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Brendon McCullum      

Full name Brendon Barrie McCullum

Born September 27, 1981, Dunedin, Otago

Current age 33 years 35 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
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 87 151 8 5306 302 37.10 8766 60.52 9 28 640 68 184 11
ODIs 232 201 28 5200 166 30.05 5742 90.56 4 26 462 158 246 15
T20Is 70 69 10 2105 123 35.67 1556 135.28 2 13 197 87 35 8
First-class 134 234 12 8016 302 36.10 14 43 292 19
List A 276 239 32 6248 170 30.18 7 30 289 17
Twenty20 197 194 20 5570 158* 32.01 4162 133.82 5 29 526 246 91 14
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 87 1 36 18 0 - - - 3.00 - 0 0 0
ODIs 232 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 70 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 134 36 18 0 - - - 3.00 - 0 0 0
List A 276 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 197 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v South Africa at Hamilton, Mar 10-14, 2004 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v New Zealand at Bridgetown, Jun 26-30, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v New Zealand at Sydney, Jan 17, 2002 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v South Africa at Hamilton, Oct 27, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut New Zealand v Australia at Auckland, Feb 17, 2005 scorecard
Last T20I West Indies v New Zealand at Roseau, Jul 6, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1999/00
Last First-class West Indies v New Zealand at Bridgetown, Jun 26-30, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2000/01
Last List A New Zealand v South Africa at Hamilton, Oct 27, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut New Zealand v Australia at Auckland, Feb 17, 2005 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Chennai Super Kings v Kolkata Knight Riders at Bangalore, Oct 4, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- New Zealand v South Africa Hamilton 27 Oct 2014 ODI # 3538
12 New Zealand v South Africa Mount Maunganui 24 Oct 2014 ODI # 3537
16 New Zealand v South Africa Mount Maunganui 21 Oct 2014 ODI # 3536
52 NZ XI v Scotland Lincoln 15 Oct 2014 Other OD
39 Super Kings v KKR Bangalore 4 Oct 2014 T20
6 Super Kings v Kings XI Hyderabad (Deccan) 2 Oct 2014 T20
11 Super Kings v Scorchers Bangalore 27 Sep 2014 T20
49 Super Kings v Dolphins Bangalore 22 Sep 2014 T20
22 Super Kings v KKR Hyderabad (Deccan) 17 Sep 2014 T20
21 New Zealand v West Indies Roseau 6 Jul 2014 T20I # 403
Profile

Brash, brutal and brilliant to watch, Brendon McCullum can bruise bowling attacks like few other men in international cricket. A wicketkeeper-batsman, McCullum has been used throughout the New Zealand batting order, but whenever he arrives at the crease it's impossible to look away. He muscles balls over both sides of the field and was responsible for getting the IPL off to an electrifying start, lighting up the tournament's first match with 158 and showing what the format had to offer.

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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.
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Oct 21, 2014

Brendon McCullum carts one down the ground, New Zealand v South Africa, 1st ODI, Mount Maunganui, October 21, 2014

Brendon McCullum carts one down the ground

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Oct 15, 2014

Brendon McCullum prepares to unleash, New Zealand XI v Scotland, World Cup Associate warm-up match, Lincoln, October 15, 2014

Brendon McCullum prepares to unleash

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Oct 15, 2014

Brendon McCullum completes the final-ball run to win the match, New Zealand XI v Scotland, World Cup Associate warm-up match, Lincoln, October 15, 2014

Brendon McCullum completes the final-ball run to win the match

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Notes

New Zealand Cricket Almanack Player of the Year 2008

ICC Twenty20 International Performance of the Year 2010

Tour Results
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (PSS) - Nov 25-29, 2012
New Zealand won by 167 runs
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Galle - Nov 17-19, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Hambantota - Nov 12, 2012
No result
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Hambantota - Nov 10, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets (with 34 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Pallekele - Nov 6, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets (with 11 balls remaining) (D/L method)
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