Stuff – Jimmy Neesham plotting path back to Black Caps through Wellington or Auckland

BEN STRANG

Last updated 17:20, May 24 2018

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Jimmy Neesham is weighing up Wellington and Auckland as options to continue his domestic cricket career.

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  • Jimmy Neesham plotting path back to Black Caps through Wellington or Auckland BEN STRANG Last updated 17:20, May 24 2018 HAGEN HOPKINS/GETTY IMAGES Jimmy Neesham is weighing up Wellington and Auckland as options to continue his domestic cricket career.
  • Wellington are firming as favourites to secure Jimmy Neesham’s services as he plots a path back to international cricket.
  • Neesham has 12 tests, 41 ODIs and 15 T20 internationals to his name but hasn’t played for the Black Caps for nearly a year, since the Champions Trophy.
  • Black Caps selector Gavin Larsen talked about Neesham and Otago team-mate Neil Broom when the 20 central contracts were announced this month.
  • While coach Bruce Edgar wouldn’t comment on Neesham, his recent additions Hamish Bennett and Logan van Beek have been major success stories since leaving Canterbury for Wellington in successive seasons.


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