Jesse Ryder

Name: Jesse Ryder

Playing Style: Left-hand bat/Right-arm medium bowl

Nickname: Dija

Secondary School Attended: Napier Boys High School

Club: Naenae

Earliest Cricket Memory: Carterton Cricket 7a team

Most memorable cricket moment: 201 v India for BLACKCAPS

The non-cricketing sports person or team I most admire: Melbourne Storm

If I wasn’t a Firebird I’d be… Game tester!

Favourite superhero: Maui

In my spare time I like to… Box/Playstation

My favourite song is… Clique (Jay-Z, Kanye West)

My signature dish is… Roast Pork

My favourite movie is… Remember the Titans

Chores as kid: Dishes, lawn

My favourite food is… Chicken

Favourite school subject: Home time or P.E.

Worst school subject: Maths, English

Do you have any pets? No

If I could have anything, I would want… a Mustang

The biggest influence on my cricketing career is… Billy Graham

Something you didn’t know about me is… I’m Maori


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Ryder riding the wave of success

The New Zealand Cricket awards dinner was a complete success, especially for one young wellington batsman.

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BLACKCAPS batsman Jesse Ryder is undergoing further assessment in hospital for ongoing muscle pain.

O’Brien and Doolan big winners at Cricket Wellington Awards

BLACKCAPS and State Wellington Firebirds pace bowler Iain O’Brien and State Wellington Blaze and White Ferns all-rounder Lucy Doolan won the top awards at Cricket Wellington’s end of season awards evening.

Ryder and Taylor are on a charge with Laxman back in the top 20

Jesse Ryder, who scored a career-best 201, has vaulted 12 places to 30th position to become his country’s highest-ranked batsman, Ross Taylor has climbed eight places to 32nd spot after a fine 151 while Brendon McCullum has jumped three places to 34th.

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