Brendon McCullum becomes first New Zealander to score a triple century in Tests

New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum made Indian bowlers toil and became the highest individual scorer for New Zealand - going past Martin Crowe's 299.

updated: February 18, 2014 11:54 IST
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Brendon McCullum led from the front as he became the first New Zealand player to score a triple ton in Test cricket. McCullum raced his way past the 300-run mark - the highest individual score by a Kiwi - on Day 5 of the second Test against India in Wellington. (Live Blog)

McCullum's 300 came in the opening session of play on Tuesday and at a time when his team desperately needed a big knock to save the match. The 32-year-old Kiwi skipper reached the landmark in 557 balls and his innings included 32 fours and 4 sixes. (Scorecard)

McCullum had dominated for most part of Day three and four with powerful shots all around the Basin Reserve stadium. It was not just about aggression however.

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