Hashim Amla is a South african and international cricketer. plays for south africa

Interesting facts about Hashim Amla

Top 10 Things you didn’t know about hashim amla

  • 1 Hashim Amla is Medium pace bowler and right Handed top Orde batsman his bats number 3 for south africa in test matches.
  • Hahim amla bron in african indian Muslion family.
  • Amla the first south african to score a test match triple centry hw scroed 311 not out 2012 against england.
  • Nickname of Hahim amla is (Hash)
  • Hashim amla fastest to achieve 15 ODI centuries (89 matches)
  • 7.Amla fastest cricketer to reach 10 centuries in ODI’s requiring 23 matches less than indian bast man virat.
  • 8.Elder Brother of Hashim amla is professional cricketer.
  • Hashim amla in 2002 under 19 lead his team to the final.
  • The highest 3rd wicket stand in one day international cricket AB De Villers and Hashim amla (238) runs.

Facts about Hashim amla

Hashim amla Education:

amla get early education in high school in his home town in Burban High school.

Birth of Hashim amla:

Hashim amla was born on 31 march 1983 in african indian Muslim family.

India descendent:


Grandfather of Hashim amla originally belongs from the city of surat in Gujarat South african muslim family which has its roots in india.

Cricketing Brother :

Amla has an elder brother ahmed amla hi was also a professional cricketer His elder brother made his debut tow years earlier than hasim and went on
captain the Dolphins.

Hashim amla Early Year of Cricketing :

ackerman who first sopttd amlas tanlent and honed his skills during his coaching career ackerman was an influential person in amla cricketing caree

Provincial team:

Hashim Amla was impressive in the youth circuit and soon graduated from the Durban High School. Later, Amla was picked in the for his provincial team, the KwaZulu-Natal Dolphins. His promising talent led his provincial team appoint him as the captain at the young age of 21.

Under-19 days:

Amla led the South Africa U19 team at the 2002 Under-19 Cricket World Cup in New Zealand, leading his team to the final.

International Debut:

Hashim Amla made his Test debut after starring for the South African ‘A’ side. He played his first Test against his country of origin India in 2004 at Kolkata.

The Prolific 2010:

Hashim Amla was in top form during the 2010 season and scored runs in heaps, amassing over 1000 runs in both Tests and ODIs in the same calendar year. In the Test format, he scored 1249 runs at an average of 78.06 which included 5 centuries and 4 half-centuries. Whereas, in the ODI format, he made 1058 runs at an average of 75.57 with the help of 5 centuries and 4 half-centuries

The Triple Centurion:

On 19th July 2012, Amla became the first South African to score a Test match triple century when he plundered an unbeaten 311 against England at The Oval.

Test Shipper:

He was appointed as South Africa’s Test skipper in June 2014, and He leadership wasn’t as good as his batting and he struggle to fulfill the role and eventually stepped down from the responsibility in January 2016.

A Run Machine:

Amla is the fastest batsman to reach 2000 (40 innings), 3000 (59 innings), 4000 (81 innings), 5000 (101 innings) and 6000 (123 innings) runs in ODIs.

The Record 4th Wicket Stand:

Hashim Amla and AB de Villers’ partnership of 308 runs against West Indies is the record 4th wicket partnership for South Africa in a test match, was played from 17–20 December 2014.

Ton after ton:

Fastest cricketer to reach 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd centuries in ODIs. 18. Synonym for Consistency: Amla has scored ODI centuries against all Test playing countries. He is apparently the only the fourth person to achieve this feat.

County Cricket:

Amla has also had four stints of county cricket in England. He made his county debut for Essex in 2009. He then moved to three different county’s – Nottinghamshire in 2010, Surrey in 2013 and Derbyshire in 2015.

The Dean Jones controversy:

In 2013, during a Test match against Sri Lanka in Colombo, former Australia batsman and commentator Dean Jones called Hashim Amla a ‘terrorist’. Jones said, “the terrorist has got another wicket” when Amla took the catch that dismissed Kumar Sangakkara. This created a big controversy. Later on, Dean Jones apologized for the meaningless comment but that did not stop the broadcasters from sacking him from the job.

Personal life:

Hashim Amla is married to Sumaiyah Amla. He is blessed with two kids, a son and a daughter.

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