This Saturday, Beauden Barrett will be the holder in the All blacks in view of Welsh and he will meet a mark that will make him enter absolute history: the opener will play his 100th match with the New Zealand jersey.
Beauden Barrett’s history with the All Blacks began in 2012, and this Saturday he will become the eleventh player to reach this number of meetings with the New Zealand national team.
The starter is the third top scorer in New Zealand history with 693 points, behind Andrew Mehrtens (967) and Dan Carter (1598). At the same time, has 37 tries So far in his career with the selected one (position 18).
Ian Foster highlighted Barrett in the pre-test match: “It is a very special moment for Beauden and his family and it is also a special moment for this team and their legacy. He’s a huge part of this team, he’s a key leader, captained the All Blacks, he’s the vice captain on this tour, and he’s a leader on and off the court.. I cannot speak better of his contribution as a person to the selected one. The opportunity to play their 100th test at this stadium against Wales is really special, “he said.