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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.
Plays of the Day from the second ODI between England and India, in Cardiff
Plays of the day from the third ODI between England and India at Trent Bridge
Plays of the day from the tri-series match between Zimbabwe and South Africa
Would he have fared better than the incumbent middle-order batsmen, Root and Ballance?