Ace New Zealand seamer Trent Boult recently collaborated with TV presenter James McOnie to write a victory song on the Blackcaps’ sensational win in the World Test Championship final against India in Southampton. On June 23, New Zealand became the first World Test Champions by defeating India in the final by eight wickets at the Hampshire Bowl. The duo sang the song and the video was shared by New Zealand’s official Twitter handle. The clip starts with Boult saying that the New Zealand team is “tired of the white-ball life”. Boult then pays tribute to Devon Conway, Kane Williamson and other teammates.
“A special WTC 21 themed musical collaboration between Trent Boult and the Crowd Goes Wild’s James McOnie,” the caption read.
Trent Boult x @JamesMcOnie
— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) July 3, 2021
Interestingly, only two players were able to touch the mark of fifty runs in the WTC final and one of them was the 29-year-old Conway.
The 109-second-long video also takes us back to New Zealand’s historic win. Boult paid rich tribute to his skipper Kane Williamson in the song as he sang that they are here “to play for Kane.”
The 31-year-old pacer also reminisced the moment when their experienced batsman Ross Taylor scored the winning runs for them, saying that it was a case of “redemption.”
The post created a buzz on Twitter and cricket fans lauded Boult’s efforts.
“I didn’t think Trenty could get any more lovely. Yet here we are,” wrote a fan.
I didn’t think Trenty could get anymore lovely. Yet here we are.
— Dylan Hutton (@dylanhutton4) July 3, 2021
Another said, “Trent Boult’s smile is killing me.”
Trent boult smile is killing me
— Archit Singh (@nauregerd_s) July 3, 2021
Then there was a Mumbai Indians (MI) fan who said, “Now you have a job to do for MI”.
Now you have a job to do for MI..
— A. (@LiveCricketPoll) July 3, 2021
Have a look at some of the other comments:
“We are here to play for kane”
— Nik (@IRONlK) July 3, 2021
Wow Trent Boult
— (@CricLoverVishal) July 3, 2021
Love this team…
— Vutukuri Sathvik (@sathvikvutukuri) July 3, 2021
Boult is Thunder
— fan off Newzealand cricket (@SivaPra04537427) July 3, 2021
New Zealand are also the No.1 team on the ICC Test rankings.
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