On Wednesday, March 27, New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder was assaulted twice outside a Christchurch bar. He was rushed to hospital and the police have launched an investigation into the incident

April 4
News - Ryder accused appear in court

April 3
News - Ryder discharged from hospital, returns to Wellington

March 31
News - Ryder out of ICU, feeling 'heaps better'

March 30
News - Ryder out of induced coma, on road to recovery
Paul Ford - What makes Jesse Ryder a cult hero

March 28
News - Ryder has thumbs up for family as two are arrested
Press conference - 'Assault not an alcohol-fuelled incident'

March 27
News - Ryder in coma after dual assault
Reactions - 'It sounds quite sinister to me' - NZ prime minister