Brendon McCullum to play for Middlesex next summer

Middlesex seem quite delighted after roping in McCullum.

Last Updated: Dec 23, 2015, 18:08 PM IST
Brendon McCullum to play for Middlesex next summer

New Delhi: New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum, who is set to retire from international cricket in February 2016, will play for Middlesex as part of next summer's NatWest T20 Blast and the Royal London One-Day Cup.

Middlesex seem quite delighted after roping in the attacking batsman as they hailed the Kiwi as "one of the most respected and dynamic cricketers in the modern game."

Middlesex feel that it's an early Christmas present for their fans.

In the next Tweet, the club made it clear that it want McCullum to continue his aggressive batting attitude.

Angus Fraser, Middlesex's managing director of cricket, said: "Signing a player of Brendon's undoubted quality is a huge coup for the club. He is one of the most respected, capable and dangerous cricketers in world cricket and will create a great deal of excitement around the club. When he walks out to bat everybody stops what they are doing to watch."