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Brendon McCullum      

Full name Brendon Barrie McCullum

Born September 27, 1981, Dunedin, Otago

Current age 33 years 26 days

Major teams New Zealand, Brisbane Heat, Canterbury, Chennai Super Kings, Glamorgan, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Kolkata Knight Riders, New South Wales, Otago, Sussex

Playing role Wicketkeeper batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Relation Father - SJ McCullum, Brother - NL McCullum

Brendon Barrie McCullum
Timeline
    January 17, 2002
    Deceptive debut
    Brendon McCcullum makes his ODI debut against Australia at the SCG and scores 5.
    December 29, 2002
    Five-for behind the stumps
    McCullum takes four catches and effects a stumping against India in Napier, his five dismissals in an innings equal Adam Parore's New Zealand record. He's had five dismissals in an innings three times since.
    November 3, 2003
    A fifty at last
    Scores maiden ODI half-century in his 29th game - 51 not out against Australia in Pune.
    March 2004
    An instant success
    Scores 57 on Test debut against South Africa in Hamilton.
    October 2004
    A maiden century
    Scores first Test century in his seventh Test, 143 against Bangladesh in Dhaka.
    December 2005
    A world record falls
    McCullum smashes 50 off 25 balls to help New Zealand pull off a world record chase against Australia in Christchurch.
    February 2007
    This time a partnership record
    Scores 86 off 91 balls to lead New Zealand to the second-highest run-chase in ODI history, against Australia in Hamilton. Shares a world-record partnership of 165 with Craig McMillan for the sixth wicket.
    March 2007
    Minnows suffer
    Blasts 50 off 20 balls against Canada in St. Lucia, it's the fastest half-century in a World Cup.
    March 2007
    The best catcher
    Takes four catches against West Indies in Antigua to overtake Adam Parore's New Zealand record of 136 dismissals in ODIs.
    February 2008
    Leading for the first time
    Leads New Zealand in a Twenty20 international against England in Auckland- McCullum's first captaincy assignment.
    February 2008
    IPL moolah beckons
    Gets bought for $700,000 by Kolkata Knight Riders in the inaugural IPL auction.
    April 2008
    Worth the money
    Blazes 158 off 73 balls for Kolkata against Bangalore in the opening game of the IPL. It's the highest score in Twenty20 cricket.
    July 2008
    A long-awaited century
    Scores maiden ODI century in his 134th match, smashing Ireland for 166 off 135 deliveries in Aberdeen. His 266-run stand with Hamish Marshall is a record for New Zealand.
    March 2009
    Leading from the front
    Captains New Zealand for the first time in an ODI against India in Christchurch, scores 71 off 68 balls.
    November 2009
    A tougher hundred
    Scores first ODI century against a top-class team, in his 162nd match. - 131 versus Pakistan in Abu Dhabi .
    December 2009
    Another New Zealand record
    Breaks the New Zealand record for most dismissals in a Test by participating in nine against Pakistan in Napier.
Tour Results
Scotland v New Zealand at Aberdeen - Jul 3, 2008
New Zealand won by 8 wickets (with 212 balls remaining)
Ireland v New Zealand at Aberdeen - Jul 1, 2008
New Zealand won by 290 runs
England v New Zealand at Lord's - Jun 28, 2008
New Zealand won by 51 runs
England v New Zealand at The Oval - Jun 25, 2008
New Zealand won by 1 wicket (with 0 balls remaining)
England v New Zealand at Bristol - Jun 21, 2008
New Zealand won by 22 runs
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