Brendon McCullum, one of the early New Zealanders and early pioneers of T20 cricket, will not be inducted into the Indian Premier League for the first time since his early version in 2008, when he burned a bang 158 in the tournament. * In the inaugural match of the tournament, 73 balls faced Royal Challengers Bangalore, but the 37-year-old did not really bounce with the snob.
"It's sometimes the way to go things. I'm very lucky, I had 11 seasons in the IPL and at some point you need to move away from playing stuff," McCullum told Radio Sport, as the TVnz As told by .co.nz.
"All good things must be finished, and I was very happy to see some Kiwi boys picking up. I am definitely not very worried about it, this game happens occasionally. I definitely wish the other guys And you never know, you never know what can happen in the future, "he said.
McCullum's spectacular display in T20 cricket has not been in 2018, with an average of 24.59 in 44 innings and 1033 runs from the strike-rate of 127.37. Compared to the highest run scorer in the T20 this year, New Zealand's Colin Munro, whose 47 matches have 1529 runs – including T20I – from an average of 34.75.
In the IPL, McCullum has played 109 matches, scoring 13181 at an average of 27.70 and 2881 runs at the strike rate of 131.61. In the 2018 edition, playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore, McCullum played six matches, in which he scored 127 runs at an average of 21.16 and a strike-rate of 144.31.
In the IPL 2019 auction, a total of 60 players were sold, out of which two New Zealand players had acquired new IPL contracts with Martin Guptill, who Sunrise Hyderabad bought late in the auction for the base price of RS1 million, While fast bowler Ferguson had bought Kolkata Knight Riders for a base price of Rs 1 crore for Rs 1.6 crore.
The nine New Zealand players were retained by the franchisees earlier.
Retired player: Colin de Grandhome, Tim Southey (RCB), Michelle McClenaghan, Adam Milne (MI), Trent Boult, Colin Munro (DC), Ken Williamson (SRH), Mitchell Sentner (CSK) and Ish Sodhi (RR)
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