James Douglas Sheahan Neesham aka Jimmy Neesham bio, age, records, family, favorites, net worth and much more

November 30, 2021 By khansa

James Douglas Sheahan Neesham aka Jimmy Neesham bio, age, records, family, favorites, net worth and much more

James Douglas Sheahan Neesham aka Jimmy Neesham has recently earned his place in the 2019 ICC World Cup squad of New Zealand. This talented all-rounder created a solid buzz in the media by scoring 137 runs in his debut test match against India. He then scored another century against West Indies in the second match of his career. Recently in an ODI against Sri Lanka on 3rd January 2019, he scored a whopping 34 runs in an over. And, here goes his full biography, personal life details, net worth, and many more.



Full name James Douglas Sheahan Neesham
Nickname Jimmy
Profession Cricket
Role All-rounder
Country New Zealand


Physical Statistics and More

Height In Feet – 6’2’’ inches. Meters –  1.87 m. Centimeter ­­­­–  187 cm
Weight In Kilograms – 80 kg In pounds – 174 lbs.
Body measurement Chest – 42 inches Waist – 34 inches Biceps –  14 inches
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown


James Douglas Sheahan’s Career Records

International Debut

T20 – South Africa v New Zealand at Durban, Dec 21, 2012

ODI - South Africa v New Zealand at Paarl, Jan 19, 2013

Test - New Zealand v India at Wellington, Feb 14-18, 2014

Last Matches played

T20 - New Zealand v Bangladesh at Mount Maunganui, Jan 8, 2017

ODI – New Zealand v Bangladesh at Dunedin, Feb 20, 2019

Test - New Zealand v South Africa at Wellington, Mar 16-18, 2017

Jersey Number 83 – New Zealand
Domestic/State team New Zealand XI, Otago, New Zealand Under-19s, New Zealand A, Kolkata Knight Riders, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Derbyshire, Delhi Daredevils, Auckland, New Zealand.
Favorite Opponent Australia
Best Shot N/A

New Zealand v South Africa at Wellington, Mar 16-18, 2017

Jimmy Neesham made his maiden test century in that game scoring an unbeaten 137, the highest debut hundred by a Test number 8 batsman

On 9 June 2014, Neesham became the first New Zealander and overall 8th batsman to score centuries in his first two test matches by scoring 107 against West Indies at Sabina Park, Kingston

On 3 January 2019, in the first ODI against Sri Lanka, Neesham scored 34 runs in one over, the highest runs by a New Zealand player in an ODI match.

Career Turn Neesham began his first-class career with Auckland, as he made some important contributions in the 50-over format in the 2011/12 season, making three 40-plus scores in seven innings.
Batting Style Left-handed
Bowling Style Right-arm fast-medium
On-field Nature Cool
Coach N/A


Personal Life

Date of birth 17th September 1990
Age(2018) 28 years
Birth Place Auckland, New Zealand
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Nationality Kiwi
College N/A
Family Father – N/A Mother – N/A Brother – N/A Sister – N/A
Marital Status Unmarried
Wife/Girlfriend N/A
Children N/A
Religion Christianity
Hobbies Playing rugby and golf



Favorite Batsmen Martin Guptill and MS Dhoni
Favorite Bowler Tim Southee
Favorite Food Chinese and fried stuff
Favorite Actor N/A
Favorite Film N/A
Favorite Musicians Celine Dion


Money Facts

Salary N/A 
Net worth Nil


Some Interesting facts about James Douglas Sheahan Neesham

Jimmy Neesham himself believes that his look-alike is a famous Hollywood actor Chris Hemsworth, who is famous for his role in Thor and the Avengers.

 His 137 on debut apparently is the highest by any number eight ever on Test debut.

 In IPL 7 he played for Delhi Daredevils and in the eighth edition, he was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders but couldn’t play due to injury.

He has a masculine voice and was hailed by a moderator for that during a show for a radio station in New Zealand.

Jimmy Neesham Stats - Infographics

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  1. Peter Smith
    peter smith June 19, 2019 04:29

    jimmy are you an ex Auckland Boys Grammar man?

  2. Unaiza
    Unaiza June 30, 2019 14:32

    Jimmy neesham is d best ?

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