Mc Cullum, an inspirational skipper, will be remembered as one of New Zealand's best.
At the 2015 World Cup, Mc Cullum smashed 50 in just 18 balls, breaking his own 20-ball-50 record that he had created against Canada at the 2007 World Cup.
“For now, I’ll be giving all my attention to helping the team focus on what’s coming up over the next few weeks and making sure we’re in the best possible shape for what’s going to be a very challenging summer.” Mc Cullum made his Test debut against South Africa in 2004 and hasn’t been absent from the New Zealand Test side since.
He established himself first as a wicketkeeper and lower order batsmen but was forced to give up keeping late in his career because of a back injury and has batted higher in the order.
• In addition, at that time, he had the most number of fifties, centuries, sixes and fours in the shortest format of the game.
• In February 2014, Mc Cullum became the first Kiwi to score a triple ton (302 off 559 deliveries) in test cricket, achieving the feat against a balanced team like India.