Neesham didn't find a place in the national squad for the India T20Is.
It is a fourth-wicket partnership yet again that did the job for the Kiwis.
Ish Sodhi, Tim Seifert, Scott Kuggeleijn, Daryl Mitchell, Tim Southee and Mitchell Santner are available for Northern Knights.
Colin Munro and Doug Bracewell are available for this game.
Colin Munro and Doug Bracewell have joined the New Zealand T20I squad.
What are the chances of Jimmy Neesham, Doug Bracewell and Will Young featuring in the playing XI?
Who will replace Ish Sodhi, Mitchell Santner and Doug Bracewell in the Super Smash T20?
The Central Stags are expected to hand Canterbury Kings yet another defeat.
Wellington Firebirds’ wait for their maiden win of the season might as well extend as this game is expected to end in disappointment.
Auckland Aces are expected to get off the mark straightaway by handing the Central Stags their first defeat.