New Zealand opener Martin Guptill hit the biggest six of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 on his way to the highest ever score at a World Cup match on Saturday when he broke West Indian Chris Gayle‘s previous mark of 215 set last month. Watch: Martin Guptill’s 237 and Black Caps innings video highlights

Guptill was on 217 and still batting late in New Zealand’s innings in the quarter-final against the West Indies at the Westpac Stadium. Live Updates: New Zealand vs West Indies, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 quarter-final

Opener Guptill, who was dropped on four by Marlon Samuels, also broke his own record for the best ODI score by a New Zealander, which had stood at 189 and was set against England in 2013. Live Scorecard: New Zealand vs West Indies, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 quarter-final

His innings was also the second-highest individual score in the 3,643 match history of One-Day Internationals (ODI), behind Rohit Sharma’s 264 for India against Sri Lanka at Kolkata last year. “It’s a pretty cool feeling to be fair, but the job’s only half done,” Guptill said after New Zealand reached 393 for six after winning the toss and electing to bat. Read: Martin Guptill’s brutal 237 propels New Zealand to 393/6 against West Indies in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Quarter-Final 4