Martin Guptill, Right hand cricketer for New Zealand cricket team in International level. Martin Guptill made his International debut against West Indies and representing New Zealand in all formats. For more details check out below for Martin Guptill Wiki, Biography, Age, Profile, Height, Weight, Wife, Family and more.
Martin Guptill (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family
|Real Name||Martin James Guptill|
|Nickname||Guppy and The Fish|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height in m||1.88 m|
|Height in Feet Inches||6’2″|
|Weight in Kg||90 kg|
|Date of Birth||30 September 1986|
|Age (as in 2017)||31 Years|
|Birth Place||Auckland, New Zealand|
|Hometown||Auckland, New Zealand|
|Parents||Father – Peter Guptill
Mother – Jan Henderson
Brothers – N/A
Sisters – Raewyn Thomas
|Favourite Shot||Straight Drive|
|Favourite Cricketer||Sachin Tendulkar & Martin Crowe|
|Favourite Bowler||Shane Bond|
Martin Guptill Family & Earlier Life:
Martin Guptill was born on 30 September 1986 in Auckland, New Zealand. He was born to Peter Guptill (father), who was truck driver and Jan Henderson (mother). Guptill has a sister, Raewyn Thomas.
His wife is radio host, New Zealand Herald Focus co-hosto and Sky Sport sidelines reporter Laura McGoldrick, while his mother-in-law, Leanne McGoldrick is Martin’s agent. His cousin is his Auckland Aces teammate, Michael Guptill-Bunce.
Guptill attended Avondale College and played in the school’s 1st XI cricket team. He was also a prefect in his final year. Guptill has only 2 toes in his left foot as he lost his 3 toes due to accident at the age of just 13.
Facts about Martin Guptill:
– Teams played for: Auckland, Derbyshire, Sydney Thunder, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Mumbai Indians, Lancashire, Kings XI Punjab, New Zealand.
– In 2006, Martin Guptill represented for the New Zealand in the U19 Cricket World Cup.
– He made his first-class debut for Auckland in 2006. He scored 4-ball duck and 99 in the first and second innings respectively in his debut first-class.
– In January 2009, he made his ODI debut against West Indies and scored a brilliant century. He became the first New Zealand batsman to score century in ODI debut.
– In March 2009, he made his Test debut against India. He scored 14 in first and 48 in second innings.
– In the 2013 tour to England, Martin Guptill led the New Zealand team. He scored two back-to-back centuries in the succesfull chase. Guptill smashed 103* for the succesfull chase and scored 189* in the next match to chase 359 runs.
– In 2015 Cricket World Cup, Martin Guptill surpassed his best of 189* as he scored 237*(163) against West Indies.
– On 10 December 2015, Guptill scored his first test century in 4 years against Sri Lanka in Dunedin.
– On 28 December 2015, Guptill scored the fastest half century by a New Zealander (17 balls).
– In 2016, Martin Guptill was bought by the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League. Kings XI Punjab bought Guptill for the 2017 IPL season.
– Guptill has 3 ODI scores over 180, which is most by any player.He’s also the only batsman to register 180+ scores thrice in his ODI career.
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