Trent Boult becomes 4th New Zealand bowler to register 300 Test wickets

New Zealand's Trent Boult (C) celebrates taking his 300th test wicket on day two of the second cricket test match between New Zealand and Bangladesh in Christchurch on 10 January, 2022.AFP

New Zealand pacer Trent Boult on Monday reached the milestone of 300 Test wickets.

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 Black Caps cricketer to achieve the milestone of 300 Test wickets and he brought up the landmark in his 75th Test.

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

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.