Jacob Oram      

Full name Jacob David Philip Oram

Born July 28, 1978, Palmerston North, Manawatu

Current age 36 years 50 days

Major teams New Zealand, Central Districts, Chennai Super Kings, Chittagong Kings, Gazi Tank Cricketers, Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals, Uva Next

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Height 1.98 m

Jacob David Philip Oram
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 33 59 10 1780 133 36.32 3533 50.38 5 6 209 21 15 0
ODIs 160 116 15 2434 101* 24.09 2810 86.61 1 13 182 81 51 0
T20Is 36 30 7 474 66* 20.60 339 139.82 0 2 38 22 12 0
First-class 85 136 18 3992 155 33.83 8 18 36 0
List A 250 193 20 4400 127 25.43 3 24 80 0
Twenty20 105 85 18 1111 66* 16.58 881 126.10 0 4 80 55 35 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 33 55 4964 1983 60 4/41 6/63 33.05 2.39 82.7 1 0 0
ODIs 160 154 6911 5047 173 5/26 5/26 29.17 4.38 39.9 3 2 0
T20Is 36 32 546 793 19 3/33 3/33 41.73 8.71 28.7 0 0 0
First-class 85 10670 4158 155 6/45 26.82 2.33 68.8 3 0
List A 250 9734 7074 236 5/26 5/26 29.97 4.36 41.2 3 2 0
Twenty20 105 94 1839 2406 81 5/14 5/14 29.70 7.84 22.7 0 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v India at Wellington, Dec 12-14, 2002 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (SSC), Aug 26-30, 2009 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Wellington, Jan 4, 2001 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Pallekele, Nov 6, 2012 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v New Zealand at Johannesburg, Oct 21, 2005 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Pallekele, Oct 30, 2012 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1997/98
Last First-class Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (SSC), Aug 26-30, 2009 scorecard
List A debut 1997/98
Last List A Victoria Sporting Club v Gazi Tank Cricketers at Dhaka, Nov 9, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut South Africa v New Zealand at Johannesburg, Oct 21, 2005 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Auckland v Central Districts at Auckland, Jan 14, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/37, 1 Central D v Auckland Auckland 14 Jan 2014 T20
0/32 Central D v Wellington New Plymouth 1 Jan 2014 T20
0/31, 23 Central D v Auckland New Plymouth 30 Dec 2013 T20
2/29, 13* Central D v Northern D Nelson 27 Dec 2013 T20
0*, 2/27 Central D v Wellington Wellington 22 Nov 2013 T20
54, 1/34 Gazi Tank v Victoria SC Dhaka 9 Nov 2013 LA
17, 0/42 Gazi Tank v Kalabagan CA Fatullah 7 Nov 2013 LA
3/28, 1 Gazi Tank v Prime Bank Bogra 2 Nov 2013 LA
1/35 Gazi Tank v Sheikh Jamal Bogra 31 Oct 2013 LA
0, 3/39 Gazi Tank v Abahani Ltd Fatullah 7 Oct 2013 LA
Profile

It is hard to miss Jacob Oram on the pitch, and not just because of his 1.98m height. He has a high degree of agility in the field, where his skills were developed as a schoolboy representative soccer goalkeeper, and he complements that with solid medium-fast bowling skills and a naturally aggressive approach with the bat. Foot problems during the summer of 2001-02 meant he missed a season at a vital stage of his development, but he came back strongly in 2002-03 and sealed a place for himself in both the Test and one-day international sides. In 2003-04, he narrowly missed out on a century, as he struck 97 against Pakistan. But in the first Test against South Africa, he carved 119 not out and then 90 in the second Test, which earned him a touring spot for the England series in 2004. Oram continued to acquit himself well, and maintained his place for the Bangladesh tour in 2004-05. After suffering a stress reaction to a back injury, he missed Australia's tour of New Zealand in 2005 but returned to hit a delightful hundred, his third in Tests, against South Africa at Centurion in April 2006. His one-day game peaked at the CB Series in 2006-07, where his impressive striking rattled both England and Australia. His first ODI century, an amazing 101 from 72 balls against Australia, almost got New Zealand over the line in a huge run-chase at Perth. He broke the ring finger on his left hand taking a catch on the boundary in the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy series soon after but made it to the World Cup. His comment that he would 'chop off his finger' to play sparked frenzied reaction in the media but was meant in jest and he went on to average 33 with the bat and 25 with the ball as New Zealand reached the semi-finals. His ongoing injury problems prompted him to retire from Test cricket in 2009, though he intended to play on in Twenty20 and one-day internationals, as well as for Chennai in the IPL.
Lynn McConnell and Cricinfo Staff October 2009

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Nov 9, 2013

Jacob Oram scored 54 off 21 balls, Victoria Sporting Club v Gazi Tank Cricketers, Dhaka Premier Division, Mirpur, November 9, 2013

Jacob Oram scored 54 off 21 balls for Gazi Tank Cricketers

© BCB

Nov 9, 2012

Rob Nicol and Jacob Oram arrive in Hambantota, November 9, 2012

Rob Nicol and Jacob Oram arrive in Hambantota

© Associated Press

Nov 6, 2012

James Franklin is bowled, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 3rd ODI, Pallekele, November 6, 2012

James Franklin is bowled

© AFP

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