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Trent Boult bids goodbye to T20 World Cup as New Zealand crash out, confirms ‘will be his last’

Trent Boult bids goodbye to T20 World Cup as New Zealand crash out, confirms ‘will be his last’

Considered a contemporary great and a veteran of the shortest format of the game, Trent Boult has 81 wickets from 60 T20Is

New Zealand pacer Trent Boult has confirmed that the T20 World Cup 2024 would be his last. The premium bowler’s statement comes after the Kiwis crashed out of the marquee event co-hosted by the USA and the Caribbean. Boult’s departure will mark a period of transition in the New Zealand, with the old guards passing on the baton to young stars.

Trent Boult bows out of T20 World Cup

Speaking on behalf of myself, this will be my last T20 World Cup,” Boult told the media after the game against Uganda. Considered a contemporary great and a veteran of the shortest format of the game, the pacer has 81 wickets from 60 T20Is in a career that has spanned over 11 years. The lethal bowler has 216 wickets from 220 T20 matches, making a reputation for himself in various leagues across the world.

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New Zealand will now be left with only three players who are below 30 years of age after the marquee event. However, skipper Kane Willamson had recently said that the older players would continue to stick around for a while in the squad, going forward.

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