Cricketer Jesse Ryder out of coma

Kiwi batsman Jesse Ryder is out of his induced coma is also off the ventilator, local press revealed on Saturday. Jesse Ryder was attacked outside a bar in Christchurch on Thursday leaving him severely wounded. Ryder had suffered severe head and lung injuries.

“Naturally we’re absolutely thrilled with the progress,'” his manager Aaron Klee was quoted as saying in the press.

“Jesse is awake and talking to us, but he is obviously still working through the immediate effects from being in the coma and the drugs the medical team have been using.

“This is only the start of the recovery process for Jesse and there is still a big battle ahead to full health, but the progress is positive,” Klee added.

Klee stated that Ryder didn’t remember much about the attack.

“He remembers getting a duck … not much after that,” Klee said.

2 people have been arrested for the attack on Ryder. A 37-year-old guy and his relative, aged 20, have been held by the police and charged with the attack.




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