Marathan man Brendon McCullum sets records

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Published: Monday, February 17, 2014, 11:32 [IST]
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Wellington, Feb 17: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum entered record books on Monday with his marathon knock of 281 not out against India on the fourth day of the second and final Test.


McCullum's third double century turned the match towards the hosts. The 32-year-old on way to the milestone, set few records.

Marathan man McCullum sets records

His 281 not out today is the second highest individual score in Tests for New Zealand. The most runs by a Kiwi batsman is 299 by Martin Crowe.

Here is the list of records from McCullum today

281 not out - second highest individual Test score by a New Zealander

Fourth highest score in a team's second innings - behind 337 (Hanif Mohammad), 299 (Crowe) and 285* (Peter May)

725* minutes - Longest innings in terms of minutes by a New Zealander, surpassing 704 minutes of Glenn Turner

352-run world record partnership with Watling for the sixth wicket. Erased 351 mark held by Mahela Jayawardene and Prasanna Jayawardene (Vs India in 2009-10)

All of McCullum's three double tons in Tests have come against India


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