Martin Guptill Bio, Facts, Family, Career

Martin Guptill bio, facts, family, career


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Martin Guptill full name is Martin James Guptill, is a right-handed top order batsman; who plays for the New Zealand cricket team as an opening batsman. Martin Guptill is one of the few players in world cricket who play the short-arm pull on one leg with grandeur and elegance. Guptill has steadily performed in ODIs, and his performance has been phenomenal in T20 format but has striven to show in Tests. He scored a double century in the world cup and became the first cricketer from New Zealand who scored a double century in a One Day International match. He is the record holder of highest score by any player in World Cup and the second highest score in One Day Internationals of 237* runs. I have written all the success story in this short bio of Martin Guptill, including early education, family, facts, personal life, and cricket career.

Early Life, Education

Here in this section, I would write the early education and life of Martin Guptill, in this short bio. Guptill earned his early education Kelston Primary and Kelston Boys, and after that, he got his college education from Avon-dale College, where he played in the school’s 1st XI cricket team. But in accomplishing his studies He was also a excelled in his final year. At the age 13, Guptill met an accident and lost three toes. Guptill first represented New Zealand in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup held in Sri Lanka in 2006.

Personal Life, Girlfriend/Wife


Martin Guptill fall in love with Laura McGoldrick a news reporter at Sky Sports. He met with her during a match and Guptil blush her. After a short relationship and being girlfriend of Guptil Laura decided to get married. Guptill Married Laura McGoldrick, Lara is a radio host and Sky Sports reporter.

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Cricket Career, ODI Career, Test Career, T20 Careerg

In domestic cricket, Guptill made his first-class debut in March 2006, he played for Auckland Aces.
Guptill’s One day International debut was against West Indies on 10 January 2009. He scored 122 runs not out and turned up as the first New Zealand player to score a century. It was the second highest debut score ever in ODIs. Guptill played his Test debut against India in Hamilton in March 2009, scoring 14 in the first inning and 48 in the second.
On 14 December 2009, Guptill made his debut of test bowling in the second innings of the match against Pakistan in Napier. The test ended in the draw due to rain, but he got three wickets for 37 in 13.2 overs.
In the 2013 tour of England, Guptill led from his opening position scoring subsequently unsurpassed hundreds. At the first ODI at Lord’s Cricket Ground, he guided a successful chase scoring 103* with, following up with an 189* at the Rose-bowl, Southampton in the second game. His 189* was the highest score by a New Zealander in an ODI and handed out to the fifth-highest team total in ODI history (359).
Guptill surmounts his best of 189, in the 2015 World Cup, scoring an unsurpassed 237 off 163 balls, with hitting 11 sixes and 24 fours, against West Indies, in the quarter-finals.
At last, the sun appeared when On 10 December 2015, Guptill scored his first Test century in 4 years against Sri Lanka in Dunedin, On 28 December 2015. He also equalized the record of Sanath Jayasuriya and Kusal Perera by scoring the half century on just 17 balls; he consumed one more ball compare to AB de Villiers. New Zealand embraced a ten wickets win with Guptill’s 93* against Sri Lanka, and was given Man-of-the-Match award. Guptill also made fastest fifty by a New Zealander with 19 balls played, In the same match, Guptill also emerged as the second New Zealander to pass 1,500 T20I runs.

Records and Achievements of Martin Guptill

• In 2013 during Tour of England, Guptill scored subsequently unsurpassed ODI centuries against England. He put together 330 runs in the 3 match ODI series, a world record for scoring most runs in a particular 3-match bilateral ODI series, this record was broken in the rear by Tillakaratne Dilshan. Guptill also awarded the man of series.
• Guptill is the first New Zealander to score a double century in an ODI,and holds 5th position in the world.
• He made the Fastest ODI fifty on just 17-balls and is the joint second fastest fifty of all time.
• Guptill was the highest run scorer in ODIs in year 2015, aggregate, 1,489 runs in 32 matches with 4 hundreds and 8 fifties.


Full Name: Martin James Guptill

Nick Name:  Guppy, Marty Two-Toes, The Fish

Zodiac sign: Libra

 Born Place:  Auckland

Build: Athletic

Height:  6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) (6′ 2″)

Weight:  75 kg or 165 pounds

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Brown

Marital Status: Married

Girlfriends/Affairs/Spouse/Dating: Laura McGoldrick

Wife: Laura McGoldrick

Highest Run: New Zealand’s Martin Guptill made the highest score in World Cup history with 237 not out against West Indies.

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