Jacob Oram, 6'6": A football goalkeeper in school, Oram harnesses his huge presence on the cricket field for consistent medium-pace bowling and aggressive batting. approach with the bat. The 33-year-old has to his name centuries in Tests and ODIs, and a hat-trick in Twenty20 Internationals. He broke his finger attempting a catch at the boundary in the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy series and said he would 'chop off his finger' off to play in the World Cup. He did play, and went averaged 33 with the bat and 25 with the ball as New Zealand made the semis. A series of injuries compelled Oram to retire from Test cricket in 2009, but he has made it clear that he wants to continue playing ODIs and Twenty20s, as well as the IPL.
A Tall Order
Presenting a selection of some of the tallest international cricketers. Text by Kunal Diwan