One of the most formidable cricketers of the One-Day game, New Zealand international Brendon McCullum, finished his ODI career after a 2-1 victory over arch-rivals Australia.

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The talented batsman has had a truly remarkable career, and is very proud of what he has achieved.

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In an interview, he stated that:

I feel incredibly lucky to play for 14 years, meet some great blokes and make some great friends.

McCullum will retire from all formats of the game after this month’s test series, which is also against Australia.

McCullum is very passionate about his country, and went on to say to BBC Sport:

… not many people get that opportunity and I want to thank everyone for supporting me and supporting this team over a long period of time…The memories will hold for the rest of my life.

His ODI statistics are mightily impressive, having scored just over six thousand runs, which includes five centuries, from 228 innings in 260 ODI matches. He will be sorely missed.

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