Ashes 2015: Australia beat Essex in final warm-up match as Ryan Harris retires
Ashes 2015: Australia beat Essex in final warm-up match as Ryan Harris retires

 Australia`s fast bowlers warmed up for next week`s first Test against England by seeing the tourists to a 169-run win over Essex in their final warm-up match on Sunday after Ryan Harris announced his retirement.

Pair avoid jail time over Jesse Ryder assault
Pair avoid jail time over Jesse Ryder assault

Two New Zealand men who were involved in a bar fight that left former Black Cap Jesse Ryder in an induced coma were handed non-custodial sentences on Wednesday, reports said.

Kevin Pietersen becomes fastest to reach 1000-run mark for Surrey
Kevin Pietersen becomes fastest to reach 1000-run mark for Surrey

Kevin Pietersen became the fastest batsman to reach 1,000 first-class runs for Surrey before falling relatively cheaply to Essex`s New Zealand all-rounder Jesse Ryder in the Second Division of the County Championship on Sunday. 

Jesse Ryder knocks out Kiwi blogger on eve of World Cup final in charity bout
Jesse Ryder knocks out Kiwi blogger on eve of World Cup final in charity bout

New Zealand big-hitting batsman Jesse Ryder was exchanging blows with a blogger on the eve of his nation's World Cup final against Australia and knocked him out in the opening round of a charity bout.

New Zealand's Jesse Ryder banned for umpire abuse
New Zealand's Jesse Ryder banned for umpire abuse

Troubled New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder has received a one-match suspension in domestic first-class competition.

World Cup revives a career interrupted for Grant Elliott
World Cup revives a career interrupted for Grant Elliott

Watching the 1992 World Cup got New Zealand`s Grant Elliott suspended from school but also set him on the path to a career as a professional cricket.  

Builder confesses assaulting Jesse Ryder
Builder confesses assaulting Jesse Ryder

A builder from Canterbury Wednesday admitted that he assaulted New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder outside a Christchurch bar two years ago.

Jesse Ryder not in New Zealand`s World Cup plans
Jesse Ryder not in New Zealand`s World Cup plans

Troubled batsman Jesse Ryder`s chequered past came back to haunt him Monday when New Zealand selectors left him out of a preliminary 30-man World Cup squad.

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.