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.

ICC T20 World Cup 2012: Team Profile- New Zealand

They have been perennial suitors without carrying the tag of being favourites in any major tournament. Over the years, the team has punched beyond its weight humbling the powerhouses of the game on numerous occasions.

ICC T20 World Cup 2012: Team Profile- New Zealand

They have been perennial suitors without carrying the tag of being favourites in any major tournament. Over the years, the team has punched beyond its weight humbling the powerhouses of the game on numerous occasions.

Vettori, McCullum return to New Zealand squad

After missing last month`s tri-series in Sri Lanka for family reasons, skipper Daniel Vettori and Brendon McCullum returned to the New Zealand squad for the tour of Bangladesh next month.