Coming from the land of ferocious fast bowlers, Trent Boult is yet another product of the environment. When he broke onto the scene of cricket, he became a superstar for the consistency with which he bowled. Futhermore, he is a bowler which has become a dying breed. Someone who not only can be fast but also swing the ball either way causing the batsman to be decieved.
TNT, Thunderbolt and Lightning Bolt
Date of Birth:
22 July 1989
Age (as on 2018):
Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:
Otumoetai College, Tauranga
Jono Boult (Elder)
9 December 2011 vs Australia in Hobart
11 July 2012 vs West Indies in St Kitts
9 February 2013 vs England in Auckland
#18 (New Zealand) #18 (IPL, County Cricket)
New Zealand, New Zealand A, Northern Knights, Sunrisers Hyderabad
Nature on field:
Likes to play against:
If bowling average and strike rate with at least 100 wickets are taken into account, Boult stands as the third best bowler New Zealand has ever had.
Possesses one of the best No. 11 batting average with 15.77.
Career Turning Point
His first Test match against Australia in 2011.
Wasim Akram, Dale Steyn and Shane Warne
Favourite Cricket Ground:
Favourite sports personalities:
Mark Wahlberg / Margot Robbie
Justin Timberlake, Ed Sheeran, Miley Cyrus and John Mayer
Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Gert Smith (Teacher)
Lesser Known Facts
Trent Boult doesn’t smoke but drinks occasionally.
The first wicket he took in international cricket was of Australia’s Mike Hussey.
It was highly due to his bowling and batting performance that New Zealand won any Test match in Australia (Hobart, 2011) since 1993.