NZ vs BAN: Trent Boult took 5 wickets in the second test match

NZ vs BAN: Trent Boult made history on the second day of the second test match between New Zealand and Bangladesh by taking five wickets. Trent Boult, in fact, has reached 300 Test wickets, making him the 36th bowler in the world and the fourth from New Zealand to do so. Not only that, but he is the second Kiwi bowler to do so in Tests, following Richard Hadlee. Bolt accomplished this feat in the 75th Test, while Headley accomplished it in 61 games.

New Zealand’s fastest bowler with 300 Test wickets (matches wise)

61 – Richard Hadley

75 – Trent Boult
76 – Tim Southee
94 – Daniel Vettori

Most Test wickets for New Zealand

233 – Chris Martin
431 – Richard Hadley
361 – Daniel Vettori
301 – Trent Boult
233 – Chris Martin
328 – Tim Southee

New Zealand declared their first innings at 521/6 in the second Test, with captain Tom Latham contributing 252 runs. Devan Conway, on the other hand, had a 109-run innings. Bangladesh’s first innings was reduced to just 126 runs in response. Trent Boult took 5 wickets for New Zealand, allowing 43 runs in 13.2 overs.

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