34 Years Old New Zealand Skipper Brendon McCullum Will confirm the Retire from International cricket after the Two Test Series against Australia at home in February 2016. He confirmed at a press conference in Christchurch on Tuesday that he will quite from his Black Caps career following the second test against Australia at Hagley Oval from February 20.
McCullum who will became the first cricketer to play 100 consecutive test on the field while played against Australia at Wellington on February 12. His Farewell second test starting on February 20.
Next year Team also playing in the T20 league where captaincy are take over to kane williamson. So Twenty20 world cup in India the following month captain will be kane williamson in the absents of Hard hitter batsman McCullum.
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“I’ve loved my opportunity to play for, and captain the Black Caps,” McCullum said on Tuesday.
“But all good things have to come to an end and I’m grateful for the wonderful experience of playing for my country.”He added that it wasn’t the time to reflect on his career, with a busy schedule, which includes a tour by Pakistan, coming up. “There’s a time and place for reflection and that’s at the end of your career,” he said.
“For now, I’ll be giving all my attention to helping the team focus on what’s coming up over the next few weeks.”
Brendon McCullum International Career Statistics / Records / Best Performance
McCullum has also few good records like he is the only new zealander to score a Test Triple century. in their cricket international career they played total 254 ODI’s and 71 International T20 Matches. Brendon McCullum started their First Test Debut game against south africa in 2004 and after the 2 year of time they played debut match in ODI.
If we talk about their captaincy they start in all three formats in late 2012 year from them McCullum has guided New Zealand team to 11 Test wins to be equal second with Geoff Howarth and behind Stephen Fleming (28). in their captaincy they also moved New Zealand team in to first world cup final of this 2015 year of 50 over tournament but unfortunately they loss the match against australia.
“For me it’s not about whether someone is guilty or not guilty,” McCullum said earlier this month. “My role was to give evidence in the trial.
“People will have their own opinions on what unfolded. I was comfortable with it, and as I say it’s time to move on and focus on a bit of cricket.”
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