McCullum to quit all forms of cricket
The explosive batsman, whose decision comes three years after his retirement from international cricket, will no longer take part in the inaugural Euro T20 Slam earlier this month, where he will represent the Glasgow Giants as icon player.
McCullum said on social media, “It is with pride and satisfaction that I am announcing retirement from all cricket.” My style … is always a full voice, full throttle … sadly, this The sacrifices and commitment needed to play this kind of cricket has just gotten better. ”
McCallum played the last game in his 101 Test matches against Australia in February 2016, where he hit the fastest century in the format (54 balls), scoring 6,453 runs and ending his career with 12 tons and 31 half-centuries.
His last ODI was against the same competitor earlier this month when he contracted 6,083 runs in 260 matches. He played 71 Twenty20 Internationals, scoring 2,140 runs.
It was in the smallest format that McCullum was most searched and represented several Indian Premier League teams, including the Chennai Super Kings and the Kolkata Knight Riders.
He also played for the Brisbane Heat in Australia’s Big Bash League, the Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super League, the Turbo Premier Knight Riders in the Caribbean Premier League and the Toronto Nationals in Canada. And because of its excellent performance, it has outperformed its competitors.