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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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BBL 2016/17: Top moments from the Melbourne Renegades vs Brisbane Heat thriller
BBL 2016/17: Top moments from the Melbourne Renegades vs Brisbane Heat thriller
Melbourne Renegades kept their hopes alive eking out a narrow one-run victory over Brisbane Heat.
From South Africa’s substitute fielder to New Zealand’s bankable bowler in Tests - the journey of Neil Wagner
From South Africa’s substitute fielder to New Zealand’s bankable bowler in Tests - the journey of Neil Wagner
Neil Wagner, who strives to make a difference, has had terrific success while staying away from the limelight.
BBL 2016/17: Australian stars offer alternatives to Brendon McCullum’s one-game suspension on Twitter
BBL 2016/17: Australian stars offer alternatives to Brendon McCullum’s one-game suspension on Twitter
There was no lack of suggestions from several Australian players on what punishment McCullum could have been given instead of suspension.
BBL 2016/17: 5 key moments from the Brisbane Heat vs Perth Scorchers
BBL 2016/17: 5 key moments from the Brisbane Heat vs Perth Scorchers
Tye's hat-trick, Klinger's captain's knock and other key aspects of Perth Scorchers' win over Brisbane Heat.
SK Epic Cricket Fails: A catch taken beyond the boundary ropes
SK Epic Cricket Fails: A catch taken beyond the boundary ropes
Joe Burns and Brendon McCullum collide and complete a catch beyond the boundary ropes.
BBL 2016/17: Top 5 moments from Brisbane Heat and Perth Scorchers clash
BBL 2016/17: Top 5 moments from Brisbane Heat and Perth Scorchers clash
Chris Lynn's clean hitting helped Brisbane Heat to an easy victory over Perth Scorchers.
5 players who retired from International Cricket in 2016
5 players who retired from International Cricket in 2016
These players gave up the international game in 2016.
Top 10 iconic moments of cricket in 2016
Top 10 iconic moments of cricket in 2016
Cricket in 2016 will be remembered for these incredible memories.
BBL 2016/17: Top 5 moments from the Brisbane Heat-Hobart Hurricanes clash
BBL 2016/17: Top 5 moments from the Brisbane Heat-Hobart Hurricanes clash
Brendon McCullum smashes his way to a milestone, Chris Lynn's six-hitting show and much more.
10 images that defined cricket in 2016
10 images that defined cricket in 2016
A year in review from the world of cricket in pictures
5 T20I records that were broken in 2016
5 T20I records that were broken in 2016
Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson, Chris Gayle and Shahid Afridi all enjoyed a record-breaking year.
5 Test records that were broken in 2016
5 Test records that were broken in 2016
Here are five milestones that stood out in a year of Test cricket that saw various long-standing records being usurped.
BBL 2016/17: Brendon McCullum leads Brisbane Heat to winning start
BBL 2016/17: Brendon McCullum leads Brisbane Heat to winning start
James Peirson and Brendon McCullum's quick-fire 40s helped Brisbane Heat to a score of 206.
BBL 2016/17: Adelaide Strikers vs Brisbane Heat - 5 key players to watch out for
BBL 2016/17: Adelaide Strikers vs Brisbane Heat - 5 key players to watch out for
These names could swing the game in their side's favour.
Kings XI Punjab have biggest purse going into IPL auctions
Kings XI Punjab have biggest purse going into IPL auctions
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