Brendon McCullum Retirement: Here is a bad news for cricket fans around the world i.e. our favorite dashing cricketer Brendon McCullum announces retirement from International Cricket. McCullum has officially announced that he will retire after the second Test against Australia in February. It also means that he will not be available for the World T20 starting soon after and Kane Williamson is set to lead New Zealand as a captain. He led the Black Caps to their first ever Cricket World Cup final this (2015) year. Check out the complete news about New Zealand Captain Brendon McCullum Retirement. When is he going to retire from international cricket? and other questions from below the article.
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Brendon McCullum To Retire From International Cricket:
The 34-year-old Brendon McCullum has confirmed his retirement a day after sealing a 2-0 Test series win over Sri Lanka. He is going to retire from international cricket after the Test series against Australia in February in 2016. This Australia test match will start on February 20, It will be the last of his career.
“Ideally, I would have preferred to wait until after the Test in Christchurch to make this news public,” he said.
“However, the schedule for naming the ICC World T20 squads means I couldn’t have managed this without causing a lot of confusion and speculation – something I was keen to avoid.”
“I’ve loved my opportunity to play for, and captain the Blackcaps, but all good things have to come to an end, and I’m just grateful for the wonderful experience of playing for my country.”
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“There’s a time and place for reflection and that’s at the end of your career. For now, I’ll be giving all my attention to helping the team focus on what’s coming up over the next few weeks – and making sure we’re in the best possible shape for what’s going to be a very challenging summer.” said McCullum.
Brendon McCullum Statistics in Tests:
- Tests: 99 (Till Now)
- Runs: 6,273 Runs.
- Average: 38.48.
- Centuries: 11.
Brendon McCullum Statistics in ODI’s:
- Matches: 254 ODIs.
- Runs: 5,909 Runs.
- Average: 30.30.
Brendon McCullum Statistics in T20’s:
- Matches: 71 T 20’s.
- Runs: 2,140 Runs.
- Average: 35.66.
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