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New Zealand veteran Daniel Vettori took a screamer to dismiss West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels at third man in the ongoing quarter-final clash between New Zealand and West Indies at Wellington. West Indies lost quick wickets as, New Zealand set a mammoth target of 394 on Saturday. Watch the video here.

Earlier, Martin Guptill‘s record-breaking double century saw New Zealand pile up a colossal 393 for six against the West Indies in their World Cup quarter-final at Wellington Stadium on Saturday. Guptill’s unbeaten 237, his second successive three-figure innings in the tournament, was the highest score by any player in a World Cup match. Live Updates: New Zealand vs West Indies, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 quarter-final

It set an imposing target for the West Indies to chase down if they were to play South Africa in a semi-final in Auckland on Tuesday. Australia and India have already qualified for the second semi-final in Sydney two days later. Top 10 batsmen in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

For New Zealand, Guptill’s innings showed they have more in their armoury other than captain Brendon McCullum’s gung-ho approach after the explosive opener fell for a cheap 12. Fellow opener Guptill — dropped on four by Marlon Samuels — took up the challenge to keep the scoreboard moving and surpassed the previous World Cup best of 215 set by the West Indies’ Chris Gayle against Zimbabwe earlier in this tournament. Top 10 bowlers in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

He also posted the second-highest individual score in all one-day internationals, behind Rohit Sharma’s 264 against Sri Lanka in Kolkata last year, and broke his own New Zealand record of 189 not out against England at Southampton in 2013. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Complete Coverage