“I’d like to announce my retirement from bowling” – Jimmy Neesham announces on Instagram

Jimmy Neesham
Image Credits: Twitter
Jimmy Neesham
Image Credits: Twitter

New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham always keeps his fans occupied through his social media antics. He provides a ton of entertainment to his fans with his quick wits and hilarious posts. Jimmy Neesham has dropped a bomb on his Instagram stories to startle his followers.

Neesham posted two Instagram story carousels with two different mentions. In the first carousel, he mentioned, “I would hereby like to announce my retirement from” to create some suspense.

He cleared the air in the 2nd carousel mentioning, “Bowling to @riyanhparag in the nets.” He also posted a video in the 2nd story carousel where he could be seen bowling to Riyan Parag. Jimmy Neesham bowled a half-volley to Riyan Parag, and the young Indian all-rounder smashed it straight towards the bowler. It could be fatal for the Kiwi all-rounder as he avoided the ball by a whisker.

Watch the video here:

Jimmy Neesham is yet to make his debut for the Royals from Rajasthan. However, the New Zealand all-rounder is expected to be included in the playing 11 against Lucknow Super Giants. Neesham is likely to strengthen the Royals’ middle-order and bowling if given a chance.


Rajasthan Royals will look to get back to the winning ways

The Royals began their season brilliantly with back-to-back wins against Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians by 61 runs and 23 runs, respectively. However, the Royals in blue were stunned by the Royal Challengers Bangalore by 4 wickets in the last game. The Jaipur-based franchise will next face Lucknow Super Giants and will try to get back to the winning ways.

Rajasthan Royals have lacked a good 6th bowling option in their ranks, and they are expected to turn to Jimmy Neesham to fill the void. The Jaipur-based franchise signed the Kiwi all-rounder for a sum of INR 1.5 crore. If given a chance, Neesham will try to prove his utility to his side to get a long rope from the management.