Brendon McCullum Biography & Wiki, Weight, Height, Age, Birth date
Brendon Barrie McCullum ONZM (born 27 September 1981), popularly Brendon “Baz” McCullum is a former New Zealandinternational cricketer, who played all formats and also a former captain in all forms. A big hitting legend in limited over cricket, McCullum took quick scoring to Test matches as well, notably recording the fastest test century of all time. He is considered as one of the most successful captains of New Zealand cricket.
McCullum is currently the leading career scorer in Twenty20 International cricket and is the first and so far only player to have scored two Twenty20 International centuries and 2000 runs in T20 Internationals. He became the first New Zealander to score a triple hundred in a Test, 302 runs against India on 18 February 2014. In 2014, he also became the first New Zealander to score 1000 test runs in a calendar year (1164). The record was bettered by Kane Williamson with 1172 runs in 2015. In his last Test outing on 20 February 2016, McCullum posted the fastest ever Test century, in 54 balls, beating the record jointly held by his hero, Vivian Richards and Misbah-ul-Haq, scoring a total of 145 off 79 balls.
He was the previous record holder for the highest individual score in a Twenty20 International (123 against Bangladesh in 2012) and second highest individual score in all Twenty20 cricket (158 not out for the Kolkata Knight Riders against the Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2008) which was later surpassed by Chris Gayle (175 against the Pune Warriors India) for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2013 edition of IPL. He played for the Kolkata Knight Riders from 2008–2010 and again from 2012–2013, while in between he played for the Kochi Tuskers Kerala. He played the 2014 and 2015 seasons for the Chennai Super Kings. McCullum was a wicket-keeper until 2013.
On 22 December 2015, McCullum announced he would retire from international cricket at the end of the southern summer, joining his brother who had earlier that year announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. He is also the highest (170) runs scorer by the captain in his farewell test and first captain to score a century in his farewell test. He retired from all international cricket on 24 February 2016.
Currently he plays professionally with the Otago Volts at provincial level, the Lahore Qalandars in Pakistan Super League, the Brisbane Heat in Australia’s Big Bash League, the Gujarat Lions in the IPL and the Trinbago Knight Riders in the CPL. After retirement, he has confirmed to return to Brisbane Heat for BBL 06. He is also acting presently as a Mentor and Captain for Lahore Qalandars franchise cricket team in Pakistan Super League.
His brother Nathan McCullum was also a first-class and international cricketer, and their father Stuart McCullum was a long-serving first-class player for Otago. Both Brendon and Nathan attended King’s High School in Dunedin.
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|Biography of Brendon McCullum|
|Real Name||Brendon Barrie McCullum|
|Profession||International Cricketer (Plays for New Zealand)|
|Physical Status & More of Brendon McCullum|
|Height||5 Feet 7 Inches (5′ 7″)|
|Tattoos||1. A big tattoo covering upper right arm and shoulder.
2. A small tattoo on the left side of his chest.
|Personal Life of Brendon McCullum|
|Date of Birth||September 27, 1981|
|Age ||33 Years|
|Birth Place||Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand|
|Hometown||Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand|
|School||King’s High School, Dunedin, New Zealand|
|Education Qualifications||High School|
|Family||Father : Stuart McCullum (former Cricketer)
Mother: Name not known
Brother: Nathan McCullum (Cricketer)
|Likes & Dislikes||he likes to play Badminton, Table-tennis, Carom 7 Football.|
|Cricket History Of Brendon McCullum|
|International Debut||ODI- 17 February 2002 against Australia
Test- 10 March 2004 against South Africa
|Domestic/State Team||Otago cricket team (#42)
|IPL Team||Gujarat Lions|
|Nature on field||very active and very aggressive batsmen|
|Records [Main]||1. He is the leading run scorer in International T20s
1. He became the first New Zealand batsmen to score a triple hundred.
|Favourite Shorts||Scoop shot|
|Likes To Play Again||India, Englanad|
|Favourite Things Of Brendon McCullum|
|Favourite Player||BJ Watling (New Zealand cricketer)|
|Favourite Colors||Red, Blue|
|Girls , Affairs and More Of Brendon McCullum|
|Children||Son: Riley McCullum
Daughter: Maya McCullum
|Earning Money of Brendon McCullum|
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Price in IPL Auction (2014)||INR 3.25 Crore = 541,000 USD|
|Salary Per Match||$174,000- retaining fee per year
$7325- per Test match
$3175- per ODI
$2075- per T20