South African batsman Hashim Amla has announced his retirement from international cricket.
He will no longer play in all three cricket formats for South Africa. Hashim Amla, 36, who made his international debut from a Test match played at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on November 28, 2014, against India, served South African cricket for 15 years. During this time, he scored 9282 runs at an average of 46.64 while being knockout 16 times in 215 innings of 124 Test matches for his country. The names of Amla in the Test are 28 centuries and 41 half-centuries. During this time, his highest score was 311 not out.
Hashim Amla represented the South African cricket team in 181 ODIs. During this time, he scored 9178 runs with an average of 49.46. Amla scored 27 centuries and 39 fifties in ODIs.
Hashim Amla’s highest score in international ODI cricket was 159. He also scored 1277 runs in 44 T20 Internationals at an average of 33.60 for South Africa. He scored eight half-centuries in the international T20.
his highest score was 97 not out. Amla represented the Kings XI Punjab team in the IPL. Significantly, Hashim Amla also represented the South African team in the recently concluded ODI World Cup.