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Rabada calapults past Steyn, Amla moves to sixth

Jan 17, 2017: Kagiso Rabada eclipsed Dale Steyn as the highest-ranking South African in the latest ICC rankings for Test bowlers while Hashim Amla's return to form meant the batsman jumped four positions to sixth

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka in South Africa 2016-17

SA attack feasts on weaknesses, but Bavuma form a concern

Jan 15, 2017: It quickly became a one-sided series as South Africa made the most of home advantage. ESPNcricinfo assesses those who took part

Firdose Moonda

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Johannesburg, 1st day

'I needed to score runs' - Amla

Jan 12, 2017: On the eve of his 100th Test match, Hashim Amla felt neither pride nor pleasure at his achievement, but pressure over the disappointments he had stacked up in the lead-up to the match

Firdose Moonda at the Wanderers

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Johannesburg, 1st day

Amla the Wanderer returns to form

Jan 12, 2017: Hashim Amla ended a long wait for form, and joined an elite club, with a memorable century on the occasion of his 100th Test

Firdose Moonda at Johannesburg

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Johannesburg, 1st day

Duminy, Amla tons crush SL underfoot

Jan 12, 2017: Hashim Amla became the eighth man to score a century in his 100th Test as he and JP Duminy led South Africa to a dominant 338 for 3 on the first day at the Wanderers

The Report by Alan Gardner

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Johannesburg

Amla could be last South African to 100 Tests - du Plessis

Jan 11, 2017: On the eve of Hashim Amla's 100 Test, captain Faf du Plessis said there may not be another South African to reach that landmark in the format

Firdose Moonda in Johannesburg

Amla's 100th Test

South Africa's champion at No. 3

Jan 11, 2017: Hashim Amla didn't have a great start to his Test career, but has since blossomed into one of South Africa's finest batsmen, especially at the No. 3 position

S Rajesh

Amla's 100th Test

Who is Hashim Amla, really?

Jan 11, 2017: As Hashim Amla prepares to play his 100th Test, his former and current team-mates offer insight into the making of a great batsman

Firdose Moonda

Hashim Amla's 100th Test

Indomitable in India and a London triple-decker

Jan 11, 2017: On the eve of Hashim Amla's 100th Test, ESPNcricinfo selects seven of his most memorable hundreds

Firdose Moonda

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 3rd day

South Africa close in on series victory

Jan 4, 2017: South Africa made inevitable progress towards the victory in Cape Town that would bring them a Test series win against a Sri Lanka side whose batting naivety has become more apparent as the series progresses

The Report by David Hopps

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Cape Town

Kallis offers Amla 'little pointers' but sees the hunger remain

Jan 1, 2017: Newland's favourite son, Jacques Kallis, didn't say goodbye to the ground when he retired abruptly at the end of 2013 but almost three years later, he was there to say hello as the South Africans conducted their first training session of 2017

Firdose Moonda in Cape Town

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Port Elizabeth, 1st day

A tale of contrasting veterans

Dec 26, 2016: Hashim Amla is slowing down after a long and illustrious career; JP Duminy is just threatening to fulfil his potential. But, with AB de Villiers waiting in the wings, both men need a big score

Firdose Moonda at Port Elizabeth

Australia v South Africa, 3rd Test, Adelaide, 3rd day

Cook's redemption offers Amla hope

Nov 26, 2016: Part of Hashim Amla's problem could be that he's being called in too early to steady the innings. With Stephen Cook coming good, a turnaround can't be too far away

Firdose Moonda in Adelaide

Australia v South Africa, 3rd Test, Adelaide, 2nd day

Abbott nibbles but Australia avert wobble

Nov 25, 2016: As Australia put together their most composed innings of the series, South Africa needed hard work and a bit of luck to keep hopes of a whitewash alive

Firdose Moonda at Adelaide Oval

Hashim Amla's batting slump

Nov 25, 2016: A batting average of 34.81 in his last 15 Tests means his career average is in danger of dipping below 50 for the first time since the Adelaide Test of 2012

S Rajesh

South Africa in Australia 2016-17

Amla 81*, Shamsi 4 for 72 in pink-ball warm-up game

Nov 19, 2016: Chinaman bowler Tabraiz Shamsi put himself in contention for a Test debut with a four-wicket haul in the pink-ball warm-up match at the MCG

Firdose Moonda at the MCG

South Africa in Australia 2016-17

Amla finds no pleasure in Australian team's woes

Nov 19, 2016: Despite his tough stance on Faf du Plessis, Hashim Amla was quick to dismiss questions about Australia's misfortunes, saying he took no pleasure in the difficulties of others

Firdose Moonda in Melbourne

South Africa in Australia 2016-17

Tampering claims 'a joke' - Amla

Nov 18, 2016: South Africa batsman Hashim Amla has called for 'common sense to prevail' in regard to allegations of ball tampering against Faf du Plessis

Firdose Moonda in Melbourne

The Faf advantage

Oct 17, 2016: Why du Plessis is better placed to captain South Africa than AB de Villiers

Firdose Moonda

South Africa v Australia, 3rd ODI, Durban

Rossouw-Amla debate in South Africa's problem of plenty

Oct 4, 2016: Rilee Rossouw has said that the team is unaffected by the talk going around on the decision to drop Hashim Amla from the XI

Firdose Moonda
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