His brendon profile as a cricketer is that he is a all rounder starting as a right handed bat’sman and right handed medium peacer with a normal height 1.71 m. Mccullum also plays … Brendon McCullum - a favourite son of the city that he was born in - has been honoured with a place on Dunedin’s map. Brendon McCullum is fifth on the list with 31 Tests. Required fields are marked *, Brendon McCullum Family Photos, Father, Mother, Wife, Son, Daughter, Age, Bio. He played the 2014 and 2015 seasons for the Chennai Super Kings. For much of McCullum's career, which began as a very, very fine wicketkeeper, there was a feeling that he under-achieved with the bat. Riley McCullum, son of retired cricket star Brendon McCullum, proved his potential on the pitch after being ranked as the current most valued player in the Northern Districts Under 14 tournament. On the first day of the Boxing Day Test at Hagley Oval, McCullum scored 195 in the first innings against Sri Lanka, which gave him 1000 test runs in a calendar year, becoming the first New Zealander to reach this milestone (1164 at the end of the match, with Kane Williamson at 929),[33] and the fastest test century (in 74 balls), beating his own record against Pakistan in Sharjah. Brendon McCullum Age: He has enjoyed 35 years of his life and going to celebrate his 36 th birthday in 2017. Also, on the opening day of the first Test, both New Zealand and West Indies wore black armbands in honour of … He has also served as a captain of Lahore Qalandars team in PSL in 2017. [25] He did a fine job in his first innings since handing over the wicketkeeping duties he scored 65 runs and was engaged in a 104 run partnership with Ross Taylor he was promoted to the position of opener in tests rather than his usual number 5 position. He was also involved in the record highest sixth-wicket partnership for New Zealand of 339 runs with Martin Guptill, missing out on the world record by just 12 runs. The couple has great affection with each other that is why Elissa always supports him from every thick and thin in his personal and professional life. Ross Taylor at first slip did the same. McCullum also recorded the highest (170) runs scorer by the captain in farewell test and 1st captain to score a ton in farewell test. Riley seemed to have hit a purple patch in 2017 with a batting average of 22.93 and a bowling average of 18.53. His 33 sixes in test cricket in a single calendar year is also a world record. He was born in a place called Dunedin, which lies in New Zealand. Brendon McCullum triple ton poem This year after being a spectator at the Basin Test, I wrote the following tribute to New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum. Mccullum was born in 27 september 1981 Otago Newzealand. He made many record in his career like he is the only player to score two century in T-20 international cricket centuries and many others. Brendon McCullum is ruling over hearts of cricket fans with his tremendous performance. [46], In June 2016, just a few months after his retirement from international cricket, McCullum was honoured with an invitation to deliver the prestigious MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture. On 12 February 2016, McCullum started his 100th consecutive test, but was dismissed in both innings by Mitchell Marsh, making Marsh the second person since Jason Gillespie to dismiss him on both innings of 2 test matches. Brendon Barrie McCullum ONZM (born 27 September 1981) is a New Zealand cricket coach, commentator and former cricketer, who played all formats, and also a former captain in all forms. Maybe if McCullum had been more selfish then, statistically at least, he'd have been a 'better' cricketer. [34] He also helped to push New Zealand to score 429/7 on day one, the most runs New Zealand had ever scored in a single day of play in test cricket. In the 2014 IPL auctions, McCullum was bought by Chennai Super Kings. Personal life. Brendon McCullum and Riley McCullum might be the next popular father-son sports duo in the future as the young lad is already performing well in the regional tournaments. He is an opening batsman and a wicket-keeper. In the 2015 Queen's Birthday Honours McCullum was appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to cricket. Dunedin is the principal city in the Otago region. McCullum did however have experience of opening the innings because he opens for New Zealand in limited-overs cricket.[26]. McCullum is married to Ellissa McCullum (née Arthur), an Australian from Caniaba, New South Wales. He was described as a player "especially suited to Twenty20 cricket" when he signed for a five-week stint at Glamorgan in June 2006. His contract with the IPL was for three years. McCullum also donated his match fee from the game to Otago Junior Cricket. Personal life. On 4 May 2010 McCullum became the first player to score 1,000 T20 international runs. sultan 5. Photo / Getty. While he got a 2-ball duck on a green pitch and three errors as a fielder, he was given a key to Wellington, a symbolic equivalent of "Honorary Citizen", in recognition of his heroics the previous year, becoming the third person to receive the honour after Wellington-born Sir Peter Jackson and Sir Richard Taylor, who were recognised by the city for their work on the Lord of the Rings movies. [2], McCullum is the former leading run scorer in Twenty20 International cricket and is the first and so far only one of the two players to have scored two Twenty20 International centuries and 2000 runs in T20 Internationals (apart from Martin Guptill). [35], For his performances in the 2014-15 season, he won the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal.[36]. What a summer it was for New Zealand's cricketers and fans. Coincidentally, McCullum faced an over from White during the match and scored 24 from it; it was White's only over in that match. On 16 January 2010 during the 2009-10 HRV Cup, vs Auckland Aces at University Oval, McCullum hit 108 not out off 67 deliveries, which included 10 fours and four sixes to lead Otago Volts to victory with three balls to spare. Brendon McCullum was the first batsman to score two centuries in Twenty20 International Cricket (116* v. Australia and 123 v. Over the course of the tournament, McCullum was particularly aggressive in both batting as well as his captaincy, contributing to New Zealand reaching the finals. 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