Left-arm fast bowler Trent Boult has made his return to the New Zealand squad for the upcoming England tour starting on August 30. Boult has been out of the national squad since being released from New Zealand cricket's central contract in June 2023. The Rajasthan Royals star had then cited spending time with family as a reason behind this decision. 

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But with Boult's return for the England tour, the left-arm speedster will be picked for the Blackcaps' squad for the ODI World Cup 2023 in India as per sources close to SportsTiger. With Trent Boult,  Kyle Jamieson also returns to the team after completing his recovery from an ACL injury. 

Talking about Boult's return, NZ coach Gary Stead said,  "It's also great to welcome Trent back into our ODI unit as he begins his preparation towards the World Cup in India. It's always been our plan in talking with Trent, along with a whole lot of other people around what their plan looks like for each individual, and Trent and I have talked that this is the right build-up for him as we lead towards that World Cup. We're still trying to be adaptable and flexible to what those players' needs are and we certainly haven't closed the door on anyone and this is a good example of Trent coming back and being part of our squad as we build up to the pinnacle event."

New Zealand ODI squad for England: Tom Latham (capt), Finn Allen, Trent Boult, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Kyle Jamieson, Adam Milne, Daryl Mitchell, Henry Nicholls, Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Will Young