Brendon McCullum retires from all forms of cricket

The 37-year-old former Black Caps skipper has played 101 Tests in which he scored 6,453 runs with 12 hundreds with a highest score of 302.

Brendon McCullum attempts a catch while fielding at deep for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2018.   -  FILE PHOTO/ K. BHAGYA PRAKASH

Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum will retire from all forms of competitive cricket after the conclusion of the ongoing Global T20 Canada.

McCullum, who is playing for Toronto Nationals, had retired from all forms of international cricket in 2016 but continued to ply his trade in various T20 leagues across the globe.

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The 37-year-old former Black Caps skipper has played 101 Tests in which he scored 6,453 runs with 12 hundreds with a highest score of 302.

In 260 ODIs, he scored 6,083 runs with five hundreds while 71 T20 Internationals fetched him 2,140 runs.

However he has a staggering T20 career (all leagues included) as he scored 9,922 runs in 370 games so far.

“It is with pride and satisfaction that I am today announcing my retirement from all cricket following the conclusion of the GT20 Canada. I now won’t be playing in the Euro T20 Slam and I sincerely thank the organisers for their support and understanding of my decision,” said McCullum in an official statement on Twitter.