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.
James Douglas Sheahan Neesham
Physical Statistics and More
In Feet – 6’2’’ inches. Meters – 1.87 m. Centimeter – 187 cm
- 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
83 – New Zealand
New Zealand XI, Otago, New Zealand Under-19s, New Zealand A, Kolkata Knight Riders, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Derbyshire, Delhi Daredevils, Auckland, New Zealand.
- 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, highest runs by a New Zealand player in ODI match.
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.