Trent Boult on playing in IPL: It’s one of those ‘time will tell’ kind of things

On being asked about playing in the IPL 2020, if the tournament takes place, New Zealand pacer Trent Boult said that he'll make the decision after talking to "the right people". "It's just going to have to be one of those 'time will tell' kind of things," he added.

New Zealand spearheads Trent Boult is set to take a pause and watch strategy about his investment in the current year’s IPL. With ICC reporting the delay of T20 World Cup 2020, which should happen in Australia in October-November, it is just a short time before BCCI declares the new calendar of IPL utilizing a similar window. Considering the circumstance of Covid-19 pandemic in India, the competition no doubt will be held in the UAE.

Boult, who is a piece of the Mumbai Indians crew alongside previous colleague Mitchell McClenaghan said he will converse with the perfect individuals before making a choice on his investment in the IPL.

“I’ll converse with the correct individuals and afterward settle on that choice on what’s best for me, best for my cricket and clearly what’s best for my young family…there’s clearly a few other New Zealanders engaged with that competition – however, it’s simply must be one of those ‘the reality of the situation will become obvious eventually’ sort of things,” Boult was cited as saying by New Zealand entryway One News.

Boult said diverse news coming out each week has made issues all the more befuddling.

“I’ve heard bunches of murmurs that is occurring in either window, that it’s going on in (New Zealand), things appear to be changing consistently yet it’s only a unique little something that I should let unfurl,” he said.

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Boult is one of six New Zealanders marked to play in the IPL. Jimmy Neesham and Lockie Ferguson are at the Kolkata Knight Riders, Kane Williamson is at the Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mitchell Santner is at the Chennai Super Kings.

“I need to be out there playing and doing the things that I realize how to do …however it despite everything resembles it will be a small while before swarms are shouting at us and being directly behind us yet I can hardly wait as it’s been quite a while between overs – nobody needs to be stuck inside a tent in winter preparing,” Boult included.