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James Neesham, New Zealand All-Rounder, Undergoes Surgery for Compound Dislocation on Finger

Wellington, January 17: New Zealand all-rounder James Neesham has undergone surgery for a compound dislocation on his left ring finger, Cricket Wellington has informed. Neesham, whose condition will be reviewed by a hand specialist in a week’s time, is expected to be back for the back end of the ongoing Super domestic T20 tournament.

“James Neesham has a confirmed compound dislocation of his left ring finger. He underwent surgery on Saturday night and has been put in a splint. It will be reviewed by a hand specialist in a week, with the aim to be available for the back end of the Super Smash,” Cricket Wellington said in a tweet. James Neesham Has a Hilarious Take on his Banter With KL Rahul, Asks him to Save Some Runs for IPL 2020 (Read Tweets).

Cricket Wellington’s Tweet

The all-rounder had featured in five of his team’s six matches thus far, scoring 65 runs and taking eight wickets. He played Saturday’s Super match against Canterbury, top-scoring with 49 to lead Wellington to 154 for 7.

Neesham has so far played 12 Tests, 63 ODIs and 24 T20Is for the Black Caps in which he has scored 709, 1286 and 250 runs respectively, besides picking over 90 international wickets.

(The above story first appeared on Reportr Door on Jan 17, 2021 02:45 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website


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