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Born : September 27, 1981

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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 07: Hobart Hurricanes vs Brisbane Heat, 29th Match Preview
BBL 07: Hobart Hurricanes vs Brisbane Heat, 29th Match Preview
Here's looking at some key facts and figures ahead of the clash.
Watch: Controversy erupts as Alex Ross given out obstructing the field in BBL game
Watch: Controversy erupts as Alex Ross given out obstructing the field in BBL game
Alex Ross gets out obstructing the field.
Top 10 New Zealand middle order batsmen of all time
Top 10 New Zealand middle order batsmen of all time
A quick look at 10 of New Zealand's finest middle-order batsmen.
BBL 2017/18: Brisbane Heat re-sign Brendon McCullum
BBL 2017/18: Brisbane Heat re-sign Brendon McCullum
The New Zealander will remain with the franchise until the end of the 2019/2020 edition.
5 highest individual scores in T20 history
5 highest individual scores in T20 history
Surprisingly, all of the top five scores have come in domestic competitions.
BPL 2017: Chris Gayle set to rekindle opening partnership with Brendon McCullum
BPL 2017: Chris Gayle set to rekindle opening partnership with Brendon McCullum
The dynamic duo will open together for the first time since the 2009 IPL season.
5 lesser known instances when players excelled in pressure situations
5 lesser known instances when players excelled in pressure situations
Unfavourable circumstances did not deter these players from some great performances.
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5 great captains who never won a World Cup
These illustrious skippers endured agonising defeats in the knockout stages of the tournament.
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5 reasons India have not been able to beat New Zealand in T20Is
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Brendon McCullum set for maiden appearance in Bangladesh Premier League
Brendon McCullum set for maiden appearance in Bangladesh Premier League
McCullum will turn out for Rangpur Riders in the 2017 BPL season.
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10 best New Zealand fielders of all time
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10 least injury-prone cricketers in recent history
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