Updated: January 25, 2020 8:53:16 am
Kiwi all-rounder James Neesham impressed along with his all-round efficiency within the New Zealand A vs India A fifty-over conflict on Friday however ended up hurting his chin with a failed reverse sweep try. Neesham posted photos of his chin after the incident on his Twitter account after New Zealand’s 29-run win at Hagley Oval, Christchurch.
Got fastened up good as we speak! Lesson: don’t reverse sweep up into your own face 😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/0zTVFw8NLD
— Jimmy Neesham (@JimmyNeesh) January 24, 2020
Former Black Caps all-rounder responded to Neesham’s tweet:
Batting at No.7, the 29-year-old scored a helpful 31-ball 33 together with three boundaries serving to the hosts put up a complete of 295 for seven wickets.
Later, he offered the Tom Bruce-led facet with well timed breakthroughs taking key wickets of Suryakumar Yadav and Vijay Shankar. The all-rounder had the most effective bowling figures within the facet giving simply 24 runs in his seven overs at an economic system price of three.43.
Neesham was ignored of New Zealand’s T20I squad. He scored 63 runs from three innings at a mean of 31.50 and took two wickets in three T20Is against England in November 2019.
Earlier, India A skipper Mayank Agarwal gained the toss and elected to bowl first. Opener George Worker scored 135 runs from 144 deliveries together with 12 fours and 6 sixes. Ishan Porel starred with the ball taking three wickets. Neesham shared a 149-run ninth-wicket partnership with Cole McConchie who scored a half-century.
Chasing a complete of 296, India stored shedding wickets at common intervals. Krunal Pandya top-scored for India with 51 runs from 48 deliveries. In the top, India A fell in need of the goal by 29 runs.
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