Brendon McCullum to miss IPL 2013 opener due to injury

New Zealand skipper Bredon McCullum is nursing a hamstring injury © AFP

Kolkata: Apr 1, 2013

New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum will be unavailable for the Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League opener against Delhi Daredevils at Kolkata on Wednesday.

The dashing wicketkeeper-batsman is nursing a hamstring injury.

He is yet to join the squad, said a KKR source.

McCullum, who holds the record for the highest score (158) in the IPL, is already scheduled to have a truncated stint with in the IPL this season, as he is to lead New Zealand on their England trip.