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Jacob Oram

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Full Name: Jacob David Philip Oram
Born: July 28 1978 , Palmerston North, Manawatu
Other teams: Central Districts
Batting Style: Left Hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right Arm Fast-Medium


Oram is a powerful all-rounder who has established himself in New Zealand’s Test and one-day sides. The medium-fast bowler made his ODI debut against Zimbabwe in January 2001 but a foot injury meant that he did not gain his first Test cap until December 2002, against India. The left-handed batsman fell just short of his first international century when he made 97 against Pakistan in 2003/4. But he made up for this in the first Test against South Africa that summer when he scored 119 not out and then 90 in the second Test. This form earned him a touring spot for the England series in 200...

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