Trent Boult Wiki/Biography
Trent Alexander Boult is a New Zealand cricketer who bowls for the Northern Districts in the domestic game and plays for his country abroad. Trent Boult, sometimes known as Trent Alexander Boult, is a bowler for the New Zealand national cricket team.
He was born on July 22, 1989, in Rotorua, New Zealand. His age is 33 years old as of 2023.
He bats right-handed and bowls opening fast-medium with his left arm. His reputation as one of the best bowlers in the world has never changed. At any point during the game, he can bowl.
Ohope and Tauranga are where he was raised. Ian Boult is Trent’s father. His mom is Wendy Boult. He has a younger sibling as well. Jono Boult is Trent Boult’s brother. Gert Smith is the spouse of Trent. They both met at a Hamilton bar. The couple was hitched in August 2017. On July 29, 2018, Trent Boult and his wife Gert Smith shared on Instagram that they would be welcoming their first child toward the end of the year. The birth of their son was announced by the couple in October 2018.
What is the net worth of Trent Boult?
Trent Boult’s net worth is estimated at $2 million (or $18.5 million). His earnings as a cricket player for the New Zealand Cricket Board are the source of his wealth. The compensation Trent receives from Northern Districts for his national cricketing duties in New Zealand is included in his net worth. IPL 2020 & 2021 Trent Boult’s cost was Rs. 32,000,000.
Quick Facts of Trent Boult
|Real Name||Trent Alexander Boult|
|Nickname||TNT, Thunderbolt, and Lightning Bolt|
|Profession||New Zealand Cricketer (Fast Bowler)|
|Famous For||Update Soon|
|Height (Inches)||5’ 11”|
|Weight (Kilogram)||70 kg|
|Date of Birth||22 July 1989|
|Birth Place||Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand|
|Hometown||Tauranga, New Zealand|
|Affair||Gert Smith (Teacher)|
|Net Worth||$2.5 million|
After being chosen for the 2007 tour of India by the New Zealand ‘A’ team, Trent made his First-Class debut.
He was selected to the Under-19 World Cup team in 2008 after several outstanding first-class performances.
Despite making news, he didn’t make his international debut until a Test match against Australia in Hobart in 2011.
He had a successful start to his international career, getting wickets in matches against the West Indies, India, England, and Sri Lanka.
After three 10-wicket hauls in tests, he was selected for the New Zealand T20 World Cup team in 2012.
With four wickets in two games, the left-arm swing bowler made the most of his opportunity in the shorter format.
With 22 wickets, Boult finished the ICC 2015 Cricket World Cup as the tournament’s joint-highest wicket-taker. He strengthened his position as a rising young star with the new ball.
Due to Trent Boult’s fearsome speed and swinging ability, Sunrisers Hyderabad of the IPL hired him in 2015 for about USD 600,000.
Boult was given away by the Hyderabad team before being acquired by KKR for an incredible INR 5 crores. He had a strong performance in the few games he played this season, which supported his high price.
Boult made his Test debut during the 2011–12 season during the Second Test match between New Zealand and Australia in Hobart, which New Zealand won by 7 runs. This was New Zealand’s first test win in Australia since 1985 and their first test win over Australia since 1993.
Taking wickets against England, the West Indies, India, and Sri Lanka, he has had a respectable start to his career.
His most notable accomplishment was his first 10-wicket haul in the second Test against the West Indies at Basin Reserve.
The left-hand pacer continued to put in outstanding results during the 2011 and 2012 seasons, and he proved to be a great counterbalance for Tim Southee, another up-and-coming pacer.
In 5 tests against England in 2013, he claimed 19 wickets, including 6/68 at Eden Park in March, his second-best test match innings bowling total.
On February 9, 2013, Trent played in his first Twenty20 international match against England. In the four overs he was given to bowl, he dismissed Jonny Bairstow and Stuart Broad.
Boult did not appear in the entirety of the 2016 edition as a result of New Zealand’s highly praised “horses for courses” approach in the World T20.
Boult has only played 22 T20 internationals in his career, despite being successful in ODI and Test cricket.
In 2014, he joined Richard Hadlee, Chris Martin, and Iain O’Brien as the fourth consecutive test bowler to record 30 or more dismissals.
In August 2019, Boult became the third New Zealand bowler to record 250 Test wickets during a series against Sri Lanka.
He won the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal for best International Player of the Year at the NZC Annual Awards and was awarded Men’s Test Player of the Year.
Boult was one of 20 cricketers who received new contracts from New Zealand Cricket in May of that year for the 2018–19 season.
Family, Wife, Relationship
Trent Boult’s gorgeous wife, Gert Smith, is a bowler from New Zealand. Smith’s birth name is Alexandra. In Mount Maunganui, she works as a primary school teacher. From Tauranga, New Zealand comes Gert. 2015 saw Trent and Gert’s first meeting in a Hamilton bar. She was with her cousin, a cricketer named Daniel Flynn. After the meeting, the couple fell in love. After dating for two years, Trent and Gert got hitched in August 2017. Five years of happy marriage had passed for the pair.
Boult and Smith are parents to two kids. Their first kid was born in 2018. In 2021, they plan to have a second child.
Physical Appearance (Height, Weight)
He stands at 5 feet, 11 inches. He is about 70 kilograms in weight. He has gorgeous, warm black eyes, and his hair is black. His dress size, shoe size, biceps, chest, waist, hips, and other physical characteristics are all unknown.
Boult is the younger brother of cricketer Jono Boult.
In June 2016, Trent announced his engagement to Gert Smith. In August 2017, the couple wed in Kauri Bay Boomrock in a small ceremony.
Boult is a parent of two children. The family resides in the New Zealand town of Mount Maunganui.
Against Mike Hussey, Trent recorded his first career international wicket.
He was instrumental in New Zealand’s first Test victory in Australia since 1993 with his batting and bowling performances.
He was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for $600,000 following his impressive ICC World Cup 2015 performance.