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Full name Roelof Oosthuizen
Born 1894, Steynsburg, Cape Province
Died 1947, Steynsburg, Cape Province (aged 53 years days)
Major teams Border
Also known as Kalf
Batting style Left-hand bat
Education Selbourne College
Roelof Oosthuizen played only one first-class match - against MCC in 1913-14 - while he was still at school and top scored for Border with 23 in a team score of 103. Even though he was only 19, he did not play again after the Great War and concentrated on farming.
After the tragedy of Phillip Hughes' death, this match showed that cricket and life will continue to go on. This time Test cricket dug in and got through to tea.
After a long time we have seen an Indian team and captain enjoy the challenge of trying to overcome stronger opposition in an overseas Test