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NZ vs BAN LIVE: Record alert! Trent Boult breaks Tim Southee’s record to become second-fastest Kiwi to scalp 300 Test wickets

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NZ vs BAN: Record alert! Trent Boult breaks Tim Southee’s record- New Zealand star pacer Trent Boult has eclipsed his own partner in crime Tim Southee to scalp 300 wickets. He has become the second-fastest to achieve the landmark (75 Tests one ). Follow New Zealand vs Bangladesh LIVE updates on InsideSport.IN

The left-arm seamer achieved the feat on Day 2 of the ongoing second Test against Bangladesh here at the Hagley Oval, Christchurch. Boult is the fourth BlackCaps cricketer to achieve the milestone of 300 Test wickets and he brought up the landmark in his 75th Test.

NZ vs BAN: Record alert! Trent Boult breaks Tim Southee’s record to become second-fastest Kiwi to scalp 300 Test wickets

Earlier, Sir Richard Hadlee, Daniel Vettori, and Tim Southee had registered 300 Test wickets.

Player Opposition Ground Match Date Debut Time Mat Scorecard
RJ Hadlee (NZ) v Australia Wellington 21 Feb 1986 2 Feb 1973 13y 19d 61 Test # 1035
TG Southee (NZ) v Pakistan Mount Maunganui 26 Dec 2020 22 Mar 2008 12y 279d 76 Test # 2397

On Day 2 of the ongoing Test, Boult scalped the wickets of Shadman Islam, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Liton Das, and Mehidy Hasan.

The left-arm seamer dismissed Mehidy to bring up his 300th wicket in Test cricket.

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