Wellington: Facing investigation for a scuffle at an Auckland bar, New Zealand's temperamental batsman Jesse Ryder and medium-pacer Doug Bracewell will not be considered for the second cricket Test against India starting here on February 14. (Jesse Ryder and Doug Bracewell suspended)
The two players got injured after a physical altercation with each other at an Auckland bar before the first Test against India which the home team won by 40 runs on Sunday. Both have reportedly admitted to being at the scene of incident.
Ryder, who has a history of alcohol-related misdemeanours, and Bracewell are currently being investigated for the brawl. (Ryder and Bracewell investigated by New Zealand Cricket)