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It sounds quite sinister to me. (From) the media reports I saw looked somewhat unprovoked, and there must be something behind that — New Zealand PM John Key .

This is very unfortunate. He was looking forward to coming, and he was supposed to board the flight for Delhi tomorrow (Friday) — T.A. Sekar , team director of Delhi Daredevils, which Ryder is a part of.

Tweets:

Thinking of you mate @DijaRyder" — New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor .

Thoughts are with @DijaRyder this morning. Get well soon bro — New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill .

Our thoughts are with NZ cricketer Jesse Ryder & his family. We wish him a speedy and full recovery — former Australian cricketer Glenn McGrath .

Get well Jesse Ryder, terrible news — former Australia speedster Brett Lee .

Shocked to hear about Ryder. Fine cricketer. Hope he recovers soon — India off-spinner R. Ashwin .

oh dear, it looks really bad for jesse ryder. my first thoughts on reading the jesse ryder news were about david hookes; a valued colleague and a friend. bars are so so over-rated — commentator Harsha Bhogle .

Will have Jesse in my prayer. Pray for Jesse. — West Indies batsman Chris Gayle .

Fingers crossed for a full and speedy recovery for the big man — England spinner Graeme Swann .Thanks for the calls and msgs of support for Jesse — Ryder’s manager and friend Aaron Klee.

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