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Full name: Trent Alexander Boult
Born: July 22, 1989, Rotorua
Current age: 26 years 118 days
Major teams: New Zealand, New Zealand A,New Zealand Under-19s, Northern Districts,Sunrisers Hyderabad
Batting style: Right-hand bat
Bowling style: Left-arm fast-medium
On 21 January 2009, Boult was selected for the New Zealand squad for the one-day series against Australia at just 19 years of age. Boult only managed to play in the warm up game against the Prime Minister’s XI and went wicketless of seven overs. During the tour Boult was clocked as the fastest bowler touring with the New Zealand team with a highest speed of 143.3 km/h (89.0 mph).
Signs of his skill were evident even as a teenager. As a 17-year old, he was named the fastest secondary school bowler in the country. A year later, he was representing New Zealand at the Under-19 World Cup.
The transition to seni
Boult made his Test debut in the 2011–12 season, in the Second Test against Australia in Hobart, a match won by New Zealand by 7 runs, New Zealand’s first test win in Australia since 1985 and their first test win over Australia since 1993. He took four wickets in the match; additionally, he scored 21 runs in a tenth-wicket partnership with Chris Martin in the second innings.
His brother Jono Boult has also played cricket for Northern Districts.