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10 Record-Breaking Stats after Guptill blasts 93 off 30

10 Record-Breaking Stats after Guptill blasts 93 off 30: Martin Guptill launched rampage on the Lankan bowlers to entertain the Christchurch crowd in the second ODI, smashing 93 off just 30 balls as Kiwis crushed Sri Lanka by 10 wickets to lead the 5-match series 2-0. New Zealand chased down 118 in 8.2 overs after the visitors were bowled out in 27.4 overs. During this swashbuckling knock many records have been shattered and we look at the notable top ten of those.

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Guptill took 17 balls to complete his 50 which is the fastest by a Kiwi eclipsing Brendon McCullum’s 18-ball-fifty

  1. Guptill scored an incredible 78.81 per cent of his team’s runs in Christchurch. This is the highest ever surpassing Viv Richards’ 69.48 %, who scored 189 as West Indies finish on 272/9.

  1. New Zealand”s run rate in this chase was 14.16, is the second-highest in an ODI innings. The highest is also by New Zealand vs Bangladesh (15.83) in Queenstown, 2007-08.

  1. Guptill took 17 balls to complete his 50 which is the fastest by a Kiwi eclipsing Brendon McCullum’s 18-ball-fifty and joint second-fastest in ODIs with Sanath Jayasuriya and Kusal Perera, one ball short of the fastest AB de Villiers.

  1. This is Sri Lanka’s biggest defeat in ODIs in terms of balls to spare. They lost this match by 10 wickets with 250 balls to spare.

  1. New Zealand is the only team who brought up 100 runs in an ODI in 40 balls or less twice in a year. They reached the landmark in 39 balls today. The previous instance was against England in World Cup 2015 which came in 40 balls.

  1. Martin Guptill scored at a strike-rate of 310. This is the second highest in an ODI after AB de Villiers’ 339 against West Indies (149 off 44).

  1. New Zealand won the match playing exactly 50 balls, and with 250 balls to spare, this is the biggest victory in ODIs since 36 years (seventh overall in ODI history).

  1. 93Runs scored by Guptill in his team”s first 50 balls – the most by a batsman in his team”s first 50 balls since 2002.

  1. This is the second shortest ODI match ever played in terms of overs between major cricketing nations (36 overs). The shortest was between Pakistan and West Indies in 1993 (32.2 overs).

  1. New Zealand now are the only team to win by a margin of 250 balls or more to spare thrice in an ODI.

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