Hashim Amla has of the greatest batsmen South Africa has produced. Serving his country for over a decade now, Amla has many international records in his basket starting from the fastest player to score 2000 to only South African player to hit a triple century in the tests.
Name: Hashim Amla
Test: vs India at Eden Gardens, Nov 28, 2004
ODI: vs Sri Lanka at St George’s Park, Feb 21, 2019
T20I: vs Sri Lanka at R.Premadasa Stadium, Aug 14, 2018
Career Turning Point: His excellent performance in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup in New Zealand in 2002. He was also the captain of South Africa under- 19 team.
Jersey Number: #1 (South Africa); #1 (IPL, Country Cricket)
Major Teams: South Africa, Cape Cobras, Derbyshire, Dolphins, Essex, KwaZulu- Natal, Kings XI Punjab
Marital Status: Married
Wife: Sumaiyah Amla
Marriage Date: 2011
Children: 2 Sons
South African National Honour, Silver (OIS), for excellent achievement. A South African honour awarded by the President of South Africa for achievements in arts, culture, literature, music, journalism, and sports
Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year
Cricketer of the Year at CSA awards
SA Africa Fans’ Player of The Year and many more.
Height (approx.): 5′ 9”
Weight (approx.): 75 Kg
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Net Worth: $50 million dollars
Date of Birth: 31 March 1983 Durban, Natal Province, South Africa
Age (as of May 2019):
Birth Place: Durban, South Africa
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Aries
Nationality: South Africa
School: Durban High School
Educational Qualifications: Graduation
Father: Mahomed H. Amla
Brother: Ahmed Amla
Coach/Mentor: Hylton Ackerman
Address: Durban, South Africa
Hobbies: Listening to Music
Cricketers: Jacques Kallis, AB de Villiers, Dale Steyn
Cricket Ground: The Oval
Artists: Bruce Lee
Style Quotient: N/A
Cars Collection: N/A
Hashim Amla was born into a South African Muslim Turk family which is long rooted in Gujarat, India. He is devout Muslim and has always refused to wear any jersey which has a logo of alcohol company. For this, he was even charged with $ 500 fine.
He devouts his all the income earned from ODI matches to charity.