Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Martin Guptill - Most Runs in a 3 Match ODI Series

Martin Guptill had a phenomenal ODI series against England in England where the final edition of the ICC Champions Trophy is to be hosted. In the first ODI, he scored an unbeaten century in the second innings and produced a win for his team. In the second ODI, he scored a mammoth 189* in the first innings, which made many new records. And hence NZ became the first team since Australia (6-1) in 2009 to win an ODI series vs Eng in England.



Guptill finished the series with 330 runs in 3 matches at an average of 330.00. He overcame Brendon Taylor's 310 runs in 3 matches vs NZ in 2011 as the Highest Run scorer in a 3 match ODI series.
Have a look at the below list

Most Runs in a 3 Match ODI Series

Runs
Player
Team
Opposition
Host
Year
330
Martin Guptill
New Zealand
England
England
2013
310
Brendan Taylor
Zimbabwe
New Zealand
Zimbabwe
2011
294
Shane Watson
Australia
Bangladesh
Bangladesh
2011
289
Graham Gooch
England
Australia
England
1984
276
Viv Richards
West Indies
England
England
1984


Guptill's 330 runs are also the second highest aggregate runs by a Kiwi player in a bilateral ODI series. Highest being 351 by Nathan Astle vs Zimbabwe in a 5 match ODI series in 1997/98

Most Runs by a New Zealand player in a Bilateral ODI series

Runs
Player
Matches
Opposition
Venue
Year
351
Nathan Astle
5
Zimbabwe
New Zealand
1998
330
Martin Guptill
3
England
England
2013
320
Nathan Astle
5
West Indies
New Zealand
2000
295
Nathan Astle
5
West Indies
New Zealand
2006
286
Roger Twose
6
South Africa
South Africa
1989

Most Runs in an ODI series against England


Runs
Player
Team
Matches
Venue
Year
374
Sachin Tendulkar
India
7
England
2007
356
Herschelle Gibbs
South Africa
7
South Africa
2005
347
Upul Tharanga
Sri Lanka
5
England
2006
335
Hashim Amla
South Africa
5
England
2012
330
Martin Guptill
New Zealand
3
England
2013


Martin Guptill scored 2 centuries in the 3 Match ODI series. He is the 16th player to score 2 centuries in a 3 match ODI series.