Heat attract big-hitter McCullum 

 Brisbane Heat will let movable the striking firepower of New Zealand dasher Brendon McCullum for the opening KFC T20 Big Bash League.
McCullum is the first worldwide signing for the Heat, with the keeper-batsman bringing a extraordinary T20 standing to the Brisbane understanding.

Brendon mcCullum
Brendon mcCullumThe 29-year-old grabbed international headlines in 2008 with a glowing 158 not out just in 73 balls for Kolkata Knight Riders in the first ever IPL match, the maximum individual score in T20 cricket in the IPL with 13 sixes and 10 fours.
He was the 2nd player following Chris Gayle to score an international T20century, hammering 116 not out as of 58 balls for New Zealand in theirTwenty20 win over Australia in Christchurch in February final year.
McCullum has scored 3389 runs in his 57 Tests, where he has also be vice-captain of the Black Caps.
He has also play 192 One Day Internationals for his country, scoring 4037 runs counting a highest score of 166, 40 T20 Internationals, with 1100runs at a strike-rate of 128.35.
In every, he has play 122 T20 matches in his career, where his 3073 runshave approach at a strike-rate is 136.45 and with three time centuries and 15 time half centuries.
Heat trainer Darren Lehmann supposed he was pleased to have McCullumin his line-up.
"I can't stay to see him play for us,'' Lehmann supposed.
"He goes from the 'get go', and if he comes rotten for you, he can put up a game very rapidly. To have a guy of that aptitude, who is world class, in your side will assist our younger players study and motivate them to better heights."
"He will win a pair of games for us I am sure and I am very secure the Brisbanefans will approach out and get at the back him, because he is a particular talent."
McCullum is a talented wicket-keeper who can also play completely as a batsman with Lehmann intense to discover all of the potential that offers the team.
I am very happy to arrive at conformity with Brendon. We will work from end to end his accessibility with his organization and New Zealand Cricket and Otago, but his attendance in this tournament will be outstanding," DarrenLehmann supposed.
McCullum has play for Kolkata and Kochi in the IPL and twisted out forNSW in the 2009 Big Bash.
Heat workers so far:
Nick Buchanan
Daniel Christian
Ben Cutting
Peter Forrest
Ryan Harris
Nathan Hauritz
James Hopes
Chris Lynn
Brendon McCullum (international)

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