Neil McCallum (cricketer)
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|Full name||Neil Francis Ian McCallum|
22 November 1977|
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
|ODI debut (cap 18)||27 June 2006 v Pakistan|
|Last ODI||10 July 2010 v Ireland|
|T20I debut (cap 5)||12 September 2007 v Pakistan|
|Last T20I||11 February 2010 v Ireland|
Source: Cricinfo, 14 August 2011
He is a right-handed batsman. He made his debut for Scotland on 4 July 2000 against an England Amateur team. McCullum has since represented Scotland in One Day Internationals, his first match at this level coming against Pakistan in June 2006. On 29 January 2007, he scored an unbeaten 102 as Scotland defeated Ireland in Nairobi. He became the second Scottish cricketer to score an ODI century after Ryan Watson.He along with Ryan Watson set the record for the highest ever partnership for any wicket in ODI history as debutants(118 for the 5th wicket).This is also the only stand in ODI history that 2 new debutants had a 100+ runs stand for any wicket in ODI cricket He was also nominated for Scotland's batsman of the year awards in 2006/2007. He also plays cricket for Grange Cricket Club (Based in Edinburgh), appearing regularly for their first XIs, as a top order batsman. He currently works as a PE teacher at George Watson's College in Edinburgh, which he also attended as a pupil. His nickname is Macca.
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- "Only ODI: Scotland v Pakistan at Edinburgh, Jun 27, 2006 | Cricket Scorecard | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2017-04-18.
- "Batting records | One-Day Internationals | Cricinfo Statsguru | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2017-08-15.