Troubled Jesse Ryder pulls out of Dubai tour
Troubled Jesse Ryder pulls out of Dubai tour

Troubled cricketer Jesse Ryder`s bid to regain a place in the New Zealand team suffered a setback Monday when he pulled out of an A squad tour to Dubai, citing personal reasons. 

Controversial Kiwi batsman Jesse Ryder gets World Cup lifeline
Controversial Kiwi batsman Jesse Ryder gets World Cup lifeline

Aggressive top-order batsman Jesse Ryder was passionate about rekindling his international career after he was thrown a World Cup lifeline by being named in a New Zealand `A` team for one-day matches in the United Arab Emirates next month.

Jesse Ryder not ready for New Zealand return, says Brendon McCullum
Jesse Ryder not ready for New Zealand return, says Brendon McCullum

Jesse Ryder`s blistering return to form may not be enough to get him rushed back into the international game, according to New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum.

Jesse Ryder run-fest pushes Black Caps cause
Jesse Ryder run-fest pushes Black Caps cause

New Zealand`s out-of-favour batman Jesse Ryder bludgeoned 136 from 57 balls against Ireland on Thursday to press his case for an international recall.

Bad boy Doug Bracewell wins Black Caps reprieve
Bad boy Doug Bracewell wins Black Caps reprieve

New Zealand bad boy Doug Bracewell was handed a career lifeline on Wednesday when he was named in the 15-man Test squad to face Pakistan next month.

Man charged with injuring Jesse Ryder set to go on trial in March 2015

The man charged with injuring New Zealand all-rounder Jesse Ryder is set to go on trial in March 2015, almost two years after the charge was laid.

`Bad boy` Ryder to finally see some cricket action courtesy Essex stint

English county cricket side Essex has reportedly signed New Zealand all-rounder Jesse Ryder as their overseas player for their domestic season despite his bad boy image.

Kiwi all-rounder Ryder agrees Essex move

New Zealand all-rounder Jesse Ryder has signed for Essex until the end of the season, the English county side announced on Tuesday.

Hesson urges Ryder to control `indiscretions` to get back into world cricket

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has reportedly issued a firm command about his expectations and protocols to all-rounder Jesse Ryder, although he has not shut the door on the player`s return to international cricket.

Ryder`s booze-up costs him New Zealand T20 spot

Jesse Ryder`s fall from grace continued today when the big-hitting left-hander was left out of the New Zealand squad for the World Twenty20 starting next month in Bangladesh.

Ryder, Bracewell fined over booze-up

New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Tuesday added a fine to Jesse Ryder and Doug Bracewell`s punishment for embarking on a late-night drinking spree ahead of the first Test against India in Auckland.

Booze-up costs Ryder, Bracewell Test spot

Troublesome New Zealand cricketers Jesse Ryder and Doug Bracewell are out of the second Test against India, coach Mike Hesson said Monday, as details emerged of a late-night drinking spree.

`Embattled` Ryder slams `late night boozing` reports as `bollocks`

Embattled New Zealand veteran Jesse Ryder has slammed the latest reports of him drinking into the early hours of Thursday just hours before the first Test against India, saying that most of the things are `bollocks`.

Ryder and Bracewell`s behaviour under investigation

New Zealand Cricket (NSC) will investigate behaviour of Test squad members Doug Bracewell and Jesse Ryder, who have confirmed spending time in a bar, hours before the start of the ongoing first Test against India.

Ryder and Bracewell suspended for late-night drinking session

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 late-night drinking session on the eve of the opening Test match against India here.

Ross Taylor riding high on scintillating form going into Test series against India

New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor has reportedly exhausted all the batting superlatives and comparisons with his country`s legend Martin Crowe following his consistent heroics against West Indies and India this winter.

Taylor`s ton steers NZ to ODI series win against India

India slumped to their second consecutive series defeat overseas as New Zealand rode on Ross Taylor`s unbeaten century to thrash the visitors by seven wickets in the fourth one-dayer and take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match rubber here on Tuesday.

We`re very much on target to win the series: Ronchi

Unperturbed by India`s remarkable come-from-behind performance in the thrilling tied third ODI, New Zealand wicket-keeper Luke Ronchi on Monday said with a comfortable 2-0 lead, the hosts are well on course to win the five-match ODI series.

India vs New Zealand, 4th ODI - Preview

Having snatched a thrilling tie from the jaws of defeat in the last game, India would look to build on their new-found momentum and aim for their first win of the tour in order to keep the contest alive when they take on New Zealand in the fourth ODI.

India confident of squaring N Zealand series

India are confident they can win their two remaining one-day internationals in New Zealand to salvage a draw from a series they were expected to dominate.