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Hashim Amla      

Full name Hashim Mahomed Amla

Born March 31, 1983, Durban, Natal

Current age 32 years 124 days

Major teams South Africa, Cape Cobras, Derbyshire, Dolphins, Essex, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa XI

Playing role Top-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium, Right-arm offbreak

Relation Brother - AM Amla

Hashim Mahomed Amla
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 83 142 13 6770 311* 52.48 13121 51.59 23 28 831 8 68 0
ODIs 118 115 9 5743 159 54.17 6420 89.45 20 28 570 35 58 0
T20Is 26 26 2 600 56 25.00 490 122.44 0 1 70 9 9 0
First-class 187 307 28 14331 311* 51.36 44 69 141 0
List A 174 169 11 7425 159 46.99 23 39 78 0
Twenty20 77 76 6 2038 88* 29.11 1651 123.44 0 12 238 29 23 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 83 5 54 37 0 - - - 4.11 - 0 0 0
ODIs 118 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 26 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 187 393 277 1 1/10 277.00 4.22 393.0 0 0 0
List A 174 16 28 0 - - - 10.50 - 0 0 0
Twenty20 77 2 2 5 0 - - - 15.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v South Africa at Kolkata, Nov 28-Dec 2, 2004 scorecard
Last Test Bangladesh v South Africa at Chittagong, Jul 21-25, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Bangladesh v South Africa at Chittagong, Mar 9, 2008 scorecard
Last ODI Bangladesh v South Africa at Chittagong, Jul 15, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v South Africa at Brisbane, Jan 13, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I India v South Africa at Dhaka, Apr 4, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1999/00
Last First-class Bangladesh v South Africa at Chittagong, Jul 21-25, 2015 scorecard
List A debut 2001/02
Last List A Bangladesh v South Africa at Chittagong, Jul 15, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Western Province Boland v Dolphins at Cape Town, Apr 7, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby, May 29, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
13 South Africa v Bangladesh Chittagong 21 Jul 2015 Test # 2172
15 South Africa v Bangladesh Chittagong 15 Jul 2015 ODI # 3668
22 South Africa v Bangladesh Dhaka 12 Jul 2015 ODI # 3666
14 South Africa v Bangladesh Dhaka 10 Jul 2015 ODI # 3663
51 Derbyshire v Lancashire Derby 29 May 2015 T20
69, 11 Derbyshire v Lancashire Southport 24 May 2015 FC
8 Derbyshire v Leics Leicester 22 May 2015 T20
29 Derbyshire v Yorkshire Leeds 15 May 2015 T20
1, 20 Derbyshire v Northants Derby 10 May 2015 FC
10 South Africa v New Zealand Auckland 24 Mar 2015 ODI # 3644
Profile

An elegant strokeplayer blessed with the temperament to make the most of his talent, Hashim Amla is the first South African of Indian descent to reach the national squad - his grandparents migrated from Gujarat - and he shares the penchant for wristy leg-side flicks that ooze off his bat. A quiet man, there is no doubting Amla's immense hunger for runs. His elevation to the South Africa side was a poorly kept secret after he reeled off four centuries in his first eight innings of the 2004-05 season, after being appointed captain of the Dolphins (formerly Natal) at the tender age of 21. His older brother by four years, Ahmed, made his first-class debut two seasons before Hashim, but there is little doubt that the younger Amla is the better player. He is also a devout Muslim whose requests to have logos promoting alcohol removed from his playing gear have been successful so far. Amla toured New Zealand with the South African Under-19 team in 2000-01, he captained South Africa at the 2002 Under-19 World Cup, and after starring for the A team, made his Test debut against India in 2004-05. He was not an instant success, with serious questions emerging about his technique as he mustered 36 runs in four innings against England later that season.

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Timeline
    • Nov 28-Dec 2, 2004
      A modest beginning
      • Hashim Amla was highly rated in South African circles when he made his Test debut, but the start to his international career was distinctly modest: against India in Kolkata, he scores 24 and 2, and then adds only 36 more in his next four Test innings, at home against England. The result: no more Test cricket for the next 15 months.
    • Apr 27-May 1, 2006
      Hitting back
      • Given another chance at Test cricket, Amla grabs it with both hands, scoring 149 against New Zealand in Cape Town, his maiden Test century.
    • November 8-20, 2007
      New Zealand conquered, again
      • After going 23 innings without a Test century, Amla takes advantage of yet another tour by New Zealand. This time he goes one better, scoring hundreds in successive Tests, including an unbeaten 176 in Johannesburg.
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Jul 29, 2015

Hashim Amla and Quinton de Kock share a lighter moment during training, Dhaka, July 29, 2015

Hashim Amla and Quinton de Kock share a lighter moment during training

© AFP

Jul 28, 2015

Hashim Amla carries his equipment during a training session, Dhaka, July 28, 2015

Hashim Amla carries his equipment during a training session

© Associated Press

Jul 20, 2015

Mushfiqur Rahim and Hashim Amla pose with the trophy ahead of the first Test, Chittagong, July 20, 2015

Mushfiqur Rahim and Hashim Amla pose with the trophy ahead of the first Test

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2013

Tour Results
South Africa v Pakistan at Benoni - Mar 24, 2013
South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 36 balls remaining)
South Africa v Pakistan at Durban - Mar 21, 2013
Pakistan won by 3 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
South Africa v Pakistan at Johannesburg - Mar 17, 2013
South Africa won by 34 runs
South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion - Mar 15, 2013
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 28 balls remaining) (D/L method)
South Africa v Pakistan at Bloemfontein - Mar 10, 2013
South Africa won by 125 runs
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