MARTIN GUPTILL

  • Controversial batsman Jesse Ryder gets World Cup lifeline October 31, 2014

    Aggressive top-order batsman Jesse Ryder was passionate about rekindling his international career after he was thrown a World Cup lifeline by being named in a New Zealand 'A' team for one-day matches in the United Arab Emirates next month. The 30-year-old Ryder has been kept out of the national side after...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs South Africa, 2nd ODI October 24, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: New Zealand opted to bowl against South Africa. Teams: New Zealand 1 Martin Guptill, 2 James Neesham, 3 Dean Brownlie, 4 Brendon McCullum (capt), 5 Tom Latham, 6 Corey Anderson, 7 Luke Ronchi (wk), 8 Daniel Vettori, 9 Tim Southee, 10...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs South Africa, 1st ODI October 21, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: South Africa opted to field against New Zealand. South Africa opens a one-day series against New Zealand looking to strike a psychological blow against the Black Caps ahead of the Cricket World Cup early next year. The three-match series, which begins...
  • World T20: McCullum's fifty propels New Zealand to victory over Netherlands March 29, 2014

    Chittagong: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum smashed 65 to guide his side to a six-wicket win over Netherlands in the World Twenty20 on Saturday. Riding on McCullum's attacking knock, New Zealand had an over to spare, scoring 152 for 4 in response to Netherlands 151 for 4. McCullum, who hit four fours...
  • 1st T20: A newlook West Indies out to challenge strong New Zealand January 10, 2014

    A huge win in the final match of the preceding ODI series has given West Indies the momentum going into the twomatch Twenty20 series, starting in Auckland from Saturday. West Indies did well to level the series 22 with most of their specialist limitedovers players being out injured. They will...
  • 4th ODI: New Zealand beat West Indies by 58 runs (D/L method) January 4, 2014

    Nelson: Opener Martin Guptill struck early for New Zealand with an 81 to lead the hosts to victory over the West Indies by 58 runs on the Duckworth/Lewis Method in the fourth oneday cricket international on Saturday. New Zealand made 2856 in 50 overs and the West Indies were 1345 after...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, 2nd ODI December 29, 2013

    Napier: The second onedayer between New Zealand and West Indies has been delayed due to rain. After clinching a lowscoring contest in the first ODI, West Indies will look to go 20 up in the second ODI against New Zealand in Napier. West Indies closed the contest in Auckland with just two...
  • 1st ODI: West Indies edge New Zealand in lowscoring game December 26, 2013

    Auckland: Darren Sammy made an unbeaten 43 from 27 balls to help the West Indies to a twowicket win over New Zealand in the seriesopening limitedovers international on Thursday, helping the tourists rebound from their 20 Test series defeat. The win, completed in only 27.3 overs when the West Indies reached...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, 1st ODI December 26, 2013

    (For ballbyball commentary of this match, scroll to the bottom of the page) Toss: West Indies won the toss and opted to field. The West Indies have rejected any suggestion of a Test hangover going into the opening oneday international against a New Zealand side bolstered by the return of Jesse Ryder. Gayle...
  • NZ include two new caps for Bangladesh tour; Vettori, Guptill miss out September 6, 2013

    Wellington: Two uncapped players, legspinner Ish Sodhi and allrounder Corey Anderson, have been named in the New Zealand team that will play two Test matches in Bangladesh in October. Anderson, a hard-hitting middle order batsman and medium pace bowler, made his Twenty20 debut for New Zealand in South Africa earlier this...
  • Martin Guptill to miss New Zealand's tour of Bangladesh August 31, 2013

    Wellington: Opening batsman Martin Guptill will miss New Zealand's tour to Bangladesh in October because of finger and ankle injuries. New Zealand team physiotherapist Paul Close has recommended Guptill to undergo surgery to correct a right ankle injury, which has been troubling him for the past year. The 26-year-old Guptill also broke...
  • New Zealand appeal for more Tests August 22, 2013

    Wellington: New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill on Thursday joined calls for more international matches for the Black Caps as they struggle to lift their profile. Guptill, who has been in impressive form in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), said New Zealand would struggle to improve on its eighthplaced Test ranking...
  • CPL: Dilshan replaces Guptill in Amazon Warriors August 21, 2013

    St. John's (Antigua): Former Sri Lanka captain Tillakaratne Dilshan has become the latest Sri Lanka player to link up with the inaugural Caribbean Premier T20 League (CPL) which climaxes in Trinidad this weekend. Dilshan, who has played for the Delhi Daredevils and the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League,...
  • CPL: Guyana, T&T Red Steel pick up weekend wins August 12, 2013

    Port of Spain, Trinidad: Sunday's doubleheader of Caribbean Premier League action saw Guyana Amazon Warriors end tabletoppers Barbados Tridents' winning streak and Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel beat Antigua Hawksbills by one run in a thrilling clash at the Queens Park Oval. In the first match of the day, Guyana snapped...
  • England grab moraleboosting win over New Zealand June 6, 2013

    England restored some belated respectability in their oneday series against New Zealand by winning the third and final match by 34 runs at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Wednesday. Although New Zealand had clinched the series with victories at Lord's and the Rose Bowl, the win was a boost for England's morale...
  • McCullum buoyed by England series win June 3, 2013

    Southampton: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum said his side had showed how "good a team we can be" after wrapping up a oneday series win over England. Martin Guptill's New Zealand record 189 not out the opener's second successive unbeaten hundred was the cornerstone of the Black Caps' total...
  • Guptill's 189 helps New Zealand thump England for series win June 2, 2013

    Southampton: Martin Guptill made the highest oneday international score by a New Zealand batsman as the Black Caps took an unbeatable 20 lead in their series with England on Sunday. Guptill's 189 not out was the cornerstone of New Zealand's 359 for 3 at Southampton the largest total England...
  • As it happened: England vs New Zealand, 2nd ODI June 2, 2013

    Click Here for live updates from the second onedayer between England and New Zealand played at The Rose Bowl, Southampton. Toss and team news: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum won the toss and opted to bat. In a surprising move, New Zealand have replaced Tim Southee with Doug Bracewell while England...
  • 2nd ODI: New Zealand eye series win against England June 1, 2013

    Southampton: New Zealand are one win away from an ODI series triumph against England when they take the field in the second match here on Sunday. The Black Caps went into the series as rank outsiders but surprised the hosts with a fivewicket win in the first ODI on Friday. The...
  • New Zealand win excites McCullum June 1, 2013

    New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum looked forward to next month's Champions Trophy in the UK with confidence after a fivewicket win in the first oneday international against England at Lord's on Friday. The Black Caps were whitewashed 20 by England in the preceding Test series, suffering several batting collapses including...
  • Guptill hits ton as New Zealand lead ODI series 10 May 31, 2013

    London: Opener Martin Guptill led New Zealand to a fivewicket victory over England in their opening oneday international with an unbeaten century on Friday. Guptill hit eight fours and four sixes in his 123ball innings of 103 not out. His last boundary won the match at Lord's against an insipid England...
  • New Zealand opt for allpace attack in 2nd Test May 24, 2013

    Leeds: Spinner and former skipper Daniel Vettori ruled himself out of the second Test at Headingley, ensuring New Zealand will take on England with an allpace attack from Friday. Vettori's decision to put the team first rather than play a 112th Test and become the sole New Zealand recordholder for...
  • New Zealand recall Martin Guptill, Daniel Vettori for England tour April 5, 2013

    Wellington: Former Test captain Daniel Vettori and top order batsman Martin Guptill have been recalled for New Zealand's tour of England in May and June after recovering from injury. Vettori, who has been battling a longterm Achilles injury, was included in the ODI squad that will also contest Champions Trophy...
  • Thumb injury forces Guptill out of England series February 21, 2013

    Auckland: Martin Guptill, the New Zealand opener, has been ruled out of the remainder of the England series with a persistent thumb injury that requires surgery. New Zealand Cricket confirmed on Thursday that Guptill had suffered ligament damage to his left thumb during practice earlier this month and needs to...
  • Rutherford, Southee called up to NZ ODI squad February 18, 2013

    Wellington: New Zealand called opening batsman Hamish Rutherford and fast bowler Tim Southee into the ODI squad on Monday as replacements for injured duo of Martin Guptill and Mitchell McClenaghan. The pair were hurt during the Black Caps' nailbiting win in the first oneday international against England on Sunday, Guptill straining...
  • 1st ODI: Williamson, McCullum star in close win over England February 17, 2013

    Hamilton: Brendon McCullum produced a match winning innings while a limping Martin Guptill returned after retiring hurt to guide New Zealand to a threewicket victory over England in their first oneday international at Seddon Park on Sunday. McCullum finished on 69 while Guptill, who retired hurt on three after he strained...