Five Lesser Known Facts about Hashim Amla
Although he was failed in his first series but he came back and took the world with a storm. Instead of sitting home and cursing himself he worked on his technique and made himself one of the finest batsmen in the world. He is undoubtedly the best wrist batsmen of this era. He has broken numerous records and won uncountable matches for his nation. We have some lesser known facts about him which might surprise you.
- Although South Africa has produced numerous good batsman, but still Hashim was the first one to score triple century. He became the first South African batsmen to score triple century when he scored 311 against England.
- He was born to a Gujarati – Indian family.
- His elder brother Ahmed Amla was also a professional cricketer, he also captained Dolphins.
- He captained South African Under-19 team in 2002 World Cup in which they were the runner-ups.
- Amla is the fastest batsmen to reach 2000, 3000, 4000, 5000 and 6000 runs in ODI Cricket.