New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Craig McMillan dubs Brendon McCullum 'most destructive'
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Craig McMillan dubs Brendon McCullum 'most destructive'

New Zealand batting coach Craig McMillan Friday described skipper Brendon McCullum as the most destructive batsman to have played for his country after the right-hander blasted a 74-ball ton against the Sri Lanka in the opening day of the first Test here.

New Zealand in complete command over Sri Lanka in first Test
New Zealand in complete command over Sri Lanka in first Test

Record-breaking Brendon McCullum was at his belligerent best as he led New Zealand to a commanding 429-7 on the first day of the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka in Christchurch Friday.

Record making Brendon McCullum entertains once again
Record making Brendon McCullum entertains once again

If there is one player to dial for runs and big scores at the moment it is Brendon McCullum. The New Zealand skipper continued his prime form this year as he showed powerful brutality against visiting Sri Lanka on Day 1 of the first Test match in Christchurch on Friday.

Brendon McCullum surpasses 1,000 Test runs in calendar year
Brendon McCullum surpasses 1,000 Test runs in calendar year

Captain Brendon McCullum became the first New Zealand batsman to score 1,000 test runs in a calendar year as he guided the hosts to 215 for four at tea on the first day of the first test against Sri Lanka at Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Friday.

Brendon McCullum hits ton as New Zealand recover against Sri Lanka
Brendon McCullum hits ton as New Zealand recover against Sri Lanka

New Zealand were 215-4 at tea on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka at Hagley Oval in Christchurch Friday.

Sri Lanka better travellers then before: Brendon McCullum
Sri Lanka better travellers then before: Brendon McCullum

 New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has said Sri Lanka have improved their away form by several notches and are a formidable side anywhere in the world now.

New Zealand reposition Brendon McCullum for Test series against Sri Lanka
New Zealand reposition Brendon McCullum for Test series against Sri Lanka

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum is set to return to his customary middle-order slot for the two-Test series against Sri Lanka starting in Christchurch on Boxing Day.

Phillip Hughes` death unites cricket in grief
Phillip Hughes` death unites cricket in grief

Cricket confronted tragedy in 2014 with the death of Phillip Hughes after the Australia batsman was hit by a bouncer in a domestic first-class match.

New Zealand look to bounce back in Pakistan series
New Zealand look to bounce back in Pakistan series

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said his team had the capacity to bounce back against Pakistan in the second one-day international in Sharjah on Friday.

Kane Williamson to lead New Zealand in ODIs, T20s
Kane Williamson to lead New Zealand in ODIs, T20s

New Zealand on Monday named batsman Kane Williamson as stand-in captain for the upcoming limited overs series against Pakistan, allowing regular skipper Brendon McCullum to take a break.

Brandon McCullum hails New Zealand win amidst Phillip Hughes` tragedy
Brandon McCullum hails New Zealand win amidst Phillip Hughes` tragedy

 Skipper Brendon McCullum hailed New Zealand`s "not so easy" series levelling win in the third Test on Sunday in the wake of fellow cricketer Phillip Hughes`s tragic death.

New Zealand dismissed for 690, lead by 339 against Pakistan
New Zealand dismissed for 690, lead by 339 against Pakistan

New Zealand were bowled out for 690 in their first innings on the fourth day of the third and final Test in Sharjah on Sunday.

Blackcaps are heartbroken for Phil Hughes, says Brendan McCullum
Blackcaps are heartbroken for Phil Hughes, says Brendan McCullum

Phillip Hughes' shocking death continues to resonate across the cricketing world with New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum paying tribute to the late Australian batsman by stating that his side has been left heartbroken by the tragedy.

Wearing Phillip Hughes initials, Kiwi skipper Brendon McCullum creates record
Wearing Phillip Hughes initials, Kiwi skipper Brendon McCullum creates record

After days of tumultuous ordeals following the departure of Australian batsman, Phillip Hughes, one of his former team-mates talked with the bat and helped the cricketing world restore some sort of semblance.

Record-breaking Brendon McCullum heartbroken for Phil Hughes
Record-breaking Brendon McCullum heartbroken for Phil Hughes

New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum, one-time team-mate of late Phillip Hughes, said he was all the time thinking of the Australian during his fiery double-hundred against Pakistan in Sharjah on Saturday.

Brendon McCullum, Kane Williamson lead run-feast against Pakistan ​
Brendon McCullum, Kane Williamson lead run-feast against Pakistan ​

Brendon McCullum, Kane Williamson lead run-feast against Pakistan 

Bendan McCullum, Kane Williamson give New Zealand lead
Bendan McCullum, Kane Williamson give New Zealand lead

Brendon McCullum became one of only four batsmen to score three double hundreds in a year as he guided New Zealand into a strong position in the third and final Test against Pakistan in Sharjah Saturday. 

We discussed calling off Sharjah test, says NZ coach
We discussed calling off Sharjah test, says NZ coach

The New Zealand team struggled to cope with the death of Australia`s Phillip Hughes and discussed calling the match off before playing the delayed second day of the third test against Pakistan, said coach Mike Hesson.

3rd Test, Day 2: Brendon McCullum mauls Pakistan with splendid ton
3rd Test, Day 2: Brendon McCullum mauls Pakistan with splendid ton

Opener Brendon McCullum smashed the fastest century by a New Zealand batsman to give his team an upper hand in the third and final Test against Pakistan in Sharjah, here today.

Pakistan vs New Zealand, 3rd Test: Brendon McCullum blazes to 10th ton on sombre day in Sharjah
Pakistan vs New Zealand, 3rd Test: Brendon McCullum blazes to 10th ton on sombre day in Sharjah

Captain Brendon McCullum`s blazing century gave New Zealand a brisk start on the second day of the third and final test against Pakistan in Sharjah as the death of Australian Phillip Hughes continued to cast a gloomy shadow over the match.