Advice from former captain Ross Taylor helped Martin Guptill to hit a thrilling century and clinch a last-ball, eight-wicket victory for New Zealand in the second Twenty20 international against South Africa at Buffalo Park on Sunday.
New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill lines up a shot thrown by South African bowler Rory Kleinveldt in East London at Buffalo Park on December 23, 2012. New Zealand beat South Africa by eight wickets to level the three-match Twenty20 series 1-1 on Sunday.
"Ross Taylor was in touch from back home and he told me just to relax and play each ball as it came," said Guptill of a call from Taylor, who was unavailable for the tour after losing the captaincy in controversial circumstances.
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