Martin Guptill has played for New Zealand with two toes on his left foot. Besides his abilities to hit the ball clean, he is a fine fielder and has taken some spectacular catches on the rope. It is these difficulties in life which defines a player and builds character. It has also made Martin Guptill evolve at the international stage as one of the finest fielders of all-time.
India opener Rohit Sharma regards Guptill highly. He took out time to interact with his fans on Instagram on Sunday morning. Fans were quick to pour him a flurry of questions, ranging from his life, family and cricket life. He was also asked about India captain Virat Kohli, to which he seemingly ducked.
Rohit Sharma picks Martin Guptill has current best fielder in international cricket
Rohit Sharma has played along side some of the finest fielders and have also faced them in the opposition side. In his long career, there have been fielders, who have stood out for their fielding on the international circuit. But he picked up Martin Guptill as the current best fielder in international cricket.
Rohit Sharma has made shot-making look effortlessly easy. The opening batsman captivated the audience with his pull shot which often ends up in the second tier. Rohit Sharma usually starts off slow and accelerates once he scores his century. He has been a joy to watch over the years.
Moreover, Rohit Sharma is the only batsman to hit three double centuries in the ODI format, making it look like a cake walk. Two of his three double tons have come against Sri Lanka with career-best score of 264 runs. By his own admission, Rohit Sharma has said that, if he stays in the crease for the first 10 overs it will be difficult to get him out.