Trent Boult Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Trent Boult Quick Info
Height5 ft 11 in
Weight70 kg
Date of BirthJuly 22, 1989
Zodiac SignCancer
SpouseGert Smith

Trent Boult is a New Zealand international cricketer. Apart from that, he also plays as a bowler for Northern Districts in New Zealand’s domestic cricket. He is best known for holding records such as being named 4th test bowler after Richard Hadlee, Chris Martin, and Iain O’Brien to take 30+ wickets in consecutive years. The cricketer has made a strong fan base for himself and has more than 300k followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Trent Alexander Boult

Nick Name

Trent

Trent Boult as seen in an Instagram selfie in December 2015
Trent Boult as seen in an Instagram selfie in December 2015 (Trent Boult / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Rotorua, New Zealand

Residence

Mt. Maunganui, New Zealand

Nationality

New Zealander

Education

Trent attended Otumoetai College.

Occupation

Cricketer

Family

  • Father – Ian Boult
  • Mother – Wendy Boult
  • Siblings – Jono Boult (Younger Brother) (Cricketer)

Bowling Style

Left-Arm Fast-Medium

Batting Style

Right-Handed

Role

Bowler

Shirt Number

18

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Trent has dated –

  1. Gert Smith – Trent got engaged to his long-time partner Gert Smith in June 2016. They tied the knot in August 2017. The wedding took place at Kauri Bay Boomrock.
Trent Boult as seen with Gert Smith in March 2018
Trent Boult as seen with Gert Smith in March 2018 (Trent Boult / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of Māori descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Thin Lips
  • Long Neck

Brand Endorsements

Trent has done endorsement work for Barrett Homes.

Trent Boult as seen in a match against Australia in February 2018
Trent Boult as seen in a match against Australia in February 2018 (David Molloy / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Religion

Christianity

Best Known For

Being a New Zealand international cricketer and 4th test bowler after Richard Hadlee, Chris Martin and Iain O’Brien to take 30+ wickets in consecutive years

First Test

Trent Boult made his debut in Test Match on December 9, 2011, against Australia.

First ODI

Trent Boult made his first appearance in ODI on July 11, 2012, against West Indies.

Personal Trainer

Trent keeps in shape by working out on a regular basis. Being a sportsperson, he also trains hard to achieve a certain amount of consistency. As per his coach, Shane Jurgensen ‘key to Boult’s consistency has been his fitness’.

Trent Boult Favorite Things

  • Childhood Idol – Wasim Akram

SourceWikipedia

Trent Boult as seen in an Instagram selfie in April 2015
Trent Boult as seen in an Instagram selfie in April 2015 (Trent Boult / Instagram)

Trent Boult Facts

  1. Trent’s international career began when he was made the part of the New Zealand A team on their winter training tour in 2007 and took 2 wickets for 28 runs.
  2. After that, he went on to play for the Under-19 World Cup in February 2008.
  3. At the age of 19, he was chosen to play for the New Zealand team for the one-day series against Australia in January 2009 and he was declared the bowler with the highest speed touring with the New Zealand team at a speed rate of 143.3 km/h.
  4. He was named 4th test bowler since Richard Hadlee, Chris Martin, and Iain O’Brien to take 30+ wickets in consecutive years in 2013.
  5. Trent attracted a lot of attention after being New Zealand’s highest wicket-taker at the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2015.
  6. After the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, he became the part of the Indian Premier League when the Hyderabad based team Sunrisers Hyderabad purchased him for an estimated amount of $600,000.
  7. Later in February 2017, Trent was taken by the IPL’s Kolkata based team Kolkata Knight Riders for an estimated 5 crores.
  8. In the June of 2019, he began playing for the Toronto Nationals franchise team in the Global T20 Canada tournament.
  9. Trent has the ability to swing the ball both ways and as a bowler is known for his inswinger to the right-hander.
  10. New Zealand’s former captain Jeremy Coney revealed in a radio interview in 2013, that according to him, Trent was New Zealand’s ‘best bowling discovery’ after Shane Bond.
  11. Follow Trent Boult on Instagram and Twitter.

Featured Image by David Molloy / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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