April 4 (CRICKETNMORE) - Boult has taken 77 wickets across all formats last year and played an instrumental role in teams success. In the recently concluded home series against England, he took 15 wickets in 2 tests which New Zealand won by 1-0.
Boult also completed 200 test wickets and became the sixth Kiwi player to achieved the milestone. His performance left behind skipper Kan Williamson in the race for the award. The 28 years old also named test player of the year.