New Zealand’s star fast bowler Trent Boult has registered a new record in his name by performing brilliantly in the second Test against Bangladesh in Christchurch. He has crossed the 300-wicket mark in his Test format. Along with this, Bolt also took five wickets in this match.
The 32-year-old Kiwi pacer completed his 300 wickets in Test cricket as soon as Mehdi Hasan was dismissed. Bolt has become the fourth New Zealand bowler to touch this figure. Before him, Sir Richard Hadlee (431), Daniel Vettori (361) and Tim Southee (328 *) have done this feat for New Zealand.
Apart from this, Trent Boult has become second in terms of getting the fastest 300 wickets for New Zealand. He has achieved this feat in just 75 Tests. Richard Hadlee is at the first place in terms of taking the fastest 300 wickets for the Kiwi team, who did this in 61 matches.
Tim Southee (76 Tests) is third in terms of taking the fastest 300 wickets for New Zealand, while former captain Daniel Vettori (94 Tests) is in fourth place.
It is noteworthy that New Zealand declared their innings by scoring 521 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in the first innings of the second test match. Captain Tom Latham played a brilliant innings of 252 runs for the hosts, while Devon Conway scored 109 runs. In reply, Bangladesh’s entire team was restricted to 126 runs in the first innings.