Delhi Daredevils get a reason to rejoice as Trent Boult bags Sir Richard Hadlee Medal

Updated on: Apr 5, 2018 3:42 pm IST

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    New Zealand Fast bowler, Trent Boult received the famous Sir Hadlee Medal as the player of the year.

    The team of Delhi Daredevils has got another reason to celebrate ahead of the eleventh edition of the Indian Premier League as their left arm pacer Trent Boult and their batsman Colin Munro were felicitated at the New Zealand Cricket Annual Awards on Wednesday.

    New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson won the award two times in a row but this year, Boult won it.

    Trent Boult has been in exceptional form recently and has 77 wickets to his name. He is also the sixth New Zealander to pick 200 Test wickets.

    Ross Taylor and Colin Munro were awarded as ODI player of the year and T20I player of the year respectively.

    Delhi Daredevils skipper Gautam Gambhir recently hailed Trent Boult as one of the world best left-arm pacer.

    Boult has been a part of Sunrisers Hyderabad and the Kolkata Knight Riders and this year he would be playing for Delhi.

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    While the Kiwi pacer was picked by Delhi Daredevils for 2.2 crores, Colin Munro was bought for 1.9 crores and now both will be reuniting with former KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir.

    Gautam Gambhir said in a press conference, “I believe the best-arm fast pacer in the world right now.”

    “Trent Boult can be as lethal as anyone else in the world,” he added.

    Delhi Daredevils have also recently launched their anthem for the season.

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