JESSE RYDER

  • Jesse Ryder's rapid century ramps up selection pressure 2 hours 30 minutes ago

    Jesse Ryder has kept pressure on New Zealand's selectors to re-consider his exile from international cricket by smashing a century from 39 balls for Otago against Ireland in a limited-overs match. Ryder hasn't been selected for New Zealand since he was involved in a late night drinking session on the eve...
  • New Zeakand's Jesse Ryder to play for Essex April 23, 2014

    Wellington: New Zealand Cricket says it will not oppose batsman Jesse Ryder's move to English county side Essex, even though he is currently barred from international selection because of off-field misbehavior. Ryder is expected to join Essex in May and will play for the division two county in all formats for...
  • Jesse Ryder dropped from NZ squad for World T20 February 16, 2014

    Wellington: Jesse Ryder's latest offfield indiscretion has predictably cost him a place in New Zealand's squad for the World Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh next month. Ryder, 29, was dropped from New Zealand's squad for the second Test against India at the Basin Reserve after being involved in a latenight drinking session...
  • Neesham, Latham in NZ's squad for second Test February 11, 2014

    Wellington: Allrounder Jimmy Neesham and batsman Tom Latham have been named in New Zealand's squad for the second Test against India after Jesse Ryder and Doug Bracewell were dropped for a late night drinking session in Auckland last week. Both replacements are uncapped at Test level and the 21yearold Latham comes...
  • Ryder, Bracewell dropped from NZ Test squad after drinking incident February 10, 2014

    Wellington: Troubled batsman Jesse Ryder has been dropped from New Zealand's squad for the second Test against India as New Zealand Cricket probes his involvement in late night drinking. Ryder and fast bowler Doug Bracewell, who were both members of the firstTest squad, were reported to have been drinking at Auckland...
  • Ryder, Bracewell suspended for latenight drinking session February 7, 2014

    Auckland: New Zealand cricketers Jesse Ryder and Doug Bracewell have been suspended by the country's cricket board after they were found hanging out for a latenight drinking session on the eve of the opening Test match against India here. Bracewell and Ryder, who were part of New Zealand's 13member squad, have...
  • New Zealand unchanged for first Test against India February 5, 2014

    Auckland: New Zealand on Wednesday named an unchanged side for the first Test against India at Eden Park, with seamer Doug Bracewell and batsman Jesse Ryder missing out. Peter Fulton and Hamish Rutherford were retained as openers for the match in Auckland starting Thursday, with selectors opting to stick with the...
  • New Zealand add Jesse Ryder to Test squad for India January 26, 2014

    Jesse Ryder was on the verge of completing a remarkable return to international cricket Sunday when he was named on the fringe of the New Zealand squad for next month's two Tests against India. New Zealand have kept the same 12 players who won the second and third Tests against the...
  • 4th ODI: Jittery West Indies set for must win encounter January 3, 2014

    West Indies will be looking to comeback to winning ways in the fourth ODI at Saxton Oval on Saturday after suffering a thrashing at the hands of Corey Anderson at Queenstown. New Zealand and West Indies are level 11 in the fivematch ODI series after the swashbuckling Anderson smashed the fastest...
  • 3rd ODI: Recordbreaking Corey Anderson powers New Zealand to big win January 1, 2014

    New Zealand's Corey Anderson clubbed the fastest century in the history of oneday internationals from 36 balls as the hosts cruised to a 159run win over the West Indies in Wednesday's rainshortened third onedayer. New Zealand reached 283 for 4 from only 21 overs, with the West Indies only...
  • Could New Zealand have scored 674 in 50 overs? January 1, 2014

    Corey Anderson and Jesse Ryder, the two New Zealand batsmen who welcomed the 2014 for New Zealand in style, by setting the Queenstown cricket ground on fire with their ballistic knocks. The Kiwi allrounder, Anderson smashed the fastest century in ODI history, racing to 101 off just 36 balls on...
  • 2nd ODI: West Indies eye another win over hosts New Zealand December 28, 2013

    After clinching a lowscoring contest in the first ODI, West Indies will look to go 20 up in the 2nd ODI against the host New Zealand in Napier on Sunday. West Indies closed the contest in Auckland with just two wickets to spare, with Darren Sammy playing a cameo, smashing 43...
  • 1st ODI: West Indies edge New Zealand in lowscoring game December 26, 2013

    Auckland: Darren Sammy made an unbeaten 43 from 27 balls to help the West Indies to a twowicket win over New Zealand in the seriesopening limitedovers international on Thursday, helping the tourists rebound from their 20 Test series defeat. The win, completed in only 27.3 overs when the West Indies reached...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, 1st ODI December 26, 2013

    (For ballbyball commentary of this match, scroll to the bottom of the page) Toss: West Indies won the toss and opted to field. The West Indies have rejected any suggestion of a Test hangover going into the opening oneday international against a New Zealand side bolstered by the return of Jesse Ryder. Gayle...
  • Ryder recalled to New Zealand oneday side after long absence December 19, 2013

    Wellington: Aggressive batsman Jesse Ryder has returned to the New Zealand side after a doping suspension and an absence of nearly two years when he was included on Thursday in the limited overs squad for matches against West Indies later this month. The 29yearold last played for the national team in...
  • Jesse Ryder's Test return in doubt after injury November 22, 2013

    Wellington: Troubled New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder's return to international cricket has been stalled by an injury which forced his withdrawal from a threeday match between New Zealand XI and the West Indies beginning Wednesday. Ryder's inclusion on the New Zealand XI squad was to be the first step in his...
  • New Zealand's Ryder one step closer to international recall November 15, 2013

    Wellington: New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder moved a step closer to resurrecting his international career on Friday when he was named in the New Zealand A side for a threeday match against West Indies later this month. The 29yearold has been in selfimposed exile from the national side for nearly two...
  • Jesse Ryder celebrates comeback with a ton October 28, 2013

    Wellington: Troubled New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder on Monday completed a remarkable comeback from a serious assault by posting a century in his first game for more than seven months. He scored 117 off 164 balls playing for Otago away to his former side Wellington in a provincial championship match. It...
  • Lucky to be alive, Jesse Ryder ready to return October 20, 2013

    Wellington: Batsman Jesse Ryder will return to toplevel cricket in New Zealand next week, ready to put behind him a year in which he served a sixmonth doping ban and survived an assault that left him in a coma with serious head injuries. The 29yearold, who had been in selfimposed exile...
  • New Zealand's Jesse Ryder banned for taking drugs August 20, 2013

    Wellington: New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder has been suspended for six months for failing a doping test for banned stimulants he claimed he took in a supplement to help him lose weight, the country's top sports tribunal said on Tuesday. Ryder returned a positive sample after being tested following a match...
  • Jesse Ryder keen to 'get back on horse' with Otago move July 18, 2013

    Wellington, New Zealand: Former New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder has recovered from a vicious assault and is eager to resume playing cricket, hoping that a move to Otago from Wellington will reinvigorate his international career, his manager said on Thursday. The burly lefthander was beaten up outside a Christchurch bar in...
  • We've struggled without KP and Ryder, says Delhi coach May 15, 2013

    Chennai: The absence of Kevin Pietersen and Jesse Ryder coupled with injuries to some key players at the start of the season were some of the reasons for Delhi Daredevils' disastrous campaign in the ongoing Pepsi Indian Premier League, said coach Eric Simons. Delhi, who made the playoffs last season, are...
  • Guilty plea in Jesse Ryder assault case May 7, 2013

    Wellington: A New Zealand man has pleaded guilty to assaulting cricketer Jesse Ryder during an altercation outside a bar in the South Island city of Christchurch last month, reports said Tuesday. The 20yearold, whose name was suppressed, was convicted after pleading guilty to one charge of assault and will reappear in...
  • Jesse Ryder assault accused appear in court April 4, 2013

    Wellington: Two men charged with assaulting New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder were remanded on bail when they appeared in court on Thursday. A 37yearold man was charged with assault and a reckless disregard for Ryder's safety, while his nephew aged 20 faced two charges of assault at Christchurch District Court. Both...
  • Jesse Ryder released from hospital after assault April 3, 2013

    Wellington: New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder has been released from a Christchurch hospital and returned to Wellington less than a week after an assault that initially left him with critical injuries and in an induced coma. Ryder's manager, Aaron Klee, confirmed on Wednesday that Ryder, who suffered a fractured skull in...
  • Jesse Ryder unable to recall vicious attack on him April 2, 2013

    Christchurch: New Zealand cricket star Jesse Ryder told police on Tuesday that he has no memory of the vicious attack that left him critically injured in hospital last week. The 28yearold suffered serious head and lung injuries following the beating that prompted warnings for New Zealand's sports elite to be...
  • Recovering Ryder disappointed to miss IPL 6 April 1, 2013

    Wellington: New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder is disappointed at missing this season's Indian Premier League as he continues his recovery from an assault that left him with a fractured skull and punctured lung. Ryder has been able to walk around his hospital room, just four days after an attack that caused...
  • Recovering Jesse Ryder tells supporters 'I am okay' March 31, 2013

    Wellington: New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder has told wellwishers "I'm okay" three days after suffering severe head injuries in a fight outside a Christchurch bar. Ryder was moved on Sunday from the intensive care ward of Christchurch Hospital to a regular ward as he recovers from a fractured skull and punctured...
  • Team profile: Delhi Daredevils will miss Pietersen, Taylor and Ryder dearly March 30, 2013

    New Delhi: From first swapping the attacking New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor with medium pacer Ashish Nehra, and then losing Kevin Pietersen and Jesse Ryder through injuries, it has been far from an auspicious beginning for Delhi Daredevils at the sixth edition of the IPL. It is still unclear why the...
  • Indian Premier League or Injured Premier League? March 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Even before it has started, the sixth season of the league has seen franchises hit by several significant player injuries. As of Saturday, the injury toll count for IPL 6 had reached eight, with five of nine franchises losing or standing to lose key members of their squads....