Worst way to access Brendon McCullum is through his Statistical records. Not that they are bad, but they reveal VERY little about him. The impact his mere presence creates on the performance of his team is extraordinary. In the light of his announcement of his retirement from international cricket recently we would like to present some amazing statistical facts about him.
10.) Fastest Century in Test Match Cricket
On 20th February,2016,Christchurch,New Zealand. Brendon McCullum scored the fastest century in Test match history on just 54 balls breaking the record of Sir Viv Richards and Misbah ul Haq who previously shared this record, they scored ton on 56 balls. McCullum created history in his farewell match as if he had saved his innings for the last.
9.) Highest sixes in tests
- He broke the record of highest sixes in test matches of Adam Gilchrist in his farewell match.
- He now has a World Record of 104 sixes in Test match cricket.
8.) FASTEST 50 in World Cup history
- On 20th Feb 2015, Brendon McCullum reached his 50 from 18 deliveries, breaking the New Zealand (19 balls) and World Cup record for the fastest half-century, from just 18 balls. Amazingly, both those records had previously been held by McCullum.