James Neesham Age Height Girlfriend Wife Family Career Biography 

James Neesham Height Weight Age Biography Family Wiki Net Worth, Affairs, Marriage & much more.James Douglas Sheahan Neesham (born 17 September 1990), better known as Jimmy Neesham, is a New Zealand international cricketer, who plays all formats of the game. He was born in Auckland and has played first-class cricket for Auckland, Otago and Wellington. Neesham began his first-class career with Auckland, but a move to Otago Volts worked well for him, as he made some important contributions in the 50-over format in the 2011/12 season, making three 40-plus scores in seven innings, all of them coming at more than a run a ball. He was among the wickets too, taking a career-best 5 for 44 against Wellington and 4 for 23 against Canterbury. The rewards came soon, as he was included in the limited-overs squads for the tour to South Africa.

Neesham was picked in IPL by Delhi Daredevils for season 7 and played for Guyana Amazon Warriors in the 2014 Caribbean Premier League, and for Derbyshire in the English 2016 NatWest t20 Blast.In June 2017 he signed to play for Kent County Cricket Club in the 2017 NatWest t20 Blast, making his debut in Kent’s opening match of the tournament in July.

In June 2018, Neesham was awarded a contract with Wellington for the 2018–19 season.

In June 2019, he was selected to play for the Edmonton Royals franchise team in the 2019 Global T20 Canada tournament.

In the 2020 IPL auction, he was bought by the Kings XI Punjab and in 2021 was bought by Mumbai Indians. In February 2022, he was bought by the Rajasthan Royals in the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament.

International career

Neesham made his Test debut against India, scoring an unbeaten 137, the highest score on debut by a Test number 8 batsman.In June 2014, he made a century in his second test against the West Indies, becoming the first New Zealander to score centuries in his first two matches.

Neesham was named in New Zealand’s 15 man squad for the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy. On 3 January 2019, in the first ODI against Sri Lanka, Neesham scored 34 runs in one over, including five sixes. This was the most runs scored in one over by a New Zealand batsman in an ODI match.

In April 2019, he was named in New Zealand’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. On 1 June 2019, in New Zealand’s first match of the World Cup, Neesham played in his 50th ODI. In New Zealand’s match against Afghanistan, Neesham took his first five-wicket haul and his 50th wicket in ODIs. In the 2019 Cricket World Cup semifinal, Neesham took the final wicket, and a stunning catch to dismiss Dinesh Karthik off Matt Henry’s delivery. Before the World Cup Neesham revealed that he had considered retiring from international cricket 18 months prior due to poor form and injury problems but Heath Mills, the then CEO of the New Zealand Players Association, advised him to take break from cricket for 3–4 weeks and to not retire.

In August 2021, Neesham was named in New Zealand’s squad for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.

James Neesham Age Height Girlfriend Wife Family Career Biography 

Full NameJames Douglas Sheahan Neesham
ProfessionCricketer (Batting all-rounder)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 188 cm
in meters– 1.88 m
in feet inches– 6’ 2”
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown
International DebutODI– 19 January 2013 against South Africa in Boland Park, South Africa
Test– 14 February 2014 against India in Basin Reserve, New Zealand
T20– 21 December 2012 against South Africa in Kingsmead, Durban, South Africa
Jersey Number# 50 (New Zealand)
# 5 (Otago Volts)
Domestic/State TeamOtago Volts
Coach/MentorDavid James Gordon
Batting StyleLeft Handed Bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium
Favourite ShotPull
Personal Life
Date of Birth17 September 1990 (Monday)
Age (as in 2019)29 Years
BirthplaceAuckland, New Zealand
Zodiac signVirgo
NationalityNew Zealander
HometownAuckland, New Zealand
SchoolAuckland Grammar School, New Zealand
College/UniversityNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesPaying Rugby and Golf
ControversiesOn 16 May 2019, during the IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians, MS Dhoni was announced as not out by the third umpire. Many players debated that the decision was wrong, and because of the camera angle, it appeared that Dhoni was inside the crease. James Neesham tweeted- “I love how passionate some fans are about our sport. I have huge respect for MS but how anyone could see the below photo and say it’s not out truly astounds me”
This attracted a lot of attention from Dhoni fans and flooded his tweet with replies. Neesham later deleted the original tweet, and he sent out another tweet explaining why he did so-
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsAlex McLeod (Netballer)
ParentsNames Not Known
Favourite Things
CricketerBatsman– MS Dhoni, Martin Guptill
Bowler– Tim Southee
SingerCeline Dion

Domestic team information

2014Delhi Daredevils
2014Guyana Amazon Warriors
2019Trinbago Knight Riders
2020Kings XI Punjab
2021Mumbai Indians
2021Welsh Fire
2022Rajasthan Royals

Career statistics

Runs scored7091,3716073,373
Batting average33.7628.5625.2932.43
Top score137*97*48*147
Balls bowled1,0762,1874657,173
Bowling average48.2132.0828.4033.02
5 wickets in innings0202
10 wickets in match0000
Best bowling3/425/273/165/65

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