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Saturday, 22 September 2012 - 8:09
McCullum breaks record in NZ win
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Brendon McCullum hit the highest score in Twenty20 international history as New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 59 runs at the World Twenty20 in Pallekele.

McCullum plundered seven sixes and 11 fours in his 58-ball 123, beating the record of 117 previously jointly held by Richard Levi and Chris Gayle.

His stands of 94 and 78 with James Franklin and Ross Taylor respectively helped the Kiwis to 191 for 3.

Bangladesh faltered in reply, closing on 132 for 8, with Kyle Mills taking 3 for 33.

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