Ryder and Bracewell dropped for second Test against India

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“There’s an investigation taking place and we’ll let that run its course before making any bold statements about that sort of thing”

New Zealand opening batsman Jesse Ryder and pace bowler Doug Bracewell will not be considered for selection for the second Test against India in Wellington after it emerged that they were under investigation for visiting a bar on the eve of the first Test in Auckland.

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Ryder earns ODI recall

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“I set the goal to make it back earlier this year and it is a great end to a tough year for me”

Troubled New Zealand opening batsman Jesse Ryder’s Christmas has come early after he was included in the national team for the upcoming five-match ODI series against the West Indies, which gets underway on December 26 in Auckland.

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‘I feel that I’m probably in the best form that I’ve been in for a long time’, says Jesse Ryder

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“It would be nice to get back in to that opening spot”

Troubled New Zealand opening batsman Jesse Ryder has announced that he is looking to make his limited overs return when the Black Caps take on the West Indies in five ODIs and two Twenty20 Internationals.

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Williamson out of first Test

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“It was pretty close, it was a tough decision, but in the end it was just a touch too early for Kane”

New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has been ruled out of the first Test against the West in Dunedin after failing to fully recover from a fractured thumb he sustained during the national team’s tour of Bangladesh last month.

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