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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.

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IPL 2017: 5 things that went wrong for Gujarat Lions (GL) this season
IPL 2017: 5 things that went wrong for Gujarat Lions (GL) this season
After topping the group and qualifying for the playoffs in their maiden season, Lions slumped to a seventh-place finish in IPL 2017.
IPL 2017: 5 reasons why Gujarat Lions should play Irfan Pathan
IPL 2017: 5 reasons why Gujarat Lions should play Irfan Pathan
Irfan Pathan deserves a go with Gujarat's season spiralling down.
IPL 2017: Gujarat Lions opener Brendon McCullum ruled out of the tournament
IPL 2017: Gujarat Lions opener Brendon McCullum ruled out of the tournament
McCullum picked up an injury in the game against Delhi.
IPL 2017, DD vs GL: 5 things that went wrong for Gujarat Lions
IPL 2017, DD vs GL: 5 things that went wrong for Gujarat Lions
Gujarat Lions made a massive 208 at the Feroz Shah Kotla. Rishabh Pant and Sanju Samson made a mockery of that target!
IPL 2017 Fantasy Tips: Delhi Daredevils vs Gujarat Lions
IPL 2017 Fantasy Tips: Delhi Daredevils vs Gujarat Lions
Fantasy Guru IPL tips for Match No.42 DD vs GL at Delhi
IPL 2017, DD vs GL: Gujarat Lions probable playing 11 against Delhi Daredevils
IPL 2017, DD vs GL: Gujarat Lions probable playing 11 against Delhi Daredevils
The losers of this fixture will move a step closer to the exit door
IPL 2017: Top 5 big-hitting teams this year
IPL 2017: Top 5 big-hitting teams this year
Teams that can rack up huge scores and batsmen who can hit the ball hard and far rule the T20 format and entertain the most.
IPL 2017: The rise of Kings XI Punjab's Sandeep Sharma
IPL 2017: The rise of Kings XI Punjab's Sandeep Sharma
With his traditional swing bowling, Sandeep Sharma has proved that the age-old methods can yield success in this age of innovation.
5 memorable moments from the RPS v GL match that don’t fade away
5 memorable moments from the RPS v GL match that don’t fade away
Ben Stokes' scintillating innings took RPS one step closer to the playoffs.
IPL 2017, RPS vs GL: 5 things that went wrong for Gujarat Lions
IPL 2017, RPS vs GL: 5 things that went wrong for Gujarat Lions
Despite getting off to strong starts with both bat and ball, Gujarat fell short in the end.
Top 5 VIVO IPL batsmen in EA Cricket 07
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These five players are the best VIVO IPL batsmen in EA Cricket 07.
IPL 2017 Fantasy Tips (updated): MI vs RCB and RPSG vs GL
IPL 2017 Fantasy Tips (updated): MI vs RCB and RPSG vs GL
Fantasy Guru's tips for IPL Match No. 38 - MI vs RCB at Wankhede, Mumbai
IPL 2017: RPS vs GL, Face Off
IPL 2017: RPS vs GL, Face Off
Gujarat Lions head to Pune and the contest is extremely close on paper. Who will come out on top at Pune?
IPL 2017: 5 players with centuries for multiple IPL teams
IPL 2017: 5 players with centuries for multiple IPL teams
The list features only 1 Indian cricketer while 2 Australians also make the cut.
IPL 2017: Gujarat Lions vs Mumbai Indians, Player Ratings
IPL 2017: Gujarat Lions vs Mumbai Indians, Player Ratings
A detailed look at how each player fared in Mumbai Indians' super over win over the Gujarat Lions.
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