Updated: 02/18/2014 07:11 | By Agence France-Presse

McCullum first New Zealander to score Test 300

Brendon McCullum became the latest member of the elite 300 club and the first New Zealander to reach the triple Test century landmark Tuesday in a heroic match-saving innings against India.

McCullum first New Zealander to score Test 300

Captain of New Zealand Brendon McCullum walks from the field after being caught out for 302 runs during day 5 of the 2nd International Test cricket match between New Zealand and India in Wellington at the Basin Reserve on February 18, 2014 - by Marty Melville

McCullum passed the previous New Zealand record innings of 299, set by Martin Crowe 23 years ago, when he cut Zaheer Khan for four at Wellington's Basin Reserve nearly an hour into the final day of the second Test.

Two balls later, he was out for 302.

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