Trent Boult Reveals The Toughest Batter To Bowl In T20s
By CricShots - Feb 15, 2023 4:59 pm
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New Zealand’s premier fast bowler, Trent Boult has revealed the name of three batters who he finds very difficult to bowl to in T20 cricket. He has named T20 legend, Chris Gayle to be one of the cricketers while Kieron Pollard and the Indian opener, KL Rahul are the two other batters. The 33-year-old pacer also stated that in T20s, the batters have no hesitation while expressing themselves and that’s what excites him the most about the format.

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Chris Gayle and KL Rahul

During a recent chat with Hindustan Times, Trent Boult said, “That’s a tricky question. There are so many batters. I’ve always found (Chris) Gayle very hard to bowl to, I’ve found KL Rahul very hard to bowl to. Polly (Kieron Pollard) would be up there as well. T20 cricket is one of those games where guys are out there trying to express themselves, take the game on, no fear. Pretty exciting product, really.”

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In 2022, Trent Boult took a major decision and decided not to sign New Zealand’s central contract to focus more on franchise cricket played all across the globe. Notably, he hasn’t played a single match for the Blackcaps since the T20 World Cup 2022 and participated in the Big Bash League (BBL) and ILT20 instead.

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Trent Boult

Now, talking about the brand-new league in the UAE, Trent Boult revealed that the standard of cricket was exceptional in the gulf country as all six teams showed tremendous effort on the field.

Explaining the same, Trent Boult said, “That’s the challenge you want. You come to the tournament not knowing what to expect. The standards of cricket is exceptional. There’s been some great performances. The quality is there among all six sides. Teams are stacked with lots of talent.”

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Notably, Trent Boult will not be taking part in New Zealand’s upcoming two-match Test series against England, which is slated to commence on February 16. He is expected to take a break before returning to action for Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023.