Photo: Cricket's overweight brigade

Newly selected Black Cap Jesse Ryder isn't the first cricketer to carry a few extra kilos around the waistline. In fact, when he makes his debut for New Zealand against England next week he will join an illustrious club of international cricketers with a less than athletic body shape, including Australia's Shane Warne and David Boon and Pakistan's Inzamam Ul Haq.

Click on the link below the image to view our gallery of rotund cricketers.

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter


© Copyright 2015, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf03 at 02 Dec 2015 18:49:37 Processing Time: 492ms