ICC tournaments hold a prestigious value in international cricket. Winning an ICC title is a huge achievement for any country. ODI World Cup, T20 World Cup, and Champions Trophy are three major tournaments organized by ICC so far. Since 2019, World Test Championship has become another major ICC tournament.
ICC tournaments involve competition between the top nations and hence, winning such a title is a huge achievement for any team or player. So far, there have been 8 editions of the Champions Trophy, 6 editions of the T20I World Cup, and 12 editions of the ODI World Cup. However, even after so many tournaments, there are few legendary players who have never managed to win an ICC title.
Here we talk about Legendary XI of World Cricket who has never won a major ICC title.
Legendary XI Of World Cricket Which Has Never Won A Major ICC Title
Brendon McCullum is a former New Zealand cricketer and captain. The wicket-keeper batsman played for New Zealand’s national side from 2002 to 2016. Considered the finest New Zealand skipper to date, he retired from international cricket in February 2016. During McCullum’s international career, the New Zealand team never managed to win an ICC title.
McCullum was part of the New Zealand team in Champions Trophy tournaments in 2004, 2006, 2009, and 2013. In T20I World Cups, McCullum played in 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012, and 2014 editions. In ODI World Cup tournaments, McCullum was part of the editions in 2003, 2007, 2011, and 2015.
Unfortunately, McCullum never managed to win an ICC title. In ODI World Cup 2015, the McCullum-led New Zealand side reached the final but lost to Australia.