It has been a long autumn and winter so far with plenty of uncertainty, however Haslingden Cricket Club is delighted to announce the signing of Grant Roelofsen as the new club professional for the 2021 season. Grant plays franchise cricket for the Dolphins in South Africa. Grant who comes off the back of an award winning season in 2019/2020 as he was named one-day player of the year at Cricket South Africa’s annual awards ceremony in July.
Club captain Jordan Shannon stated “It is fantastic to have a player of Grant’s calibre to be with us for the 2021 season, he’ll strengthen the batting and add a high level of quality and experience to the top of the order, there’s no question about that. Hopefully he can be the catalyst to drive us into the top division. I wish him all the best for the forthcoming season”
Everyone at the club would like to send their best wishes to Grant and also thank Rob Humphries at World Sports Xchange for his work in securing a top quality professional for the 2021 season.
The club would also like to thank Jordan Shannon for all his efforts over the last few weeks and months.
Steve Hunsley, 6th January 2021