New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum batted with freedom in the nets on Wednesday and should be fit to play Sunday`s World Cup clash against Afghanistan despite taking a heavy blow to the arm against Australia.
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.
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.
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum says he has never been involved in matchfixing and is "very disappointed" his testimony to an International Cricket Council corruption probe had been leaked to the media.
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum was "delighted" to start their ICC World Twenty20 campaign on a winning note but said a lot will depend on "luck" for all the teams to progress to the knockout stage of the tournament.
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum said he has bowlers at his disposal to take 20 Indian wickets after the Kiwis rode on the skipper`s unbeaten double century to take an upperhand in the ongoing first cricket Test, here on Friday.