Martin Guptill hits highest World Cup score

Martin Guptill

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

His 163-ball innings in Wellington with 11 sixes and 24 fours New Zealand reached 393.
His 237 send his team into the semi-finals.

Guptill’s score was the second best in one-day international history behind Rohit Sharma’s 264 and got Black Caps to the highest total in a World Cup knockout match.New Zealand’s previous match against Bangladesh, he became the fifth player to make an ODI double hundred.

He joined with Indians Sharma, Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag, and Gayle in highest score list.

His effort was also the fourth highest score in all List A cricket – limited-overs games that are not Twenty20s.

New Zealand, semi-finalists for the seventh time, will now face South Africa in Auckland on Tuesday, with both seeking a first World Cup final appearance.

 

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