BRENDON MCCULLUM

  • India jump to 3rd spot in Twenty20 rankings September 26, 2012

    After their resounding win against England recently, India have jumped four places to claim the third position in the latest ICC Twenty20 Internationals team rankings, released on Wednesday. England have slipped to the second spot after their 90run loss to India, while South Africa have become the new No. 1 side....
  • World T20, Pak vs NZ: as it happened September 23, 2012

    New Zealand innings: 20th over: 164 for 9: Hafeez throws the ball to Ajmal and he doesn't disappoint his captain and picks two wickets and concedes only 5 runs. For New Zealand Rob Nicol top scores with 33 runs and Ajmal claims 4 wickets. Nathan McCullum c Shoaib Malik b Saeed Ajmal...
  • McCullum savours Bangladesh bashing September 23, 2012

    Pallekele: Dashing New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum showed pleasure over his recordbreaking knock against Bangladesh, saying contributions to team wins are significant. The 30yearold righthander hit 123 off just 58 balls the highest individual score in all Twenty20 internationals to guide New Zealand to 191 for 3 before...
  • McCullum leads NZ's big win over Bangladesh September 21, 2012

    Pallekele: Brendon McCullum's superb recordsetting century led New Zealand to a thumping 59run win over Bangladesh in the ICC World Twenty20 on Friday. McCullum pummelled 123 off 58 balls and hammered 11 fours and seven sixes in a strong Kiwi total of 191 for 3. Nasir Hossain played a lone fight...
  • McCullum hits record century in World T20 September 21, 2012

    PALLEKELE: Brendon McCullum hit a superb recordsetting century as New Zealand posted a challenging 1913 against Bangladesh in the World Twenty20 on Friday. McCullum, the topscorer in the shortest format of the game, scored 123 off 58 balls and hammered 11 fours and seven sixes against a much hyped spindominated Bangladesh...
  • World T20, NZ vs Bangladesh: as it happened September 21, 2012

    Bangladesh innings: 20th over: 132 for 8: Length ball from Southee and Elias Sunny plays straight to extracover, who runs to his right to complete the match. For Bangladesh Nasir Hosain was the top scorer with 50 of 39 balls, while Kyle Mills and Southee took three wickets each. 19th over: 128...
  • World T20 rewind: England finally win a trophy September 16, 2012

    In our buildup to the fourth edition of the ICC World Twenty20, we take a look back at the previous editions of the tournament. Today, a look back at the third World Twenty20 in the West Indies in 2010 when under Paul Collingwood, England won their first major trophy in...
  • Yuvraj Singh reenters ICC T20 rankings September 13, 2012

    Colombo: Yuvraj Singh has not only made a successful return to international cricket but has also reentered the ICC Twenty20 player rankings, which is led by New Zealand's Brendon McCullum for batsmen and Pakistan offspinner Saeed Ajmal for bowlers. Yuvraj returned to the rankings after fighting off cancer to make a...
  • Pitch behaved differently in second half: Dhoni September 11, 2012

    Chennai: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday blamed the change in behaviour of the Chepauk strip in the second half as the reason for home team's onerun loss to New Zealand in the second T20 International here. "The wicket slowed down and it was difficult to hit. It's among the...
  • India lose to New Zealand in a cliffhanger September 11, 2012

    Chennai: New Zealand pipped India by one run in a thrilling Twenty20 international in Chennai on Tuesday to ruin cancer survivor Yuvraj Singh's return to bigtime cricket. Brendon McCullum smashed 91 off 55 balls as the Kiwis posted 167 for 5 and then restricted the hosts to 166 for 4 despite...
  • We need to rectify our mistakes: Taylor August 26, 2012

    Hyderabad: Bamboozled by the spinners, New Zealand suffered a crushing defeat in the first Test but skipper Ross Taylor said they would rectify the mistakes and comeback strong in the second Test. "I guess any time you are bowled out for 160 both times, you have got to be disappointed. We...
  • McCullum reprimanded for showing dissent August 26, 2012

    Hyderabad: New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum has received an official reprimand after pleading guilty to a Level 1 breach of the ICC Code of Conduct during the fourth day's play in the first Test against India in Hyderabad on Sunday. The incident happened after the first delivery bowled by Umesh Yadav...