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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.

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