Cricket Wellington thanks fans for support of Jesse Ryder
Cricket Wellington extends its sincere thanks to all the cricket fans and supporters whom sent well wishes to Jesse Ryder, following his assault last week in Christchurch.
There were many messages of support received from all around the world, through a number of channels including letters, emails, phone calls and social media.
“While there were very tense and uncertain times in the early days after Jesse’s injury, it was very heartening and comforting to see and hear all the messages of support for Jesse” said Peter Clinton, CEO of Cricket Wellington. “We will ensure these are forwarded on to Jesse in time”.
“Like everyone we’re delighted at his improvement over recent days, and we’re hopeful that he’ll be home and recuperating in Wellington soon.”
“The tremendous support for Jesse evidences again just what a popular cricketer he is. Our thanks are extended to all those people whom wished him well in the aftermath of the assault and with his recovery.”
Cricket Wellington also thanks the Christchurch Police for their swift and professional work, and to the staff at Christchurch Hospital whom have provided Jesse with such fantastic care and attention.