Central Districts

  • Oram opts out of New Zealand contract December 22, 2012

    Allrounder Jacob Oram has opted out of his New Zealand Cricket (NZC) central contract to focus on his professional Twenty20 career. The 34yearold Oram, who played 33 Tests and 160 oneday internationals, secured an early release from his contract, NZC said in a statement on Saturday. "This was a very difficult decision...
  • Jesse Ryder fined for insulting umpires November 9, 2012

    Wellington: Troubled New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder has been fined NZ$750 (US$600) for using insulting and offensive language to umpires during his comeback firstclass match last month. Ryder, who was playing his first domestic match since February, scored centuries in both innings for Wellington against Central Districts but was cited for...
  • Jesse Ryder cited over bad language November 3, 2012

    Wellington: Former New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder has been cited for a code of conduct violation after scoring centuries in each innings of his comeback match in first class cricket. Ryder has been cited for showing dissent after his appeal for an lbw decision off his own bowling was turned...
  • Suicide bomber kills 26 in Baghdad March 5, 2007

    Baghdad: A suicide car bomber struck a busy commercial district in Central Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 26 people and injuring more than 50, police said. The attack near the wellknown Mutanabi book market in central Baghdad was the first major blast in the city in several days, sending a...