Date of Birth: 31/12/82 in Pietersburg
Former Clubs: TUKS, Maties, Van Der Stel CC
Favourite Players: AB de Villiers, Brian Lara, Steve Waugh, Viv Richards, Jacques Kallis, Matthew Hayden, Gary Kirsten
Favourite Shot: When in doubt – Slogsweep!
Drink of Choice: Beer
In my opinion, Twenty20 cricket is … entertaining, but the ultimate test of skill and mental toughness is in the longer format of the game. So, in short, for players with limited skill!!
Francois Geldenhuys arrived at the Rollers in the 2012/13 season on a hiding to nothing. Introduced to the team by Neville Cooper, we were told of this former top league and provincial player who will transform the team, but early performances hardly backed up the selling job. However, a 50 in the final game of the season finally proved his class with the bat, having already won us over with some fine glovework. Quiet and calculating with an excellent cricketing brain …