealand. New Zealand has been playing great cricket since the beginning of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 and there is no doubt saying that after Australia, it is Bangladesh, who gave them the toughest fight in...
  • World Cup 2015: Martin Guptill, Southee praise New Zealand fightback March 13, 2015

    Hamilton: Opener Martin Guptill and paceman Tim Southee praised New Zealand's fightback in their hard-earned win over Bangladesh in Hamilton today, hoping it will stand them in good stead in the knock-out stage. New Zealand won by three wickets after being tested in both batting and bowling with Guptill making his...
  • World Cup: NZ finish unbeaten in Pool A with nervy Bangladesh win March 13, 2015

    Bangladesh did a lot of things right against one of the favourites to lift the 2015 World Cup trophy, negotiating the New Zealand pace attack well on the way to becoming the first team in the tournament to bat a full 50 overs against them. As a result, they put up...
  • New Zealand held to 157/7 by Zimbabwe in washed out World Cup warm-up match February 9, 2015

    Christchurch: Martin Guptill made a century to support a mediocre batting effort as New Zealand stumbled to 157 for 7 on Monday in a rain-reduced World Cup warm-up match against Zimbabwe. New Zealand's innings at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval was finally halted by rain after 30.1 overs and the match was...
  • Martin Guptill signs on for fresh Derbyshire stint January 27, 2015

    London: New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill is to re-join Derbyshire as their overseas player for the early part of the 2015 season, the Midlands county announced on Monday. The 28-year-old Guptill played for the club in the 2011 and 2012 seasons and will return for the opening six Championship matches and...
  • Rain washes out third New Zealand-Sri Lanka ODI January 17, 2015

    Persistent rain washed out the third one-day international between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at Eden Park in Auckland on Saturday after less than 30 overs of the hosts' innings. New Zealand had been well-placed at 145 for 3 in the 29th over of the game that had already been reduced...