All About Trent Boult And His Cricket Career

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Trent Boult is the one character who has been the front runner of pace attacks for New Zealand in the last few years and has been brilliant. Fast bowling is a stunning art. Some bowlers have express pace and hurry the batsman all the time, but then another art is not about intimidating peace; instead, making the bowl talk immensely, which is an artistic thing. Not many can do that.

There is a fast-bowling sensation from New Zealand in a similar category, and everyone worldwide loves him to bits. his full name is Trent Alexandar Boult, was born on 22nd July 1989. He was the joint leading wicket-taker in the 2015 cricket world cup

He is a left-arm quick who swings the new ball both ways, has great action, and is an absolute treat to watch. Not only this, he has filled his arsenal with so many bullets that he doesn’t only rely on the swing, bowls deadly Yorkers at the death overs along with other variations too; that’s why he is one of the best in the business and plays all three formats for New Zealand.

Personal Information Of Trent Boult

why he is one of the best in the business and plays all three formats for New Zealand.

Personal Information:

Full nameTrent Alexander Boult
Born22 July 1989 (age 32)
BowlingLeft-arm fast-medium
National sideNew Zeland
IPL TeamsSunrisers Hyderabad,  Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals  
Test debut9 December 2011 v Australia
Height5’ 11’’
Eye colourHazel
Hair colourBrown
Zodiac SignLeo
Home TownOhope and Tauranga
SchoolOtumoetai College
CollegeOtumoetai College
Marital StatusMarried
Nick NameThunderbolt, Lightning Boult

Family Background Of Trent Boult

He was born in Rotorua spent his childhood in Ohope and Tauranga. He completed his education at Otumoetal College. He is the younger brother of another cricketer Joni boult.

He announced his engagement with Gert Smith in June 2016, and they got married in August 2017 in a very private way with a ceremony of limited people at Kauri Bay Boomrock. They have two children now.

All Format Career Summary Of Trent Boult

Domestic Career Of Trent Boult

 He showed his skills at a very young age in life. When he was 17 years old, he was known as the fastest secondary school fast bowler, and since then, he never looked back and represented his country in the u19 world cup.

Though this transition was not smooth as he missed out a lot of cricket due to a stress fracture of the back, and that halted his progress to move further and represent his country in international colours.

He made his first-class debut when he got picked for the New Zealand A team for the tour of India in 2007.

IPL Career Of Trent Boult

Fast bowling talent in IPL always has a lot of demand, and we see how expensive fast bowlers worldwide are sold in an auction. The biggest reason is India’s batting dominant local players and not enough fast bowling resources.

Trent Boult has a pretty decent record in IPL, and from the last four years, he has been regularly playing the IPL. He has played for Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Capitals, and Mumbai Indians,

His most significant success stint in Ipl came with Mumbai in 2020 when Mumbai from Delhi traded him, and Mumbai won that IPL, held at Dubai due to covid…

In that championship triumph, Trent Boult had played an instrumental role with the ball. He kept taking wickets for them with the new ball and putting the opposition under pressure all the time.

 He also won the man of the match for Mumbai in IPL 2020 final. His best bowling figures in IPL are 4/18 against Chennai in Sharjah. 

 His overall IPL stats include 62 matches with 76 scalps, averaging 26 with an economy of 8.39.

ODI Career Of Trent Boult

He made his ODI debut on July 11, 2012, against west indies. It took him a bit longer to get into the ODI team of New Zealand comparative to Test cricket.

It was an assumption about him that he doesn’t swing the white ball as much he does the Red ball.

He made his comeback into the ODI side for the home series against South Africa Team due to his nimble ability to swing the ball both ways. The selectors had the temptation of having him in the world cup squad.

One of the reasons Boult succeeded in White ball cricket was Brendon Mucculum; he instilled that brand of attacking cricket in New Zealand, and he supported him a lot because he always wanted guys who looked to take wickets instead of controlling runs or run rate. Bazz was the most prominent advocate of taking wickets in any form of the game.

The overall ODI record of Trent Boult is pretty fantastic. Having played 93 matches till now with 169 wickets at an average of 25 is very admirable.

Test Career Of Trent Boult

He made his test debut in the 2022-2012 season, in the second test against Australia. It was a match that New Zealand won by seven runs; that was New Zealand’s first test win in Australia since 1985. 

2012 was a terrific year for his test career. He had some consistent performances for New Zealand against West Indies, India, and Sri Lanka, making him a permanent new ball partner of Tim Southee in red-ball cricket.

For his performances in the 2017- 18 season, he won the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal. 

In 2018, Boult produced his Best bowling figures in test cricket, getting six wickets for 32 runs against England in Auckland.

His overall test stats include 75 test matches with 301 wickets at an average of 27.41.

T20i Career Of Trent Boult

Generally, the t20i format is the most challenging one for the bowlers that rely on the swing and are well equipped for test cricket as t20 demands a lot more and different skills set to excel.

Trent Boult is that guy. It won’t be ab exaggeration to opine that he has adjusted himself exceptionally well in this format by adding variations in his bowling along with deadly Yorkers at the death.

He made his t20i debut against England on February 9, 2013, bowled all four overs, and took two wickets. His overall t20i stats include 44 matches with 62 wickets at an average of 21.69 with an economy rate of 8.13.

Achievements Of Trent Boult

  • Joint leading wicket-taker of 2015 ICC World Cup.
  • Ranked no one bowler in ODIs in January 2016
  • Won Sir Richard Hadlee Medal in 2017.
  • He became the third bowler for New Zealand to take a hat trick in Odis.
  • He was also the first bowler for New Zealand to take a hat trick in Cricket World Cup.

Net Worth Of Trent Boult

The net worth of Trent Boult is estimated to be 18.5 crores INR (2.5 million$). His net worth comprises different places. He plays IPL, so that is a big booster to his income. He also gets income from the central contract of the New Zealand cricket board and matches fees. He also receives the salary from Northern districts for his New Zealand domestic cricketing appearances

Social Media Accounts Of Trent Boult

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1. What is Trent Boult known for?

He was the joint leading wicket-taker at the 2015 Cricket World Cup. In November 2018, he became the third bowler for New Zealand to take a hat-trick in ODIs, while in June 2019, Boult became the first bowler for New Zealand to take a hat-trick in the Cricket World Cup.

2. Is Trent Boult related to Jim Boult?

His younger brother, Trent Boult, plays for New Zealand and Northern Districts.

3. Is Trent Boult married?

Yes, he is married to Gert Smith.