So, the weight of 174 ODIs, nearly 8,000 runs, 27 hundreds, a batting average of 49.27 and a slew of records counted in favour of Hashim Amla’s selection ahead of Reeza Hendricks for the World Cup, writes GARY LEMKE.
Hashim Amla’s unbeaten 63 and Dean Elgar’s 50 helped the Proteas seal a six-wicket Boxing Day Test win against Pakistan in Centurion, writes KHALID MOHIDIN.
Proteas star spinner Imran Tahir is at the top of his game as the Proteas head into key series against Pakistan and Sri Lanka, at the same time gearing up for their greatest challenge: Mission Cricket World Cup 2019.
One of Durban’s favourite cricketing sons Hashim Amla is fit and raring to go following a long injury lay-off when the Durban Heat kick off their Mzansi Super League campaign against the Cape Town Blitz at Kingsmead on Sunday.
Hashim Amla speaks to East Coast Radio about his ambitions ahead of his debut as the marquee player for the Durban Heat in the Mzansi Super League.
Dean Elgar has been added to the Proteas’ ODI squad to take on Zimbabwe in place of the injured Hashim Amla.
Moving Hashim Amla to No 3 could solve the Proteas’ batting frailties, but would it be a ludicrous decision? Asks KHALID MOHIDIN.
Martin Guptill’s 73 was in vain as Jamaica Tallawahs beat Barbados Tridents by five wickets.
South Africa’s premier batsman Hashim Amla still has an appetite for runs which suggests he is nowhere near finished his job for the Proteas.
The South African top-order, led by Faf du Plessis’s 79, got in a good day’s batting as they ended on 338, a lead of 51 over a Sri Lanka XI in their warm-up match in Colombo.
Rilee Rossouw emerged triumphant from a head-to-head battle with Dean Elgar as both scored nineties in the One-Day Cup.
Rilee Rossouw picked up the baton from his fallen comrade Hashim Amla to save Hampshire from defeat against Somerset at Taunton in the County Championship.
Hashim Amla was 14 runs away from yet another hundred as he fought to keep Hampshire in the game against Somerset in the County Championship.
Hashim Amla’s determined ton was a labour in vain as Hampshire went down fighting to Nottinghamshire in the County Championship.
Hashim Amla continued to impress at Hampshire after his third fifty in as many matches, while Aiden Markram has yet to score.