In trouble again: Jesse Ryder fined for offensive language

Jesse Ryder once again ran into trouble after he was fined for using offensive language towards the umpires in his first class comback.

updated: November 09, 2012 15:01 IST
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Wellington: Troubled New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder was fined for using offensive language on Friday, taking the gloss off a dazzling return to first-class cricket as he strives to revive his international career.

Ryder, a raw talent whose record has been marred by a string of disciplinary lapses, announced he was taking a break from cricket earlier this year to work on "personal issues" after being dropped from the Black Caps.

He made a confident return to the crease in his comeback match for Wellington against Central Districts last week, scoring 117 in the first innings and 174 in the second.

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