Jacob Oram Full Biography, Records, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More


Jacob Oram Full Biography


Jacob David Philip Oram is a former New Zealand international cricketer, who played all three format of the game. He was born on 28 July 1978 in Palmerston North, New Zealand. Oram was a left-handed batsman and a right-arm fast-medium bowler. He was one of the tallest cricketers in the world. Oram made his Test debut against India in 2002. He retired from Test cricket in 2009 due to injuries.

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Jacob Oram New Zealand Cricketer – Basic Information 

  • Full Name: Jacob David Philip Oram
  • Nickname: Jake
  • Role: All-rounder
  • Batting Style: Left-Handed
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium

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Jacob Oram Physical Appearance


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  • Height (approx.): 6’6″
  • Weight (approx.): 100 kg
  • Eye Colour: Hazel
  • Hair Colour: Dark Brown

Personal Life Of Jacob Oram

  • Date of Birth: 28 July 1978
  • Age: 41 (as of 2020)
  • Birth Place: Palmerston North, Manawatu
  • Zodiac sign: Leo
  • Nationality: New Zealander
  • School: Palmerston North Intermediate Normal School, Palmerston North Boys’ High School.
  • College: NA
  • Educational Qualifications: NA

Jacob Oram Family & Religion

  • Father: NA
  • Mother: NA
  • Brother: Daniel
  • Sister: NA
  • Coach/Mentor: NA
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Address: Palmerston North

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 Cricket Career Of Jacob Oram

Internation Debuts

  • Test: 12 December 2002 v India
  • ODI: 4 January 2001 v Zimbabwe
  • T20: 21 October 2005 v South Africa
  • Jersey Number: #24 New Zealand
  • Domestic/State Teams: New Zealand, Central Districts, Chennai Super Kings, Chittagong Kings, Gazi Tank Cricketers, Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals, Uva Next
  • Nature on the field: Aggressive

Batting Career



Bowling Career 



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Highlighted Records of Jacob Oram

  • On 2 September 2009, Oram picked up a hat-trick in his maiden T20 international against Sri Lanka.
  • In 2007, he scored a century in just 71 balls in an ODI match against Australia.
  •  Oram and Ross Taylor made 85 runs off just 22 balls which is the fastest ever partnership of more than 50 in ODI.

Jacob Oram Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: Playing football
  • Favorite Cricketers: NA
  • Most Favorite Sportspersons: NA
  • Favorite Food: NA
  • Favorite Color: NA

 Relationship Status Jacob Oram

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  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Mara Tait-Jamieson
  • Marriage Date: 2008
  • Affairs/Girlfriend: NA
  • Children: 1

Awards and Recognitions

Source: ICC
  • He was awarded player of the match 12 times in his international career.
  • He is on the Lord’s Honours Boards for his Test century against England in 2008.
  • In 2014, Oram became the bowling coach of “New Zealand A” team.
  • He was appointed as a bowling coach of the New Zealand Women’s Team in 2018.
  • He was appointed coach of the Manawatu cricket team in 2019.

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