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Jesse Ryder doesn't remember assault, says manager Klee

Zeenews Sports Bureau

Christchurch: New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder is out of his induced coma and has begun talking as he begins his journey towards full recovery from his assault in Christchurch on Wednesday night.

Ryder’s manager Aaron Klee however said the left-hander could not recollect the assault that left him unconscious and in a critical condition.

The left handed batsman is also believed to be breathing without the assistance of a ventilator.

Ryder had suffered serious head and lung injuries after being brutally assaulted on Wednesday night.

Police have arrested two men in connection with the case and they will be produced in court on April 4.

Ryder was set to represent Delhi Daredevils in IPL season six. The Delhi franchise had paid USD 260000 for his services in the latest IPL players` auction.