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Oram no-go for Napier

All-rounder out of clash with Windies because of injury

Oram: Out of action

Jacob Oram has been ruled out of New Zealand's second Test against the West Indies because of a calf strain.

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The injury-prone all-rounder failed to make the frustrating draw in Dunedin because of the lingering problem and he will now take time out to prepare for the Twenty20 and One-Day International games.

Worse still for New Zealand, there are now doubts over Oram's replacement James Franklin, who took a heavy knock on the ribs while batting in the first Test.

Paceman Chris Martin and all-rounder Peter Fulton come into the squad as cover, with batsman Ross Taylor also struggling to recover from a dislocated finger.

Both Taylor and Franklin are expecting to be fit in time for the second Test in Napier on Friday though.