Trent Boult on playing for New Zealand: "I'm definitely still as hungry as ever"

Trent Boult is ready to join New Zealand for World Cup 2023 and looks forward to lifting the trophy.

by Aryan Lakhani
Trent Boult on playing for New Zealand: "I'm definitely still as hungry as ever"

One of New Zealand’s best fast bowlers Trent Boult still seems to have the keen pulsating hunger to play well for his team; he will be playing for the upcoming World Cup in India. Trent Boult decided to withdraw from the central contract in 2022, however he has confirmed to be a part of Team New Zealand’s squad and it will be very interesting to see how well he performs for his country.Most well-known fighters would be playing their last World Cup this year and we could most likely see them retire after the end of it.

Trent Boult has played 99 ODI matches in his career so far and has taken 187 wickets, his personal best figures were: 7/34.

Trent Boult speaks about his return

In a recent interview, Trent Boult reflected on his decision of leaving the central contract and explains how he looks forward to playing for Team New Zealand.

"I have always had this in the back of my mind to come back and work towards an ODI World Cup," Boult said, as quoted by "There's history involved there. The times we have had in previous campaigns has been very exciting.

So just hungry to get involved, and hopefully play a big role.I'm just thinking about hopefully lifting something pretty shiny that we were pretty close to four years ago. That's the biggest focus." "It wasn't an easy decision to make a year ago...

to move away from the New Zealand Cricket bubble. I never wanted it to be about New Zealand or franchise cricket. I just respected the fact that my career's only so long and to try and make the most out of my remaining years as a bowler.

Boult further said: I'm definitely still as hungry as ever to represent my country and hopefully do something special with the guys over the next couple of months".