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McCullum to retire from BBL and other T20 leagues


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Photo: Brendon McCullum in action during the BBL match between Brisbane Heat and Melbourne Renegades on January 10. :Cricinfo

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Brendon McCullum has announced his retirement from Big Bash League (BBL) and other T20 leagues on Sunday. The former New Zealand captain said that his participation in the ongoing tournament will be his last. He wants to wrap up his playing career and transition into a coaching role.

The wicketkeeper-batsman will participate in other T20 leagues this year before taking up other responsibilities. “I will continue to play T20 cricket in 2019 in various competitions around the world and will then look to transition into a coaching career,” he added.

The 37-year-old is playing for Brisbane Heat. He has joined the Heat in 2011 and has been a regular for the tournament since 2016. The Kiwi star scored 920 runs in 34 matches including nine half-centuries. The Heat's match against Melbourne Stars on February 8 is likely to be his final BBL appearance.

“I have absolutely loved playing for the Heat. The fans have been amazing with their support. I have had a great time playing with my teammates, and it was a privilege to captain them,” McCullum said in a statement.

“Being a part of the BBL has been a special part of my career. Having been there at the start, and then seeing it grow and evolve into one of the best T20 competitions in the world has been great to be part of,” the captain added.  Meanwhile, ended Brendon McCullum ended his international career in 2016.

 

Matches

Innings

N/O

Runs

Highest 

100s

50s

4s

6s

Avg

S/R

Ct

St

Test

101

176

9

6453

302 v IND

12

31

776

107

38.64

64.60

198

11

ODI

260

228

28

6083

166 v IRE

5

32

577

200

30.41

96.37

262

15

World Cup

34

27

5

742

101 v CAN

1

6

77

29

33.72

120.84

32

2

T20I

71

70

10

2140

123 v BAN

2

13

199

91

35.66

136.21

36

8

IPL

109

109

5

2880

158* v RCB

2

13

293

130

27.69

131.74

37

6

CL

14

13

0

234

49 v DOL

0

0

25

10

18.00

123.81

7

0

Source: The chart is taken from NDTV Sports



 

 

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