• Hashim’s ODIs in numbers

    As Hashim Amla approaches 100 ODI matches – the milestone will come on Sunday – SA Cricket magazine looks at the numbers that count in getting there.

    Amla’s ODI career

    2  the only ducks he has thus far
    7 the number of times he has been not out during an innings
    16 the number of ODI 100s he has scored
    17 the most number of matches played against one team, Pakistan
    25 the number of ODI 50s he has scored
    54.43 his impressive batting average which he holds as the second best batting average record of all time
    the number of games he has played for South Africa
    150 his highest ODI score which he reached was against England at the Rose Bowl, Southampton in 2012. The Proteas were the victorious side and the series was drawn 2-2
    2008 the year of his debut played against Bangladesh in Chittagong and he scored nine not out. The Proteas won that match by nine wickets
    4 790 the number of runs he has scored in all ODI matches he played from his debut in 2008-present

    Amla’s ODI career against Australia

    1 the only duck he has against Australia
    4 the number of 50s he has scored against Australia
    12 the number of matches he has played against Australia. Five of those played in Australia, four in South Africa and three at a neutral venue (which was Zimbabwe)
    34.00 his batting average against Australia
    97 his highest score against Australia at the WACA Stadium, Perth in 2009
    374 the number of runs he has scored against Australia

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