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


Who: Brendon Barrie McCullum
What: Retired from ODIs
When: 8 February 2016

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.