New Delhi: Today is a special day for the head coach of Kolkata Knight Riders and former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum. Brendon McCullum had set the record for the fastest century in Test cricket on this day. McCullum did this against Australia in just 54 balls.
Work was done in the last test of career
The special thing of this magnificent innings of Brendon McCullum was that he had made this record century in his last Test. Brendon McCullum did this great feat against Australia in Christchurch. At that time, New Zealand was struggling to lose three wickets for 32 runs. Then Brendon McCullum came and created a storm on the ground. New Zealand scored 370 thanks to McCullum’s innings. However, Australia won this match due to the centuries of Joe Burns and Usman Khawaja.
Broke the record of misbah and richards
Before Brendon McCullum, the record for the fastest century in Test cricket was named after former Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq and West Indies legend Sir Vivian Richards. Misbah and Richards scored centuries in Test cricket in 56 balls. However McCullum broke this record two balls before that.
McCullum is the head coach of KKR
Brandon McCullum is currently the head coach of the IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders’ team. McCullum also has very good memories with KKR. McCullum played an outstanding century of 158 runs in the first match of IPL in 2008, playing for KKR. McCullum will be expected to get KKR their third IPL title this year.