Trent Boult recalled as New Zealand prepare for T20 series against Australia | Cricket News


New Delhi: new zealand cricket Has announced its team, in which the experienced bowler has returned trent bolt For the upcoming Twenty20 International series against Australia,
However, the host team will have to sail through the series without the presence of key batsmen. kane williamson And darryl mitchell,
Boult, known for his talent as a strike bowler, has been included in the 14-man squad for the three-match series. However, his availability will be limited to the last two matches in Auckland.
Similarly, Tim SoutheeAnother experienced seamer, he will feature in the opening match for Wellington on February 21.
is freed from new zealand Under central contract until August 2022, Boult has received sporadic opportunities for international duty, opting to feature in various domestic T20 leagues.
Despite a 15-month gap from T20 Internationals, his commendable performance during New Zealand's 50-over World Cup campaign last year makes him a strong contender for selection in the T20 World Cup in June.
However, the absence of Williamson, who is on paternity leave, and Mitchell, who is nursing an injured foot, leaves a void in the New Zealand lineup. In their place, Rachin Ravindra and all-rounder Josh Clarkson have been called up, with Clarkson likely to make his T20I debut.
Mitchell Santner retains his role as captain, having previously led the Black Caps to an impressive 4-1 home series win against Pakistan in January.
The stage is set for an exciting encounter between New Zealand and Australia, with Boult's return adding depth to the Kiwi bowling attack.
New Zealand team: Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Tim Seifert, Rachin Ravindra, Glenn Phillips, Mark Chapman, Josh Clarkson, Mitchell Santner (c), Matt Henry, Ish Sodhi, Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee, Adam Milne, Trent Boult
(With inputs from AFP)

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