Martin James Guptill is a professional cricketer who plays for the New Zealand National Team and Karachi Kings in the Pakistan Super League. He is the first Kiwi to score a double-hundred in an ODI match and the fifth in the world. Guptill also holds the record of highest score by any batsman in World Cups. Martin has represented New Zealand in more than 100 T20 internationals. He is the first to score 500 and 600 plus T20 international runs in a single venue. Guptill was born on 30 September 1986 in Auckland, New Zealand.
Martin ICC ODI World 11 in 2009. He also received the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal in 2011-12 and the best T20 Player 2011-12 by the New Zealand Cricket Board.
Martin Guptill was a part of the Under 19 squad for the 2006 Under 19 World cup.
Martin Guptill made his ODI debut for New Zealand on 10 January 2009 receiving Cap number 153. Guptill has been an important member of the National Team from the day he made his debut. He has been part of the Kiwis in the last two World Cups where they were Runners-up in both editions. Guptill is the only Kiwi player to score Double-hundred twice in One-Day Internationals.
Martin Guptill made his Test debut for Pakistan on 18 March 2009 receiving Cap number 243. He has been in and out of the test squad. Guptill was the first batsman to face a pink ball in the first ever Day-Night Test match.
Martin Guptill made his T20 international debut for Pakistan on 15 February 2009 receiving Cap number 37. Guptill is the first and the only cricketer to score 500 and 600 plus T20I runs in a single venue. He has been an integral member in the white ball format for New Zealand.
Pakistan Super League
Guptill will be representing Karachi Kings in the remainder of the Pakistan Super League. This will be his maiden appearance in the Pakistan Super League.
Guptil has been a part of different leagues across the globe participating in the Bangladesh Premier League, Caribbean Premier League, T20 Blast County Cricket, and the prestigious Indian Premier League.