New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder has returned home from hospital almost a week after he was assaulted by a group of men outside a bar which left the cricketer with critical head injuries.

“He was discharged earlier this afternoon and flew back to Wellington this evening,” Ryder’s manager Aaron Klee said.

“He’s at home now and resting — he’s really exhausted, but happy to be home,” Klee said. — PTI

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