Jesse Ryder fined for insulting umpires

Last updated 20:13 09/11/2012
Jesse Ryder
Photosport
TWO TONS: Jesse Ryder scored a century in each innings as Wellington beat Central Districts in Napier.

Relevant offers

Cricket

Brendon McCullum fires again as Gujarat Lions win last ball thriller to stay top of IPL Australian cricketers lobby for less pink ball cricket during international summer Mitchell McClenaghan disbelief as Tim Southee drops catches off consecutive balls New Zealand Cricket 'very receptive' to day-night test in India How Black Caps captain Kane Williamson finds the right balance Kane Williamson a 'no-brainer' to step up as Black Caps captain Black Caps to play Ireland and Bangladesh in ODI tri-series in ireland Brendon McCullum slams 60 to set up thrilling IPL victory for Gujarat Lions Jacques Kallis 'embarrassed' by South African politicians' interference in sport South African Allan Donald set to become Australian bowling coach

Troubled New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder has been fined $750 for using insulting and offensive language to umpires during his comeback first-class match last month.

Ryder, who was playing his first domestic match since February, scored centuries in both innings for Wellington against Central Districts but was cited for a level one breach of New Zealand Cricket's code of conduct.

The umpires said Ryder reacted angrily when his appeal for an lbw decision during Central Districts' second innings was declined.

A code of conduct commissioner, hearing the case against Ryder on Friday, agreed his language was insulting and offensive.

Ryder has not played for New Zealand since a February one-dayer against South Africa, when he was found to have breached team rules by drinking while injured.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers
Opinion poll

Should bouncers be banned from cricket?

Yes - they're too dangerous

Neutral - it is what it is

No - it's just bad luck when it goes wrong

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content