Brendon McCullum

Born: September 27, 1981 (age 35)

Height: 5'6.5" (170cm)

Hometown: Dunedin, New Zealand
Nationality: New Zealand New Zealander

Role: Wicket-keeper/Batsman
Career History
InternationalNational SideNew Zealand (2002-)
Sports Mole has 235 articles about Brendon McCullum. Articles 1 to 40:
New Zealands Kane Williamson acknowledges the crowd as he reaches his century on the third day of the first cricket Test match between England and New Zealand at Lord's cricket ground in London on May 23, 2015
Kane Williamson takes on New Zealand captaincy
New Zealand appoint Kane Williamson as their Test captain, meaning that he will now skipper his country in all three formats of the game.
Apr 28, 18:12
Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow in action on day two of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 3, 2016
Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow among cricketers of year
England duo Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow make Wisden's top five cricketers of the year for 2015.
Apr 13, 09:09
Chris Gayle plays a shot during the World T20 cricket tournament match between England and West Indies on March 16, 2016
Result: Chris Gayle's heroics condemn England to losing start
An unbeaten century from Chris Gayle helps the West Indies to beat England by six wickets at the ICC World Twenty20.
Mar 16, 17:27
James Pattinson of Australia poses on October 2, 2013
Australia take four New Zealand wickets after first-innings 505 on day three
New Zealand trail Australia by 14 runs after the tourists scored a first-innings total of 505 before taking four wickets.
Feb 22, 09:16
Steve Smith poses during an Australia portrait session in May 2015
Joe Burns, Steve Smith put Australia in command
Joe Burns and Steve Smith both score centuries as the Australians gain control of the second Test against New Zealand.
Feb 21, 11:28
Brendon McCullum of New Zealand on day one of the Test match against Australia at Hagley Oval on February 20, 2016
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum scores fastest hundred in final Test
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum makes history in his final Test by blasting the fastest-ever century before Australia fight back on day one of the second Test.
Feb 20, 09:57
Josh Hazlewood of Australia appeals for the wicket of Tom Latham of New Zealand on February 12, 2016
Australia on top after day one of first Test against New Zealand
Australia are in command of the first Test against New Zealand after bowling their opponents out for 183 before ending day one on 147-3 in Wellington.
Feb 12, 09:14
Australia's Adam Voges celebrates reaching his century against the West Indies on December 27, 2015
Australia international Adam Voges joins Middlesex
Experienced batsman Adam Voges agrees a deal with Middlesex, whom he will captain in the County Championship this season.
Feb 9, 10:06
Result: New Zealand's Brendon McCullum ends ODI career with series win over Australia
New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum ends his ODI career with a 2-1 series win over Australia in Hamilton.
Feb 8, 09:18
David Warner of Australia in action against New Zealand at Westpac Stadium in Wellington on February 6, 2016
Result: David Warner stars as Australia level ODI series with New Zealand
David Warner leads the way with 98 as Australia beat New Zealand by four wickets to level the three-match one-day international series in New Zealand.
Feb 6, 10:03
Martin Guptill, Brendon McCullum and Trent Boult celebrate after winning the one-day international match between New Zealand and Australia at Eden Park on February 3, 2016
Result: New Zealand hammer Australia in first one-day international
A batting collapse sees Australia lose by a 159-run margin in the first match of their one-day international series away in New Zealand.
Feb 3, 09:15
Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson in action during the third ODI between New Zealand and Pakistan on January 31, 2016
Result: New Zealand wrap up one-day international series
Half-centuries from Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson help New Zealand to overcome Pakistan in Auckland by the Duckworth-Lewis method.
Jan 31, 09:23
New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum looks on during a press conference at the at the Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on October 20, 2013
Brendon McCullum agrees Middlesex move
In the same week that he announces his retirement from international cricket, New Zealander Brendon McCullum agrees a switch to Middlesex.
Dec 23, 11:18
New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum looks on during a press conference at the at the Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on October 20, 2013
Brendon McCullum to retire in February
Brendon McCullum announces that New Zealand's Test series against Australia in February will be his last as an international cricketer.
Dec 22, 09:17
Tom Latham of New Zealand bats during day three of the 2nd Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve on February 16, 2014
New Zealand edge towards victory in first Test against Sri Lanka
New Zealand are closing in on victory in the first Test of their series against Sri Lanka as they need seven wickets to defeat the tourists on the final day at Dunedin.
Dec 13, 07:58
Tom Latham of New Zealand bats during day three of the 2nd Test match between New Zealand and India at the Basin Reserve on February 16, 2014
New Zealand in command against Sri Lanka in Dunedin
New Zealand take command of the first Test against Sri Lanka with a strong display on day three of their match to edge 308 runs ahead of the tourists in Dunedin.
Dec 12, 07:37
New Zealand's Brendon McCullum bats on the third day of the second cricket test match between England and New Zealand at Headingley in Leeds, northern England, on May 31, 2015
New Zealand post 409 runs but lose eight wickets on day one against Sri Lanka
New Zealand post 409 runs, but they lose eight wickets to Sri Lanka on day one of the first Test in Dunedin.
Dec 10, 07:11
Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns arrives at Auckland Airport in Auckland on May 30, 2014
Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns found not guilty of perjury
Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns is found not guilty of perjury following a nine-week trial at Southwark Crown Court.
Nov 30, 10:45
Josh Hazlewood of Australia celebrates taking the wicket of Cheteshwar Pujara of India during day four of the 2nd Test match between Australia and India at The Gabba on December 20, 2014
Australia close in on victory in third Test against New Zealand
Australia are on the verge of victory in the third Test against New Zealand as they need just 74 runs to win the match in Adelaide with seven wickets remaining.
Nov 29, 08:35
Nathan Lyon poses during an Australia portrait session in May 2015
Scores level in controversial day in Adelaide between Australia, New Zealand
No runs separate Australia and New Zealand at the end of the second session of day two in the third Test, although controversy reigned during the evening at Adelaide.
Nov 28, 08:14
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New Zealand take late wickets to stifle Australia
Australia end day one of the inaugural day-night Test match with New Zealand with a lead of 148 runs after bowling their opponents out for 202 in Adelaide.
Nov 27, 11:13
Mitchell Starc celebrates dismissing Joe Root on the second day of the Fourth Test of The Ashes on August 7, 2015
Australia take seven wickets to leave New Zealand on 173 in first day-night Test
Australia take seven wickets to leave New Zealand on 173 runs at dinner in the first ever day-night Test in Adelaide.
Nov 27, 07:53
Kane Williamson of New Zealand bats during day one of the First Test match between New Zealand and India at Eden Park on February 6, 2014
Australia remain in control despite New Zealand fightback
New Zealand put in an improved performance on day two of the second Test against Australia to bring themselves back into the match in Perth.
Nov 14, 10:06
Australia bowler Mitchell Starc celebrates his five wicket haul with Nathan Lyon during day two of the 1st Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at SWALEC Stadium on July 9, 2015
Result: Australia claim first Test with 208-run win over New Zealand in Brisbane
Australia beat New Zealand by 208 runs, taking seven wickets on the final day of the first Test in Brisbane.
Nov 9, 07:20
New Zealands Kane Williamson acknowledges the crowd as he reaches his century on the third day of the first cricket Test match between England and New Zealand at Lord's cricket ground in London on May 23, 2015
New Zealand defy Australia charge on day four of first Test at Brisbane
New Zealand produce a resilient display on day four of the first Test against Australia to take the match into a fifth day after losing just three second-innings wickets.
Nov 8, 07:56
Mitchell Starc celebrates dismissing Joe Root on the second day of the Fourth Test of The Ashes on August 7, 2015
New Zealand trail Australia by 399 runs after losing late wickets
Australia's Mitchell Starc and Mitchell Johnson take late wickets to leave New Zealand on 157-5, trailing by 399 runs at stumps on day two of the first Test in Brisbane.
Nov 6, 07:33
Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns arrives at Auckland Airport in Auckland on May 30, 2014
Brendon McCullum tells court of spot-fixing approach by Chris Cairns
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum tells London's Southwark Crown Court that former international teammate Chris Cairns asked him to get involved in match-fixing.
Oct 15, 21:40
Varun Chopra plays a shot while in action for the Birmingham Bears on July 06, 2013.
Result: Birmingham Bears up to top spot in North Group with narrow win
Northants Steelbacks miss the chance to book their place in the T20 Blast quarter-finals with an agonising one-run defeat at the hands of the Birmingham Bears.
Jul 22, 21:38
Lancashire bowler Steven Croft celebrates after dismissing Brendon McCullum during the NatWest T20 blast match between Birmingham Bears and Lancashire Lightning at Edgbaston on July 17, 2015
Result: Lancashire Lightning claim important win over Birmingham Bears
An inspired performance from Steven Croft helps Lancashire Lightning to an eight-run victory over Birmingham Bears in the Natwest T20 Blast.
Jul 17, 21:35
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Lancashire Lightning recover to post 145
Lancashire Lightning recover from a poor start to set Birmingham Bears a target of 146 in the Natwest T20 Blast at Edgbaston.
Jul 17, 19:51
England captain Alastair Cook holds the urn after England win the Ashes on August 25, 2013
The 2015 Ashes: Five key battles
Sports Mole picks out five of the most important battles ahead of the start of this summer's Ashes series.
Jul 7, 11:55
Boyd Franklin of Birmingham Bears celebrates the wicket of Ashwell Prince Lancashire Lightning during the Natwest T20 Blast Final match between Birmingham Bears and Lancashire Lightning at Edgbaston on August 23, 2014
Result: Birmingham Bears beat Leicestershire Foxes for fourth straight T20 Blast win
The Birmingham Bears extend their lead at the top of the Natwest T20 Blast North Group with an eight-run win over the Leicestershire Foxes.
Jul 4, 17:26
New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum looks on during a press conference at the at the Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on October 20, 2013
Dougie Brown: Brendon McCullum's innings was "brutal"
Birmingham Bears coach Dougie Brown admits that he was 'incredibly impressed' with Brendon McCullum's record-breaking 158 against Derbyshire on Friday night.
Jul 4, 10:04
New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum looks on during a press conference at the at the Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on October 20, 2013
T20 Blast roundup: Lancashire Lightning seal Roses double
Sports Mole rounds up all the action from the T20 Blast as Brendon McCullum knocks 158 from 64 balls to steer the Birmingham Bears to victory.
Jul 3, 21:58
Brendon McCullum of New Zealand bats during day one of the First Test match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at Hagley Oval on December 26, 2014
Dougie Brown backs Brendon McCullum to deliver for Birmingham Bears
Director of cricket Dougie Brown is confident that Brendon McCullum will make an impact for Birmingham Bears in the T20 Blast.
Jun 26, 04:05
New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum looks on during a press conference at the at the Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on October 20, 2013
Brendon McCullum unhappy with New Zealand batting
Brendon McCullum believes that New Zealand wasted a good opportunity to beat England in the Twenty20 international at Old Trafford.
Jun 24, 02:23
New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum looks on during a press conference at the at the Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on October 20, 2013
Brendon McCullum: 'We were beaten by the better team'
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum insists that his side were beaten by the better team following their series defeat to England.
Jun 21, 05:13
Jonny Bairstow shows his delight after hitting the winning runs in the fifth ODI between England and New Zealand at Chester-le-Street on June 20, 2015
Result: England beat New Zealand in thrilling rain-affected final ODI to win series
Jonny Bairstow powers England to an unlikely victory in the fifth one-day international to wrap up a series victory against New Zealand.
Jun 20, 19:28
Steven Finn of England successfully appeals for the wicket of Ross Taylor of New Zealand during the 1st ODI Royal London One-Day match between England and New Zealand at Edgbaston on June 9, 201
England set victory target of 284 by New Zealand to win series
England require 284 runs at Chester-le-Street to claim victory in the one-day international series against New Zealand.
Jun 20, 14:34
England captain Eoin Morgan bats during the 1st ODI Royal London One-Day match between England and New Zealand at Edgbaston on June 9, 2015
England win toss, opt to bowl first
England captain Eoin Morgan chooses to bowl first after winning the toss ahead of the fifth one-day international with New Zealand.
Jun 20, 10:04



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