New Zealand cricketer Brendon Barrie McCullum retired from One-Day Internationals

Feb 9, 2016 08:10 IST

New Zealand cricketer Brendon Barrie McCullum on 8 February 2016 retired from One-Day Internationals (ODIs).  He announced his retirement on 22 December 2015.

About Brendon Barrie McCullum

• He made his debut in ODIs as a 20-year-old batsman in 2001 against Australia at Sydney and he played his against the same side in 2016.

• He made his test debut against South Africa in 2003 and has played 99 tests so far and would retire from tests after playing two tests against Australia in February 2016.

• He played 260 ODIs and scored 6083 runs matches. They include 5 centuries and 31 half-centauries.

• He is the first and so far only player to have scored two Twenty20 International centuries; He played 71 T20 Internationals and scored 2140 runs.

• He was the captain for the New Zealand side in 2015 ICC Cricket World cup final which was won by Australia.

He was conferred with the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal for 2014-15.

• He was selected as New Zealand Cricket Almanack Player of the Year for the years of 2008 and 2015.

• He was honoured as ICC Twenty20 International Performance of the Year in 2010

• He won ICC Spirit of Cricket Award in 2015.

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