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Watch: Boult takes 6 wickets in just 15 deliveries

New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult took 6 wickets of Sri Lankan batsman within just 15 deliveries in the ongoing Test match.

Boult took 6 wuckets in 15 balls

The two-match Test series between Sri Lanka and New Zealand is inching closer to a result as three days left in the Boxing Day Test which is also the series decider as the series opener ended in a draw.

After winning the toss in Boxing Day morning in Christchurch Sri Lanka put New Zealand to bat first. New Zealand experienced a dramatic batting collapse in their batting order as Lankan fast bowlers did a nice job. With some decent contributions from lower order batsman New Zealand scored 176 in their first innings.

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In reply, the visitors also struggled with the new ball attack of New Zealand bowlers. However they were 88/4 at the stumps on day 1 which was slightly a commanding position considering the first innings score of hosts.

But New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult scripted a dramatic morning on day 2 as he bagged the remaining six wickets of Lankan batsman within just 15 deliveries. In the 15 balls, Boult gave away only 4 runs and created the worst batting collapse in the history of the game.

For the first four wickets, Trent Boult didn’t concede a single run and also had a chance for a hattrick which was well defended by Lankan player Chameera. All the Lankan tail-enders were dismissed for duck and which is also a rarest occasion in the game.

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