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Martin Guptill Biography (Cricketer)

Personal Information About Martin Guptill

Name:- Martin James Guptill
Nick Name:- Guppy, the Fish, Dead Shark eyes, Marty Two Toes.
D.O.B:- 30 th September 1986
National Side:- New Zealand
Place of Birth:- Auckland, New Zealand
Horoscope:- Libra
Religion:- Christian
Height:- 6 Feet 2 Inches
Marital Status:- Married
Profession:- New Zealand Cricketer (Batsman)
Role:- Opening Batsman
Style of Batting:- Right Handed Batsman
Style of Bowling:- Right-arm off break

Martin Guptill Major Teams: New Zealand, New Zealand Under-19, Auckland, New Zealand Academy, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Derbyshire, St Kitts, Mumbai Indians, Nevis Patriots.

Martin Guptill Family Info
Father Name:- Peter Guptill (Truck Driver)
Mother Name:- Jan Henderson
Brother Name:- Not Known
Sister Name:- Raewyn Thomas
Martin Guptill Girlfriend/ Wife:- Laura McGoldrick (she is TV Presenter and RJ)
Guptill Children:- Not Yet
Martin Guptill Net Worth:- $2.9 Million

Synopsis

Cricket is one of the most loveable sports which are highly watched and also appreciated by the followers across various countries worldwide, and cricketers in the world of cricket are the charm and fans are really want to watch them always playing. Martin Guptill is one of among those cricketers who won the heart of the cricket lovers. A right handed batsman Martin Guptill is from New Zealand, it sounds almost absurd that Martin, who had lost three toes as a result of a forklift accident, he hailed as one of the superb and finest contemporary fielders. It is true that batsmen around the world truly hesitate to complete that elusive second run when Martin swoops on the ball around the fence.

Martin is one of the cricketers from New Zealand who has broken many records with his power pack performances in his matches. Martin is not only talented but also hardworking player and ambitious person. Here is Martin Guptill Biography, Career, Facts, Family, Net worth.

Martin Guptill Date of Birth

Martin Guptill was born on 30 th September 1986, Auckland, New Zealand. Martin’s birthday is a private affair and he celebrates his birthday with his friends and family. His father name is Peter Guptill and he was Truck Driver, his mother name is Jan Henderson, his sister name is Raewyn Thomas. At the age of 13 years, Martin was involved in a lawnmower accident and unfortunately he has lost his three toes, he has only two toes in his left foot. Guptill earned few nick names and one nock name is due to his toes “Two Toes”, he has few more nick names such as, Dead Shark eyes due to his active fielding, The Fish, Guppy. Michael Guptill-Bunce is his cousin.


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Martin Guptill Education

Martin appeared Avondale College and also played for his school’s team XI on account of his passion for the cricket from his early childhood. Guptill attended Kelston Primary and Kelston Boys before shifting to Avondale College, Martin was in the list of good students and perfect in his final year education.

Martin Guptill Family Background

Martin’s family is from New Zealand, Martin loves to play cricket, and Cricket has always been his passion since his childhood. His’s parents are very proud of their son’s success and achievements. Martin’s father Peter Guptill used to run a truck organization. His father also learnt to drive small and large trucks. Martin’s family always support and help his in all his endeavors.

Martin Guptill Personal Life

Martin has always had aspiring dreams and he was focused on his passion from his childhood. He got his education from Avondale College and in this college he first played cricket for his school’s team XI. Martin is extremely good looking and has a smart and great physique and Martin’s height is 6 feet 2 inches. He is a resident of New Zealand and is the follower of Christianity religion. Martin’s life has always been full of ups and downs. When he was just 13 years old he lost his three toes of his left foot in an accident, but he did not let his hopes and dreams drain off. Martin worked harder to live out his dreams.


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Martin Guptill Love Affairs and Wife

Martin’s love life and affairs never stayed hidden from the media. Martin married to a famous TV Presenter and radio Jockey RJ Laura McGoldrick. Before getting married, Laura was the Martin’s Girlfriend for about two years. Laura and Martin were in a relationship since 2011. On 13 th September 2014 their marriage was took place and it was a grand marriage ceremony. Martin Guptill wife Laura is very beautiful and as well as talented. Martin first met with Laura in an interview at the Television show, the name of the program is, “The Cricket show”, since then both of them had been in a love relationship. After marriage the beautiful couple is spending a charming and happy life. Martin Guptill has never been part of any gossip celebrity throughout his life and career.

Martin Guptill Domestic Career

In domestic cricket Martin represents Auckland, it is a domestic cricket club from New Zealand and for the Auckland’s cricket club competition Martin plays for the Suburbs New Lynn team. Martin debuted in domestic cricket in March 2006, he didn’t perform well in his debut match and he was out for a four ball duck in his 1 st innings itself. Guptill made a short comeback in the second innings and scored 99 runs to his name. Martin playing for New Zealand five consecutive years and in January 2011 Martin announced that he will play for Derbyshire in England.

Martin Guptill Test Career

In March 2009, Martin made his test debut against India, in this match he managed to score only 14 runs and 48 runs in the respective innings. In the same year 2009 December, Martin also made his test bowling debut against Pakistan. It was his dream bowling debut as he took 3 wickets just 37 runs in his first test match as a bowler. Martin playing so many test matches but his hundred in Test came after 4 years on 10 December 2015. Martin is also the 5 th slowest New Zealand batsmen to complete the mark of 2000 runs in the Test match.

Despite his talent, he has never been able to establish himself in the test matches, largely because of his dual-minded approach to batting, and Martin fluctuates between the ethereal and the rigid, mostly bogged down by his self-inflicted defensive approach and throwing his wicket away.

ODI Career of Martin Guptill

On 10 th January 2009, Martin made his One Day Internationals debut against West Indies, Martin became the first New Zealand cricketer in the history to score a century in his first match. Martin made his century by hitting a six with style to reach the landmark. Martin in his first match scored 122 runs not out, he is the highest scoring batsmen for New Zealand at his debut and overall the second debut scorer in the cricket world.

The highlight of his One Day Internationals stays the tour of England in 2013. Martin scored back to back not out centuries in the two matches with 103 runs and 189 runs. His 189 score was the highest score until he surpassed it with a huge margin. Martin’s performance in ODI was outstanding and he played brilliantly in his every match. He uses his bat with style and hit it to the boundary.


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In the 2015 World Cup, Martin showed brilliant and amazing batting performance scoring 237 runs in just 163 balls and remains unbeaten. His outstanding performance came in the quarter finals of the 2015 World cup. Martin was also the highest scoring batsman in World Cup 2015 as he scored 547 runs in this world cup. He showed his performance although really outstanding but unfortunately New Zealand couldn’t win in the finals against Australia.

Martin one more record earned on his name that he has scored the fastest half century by New Zealand batsmen ever. Guptill Martin achieved the feat in 17 balls and this was also the second highest for any player in the cricket world.

Martin Guptill T20 Career

He has became a vital player for the New Zealand cricket team, Martin is a gifted stroke-maker player and always struggle for consistency, Guptill among the few players who have been had an awesome and great careers in all three formats of the game. Martin is one of the players having 100 in Twenty 20 cricket to his name. He has scored 101 runs and remains unbeaten against South Africa in T20 2012. Guptill also scored the fastest half century by New Zealand batsmen, his record was broken by his own teammate. Martin had scored 50 runs in just 19 balls. Guptill among the only 3 cricketers who have slammed more than 30 runs in just 5 consecutive innings of T20 games.

Martin Guptill IPL Career

In T20Is, Martin’s performances have been no doubt phenomenal, despite of his excellent and awesome batting records, Martin has never played in any IPL season, and whenever his name has listed for biding in IPL Player auction, Martin has gone unsold. Martin Guptill was ranked number 2 in T20 International cricket in 2012 apart from Chris Gayle and Brendon McCullum, Suresh Raina and Tillakratne Dilshan, he is one of the six players to hit centuries in all formats of cricket game.

In 2016, Martin was selected to represent the IPL franchise Mumbai Indians following the early departure of Mumbai Indian’s member Lendi Simmons due to his injury. Martin currently part of the Mumbai Indians.

Latest news about Martin Guptill is that, Martin will be seen recently in 2017 IPL season and in this case, Eoin Morgan has said that they had few superb players at the auction including Martin Guptill.

Martin Guptill Records
Guptill scored back to back ODI centuries remains unbeaten against England in 2013.In three matches Martin scored 330 runs in One Day international series which was a world record of most runs in a three matches.
Martin is the first New Zealand batsman and overall 5 th in the world to made double century in an ODI.
He was the first batsman to face the pick ball in a day night test match against Australia in Adelaide. In this match Guptill became the first man to be dismissed, he got Ibw in a day night test match.
He is the first New Zealand batsman who scored fastest 50 in ODI, he scored 50 just only 17 balls.
In 2015, Martin was the highest run scorer in ODI, he made 1489 runs in just 32 matches with 4 centuries and 8 half centuries.
On 1 st March 2017, Martin recorded the highest second-innings score by his team in ODI, he scored 180 unbeaten.
Martin has won the title of “Man of the Match” 12 times.

Martin Guptill Business Model

In 2011, it was officially declared that Martin had contracted for the Derbyshire in England. Guptill needs to take over from Australian player Usman Khawaja for the 2 nd partial of the County Championship and CB40 season. He successfully moves forward with his great talent and potentials.

Martin Guptill Assets

He has once said that he is very happy in his own Eden paradise where Martin and his wife currently stay. Martin further said that he always relish being in front his home crowd at Eden Park and he has even stated that he has all the facilities and luxury in his Eden paradise that can satisfy him.

Net Worth of Martin Guptill

Martin Guptill is one of the best players from New Zealand, his performances are consistent and he always tried to balance his attitude towards his performance. The estimated total net worth of Martin Guptill is around $2.9 Million in 2017. The base salary of Martin Guptill is more as compared to the other New Zealand’s cricketers.

Favourite things of Martin Guptill

Batsman:- Sachin Tendulkar & Martin Crowe
Bowler:- Shane Bond
Food:- Salad
Hobbies:- Listening Music

Some facts about Martin Guptill

Martin Guptill does not smoke.
He drinks alcohol.
Martin is the 1 st New Zealand batsman to score a double century in One Day International.
Martin was out for a duck in his first domestic match.
He is among the 6 players to have scored a century in all formats of games.
He lost his three toes when a forklift crushed his left feet, since then Martin has two toes and that’s why he often called “Mart Two toes”.
Despite being such a destructive T20 batsman, Martin wasn’t purchased by any IPL team till 2016.
Martin Guptill’s wife Laura is a famous Television Presenter and RJ in New Zealand.
Laura McGoldrick once interviewed Martin after a match in New Zealand.

Martin Guptill is a prominent New Zealand player having so many important and praiseworthy records set in his shoulders. He has been continuously serving till date to outshine his country in the world of cricket.

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