New Zealand James Jimmy Neesham undergoes surgical procedure for compound dislocation on left ring finger
He has a splint on and can be reviewed by a hand specialist in per week
Neesham had featured in 5 of his group’s six matches so far, scoring 65 runs and taking eight wickets – the joint-most – at a mean of 16.25. He performed Saturday’s Tremendous Smash match towards Canterbury, top-scoring with 49 to guide Wellington to 154 for 7. Nevertheless, he was unable to shut out the match with the ball, conceding 30 runs from 3.4 overs as Wellington suffered their first lack of the season. He underwent surgical procedure in a while Saturday evening.
Neesham, who has principally been restricted to T20 cricket in current months, had struggled for kind throughout the IPL within the UAE, managing simply 19 runs and two wickets from 5 matches for Kings XI Punjab, who completed sixth on the desk and missed out on the playoffs for the sixth straight yr.
Regardless of that lean run, Neesham was included within the T20I squad for the house collection towards West Indies and Pakistan. He made a decisive contribution within the first T20I towards West Indies at Eden Park, stroking an unbeaten 24-ball 48 – his highest T20I rating – to take New Zealand to victory in a rain-affected chase.