Ryder ruled out of Windies game due to injury

Last updated 10:36 22/11/2013
Jesse Ryder
Getty Images
ON FIRE: Jesse Ryder has scored his second century for Otago in as many games.

Relevant offers

Cricket

Central Stags looking for a four-day form reversal in Plunket Shield clash with Canterbury A fairytale but no Cinderella story: Buller’s fire fanned by seasons of struggle Uncapped Liam Dawson in England World T20 squad, no place for Kevin Pietersen Retired keeper Brad Haddin believes NZ still have 'self-doubt' against Australia Black Caps back on green grass of home as touring bowlers lick lips at Basin Significant repair work due to start on Basin Reserve facilities New IPL teammates Chris Gayle and Shane Watson bury hatchet after sexism row Peter FitzSimons: My message to Shane Warne? Just leave Steve Waugh alone Tim Southee laughs off poor Basin record: 'because Trent's always downwind' Nothing artifical about Buller's preparations for Hawke Cup

Jesse Ryder is out of the NZ XI to face the West Indies after being injured during Otago's Plunket Shield match against Canterbury.

Ryder suffered a minor patella femoral injury in his left knee while bowling during the first day and there was minor discomfort as the game went on.

The former Black Cap was also struck on the finger when batting, an injury that was then aggravated later in the game while fielding in the slips.

While neither injury is serious, as a precaution Ryder was withdrawn from the tour opener in Lincoln.

Volts physio James Montgomery said "with it being so early in the season, the decision has been made to let Jesse rest and fully recover. This will give us the best opportunity of ensuring that neither injury develops into an ongoing concern".

Ryder will be replaced in the NZ XI by Volts captain Derek de Boorder.

Ad Feedback

- Fairfax Media

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