The surgery was performed on Saturday night and he has a splint on, and will be reviewed by a hand specialist in a week's time.
In order to encourage and reward positive, high-scoring cricket, Cricket Australia introduced three new rules in their upcoming Big Bash League in Power Surge, X-factor Player and Bash Boost.
Neesham was asked on Twitter why he hasn't posted anything on Williamson's birthday.
With the coronavirus pandemic raging across the world, a return to action for the sport looks unlikely any time soon and this has also brought the men's T20 World Cup under a cloud of uncertainty.
Asked about the role humour plays in handling difficulties, Jimmy Neesham, who keeps his fans entertained with witty one-liners on his social media accounts, said it is vital when the going gets tough.
The pandemic has brought the sporting world to a standstill with events either getting cancelled or postponed and the one cricketing event that is currently in focus is the Indian Premier League.
Neesham on Wednesday trolled the International Cricket Council after ICC posted a picture and asked their fans to find the face of Virat Kohli in the sea of KL Rahul.
KL Rahul finally gave a reply to New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham's 'rocky paper scissors' challenge on Wednesday.
Jimmy Neesham got a hit on his helmet while trying to play a reverse sweep off Krunal Pandya.
Kiwi all-rounder Jimmy Neesham mocked the ICC after it decided to scrap the boundary countback rule.
While some fans were incited by the joke, others felt that it wasn't just good enough going by Neesham's standards.
Neesham's formative coach David Gordon passed away due to a heart ailment, while the cricketer carried the nation's hopes in the Super Over of 2019 World Cup final.
Jimmy Neesham urged the youngsters to take up careers like baking and enjoy life happily after New Zealand lose to England due to boundary countback rule in 2019 World Cup final.
Thousands of Indian fans had bought the tickets for the finals, hoping Virat Kohli's men would reach the summit clash but India lost to New Zealand in the semi-finals.
MS Dhoni's run-out decision in IPL 2019 final divided many fans, at that time New Zealand allrounder Jimmy Neesham also gave his opinion on that to which he received a lot of flak from Dhoni fans on social media.
The 28-year-old, who has played 12 Tests, 49 ODIs and 15 T20 Internationals for New Zealand, was named in the 15-man squad that the Black Caps recently announced for the ODI showpiece starting May 30.
Before the ODI series in Australia, questions were raised over MS Dhoni's waning abilities with the bat but he silenced his critics with three back-to-back half-centuries.
Astle further added that he admires the Indian skipper a lot, but he still wants to test himself against the rest of the stars.
New Zealand will play three ODIs against India, starting in Mumbai on October 22. It will be followed by three T20 Internationals.
New Zealand have recalled all-rounder Jimmy Neesham for the upcoming three-Test tour of India beginning later this month and retained out out-of-form Martin Guptill in the 15-member squad.