“If you fail to plan, you plan to fail”

Name – Charl Groenewald

Age – 46

City / town – Richards Bay

Province – KwaZulu-Natal

Employment – Group Tied Franchise Principal (Liberty Life)

School – Hentie Cilliers High School

Cricket teams played for – KCCD, Dolphin Veterans, KZN Country Districts, SA Country Districts/SA Rural, SA Action Cricket

Cricket career highlights – Receiving my cap for the Protea Veterans squad, captaining the Dolphins Veterans squad at IPT’s & Representing SA in the Masters Action Cricket World Cup & Tri Nations

Brief description of your cricket skills – All-rounder: Top order LH batsman, Left-arm orthodox spin, prefer fielding at 1st slip, but can field anywhere. Can bowl left arm swing/cutters if required.

Other sports played – Golf

Interests / hobbies – Spending time with my family is always a priority

Your sporting hero – AB de Villiers & Tiger Woods

Favourite quote – “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail”

Your thoughts on Vets Cricket – What a fantastic initiative that has given so many “ex-players” the opportunity to, once again, enjoy and excel in a sport they hold dear. It’s here to stay, that’s for sure!