Wellington-Troubled New Zealand cricket player Jesse Ryder will return from a self-imposed exile to play in the India Premier League (IPL) coming apl-4. Taking his psychologist with him for support.
Ryder, who has been concerned in many alcohol-related incidents throughout his career, announced an imprecise break from the game after person handed a 1-match ban for drinking following an ODI against South Africa last month. While the reason the break was never particular, New Zealand Cricket chief executive David White said on Thursday that Ryder "has reached the point where he is ready to play spirited cricket again.
White said cricket would all the time be an important aspect in Ryder return to full health and condition, and playing for the Pune Warriors in the IPL offered him the chance to play at a challenging level. He has clear prospect from NZC in terms of what is necessary from him to build a return to international cricket and playing in the IPL is a good 1st step.
Ryder's clinical psychologist Karen Nimmo and manager Aaron Klee also travel to India to continue their work the expert batsman. Jesse has been making steady progress over the past 5 weeks. While the IPL has clear challenges, and is a big step, I consider he’s ready to take it, Nimmo said.
Klee said a broad support structure had been prepared the full backing of the Pune Warriors' management. Karen is travelling to India the day after Jesse and will continue her work with him there while will be going over a small later to take that work on Klee said.
Jesse is desperate to perform on and off the field, and get his career back on track.