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James Neesham

James Neesham

New Zealand New Zealand

personal information

BORN September 17, 1990
BIRTH PLACE Auckland
CURRENT AGE 29
ROLE All Rounder
BATTING STYLE Left Handed
BOWLING STYLE Right-arm medium
ICC RANKING ODI TEST T20I
batting 58
Bowling 81
All Rounder

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James Neesham is one of the best products that New Zealand have unearthed in their recent past. A player more than useful with both bat and ball, Neesham was part of the New Zealand Under-19 squad for the 2010 World Cup. Two years after making his first-class debut and impressing everybody, James was called up to New Zealand's T20I squad for their series against South Africa and made his T20I debut in Durban in December 2012. His ODI debut followed the next month. Consistent performances in the limited overs saw him earn a place in the Test team and he did not disappoint. Neesham scored a hundred on debut against India in early 2014, which is also the highest number of runs by a no. 8 batsman in Tests. Neesham is an important player in New Zealand's middle order in the limited-overs formats and earned himself a contract with the Delhi franchise for the 2014 edition of the Indian T20 League.

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4659 119
2 New Zealand 2829 109
3 England 4366 104
4 South Africa 3177 102
5 Australia 3270 99
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 7071 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 8366 270
2 Australia 6986 269
3 England 5568 265
4 South Africa 4720 262
5 India 9349 260
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