Cricket

McCullum joins Brisbane Heat

2011-07-16 11:45
Brendon McCullum (File)

Brisbane - New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman Brendon McCullum has signed to play for the Brisbane Heat in Australian cricket's Twenty20 Big Bash League next summer.

The 29-year-old McCullum, recently overlooked for the New Zealand captaincy, was the second player after West Indies opener Chris Gayle to score an international Twenty20 century, making 116 not out off 58 balls against Australia last year.

Brisbane coach Darren Lehman said McCullum was a special talent and "will win a couple of games for us, I'm sure."

Gayle has signed to play for the Sydney Thunder while Pakistan's Abdul Razzaq and Shahid Afridi have been signed by the Melbourne Renegades.

Read more on:    brendon mccullum
NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
/Sport
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

As the Absa Premiership nears the Christmas break, a little over half the season remains. Who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Which teams will be relegated? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

Cricket South Africa has banned Gulam Bodi for 20 years after his conviction for match-fixing. Does the punishment amount to no more than a slap on the wrist for an already retired cricketer?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.