Brendon McCullum

Brendon McCullum

Wicket-keeper Batter

Batting Style Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style Right Arm Medium, Right Arm Offbreak
Age 42 years
Place of Birth New Zealand
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02 Jun 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

T20 World Cup: Most runs against spinners in an innings

Co-hosts USA beat Canada in the 2024 ICC T20 World Cup opener in Dallas.

29 May 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

T20 World Cup: Highest individual scores by designated wicket-keepers

The 2024 edition of the ICC T20 World Cup will get underway on June 1.

03 May 2024

ICC T20 World Cup

Decoding the fastest centuries in T20 World Cups

The 2024 edition of the ICC T20 World Cup will be underway on June 1.

Unique records held by Brendon McCullum in IPL

The name Brendon McCullum was synonymous with destruction during his playing days.

Rachin Ravindra scripts records with maiden double-ton against South Africa

New Zealand's rising sensation Rachin Ravindra has brought up his maiden double-century in Tests.

Will England introduce an all-spin attack against India in Visakhapatnam?

England claimed a historic win over India in the 1st Test in Hyderabad.

17 Jan 2024

Finn Allen

Finn Allen registers these massive T20I records with 137-run knock

New Zealand's Finn Allen entered the record books when he smashed a ferocious 137 versus Pakistan in the 3rd T20I at the University Oval in Dunedin.

15 Jan 2024

Sikandar Raza

Zimbabwe's Sikandar Raza scripts history with five successive T20I fifties

Zimbabwe skipper Sikandar Raza scripted history on Sunday (January 14) as he became the first batter to slam five consecutive 50-plus scores in T20Is.

08 Dec 2023

Sikandar Raza

Sikandar Raza owns joint-second-most POTM awards in T20Is: Details

Zimbabwe skipper Sikandar Raza slammed a fine 65 against Ireland in the T20I series opener in Harare.

30 Nov 2023

Tim Southee

Tim Southee completes 2,000 runs in Test cricket: Stats

New Zealand skipper Tim Southee has completed 2,000 runs in Test cricket.

Decoding the highest powerplay scores in ODI cricket

Powerplay overs (1-10) are a vital aspect in ODIs as they allow teams to take full advantage of the field restrictions with the new ball.

22 Oct 2023

Heinrich Klaasen

World Cup: Decoding Heinrich Klaasen's jaw-dropping ODI stats in 2023

South African dasher Heinrich Klaasen has been nothing but a menace for the bowlers lately.

29 Sep 2023

ICC Cricket World Cup

Iconic England vs New Zealand matches at ODI World Cups

The 2023 edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup will get underway on October 5 in India.

14 Jun 2023

The Ashes

Ashes 2023: Can Australia stop the 'Bazball' show at Edgbaston?

England will be facing Australia in the first Ashes Test at Edgbaston, starting June 16.

12 Jun 2023

Joe Root

Decoding Joe Root's magnificent run in WTC 2021-23

The ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 cycle has come to an end with Australia emerging as the champions.

09 Jun 2023

England Cricket Team

Ashes 2023: Decoding England's home record versus Australia

England will have redemption in mind as they gear up to host Australia in the five-Test Ashes series, starting June 16.

04 Jun 2023

England Cricket Team

Decoding stats of England openers in Stokes-McCullum era

The England Test team has been on a roll ever since Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum took over as the captain and the head coach.

04 Jun 2023

England Cricket Team

Key takeaways from England's one-off Test win ahead of Ashes

England humbled Ireland by 10 wickets in the one-off Test inside three days.

18 Mar 2023

Kane Williamson

Kane Williamson slams sixth Test double-century, completes 8,000 runs 

Kane Williamson clocked his sixth double-century in Tests in the ongoing second and final game against Sri Lanka.

20 Feb 2023

England Cricket Team

Decoding Bazball: England's staggering record in the McCullum-Stokes era

England have been a formidable force in Tests ever since Brendon McCullum and Ben Stokes took over as the head coach and captain, respectively.

18 Feb 2023

Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes goes past McCullum's tally of most Test sixes

England skipper Ben Stokes has scripted history by becoming the batter with the most sixes in Tests.

16 Feb 2023

England Cricket Team

England make a stunning declaration in Day-Night Test versus NZ

In what can be called a stunning decision, England declared their first innings at 325/9 (58.2 overs) in the ongoing opening Test versus New Zealand.

25 Dec 2022

England Cricket Team

England's Test dominance in 2022: Decoding the notable batting numbers 

England scaled new heights in Test cricket in 2022.

11 Dec 2022

Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes equals McCullum's record of most Test sixes: Stats

England Test captain Ben Stokes has equaled a historic record of his head coach Brendon McCullum in Test cricket.

04 Oct 2022

Moeen Ali

Will England's Moeen Ali return to Test cricket? He answers

English all-rounder Moeen Ali has ruled out the possibility of a return to Test cricket.

Brendon McCullum turns 41: Here are his notable records

Over half a decade after retiring from international cricket, Brendon McCullum remains one of the most explosive top-order batters.

12 Sep 2022

England Cricket Team

Decoding Test stats of England under head coach Brendon McCullum

England's captain-coach combo of Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum guided the hosts to a nine-wicket win in the third Test against South Africa.

KKR appoint Chandrakant Pandit as head coach: Details here

Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) named Chandrakant Pandit their new head coach on Wednesday.

12 May 2022

England Cricket Team

Brendon McCullum appointed England's head coach (Tests): Details here

Former New Zealand captain, Brendon McCullum, has been appointed England Men's head coach (Tests).

Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns reveals bowel cancer diagnosis

Veteran New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns on Saturday revealed that he has been diagnosed with bowel cancer.

Kolkata Knight Riders appoint Bharat Arun as bowling coach

Indian Premier League outfit Kolkata Knight Riders have appointed Bharat Arun as their bowling coach ahead of the tournament's 15th edition.

Morgan, McCullum could be in trouble for old tweets

England skipper Eoin Morgan, wicket-keeper Jos Buttler, and former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum could be under the scanner for old social media posts.

England vs Pakistan, T20Is: Records that can be scripted

After winning the Test series 1-0, England will be aiming to get the job done in the three-match T20I series against Pakistan, starting Friday.

Mike Hesson opens up on New Zealand's captaincy debacle

Former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson opened up on the infamous captaincy debacle of 2012.

#NewsBytesExplainer: The rise of New Zealand under Kane Williamson

New Zealand recently cleaned up the mighty Indians 3-0 and 2-0 in the ODI and Test series respectively.

Big Bash League: McCullum voices idea of introducing Kiwi team

Former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum believes introduction of one or more Kiwi teams may boost the competition of Australia's Big Bash League.

IPL: All-time XI of Kolkata Knight Riders

Right from the first ever IPL game where Brendon McCullum took the world by storm with his blistering knock, Kolkata Knight Riders have stamped their authority all along.

158* in IPL opener changed my life forever: Brendon McCullum

April 18 marked the beginning of an astonishing era for T20 cricket.

Feud with Taylor a stain for NZ cricket: Brendon McCullum

Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum believes the race for captaincy affected his friendship with compatriot Ross Taylor to an extent.

IPL 2020: Top five opening matches in the tournament's history

The 13th edition of Indian Premier League is all set to begin with the MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings facing arch-rivals Mumbai Indians on March 29.

A look at some top records held by Tom Latham

New Zealand opener Tom Latham came up with a prolific performance as he struck his 11th Test century, during the second Test against England in Hamilton on Friday.

23 Nov 2019

Kane Williamson

Do you remember these top rescue acts by BJ Watling?

New Zealand wicket-keeper batsman BJ Watling is in the headlines after having played a commendable innings in the ongoing first Test against England in Mount Maunganui.

Kolkata Knight Riders appoint David Hussey as chief mentor

Two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have appointed former Australian cricketer David Hussey as the chief mentor of the side.

IPL 2020: KKR rope in World Cup winning coach Bayliss

Two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) winners Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have once again roped in ex-coach Trevor Bayliss for next season.

#IPL2019: This is what McCullum is thinking after going unsold

Brendon McCullum would have liked to see his name being picked by a franchise in the recently concluded Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 Auction.

2019 IPL auction: Top players who went unsold

The Indian Premier league (IPL) auction for the 12th edition was held in Jaipur on Tuesday.

New Zealand cricketer Nathan McCullum rubbishes rumors of his death

A report had been doing rounds on Facebook claiming that former New Zealand cricketer Nathan McCullum had passed away and that the news was announced by his wife herself.

2019 IPL auction: Players whom RCB should buy in December

Indian Premier League side Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) need to have a clear-cut strategy before the 2019 auction.

2019 IPL auction: Players whom KKR should acquire in December

Kolkata Knight Riders released 8 players in the IPL trade window and need some serious reinforcements in key areas.

#CricketInNumbers: Gayle a six away from scripting history

Chris Gayle is known for his blitz style of batting and on Saturday, the big West Indian batsman added another special record to his name.

McCullum believes T20 cricket will take over Tests

Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum believes Test cricket will not survive in the future because of the rising popularity of T20 leagues across the world.

RR thrash RCB: Who is the winner and sinner?

Rajasthan Royals defeated the Bangalore outfit by 19 runs at the Chinnaswamy Stadium.

IPL 2018: Probable playing XI for Royal Challengers Bangalore

The 2017 edition of the Indian Premier League was nothing short of a disaster for Royal Challengers Bangalore.

04 Mar 2018

India

Do you know these amazing cricket records?

Cricket has been in existence for more than 170 years. And in this period, several peculiar things have happened.

Colin Munro's record breaking century

Sport is all about breaking new records; there is always a first time, to everything.

Do you know these amazing cricket records?

Cricket has been in existence for more than 170 years. And in this period, various peculiar things have happened.

IPL: Ben Stokes powers RPS to victory against GL

Ben Stokes scored his maiden century in the Indian Premier League to guide Rising Pune Supergiant to a five-wicket victory against Gujarat Lions at Pune.

30 Apr 2017

India

Is Dhoni a good player in T20s?

Mahendra Singh Dhoni's performance in the shortest format of the game has been in talks over the last few months.

08 Aug 2016

Sachin Tendulkar

Kane Williamson sets record with test century

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson made history by becoming the youngest player to score a hundred against all other 9 test nations.