Neesham, however, thinks there are no chances of the remaining 31 matches of the Indian Premier League happening in India this year
IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians' foreign players, support staff have reached their destination safely, says franchise
The cricket league was suspended last week after COVID positive cases were reported in its bio-bubble.
They arrived on board a Bombardier Global Express private jet via Tokyo in the first of two chartered flights repatriating the Kiwis after the IPL 2021 was suspended in the wake of multiple COVID-19 cases inside its bio-bubble.
IPL 2021: Sun sets on Warner, Jamieson thwarts net session, 'speechless' Pandya in lighter side of things
In fourth edition of lighter side of things from the IPL, we look at David Warner, Kevin Pietersen, Harpreet Brar, Kyle Jamieson, Jimmy Neesham, Prithvi Shaw
New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Conway, Mitchell smash maiden tons as Black Caps win third ODI by 164 runs, make series clean sweep
Maiden centuries for Devon Conway and Daryl Mitchell set up the win after New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat, making 318 for six.
Uncapped Allen, 21, made it into the 13-man squad on the back of his outstanding domestic T20 form for Wellington, where he averaged 56.88 and topped the run-count with 512 in the Super Smash.
New Zealand vs Australia: Ashton Agar's six-for helps visitors beat Black Caps by 64 runs in third T20I
Agar's match-turning six for 30, including three in one over, derailed a New Zealand fightback as Australia avoided a series loss in the third Twenty20 international.
New Zealand vs Australia: Martin Guptill, Jimmy Neesham shine as hosts hold off visitors' fightback in 2nd T20I
Both sides took advantage of University Oval's short boundaries in a thrilling match that featured 30 sixes and 434 runs at an average of 10.9 an over.
Jimmy Neesham, who struggled for form in the IPL last year, is expected to return to action for the back end of the ongoing Super Smash tournament
IPL 2020: Back in tournament after six years, New Zealand's Jimmy Neesham aims to make it count with Kings XI Punjab
With KXIP spoilt for choice with their overseas recruits, Neesham is not sure how many games he would get to play but he could not be more excited for his IPL comeback.
The six New Zealand players who are set to play in the IPL are Jimmy Neesham (Kings XI Punjab), Lockie Ferguson (Kolkata Knight Riders), Mitchell McClenaghan and Trent Boult (Mumbai Indians), Kane Williamson (Sunrisers Hyderabad) and Mitchell Santner (Chennai Super Kings).
'Believed in Martin Guptill's hitting ability,' Kane Williamson on Super Over choice in 2019 World Cup Final
Recalling the the 2019 World Cup final, the Black Caps captain Kane Williamson explained why he chose Martin Guptill and Jimmy Neesham to face the Super Over in the final.
Coronavirus Outbreak: New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham says teams will have to 'adapt' to playing in empty stadiums
Cricket boards of England and Australia, which drive the sport's economy along with India, are fearing they could face a severe financial crisis due to postponement of events leading to slashing of revenues
New Zealand Cricket sensitising all contracted cricketers, including IPL-bound players about coronavirus
Perturbed by the fast-spreading novel coronavirus threat, New Zealand Cricket is sensitising its contracted players, including the six who will play in the Indian Premier League, about preventive measures to deal with the deadly outbreak.
Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami gave an exhibition of high quality fast bowling on day two of India's warm-up encounter against New Zealand XI, sending a warning signal for the home team ahead of first Test in Wellington.
India vs New Zealand: Hosts' stand-in captain Tom Latham banking on fresh faces to help bounce back from crushing T20I series defeat
Latham said the Black Caps, playing their first ODI since that infamous World Cup final loss to England on boundary countback, are hopeful of bouncing back
India vs New Zealand: Hamish Bennett recalled to hosts' squad after three years; Colin de Grandhomme, Tom Bruce to share series
The 32-year-old Bennett has not played for New Zealand since a one-day international against Bangladesh in 2017
New Zealand vs England: Kiwis beat visitors by 21 runs in second T20I at Wellington, level series 1-1
New Zealand beat England by 21 runs in the second T20I at Westpac Stadium in Wellington on Sunday to level the series 1-1.
New Zealand's Jimmy Neesham takes a dig at ICC after removal of controversial super over boundary count rule
The ICC on Monday tweaked the super over rule for all its major events following the uproar over the outcome of the men's World Cup final in July when England were declared winners against New Zealand on boundary count.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: New Zealand allrounder Jimmy Neesham’s coach died during the Super Over in the final
David Gordon’s daughter Leonie said the moment Jimmy Neesham hit a six on the second ball in the Super Over, her father stopped breathing.