Trent Boult Biography, Age, Height, Wickets, Net Worth, Wife, ICC Rankings, Career

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Trent Alexander Boult, popularly known as Trent Boult, is a New Zealand left-arm fast bowler. Trent Boult was born in Rotorua, New Zealand, on 22nd July 1989. Trent Boult has been the backbone of the New Zealand Cricket team for many years in all three formats of cricket. Boult has the ability to dip his pace and swing the ball both ways that making him deadlier in the start as well as slog overs. Boult is the first New Zealand bowler to pick a hat trick in a World Cup match. In TATA IPL 2022, Trent Boult was bought by Rajasthan Royals in the mega auction for a whopping amount of 8 crores.

Trent Boult Early Life and Education

Trent Boult started playing cricket at an early age of 7 years. Boult attended Otumoetai College in his early days and played a lot of matches for the college team. Boult showed his skills at an early age. By the age of 17 years, Boult became the fastest school cricket of New Zealand. He bowled the fastest delivery by any Secondary School Boy in the country. However, due to some change in his bowling action, Trent Boult got injured that kept him out of field for almost 2 years.

Trent Boult International Debut

Trent Boult Test Debut – 9 December 2011 against Australia

Trent Boult ODI Debut – 11 July 2012 against West Indies

Trent Boult T20I Debut – 9 February 2013 against England

Trent Boult Career

Trent Boult Domestic Career

Trent Boult made his first class debut for New Zealand A in 2007 against India Under-19 team. In his first outing, Trent Boult picked 2 wickets in the match.

Later, he was selected in the Under-19 World Cup in 2008. World Cup didn’t go down well for him and he only managed to pick 5 wickets in the tournament.

During his complete domestic career, Trent Boult has played 110 first class matches and taken 417 wickets with 17 five-wicket hauls in his name and the best bowling figures of 6/30.

Trent Boult International Career

Trent Boult made his International debut in a Test against Australia in 2011. Trent Boult picked 4 wickets in the match and also scored 21 runs batting at number 10.

In 2012, Trent Boult started leaving an impact of his bowling against all the batting line ups. In a five tests series against England in 2013, Trent Boult picked 19 wickets.

Boult returned to the side for the test series against West Indies at home and registered his career best bowling figures of 10/80 in a match.

Trent Boult was picked up in the New Zealand squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2015. He picked 22 wickets in 9 matches including a five-wicket haul and helped his team in reaching the finals of the tournament. Later, he was included in the Team of the tournament.

In a Test match against England in Auckland in 2018, Trent Boult registered his best bowling figures in an innings by picking 6 wickets for just 34 runs. Boult picked 15 wickets in the two test match series and was named as Player of the series.

In 2019, Trent Boult was selected in the ICC Cricket World Cup team of New Zealand. During a World Cup match against Australia, Trent Boult picked up a hat-trick and became first New Zealand bowler to achieve the record. Boult picked 17 wickets in the tournament and again helped his team in reaching to the finals of the World Cup.

Trent Boult was then picked up in the squad for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in 2021 where he bagged 13 wickets. New Zealand reached to the finals of an ICC tournament consecutively for the third time but failed to win the title.

Trent Boult IPL Career

Trent Boult was roped in by Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL season 2015. He played 7 matches in the season and picked 9 wickets.

In season 2017, Boult was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders but didn’t performed well in the season.

In 2018, he was roped in by Delhi Daredevils for a whopping amount of 2.20 crores. Boult played 14 matches in the season and picked 18 wickets, highest for his team.

In 2019, he didn’t play all the matches due to an injury.

In IPL season 2020, Trent Boult was picked up by Mumbai Indians for 3.20 crores. Boult showed his supremacy to the world and picked 25 wickets in 15 matches and played an important role in MI’s title win.

In IPL season 2021, he picked 13 wickets in 14 matches.

In TATA IPL 2022, Trent Boult was bought by Rajasthan Royals in the mega auction for a whopping amount of 8 crores.

Trent Boult Stats

In Tests, Trent Boult has played 75 matches and taken 301 wickets with the best bowling figures of 6/30 in an innings.

In ODIs, Trent Boult has played 93 matches and taken 169 wickets with the best bowling figures of 7/34 in a match.

In T20Is, Trent Boult has played 44 matches and taken 62 wickets with the best bowling figures of 4/34 in a match.

In IPL, Trent Boult has played 73 matches and taken 86 wickets with the best bowling figures of 4/18 in a match.

Trent Boult Records

· Maximum wickets in ICC World Cup 2015.

· Fastest delivery by a Secondary School Boy in the New Zealand.

Trent Boult Awards

· World Test XI in 2015, 2016

· World ODI XI in 2015

· Sir Richard Hadlee Medal in 2017

Trent Boult Family

Trent Boult was born to Ian Boult and Wendy Boult in 1989. He has an elder brother named Jono Boult who has also represented country in cricket. In 2017, Trent Boult got married to his longtime girlfriend Gert Smith. The couple were blessed with two children in 2019.

Personal Information

Trent Boult Full Name: Trent Alexander Boult

Trent Boult Nickname: Thunder Bolt

Trent Boult Height: 180 cm

Trent Boult Birthplace: Rotorua, New Zealand

Trent Boult Date of Birth: 22 July 1989

Trent Boult Age: 32 years (2021)

Trent Boult Nationality: New Zealander

Trent Boult Religion: Christianity

Trent Boult Marital Status: Married

Trent Boult Favorite Cricketer: Wasim Akram

Trent Boult Jersey Number: 18

Trent Boult Bowling style: Left-arm medium fast

Trent Boult Favorite Ball: Inswing

Trent Boult Hobbies: Playing Golf

FAQs

  1. When did Trent Boult got married?

In 2017, Trent Boult got married to his longtime girlfriend Gert Smith. The couple were blessed with two children in 2019.

2. When did Trent Boult made his International debut?

Trent Boult made his International debut in a Test against Australia in 2011. Trent Boult picked 4 wickets in the match and also scored 21 runs batting at number 10.

3. How many wickets Trent Boult has taken in IPL?

In IPL, Trent Boult has played 73 matches and taken 86 wickets with the best bowling figures of 4/18 in a match.

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