Brendon mccullum's 158*

Brendon McCullum's spectacular 158 bamboozles Bangalore in Indian Premier League's inaugural match

Brendon McCullum played once-in-a-lifetime innings for Kolkata Knight Riders against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the opening encounter, the bowlers just looked hapless.

Brendon mccullum's 158*

The ridiculous ease with which McCullum hammered every bowler substantiated one fact at least on that fateful night for the Bangalore bowlers: cricket is a batsman’s game.

Brendon mccullum's 158*

McCullum hit 10 boundaries and 13 sixes. There were straight hits, pulls over mid-wickets, slog-sweep and even the paddle-sweep

Brendon mccullum's 158*

There was a fine blend of brute force and finesse in his innings.

Brendon mccullum's 158*

Yorker length deliveries were hit behind the wicket where no captain will ever dare to put the fielders.

Brendon mccullum's 158*

McCullum scripted the propitious start of the league and entered his name in the annals of T20 history.

Brendon mccullum's 158*

At age 60 he might wonder how easily he had thrashed the bowlers all around the park that day

Brendon mccullum's 158*

which emanated joy amongst the Indians who consider cricket as their de facto national game.

Brendon mccullum's 158*

Rahul Dravid, the captain of Bangalore, was befuddled by the crazy hitting.

Brendon mccullum's 158*

Even 22 fielders on the ground would not have helped Dravid.

Brendon mccullum's 158*

KKR owner Shahrukh Khan was jovial throughout the match.

Brendon mccullum's 158*