N.Z. Cricketer Jesse Ryder Out of Induced Coma After Bar Assault

New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder is out of an induced coma and off a ventilator as he recovers from an assault outside a bar in Christchurch, according to a statement from his manager, Aaron Klee.

Police have arrested and charged two men, aged 20 and 37, over the assault, and they will appear in Christchurch District Court on April 4, New Zealand Police said in statements on its website yesterday.

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