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01 Dec 2018

New Zealand cricketer Nathan McCullum rubbishes rumors of his death

Nathan McCullum trashes 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.

The internet went ablaze as fans tried to find out more about their beloved cricketer.

McCullum himself has now come out with a post on Twitter dispelling the rumors along with a selfie of himself.

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Nathan McCullum trashes rumors of his death

McCullum's tweet dispelling the rumors

Heath Mills was also worried, got calls from India

Heath Mills

Heath Mills was also worried, got calls from India

New Zealand Players Association chief Heath Mills has revealed that he was contacted by Indian cricketers regarding the alleged demise of Nathan McCullum.

To check into the news, Mills decided to call up McCullum himself and found the cricketer doing just fine.

"I have to say, my heart was racing before he picked up," Mills added.

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McCullum's Wikipedia page was affected by the rumor as well

Career

A short glimpse at McCullum's career in cricket

McCullum has played 84 ODI matches for his country, his highest score being 65 while taking 63 wickets with a best bowling record of 3/24.

He was also a member of the Black Caps squad in 63 T20I matches, taking 58 wickets, with his best performance standing at 4/16.

His brother, Brendon McCullum is a legend of New Zealand cricket and a former captain.

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