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Milne receives NZC contract for first time in five years

Boult and NZC have made a settlement whereby the pacer will continue to play on a casual basis with the team without a full-time contract.

Trent Boult’s dedication to the team and refusal to sign a key player deal will boost New Zealand’s desire to do better at the upcoming 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. Boult and New Zealand Cricket have reached an agreement under which 20 international players will be given full-time contracts while Boult will continue to play occasionally. In August 2022, the 33-year-old Pacer and the New Zealand Board reached an agreement as part of a central contract termination, allowing him to continue playing in other regional tournaments around the world and spend more time with his family. is now possible.

Following Boult’s sacking, NZC has agreed to let the fast bowler play for the national team under a casual play arrangement, likely to be back in time for the World Cup. Meanwhile, another fast bowler, Adam Milne, will accept his first center contract in five years after a brilliant year in international competition. The fast bowler, who boasts 24 wickets, including a five-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in T20I in Dunedin in April, has played in 11 T20Is and five ODIs in the last 12 months.

Adam Milne has always been a top-level bowler: Stead

With the focus shifting to the 2023 Cricket World Cup and the 2024 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, coach Gary Stead said Milne’s selection was his I believe it is a worthy reward for your efforts. “Adam has worked very hard over the last few years and has shown his resilience to win this contract offer. I’m impressed,” Steady told the ICC.

Meanwhile, Colin de Granhomme and Martín Guptil have also been dismissed from the central contract, as they requested earlier. Left-back Ajaz Patel, who was on the contract list last year, was not offered a main contract.

players have offered NZC Center contracts for the 2023-24 season: Finn Allen, Tom Blundell, Michael Bracewell, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway, Rocky Ferguson, Matt Henry, Kyle Jamieson, Tom Latham, Adam Milne, Darryl Mitchell, Henry Nichols, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southey, Blair Tichner, Neil Wagner, Kane Williamson, Will Young.



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