Hashim Amla      

Full name Hashim Mahomed Amla

Born March 31, 1983, Durban, Natal

Current age 35 years 328 days

Major teams South Africa, Barbados Tridents, Cape Cobras, Derbyshire, Dolphins, Essex, Kings XI Punjab, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa XI, Trinbago Knight Riders, World-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 123 213 16 9250 311* 46.95 18500 50.00 28 41 1167 14 108 0
ODIs 174 171 12 7910 159 49.74 8865 89.22 27 37 806 53 83 0
T20Is 44 44 6 1277 97* 33.60 967 132.05 0 8 146 26 19 0
First-class 236 394 31 17733 311* 48.85 52 88 185 0
List A 235 229 14 9760 159 45.39 30 50 104 0
T20s 146 145 14 4192 104* 32.00 3286 127.57 2 27 446 89 37 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 123 5 54 37 0 - - - 4.11 - 0 0 0
ODIs 174 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 44 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 236 393 277 1 1/10 277.00 4.22 393.0 0 0 0
List A 235 16 28 0 - - - 10.50 - 0 0 0
T20s 146 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 South Africa v Sri Lanka at Durban, Feb 13-16, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Bangladesh v South Africa at Chattogram, Mar 9, 2008 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v Pakistan at Cape Town, Jan 30, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v South Africa at Brisbane, Jan 13, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (RPS), Aug 14, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1999/00
Last First-class South Africa v Sri Lanka at Durban, Feb 13-16, 2019 scorecard
List A debut 2001/02
Last List A South Africa v Pakistan at Cape Town, Jan 30, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Western Province Boland v Dolphins at Cape Town, Apr 7, 2004 scorecard
Last T20s Tshwane Spartans v Durban Heat at Centurion, Dec 12, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
3, 16 South Africa v Sri Lanka Durban 13 Feb 2019 Test # 2347
14 South Africa v Pakistan Cape Town 30 Jan 2019 ODI # 4090
59 South Africa v Pakistan Johannesburg 27 Jan 2019 ODI # 4087
25 South Africa v Pakistan Centurion 25 Jan 2019 ODI # 4084
8 South Africa v Pakistan Durban 22 Jan 2019 ODI # 4081
108* South Africa v Pakistan Port Elizabeth 19 Jan 2019 ODI # 4080
41, 71 South Africa v Pakistan Johannesburg 11 Jan 2019 Test # 2341
24, 2* South Africa v Pakistan Cape Town 3 Jan 2019 Test # 2340
8, 63* South Africa v Pakistan Centurion 26 Dec 2018 Test # 2338
0, 61 Cape Cobras v Warriors Port Elizabeth 19 Dec 2018 FC
Profile

The classiest, calmest man on a cricket field, Hashim Amla's name is etched in South African cricket history. With his wristy leg-side flick and serene cover drive, Amla became the first South African to score a triple century in Test cricket, while also effectively shifting gears to become the fastest batsman to 2,000 (40 innings), 3,000 (57 innings), 4,000 (81 innings) and 5,000 (101 innings) runs in ODI cricket.

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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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Feb 22, 2019

Hashim Amla miscues a pull shot, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Port Elizabeth, 2nd day, February 22, 2019

Hashim Amla miscues a pull shot

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Feb 13, 2019

Kusal Mendis takes a low catch off Suranga Lakmal to send Hashim Amla back, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Durban, 1st day, February 13, 2019

Kusal Mendis takes a low catch off Suranga Lakmal to send Hashim Amla back

© AFP

Jan 30, 2019

Hashim Amla clips the ball off his pads to the leg side, South Africa v Pakistan, 5th ODI, Cape Town, January 30, 2019

Hashim Amla clips the ball off his pads to the leg side

© AFP

Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2013