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Brendon McCullum Biography & Latest News

Brendon McCullum Biography

Brendon Barrie McCullum is a New Zealand international cricketer and is the current captain in all three forms of the international game. His brother Nathan McCullum is also a first-class and international cricketer at provincial level, and their father Stuart McCullum was a first class player for Otago. In 2003 he played in a Test series against England and scored what was then his highest score, an innings of 96 at Lord's. His maiden Test century came several months later when he scored 143 against Bangladesh. He was selected in the 20-man ICC World XI squad for the ICC Super Series in July 2005. On 21 March 2007, he set a new World Cup record, by smashing 50 runs from just 20 balls against Canada in St Lucia. On 18 April 2008, he claimed the record for highest individual score in a Twenty20 innings, scoring 158* from only 73 balls, for the Kolkata Knight Riders against Bangalore Royal Challengers in the first game of the Indian Premier League, helpibg them chase down a 140 run victory. Brendon McCullum is also leading run scorer(1655) in Twenty20 International cricket. He plays for the Otago Volts at provincial level, and in the Indian Premier League plays for Kolkata Knight Riders, having also spent one year with Kochi Tuskers Kerala.

Brendon McCullum Latest News & Articles

Brendon McCullum among new additions to the Cricket All Stars for the 2017 edition

The tournament will be making a return after a successful first outing.

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Top 7 Test centuries with the highest percentage of runs in boundaries.

Martin Guptill: New Zealand's answer to Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma and Martin Guptill may turn out for different countries but are very similiar in style and by stats.

5 wicketkeepers who turned out to be good fielders

A look at 5 wicketkeepers who could do a bit more than just keep.

Top ten performances by David Warner across all formats

David Warner is currently one of the deadliest opening batsmen in world cricket.

Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum heaps praise on Virat Kohli, Tom Latham

Brendon McCullum admitted that it isn't easy to compete against India.

The emergence of New Zealand's Tom Latham

The 24-year-old southpaw is an excellent prospect and promises a bright future for New Zealand cricket.

5 Reasons why the bouncer is still relevant in ODI’s

Bouncers with a bit of eye-contact between batsmen and bowlers spices the contest up big time.

Brendon McCullum opens up about Ross Taylor's 'uninspiring leadership' in his autobiography

With several shocking revelations being made by the former Kiwi captain, it remains to be seen if Taylor has something to say about it.

Stats: Most sixes by a batsman in ODIs

MS Dhoni broke Sachin Tendulkar's Indian record of most sixes in ODIs in the third ODI against New Zealand.

Pakistan vs West Indies 2nd Test, Day 1 - Stats: Misbah equals Imran and Younis' world record

Senior duo break one record after another as Windies feel the heat in Abu Dhabi

Stats: Misbah-ul-Haq smashes the record for most sixes by a captain in Tests

Misbah broke the record earlier in the day at Abu Dhabi.

Brendon McCullum reveals he was smoking during the tense World Cup 2015 finish against South Africa

McCullum says he had two caterers for company in the washroom

Trent Boult says no one can lead like Brendon McCullum

Boult praises his former captain and also speaks about current skipper, Kane Williamson.

Chris Cairns says Brendon McCullum should stop talking about him

Chris Cairns asks his former team-mate to move on with life and 'find peace in his retirement'.
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