South Africa batsman Hashim Amla announces retirement from all forms of cricket.
South Africa batsman Hashim Amla announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
Hashim Amla, one of South Africa’s greatest ever batsmen, announced his retirement from International cricket on Thursday.
“#BreakingNews@amlahash today called time on one of the great international careers of the modern era when he announced his retirement from all formats of international cricket. He will continue to be available for domestic cricket as well as the Mzansi Super League. #AmlaRetires,” CSA (Cricket South Africa) tweeted.
Hashim Amla made his International cricket debut in 2004 against India. Hashim Amla played International for 15 years. Hashim Amla played 349 matches in International cricket for South Africa and scored more than 18,000 runs. In Test cricket, Amla was the captain of South Africa from June 2014 to January 2016.
In Test cricket, Amla is the only batsman who scored a triple century for South Africa. In 2012, he scored 311 not out against England at The Oval, London. Hashim Amla. In ODI cricket, Amla’s record is very impressive.
In ODI cricket, Hashim Amla is the fastest batsman to reach 2000, 3000, 4000, 5000, 6000, and 7000 ODI runs. In 2015, Amla became the fastest cricketer to reach 27 Hundred in ODIs. He broke Virat Kohli’s record who scored 27 ODI hundreds in 169th inning and Amla took 167 innings. In World cricket, he is the fourth batsman who scored ODI centuries against all Test-playing nations.
Cricket fraternity poured in wishes for the Hashim Amla who announced his retirement from international cricket on Thursday.