Jacob Oram

  • Herschelle Gibbs declines offer to play in Pakistan after airport attack June 9, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan cricket has been dealt another blow after former Test players Herschelle Gibbs of South Africa and Jacob Oram of New Zealand declined an invitation to play in a T20 tournament in Karachi in the wake of terrorist attack at the Karachi airport on Sunday. The attack and siege lasted...
  • IPL 6: Mumbai Indians face up to allround CSK's might April 5, 2013

    Chennai: IPL heavyweight Chennai Super Kings open their campaign at their bastion in Chennai against Mumbai Indians in game two of Saturday's doubleheader, and with a replenished pace bowling attack the home team could look to rattle the shaky MI batting order. Mumbai lost their season opener by two runs...
  • Oram opts out of New Zealand contract December 22, 2012

    Allrounder Jacob Oram has opted out of his New Zealand Cricket (NZC) central contract to focus on his professional Twenty20 career. The 34yearold Oram, who played 33 Tests and 160 oneday internationals, secured an early release from his contract, NZC said in a statement on Saturday. "This was a very difficult decision...
  • Angelo Mathews says criticism won't affect him October 26, 2012

    Colombo: Angelo Mathews says criticism of his batting from Sri Lanka's chief selector won't affect him as he prepares to lead the side against New Zealand in a oneoff Twenty20 next Tuesday. Mathews said on Friday that it's only chief selector Ashantha de Mel's personal opinion that the allrounder has lost...
  • Return of Vettori, Oram will help us: Taylor September 7, 2012

    Visakhapatnam: New Zealand hope to get back on winning track when they take on India in the first T20 International here on Saturday as it will boost the morale of the side ahead of the World T20 in Sri Lanka starting from September 18. New Zealand skipper Ross Taylor feels...
  • 5th ODI: WI pip NZ by 20 runs; win series 41 July 17, 2012

    St Kitts: Sunil Narine's fivewicket haul demolished New Zealand in the fifth ODI as West Indies pipped NZ by 20 runs and won the fivematch ODI series 41. West Indies won the toss and chose to bat first in the 5th ODI of the series. The visitors got a big breakthrough as...
  • 4th ODI: NZ seek opportunity in McCullum's return July 13, 2012

    A 21 scoreline is not unexpected given the way West Indies have bossed New Zealand over four of their past five limitedovers matches recently including the two Twenty20s in Florida but now, having managed to beat the hosts at St Kitts to keep the contest flickering, New Zealand...
  • Gillespie to miss Test series against WI July 3, 2012

    Paceman Mark Gillespie will miss New Zealand's tour of the West Indies after damaging his ankle while running, adding to the Black Caps' injury list. Gillespie was due to travel to Antigua for the first of two Tests beginning on July 25 but chief selector Kim Littlejohn said he would...
  • Ross Taylor out with shoulder injury July 1, 2012

    Florida: New Zealand captain Ross Taylor has been ruled out of Sunday's Twenty20 match against West Indies and is expected to miss the early part of the following fivematch oneday series due to a shoulder injury, the county's cricket board (NZC) said. New Zealand suffered a spate of injuries while fielding...
  • No room for rustiness: Oram June 27, 2012

    Lauderhill, Florida: A threemonth break from international cricket should not effect New Zealands chances of beating West Indies in the twomatch Twenty20 series in Florida, believes the allrounder Jacob Oram. New Zealand have not played a series since the end of March, when their home series versus South Africa...
  • NZSA kick off big series with T20s February 16, 2012

    Wellington: Three Twenty20 matches ahead of a 50over series and three Tests may seem somewhat trivial considering South Africa's ultimate aim is to become the topranked Test team after this tour, but there is plenty to be gained across these three matches. As the series gets underway in Wellington on...
  • The best ODI bowling of 2011 January 1, 2012

    From subtle changes of pace to slinging yorkers and bamboozling spin, we pick ten stellar bowling performances of the year. Tim Southee 5 for 33, 1st ODI, Wellington On a dropin pitch at the Westpac Stadium, Tim Southee took 5 for 33 to rip through a Pakistan lineup whose techniques...