One of Kiwis's best assets in the attacking unit and a pacey left armer with an eye for wickets. He burst onto the scene with his impressive performances in the 2007 New Zealand A tour of India A. He was in and around the New Zealand senior team for a while till he made his Test debut in 2011. He made an instant impact by taking legend Michael Hussey's wicket and helped New Zealand win a Test series in Australia for the first time since 1985. He has collected wickets against West Indies, England, Australia, India and Sri Lanka and has been a Test regular ever since. Known as a silent assasin on the field with his quick swing, Boult has also been a favourite in the lucrative Indian Premier League and has played for franchises such as Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils. Boult's name is expected to be in the World Cup squad.read more
Bumrah, regarded as India's best death bowler, leaked 43 runs against Chennai Super Kings in a losing cause in the IPL 2020 opener.
Malinga opted out of IPL 2020 owing to "personal reasons" and Pattinson, who earlier played for Kolkata Knight Riders, has been called upon as his replacement.
Gambhir feels that the combination of the New Zealand left-arm pace alongside Jasprit Bumrah will pose a huge challenge for CSK who will be without Suresh Raina this season.
Boult was roped into the Mumbai Indians squad in the IPL trade window from the Delhi Capitals in the auctions held last year.
The left-arm pacer is among eight players who are attending the first half of the camp that started on Sunday.
Boult made his Test debut at Hobart against the Aussies and New Zealand won the Test by seven runs in a pulsating encounter.
The trio were ruled out of the recent ODI series over India with injuries which New Zealand won 3-0, but will return as specialist seamers for the Australia series.
The green-top Hagley Oval and the poor average of spinners at the venue could urge New Zealand to go in with an all-four pace attack. But they had lost the only match at Hagley Oval where they had executed this very plan.
The pitch aided his fast bowlers, with the duo of Tim Southee and Trent Boult sharing nine wickets between them when India came out to bat the second time.
Trent Boult dismissed Virat Kohli with a short ball during the third day of the ongoing Test in Wellington.
India ended day three of the first Test on 144/4, trailing New Zealand by 39 runs after Trent Boult starred with both bat and ball in Wellington on Sunday.
Ajinkya Rahane (25 batting) and Hanuma Vihari (15 batting) were the two unbeaten at the close of play as India faced 65 overs in their second innings.
New Zealand pacer Trent Boult, who returns to the side after being sidelined with injury, is eyeing an exciting contest against Indian captain Virat Kohli.
Trent Boult had missed the ODI and T20I series against India with injury, but returns to the squad in the two-match Test series.
The New Zealand pace trio remains absent for the ODI series against India due to injuries.
While Trent Boult returns to training later this week, Tom Latham has been ruled out for four weeks with a broken finger.
Since debuting against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi one year ago, Somerville played two further Tests for the Black Caps in Sri Lanka in August and boasts 14 wickets at an average of 25.
New Zealand Cricket confirmed that Trent Boult will require around four weeks of rehabilitation.
Trent Boult had picked up a rib injury in a Test against England last month and could not play the first match against Australia at Perth.
New Zealand pacer Trent Boult is struggling to regain full fitness and will likely remain out of the first Test against Australia.