New Zealand cricket July 5, 2012

I don't need booze to have fun - Ryder

In the New Zealand Herald , Jesse Ryder talks to Sarah Daniell about his rehabilitation ahead of the charity boxing match on July 6.

In the New Zealand Herald, Jesse Ryder talks to Sarah Daniell about his rehabilitation ahead of the charity boxing match on July 6.

I never dreamed of being a Black Cap. I was never that good at cricket. I played rugby, soccer, basketball, netball, hockey. Then at 15 cricket took over. One day I'd like to be known as the best New Zealand batsman. I'd like to break [Martin] Crowe's record of 299. I'd like to stay off the booze and be consistent.

Devashish Fuloria is a sub-editor with ESPNcricinfo

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