13 February 2008
Have beer, will travel
'Removing Jesse Ryder's rough edges is still a work in progress. Last night's lesson for the international newcomer was that it's not a good look to wander into a press conference clutching a bottle of Heineken. New Zealand Cricket news media manager John Durning managed to put the offending bottle in an unseen spot (no Trevor Mallard jokes please) before it was noticed by any others among the throng of Kiwi and English journalists gathered after last night's 10-wicket drubbing of England by the Black Caps'
- Waikato Times, 13 February 2008