New Zealand vs India: Brendon McCullum becomes eighth captain to score triple ton

Brendon McCullum entered record books by becoming the first player from New Zealand to slam a triple century in Tests.

updated: February 18, 2014 20:53 IST
  • Total Shares

# McCullum is the eighth captain in Test annals to post an innings of 300 or more. West Indian, Brian Lara holds a record by registering an unbeaten 400 vs England at St.John's in April 2004. (Match report | Scorecard | Day 5 pics)

# McCullum is the only batsman to post a triple hundred in India-New Zealand Tests.

# Brendon McCullum (302) is the first New Zealand batsman to register a triple hundred in Tests, bettering Martin Crowe's 299 vs Sri Lanka at Wellington in January/February 1991. (India look for rare positives after horrid tour to New Zealand)

# McCullum is the second batsman in Test annals to record a triple hundred in the second innings - the first being Hanif Mohammad's 337 for Pakistan vs West Indies at Bridgetown in January 1958. McCullum is the first captain to accomplish the said feat in the second innings of a Test match. (Drawn Wellington Test helps India maintain 2nd Test team rank)

Show Full Article
  • Cricket