Trent Boult, on Wednesday (September 13), as soon as once more starred with the ball to fireside a well timed reminder to all of the groups forward of the upcoming ICC World Cup. The left-arm bowler, who determined in opposition to accepting a central contract from New Zealand, returned to the ODI workforce after virtually a yr.
Earlier than enjoying within the ongoing collection in opposition to England, Trent Boult had final performed an ODI for New Zealand in September final yr. And the New Zealand star has hit the bottom working. He didn’t play the primary match earlier than blowing England’s high order away within the second recreation.
Trent Boult dismissed Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, and Ben Stokes inside 5 overs to depart England reeling at 8 for 3. New Zealand, nonetheless, couldn’t win the sport and misplaced it by 79 runs whereas chasing 227. And on Wednesday, Trent Boult was at his devastating finest as soon as once more.
After New Zealand received the toss and elected to bowl first, he justified the choice by dismissing Bairstow (0) and Root (4) cheaply. The star pacer then returned to interrupt the 199-run stand between Dawid Malan and Stokes by dismissing the previous for 96. In direction of the tip of the innings, he picked up two extra wickets to finish a five-wicket haul.
He completed the innings with figures of 5/51 from 9.1 overs. New Zealand, nonetheless, as soon as once more ended up on the shedding facet. After a surprising 182-run knock from Stokes guided the hosts to a giant complete of 368 runs, the vacationers had been all out for 187.
Trent Boult creates historical past:
Whereas Trent Boult’s spell couldn’t information New Zealand to a win, it has helped him create historical past. He now holds the file for many five-wicket hauls by a New Zealand cricketer in ODIs. The file was beforehand held by legendary allrounder Richard Hadlee.
Trent Boult has a complete of six five-wicket hauls for the Black Caps in ODIs whereas Hadlee ended his illustrious profession with 5 five-wicket hauls. Amongst energetic cricketers, solely Mitchell Starc has extra five-wicket hauls than him within the 50-over format. The general file is held by Pakistan’s Waqar Younis who picked up 13 fifers in ODIs.
Most five-wicket hauls in ODIs record:
|Waqar Younis (PAK)||262||416||7/36||7/36||13|
|M Muralitharan (Asia/ICC/SL)||350||534||7/30||7/30||10|
|Mitchell Starc (AUS)||110||219||6/28||6/28||9|
|Brett Lee (AUS)||221||380||5/22||5/22||9|
|Shahid Afridi (Asia/ICC/PAK)||398||395||7/12||7/12||9|
|SL Malinga (SL)||226||338||6/38||6/38||8|
|GD McGrath (AUS/ICC)||250||381||7/15||7/15||7|
|Trent Boult (NZ)||101||195||7/34||7/34||6|
|L Klusener (SA)||171||192||6/49||6/49||6|
|Saqlain Mushtaq (PAK)||169||288||5/20||5/20||6|
|Wasim Akram (PAK)||356||502||5/15||5/15||6|