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Trent Boult

Batting style:
Right Handed bat
Bowling style:
Left-arm fast medium
Played for:
New Zealand, Northern Districts, New Zealand A, Kolkata, New Zealand Under-19, Hyderabad, New Zealanders
Roles played:
Bowler
ICC Rank:
Batting:
0
Bowling:
13
Batting:
0
Bowling:
4
Batting:
0
Bowling:
13
Home country:
New Zealand
Born:
July 22, 1989, Rotorua

Profile

Born in Rotorua, Trent Boult jumped onto the international stage when he was invited to the New Zealand A team for their 2007 winter training squad in Lincoln. He is a left-arm medium-fast bowler who bowls with some decent pace. During this tour, he guided his team to victory against India A with a last-ball six. He was then picked up for the ICC Under-19 World Cup held in Malaysia in February 2008. 'Bolty' has been playing for the Northern Districts since 2008-09.

At a ripe age of 19 years, he was selected to play an ODI series against Australia. Though he managed to play in the warm up game alone against the Prime Minister's XI, going wicket-less, he impressed as the fastest bowler in the Kiwi team clocking the highest speed of 143 km/h (89 mph).

Boult was drafted in the national squad for the series against Australia in 2011 after some impressive domestic performances and he went to make his international debut in the Hobart Test. With New Zealand's pace attack not so strong, Trent Boult has been handed over the responsibility of being the spearhead along with Tim Southee, especially in the longest format of the game. One of his finest performances came against West Indies in 2013 at home, where he returned with a match-winning ten-wicket haul and ended one of New Zealand's worst losing streaks in Tests.


Fast Facts

  • Finished as the joint leading wicket-taker in the 2015 ICC World Cup, along with Australia's Mitchell Starc (22 scalps at average of 16.86).
  • Broke Geoff Allott's record of the most wickets by a Kiwi(21) in a single World Cup.


Statistics

Show:
  Matches Innings Runs NO Avg. SR 100's 50's HS
Test 52 68 529 35 16.03 52.16 0 1 52*
ODI 61 27 117 17 11.70 74.05 0 0 21*
T20 18 5 13 1 3.25 56.52 0 0 5
IPL 14 1 5 1 - 62.50 0 0 5*
CLT20 4 2 1 1 1.00 25.00 0 0 1
  Matches Innings Balls Runs Wickets BBI BBM Avg. Econ. 4w 5w 10w Extras
Test 52 98 11496 5712 200 6/40 / 28.56 2.98 10 5 1 60
ODI 61 61 3278 2743 113 7/34 / 24.27 5.02 5 4 0 115
T20 18 18 396 535 28 4/34 / 19.10 8.10 1 0 0 19
IPL 14 14 335 491 15 3/19 / 32.73 8.79 0 0 0 20
CLT20 4 4 84 131 1 1/8 / 131.00 9.35 0 0 0 9
  Catches Stumpings Runouts
Test 27 0 2
ODI 13 0 2
T20 10 0 1
IPL 3 0 3
CLT20 2 0 0

Career

Span:
Test:
2011-2017
 
ODI:
2012-2018
 
T20:
2013-2018
 
IPL:
2015-2017
 
CLT20:
2014-2014
Test
Debut:
New Zealand Vs Australia at Bellerive Oval, Hobart - Dec 09, 2011
Last played:
New Zealand Vs West Indies at Seddon Park, Hamilton - Dec 09, 2017
ODI
Debut:
New Zealand Vs West Indies at Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts - Jul 11, 2012
Last played:
New Zealand Vs Pakistan at Seddon Park, Hamilton - Jan 16, 2018
T20
Debut:
New Zealand Vs England at Eden Park, Auckland - Feb 09, 2013
Last played:
New Zealand Vs West Indies at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui - Jan 03, 2018
IPL
Debut:
Hyderabad Vs Chennai at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai - Apr 11, 2015
Last played:
Kolkata Vs Hyderabad at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru - May 17, 2017
CLT20
Debut:
Northern Districts Vs Cape Cobras at Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur - Sep 19, 2014
Last played:
Northern Districts Vs Tridents at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru - Sep 30, 2014
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