Stuff – New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum has been named in a Best of All-Time men’s T20 XI.
- New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum has been named in a Best of All-Time men’s T20 XI.
- The batsman-wicketkeeper is the only Kiwi in the side, selected by a panel for ESPN Cricinfo for the website’s 25th anniversary, and the only New Zealand player to be named among the best T20, test and ODI XIs.
- The website wrote that McCullum, who retired from international cricket in 2016, “was the first player to both 1000 and 2000 T20I runs.
- He was also the first batsman to hit two centuries in T20 internationals and made a memorable 158 not out on the first night of the Indian Premier League.
- In 71 matches, McCullum made 2140 runs with a strike-rate of 136.21 and an average of 35.66, with a high score of 123.