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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

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'.

Pakistan Super League 2016: Draft Report

Here is the summary of the PSL draft which took place earlier today

Brendon McCullum says he will never forgive Chris Cairns

The Kiwi skipper would rather be remembered for his actions on the Cricket field than off it.

Watch: Team-mates and opponents reveal what made Glenn McGrath and Jason Gillespie special

A look at one of the most productive fast bowling pairs in the modern era.

Top 5 highest totals in India-New Zealand One Day Internationals

A sneak through five of the highest totals amassed in matches between India and the Kiwis.

5 biggest overs in Test cricket in terms of maximum runs scored off one over

Brian Lara is the only batsmen to feature twice on this list.

Tatooed Players XI

Lets take a look at the Tattooed players XI of cricket.

5 unorthodox cricket shots behind the wicket

Unorthodox cricket shots are a common sight these days. Here are 5 of the best.

All-time combined India-New Zealand ODI XI

This side possesses enough firepower to send shivers down the spine of any other team.

New Zealand coach alludes to India's reluctance to play day-night Test

Mike Hesson also credits Kane Williamson for smooth captaincy transition
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