Ones to Watch

Jesse Ryder

  • Date of Birth: 06/AUG/1984
  • Team: New Zealand
  • Bats: Left-hand
  • Bowls: Right arm medium
Jesse Ryder

Player Profile

Twenty20 Record
Innings 9
Not Outs 0
Total runs 231
Highest score 62
Average 25.66
Strike rate 132.75

After almost seven months out of international cricket through injury, Ryder will be keen to make up for lost time in the World Twenty20. The opener marked his return to cricket following his lengthy absence with a century in domestic cricket and his talent has never been in doubt. A left-hander who loves to save his legs by slapping the ball to the boundary, he has made two half-centuries in his nine T20 international appearances. It will be good to see Ryder and McCullum reunited at the top of the New Zealand order and if they come off it could be something very spectacular.

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Experts & Blogs

Women's cricket

Kate Cross blog

The England Women star reflects on the ODI series with New Zealand and some stunning panoramic views.

Mark Butcher

NZ 'the real deal'

New Zealand look the complete one-day outfit under the leadership of Brendon McCullum, says Mark Butcher.