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April 2, 2019
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Hashim Amla ( South African Cricketer) Wife, Records, Controversies, Age, Weight, Height and More

By Bisma Qamar

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
Nickname: Hash
Role: Batting

Cricket Career

International Debut:
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


  • 1st ever South African batsman to hit a triple century in a Test match. He hit 311 not out in 2012 while playing against England.
  • Record of the fastest 3000 runs in ODI history.
  • Hashim Amla along with his betting companion AB De Villiers holds a record for the highest 3rd wicket stand in ODI by any South African batting pair.
  • The record to make fastest 10 ODI and 15 ODI centuries (89- centuries), which is also 23 matches less than Virat Kohli who is on 2nd No.

  • Fastest cricketer in ODI to reach 2000 runs in just 40 innings, 3000 (59 innings), 4000 (81 innings), 5000 (101 innings) and 6000 (123 innings).
  • He made the highest partnership in Test along with AB De Villiers and also a 4th wicket partnership (308 runs) against West Indies by any South African Player.

Girlfriends, Spouse and Children

Marital Status: Married

Affairs/Girlfriends: N/A

Wife: Sumaiyah Amla

Marriage Date: 2011

Children: 2 Sons


Autobiography: N/A

Biopic: N/A

Awards and recognitions:

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.

Controversies: NA

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 9”

Weight (approx.): 75 Kg

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black


Net Worth: $50 million dollars

Source: YouTube

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 31 March 1983 Durban, Natal Province,  South Africa

Age (as of May 2019): age 36

Birth Place: Durban,  South Africa

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Aries

Nationality: South Africa

School: Durban High School

College: N/A

Educational Qualifications: Graduation

Signature: N/A

Source: Pinterest


Father: Mahomed H. Amla

Mother: N/A

Sister: N/A

Brother: Ahmed Amla

Coach/Mentor: Hylton Ackerman

Religion: Islam

Address: Durban,  South Africa

Preferences/ Favourite

Hobbies: Listening to Music

Cricketers: Jacques Kallis, AB de Villiers, Dale Steyn

Cricket Ground: The Oval

Athletes: NA

Food: Chicken

Artists: Bruce Lee

Films: N/A

Destinations: N/A

Tattoos: None

Smoking/Drinking: No

Style Quotient: N/A

Cars Collection: N/A

Lesser Known Facts

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.

Bisma Qamar