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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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Top 5 wicket-keepers produced by New Zealand
Top 5 wicket-keepers produced by New Zealand
A close look at five of the best glovemen to have represented the Kiwis in international cricket.
10 least injury-prone cricketers in recent history
10 least injury-prone cricketers in recent history
A brief look at some of the least injury prone cricketers in the recent history of the game.
5 top catches by wicket-keepers in ODIs since the turn of the century 
5 top catches by wicket-keepers in ODIs since the turn of the century 
Great catches by players behind the stumps.
10 fastest centuries in Test cricket
10 fastest centuries in Test cricket
Meet the ten batsmen who smashed the hapless bowlers in Test cricket to re-write history.
Caribbean Premier League 2017: 5 players who disappointed in Week Two
Caribbean Premier League 2017: 5 players who disappointed in Week Two
Some big names in the list!
CPL 2017: Five talking points from the first week
CPL 2017: Five talking points from the first week
From Baz-Manro blitz to Pollard's power-hitting and to batting collapses, CPL saw rich action so far. The best moments of 1st week are here
Caribbean Premier League 2017: 5 T20 veterans who are playing the CPL
Caribbean Premier League 2017: 5 T20 veterans who are playing the CPL
A few of these players are on the cusp of 40 years old!
MS Dhoni's Grade A contract baffles Rameez Raja
MS Dhoni's Grade A contract baffles Rameez Raja
The former Pakistan batsman calls for Test cricket and its cricketers to be acknowledged more.
Why is MS Dhoni on a Grade 'A' contract?
Why is MS Dhoni on a Grade 'A' contract?
Test cricket has its issues, but boards don't want to solve them. Contracts just prove it.
Brendon McCullum fears for the future of Test cricket
Brendon McCullum fears for the future of Test cricket
The former New Zealand skipper called on the ICC to fast track the implementation of the proposed Test Championship.
Misbah-ul-Haq, Kumar Sangakkara to play for MCC against Afghanistan
Misbah-ul-Haq, Kumar Sangakkara to play for MCC against Afghanistan
Brendon McCullum will lead the side at Lord's.
5 biggest margins of victory in ODI cricket
5 biggest margins of victory in ODI cricket
India feature on the list.
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Brendon McCullum has been an inspiration, says Eoin Morgan
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Brendon McCullum has been an inspiration, says Eoin Morgan
England's ODI cricket in the last 15 months has been exceptional, to say the least.
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman issues warning to Indian bowlers
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman issues warning to Indian bowlers
Pakistan batsman aims to apply Brendon McCullum's advice in the tournament.
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: No time for slip-ups or conservative cricket, says Kane Williamson
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: No time for slip-ups or conservative cricket, says Kane Williamson
The New Zealand skipper feels England are one of the favourites for the title owing to the strength in depth in their batting department.
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