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Trent Boult reaches 200 ODI wickets; third pacer to achieve the milestone

The New Zealand pacer Trent Boult reached 200 ODI wickets in the match against Bangladesh in the ICC World Cup 2023.

Trent Boult reaches 200 ODI wickets

Bangladesh is scheduled to play in the 11th match of the ICC World Cup 2023 against New Zealand on October 13, 2023, at MA Chidambaram Stadium. Winning the toss, New Zealand opt to bowl. Litton Das and Tanzid Hasan opened the innings while Trent Boult opened the bowling attack.

Trent Boult was impressive with his bowling attack as he dismissed Litton Das on the first ball of the innings. Lockie Ferguson dismissed Tanzid Hasan for 16 runs and Mehidy Hasan Miraz was dismissed for 30 runs. With the fall of Shanto’s wicket for 7 runs by Glenn Phillips, Bangladesh was down to four wickets scoring 56 runs on the first ball of the 13th over.

Shakib and Mushfiqur came to the rescue where they scored 40 and 66 runs respectively and were sent out by Lockie and Matt Henry. Their partnership score of 106 runs helped the side to compete back in the competition.

Towhid Hridoy was sent out with 13 runs by Boult while Mahmudullah scored 41* runs. Other batters were sent out with low figures and by the end of 50 overs, Bangladesh scored 245 runs losing nine wickets.

With a target of 246, New Zealand’s Devon Conway and Rachin Ravindra opened the innings, while Mustafizur Rahman opened the bowling attack. Rachin Ravindra was sent out with 9 runs and was sent out by Rahman on the third over of the innings.

Devon Conway had a good start as they scored 45 runs and were sent out by Shakib. The skipper Kane Williamson was impressive with his 78 runs on 107 deliveries and went back to the pavilion on retiring hurt. Daryl Michell had an impressive innings as he scored 89 runs on 67 deliveries. With Glenn Phillips’s 16 runs, New Zealand scored 248 runs in the 43rd over losing only 2 wickets.

The New Zealand pacer Trent Boult was impressive as he dismissed two wickets in the match and stands third in the list for the fewest matches to dismiss 200 ODI wickets.

He achieved the feat in 107 innings while Mitchell Starc tops the list on achieving the feat in 102 innings while Saqlain Mushtaq stands second on reaching the milestone in 104 innings.

Fewest matches to 200 ODI wickets

  • 102 – Mitchell Starc
  • 104 – Saqlain Mushtaq
  • 107 – Trent Boult*
  • 112 – Brett Lee
  • 117 – Allan Donald
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