The Men in Blue struggled to put up a decent total on board in the absence of batting stalwarts Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni in the fourth ODI against New Zealand at Seddon Park, Hamilton. They got bundled out on 92 runs.
Trent Boult was the destructor in chief for New Zealand as he finished with exceptional figures of 5/21. The pitch was providing help to seamers and Boult exploited the conditions beautifully.
Boult said after the match, “It was nice to see the ball move in the air like that. I feel I’m a different bowler when it swings.
“One of my home grounds domestically, I live about an hour away from here. I have a bit of experience here I suppose. It does swing around, bit humid here and it was nice to make the most of it today.
“Just one of those things when you get a couple of wickets at the top… a pretty unique thing to bowl 10 overs on the bounce. But it’s just one of things, when the rhythm’s good and the ball is swinging late in the spell so I just wanted to make the most of it.”