Guptill-Latham make new record for highest ODI run-chase without losing a wicket

New Zealand openers Martin Guptill and Tom Latham set a new ODI record on Tuesday for the highest run-chase without losing a wicket, in the 2nd match against Zimbabwe at Harare.

By Chaitan Papnai | Updated: Aug 04, 2015, 21:02 PM IST
Guptill-Latham make new record for highest ODI run-chase without losing a wicket

New Delhi: New Zealand openers Martin Guptill and Tom Latham set a new ODI record on Tuesday for the highest run-chase without losing a wicket, in the 2nd match against Zimbabwe at Harare.

While chasing the target of 236, both the openers went on to score unbeaten centuries as New Zealand crushed Zimbabwe by 10 wickets to level the three-match series 1-1.

The previous best was 231 that Sri Lanka chased in a 10-wicket win over England in the 2011 World Cup quarter-final.

Guptill remained unbeaten on 116 while Latham was unbeaten on 110 as Kiwis achieved the target with almost eight overs to spare.

Earlier, riding on the superb unbeaten ton by Sikandar Raza the hosts managed to put up a respectable total of 235 for the loss of nine wickets.

The series decider will take place at the Harare Sports Club on Friday.