Brendan McCullum

60-minutesHere’s one for the cricket fans!

It’s been a difficult few years for Black Caps fans, with the highs often eclipsed by the lows. However, all that was forgotten on February 18th, when captain Brendon McCullum became the first New Zealander ever to score a triple century in test cricket, propelling him into the history books and making him a national hero.

It is the ultimate validation for a player who has divided fans and critics throughout his career. Renowned for his aggressive, brash and often combative play, McCullum is often assumed to be the same off the pitch. But what we do know now, beyond a shadow of a doubt, is that McCullum is one of our greatest ever cricketers. But there is still plenty about him we don’t know. Continue reading »