Hashim Amla (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More


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Real NameHashim Mahomed Amla
Nick NameHash
ProfessionSouth African Cricketer (Batsman)

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Physical Stats & More

Heightin centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Weightin Kilograms- 75 kg
in Pounds- 165 lbs
Body/ Figure Measurements– Chest: 40 Inches
– Waist: 34 inches
– Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack


Personal Life

Date Of Birth31 March 1983
Age34 Years
Birth PlaceDurban, Natal Province, South Africa
Zodiac SignAries
NationalitySouth African
Home TownDurban, Natal Province, South Africa
SchoolDurban High School, Durban
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
International DebutTest- 28 November 2004 vs India in Kolkata

ODI- 9 March 2008 vs Bangladesh in Chittagong

T20- 13 January 2009 vs Australia in Brisbane

FamilyFather- Mahomed H. Amla
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Ahmed Amla (Cricketer)ahmad amla
Sisters- N/A
AddressDurban, Natal Province, South Africa
Best FriendsShahid Afridi, AbdullahHashim-Amla-with-Afridi
HobbiesListening music
Likes & DislikesNot Known
ControversiesIn 2013, Australia commentator Dean Jones said that “the terrorist has got another wicket” when he took a catch during a Test match against Sri Lanka in Colombo. Though Dean Jones apologized after it, he was removed from the job.


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International DebutTest- 28 November 2004 vs India in Kolkata
ODI- 9 March 2008 vs Bangladesh in Chittagong
T20- 13 January 2009 vs Australia in Brisbane
Coach/MentorHylton Ackerman
Jersey Number#1(South Africa)
#1(IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State TeamSouth Africa, Cape Cobras, Derbyshire, Dolphins, Essex, KwaZulu-Natal, Kings XI Punjab
Nature on fieldCalm
Likes to play againstIndia and England
Favourite ShotCover drive
Records (main ones)• 1st ever South African to hit a Test match triple hundred (311 not out) against England in 2012.
• He holds the record to reach 3000 ODI runs at the quickest rate, even 12 innings less than Sir Vivian Richards.
• He and AB De Villers holds the record for the highest 3rd wicket stand in ODI cricket by any South African batting pair.
• He holds the record to reach 10 ODI centuries at the quickest rate, even 23 matches less than Virat Kohli. .
• He holds the record to be the quickest to get 15 ODI centuries (89 matches).
• He holds the ODI record as the fastest batsman to get 2000 (40 innings), 3000 (59 innings), 4000 (81 innings), 5000 (101 innings) and 6000 (123 innings). runs in ODIs.
• He and AB de Villers holds the record for the highest partnership in Tests and 4th wicket partnership as well (308 runs) by any South African batting pair, against West Indies in 2014.
• He and Faf du Plessis holds the record for the highest partnership by South Africa batting pair (247 runs) against Ireland in 2015.
Career Turning PointPerformance in the 2002 Under-19 Cricket World Cup in New Zealand.


Girls, Affairs and More

Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeSumaiyah AmlaHashim-Amla-with-his-family
ChildrenDaughter- N/A
Son- 1


Style Quotient

Cars CollectionHyundai


Favourite Things

Favourite CricketerBatsman: Jacques Kallis and AB de Villiers
Bowler: Dale Steyn
Favourite ActorBruce Lee
Favourite FoodChicken dishes


Some lesser known facts about Hashim Amla

  • Does Hashim Amla smoke?: No
  • Does Hashim Amla drink alcohol?: No
  • Amla is often called The Bearded Batting Maestro due to his achievements as a batsman.
  • He belongs to a Gujarati family background.
  • He is a disciplined follower of Islam and has refused to wear any jersey with alcohol company’s logo on it. Once he even paid $500 fine for not wearing it.
  • His ODI century scoring rate is better than Virat Kohli.  Till the end of 2014, he scored 16 centuries from 98 ODI’s.  Kohli has scored 20 in 144 ODI’s.
  • In 2010, he scored more than 1000 runs in both Tests and ODIs.
  • In 2013, he won the Wisden Cricketers of the Year Award.
  • After Ricky Ponting, he was the only batsman to be ranked #1 in both Test and ODI ICC rankings in 2013.
  • He occasionally bowls off-spin.
  • During the IPL9 in 2016,  he debut in IPL for Kings XI Punjab by replacing injured Shaun Marsh.
  • His elder brother, Ahmed is a professional cricketer in South African domestic cricket.
  • He is the 4th batsman ever to hit an ODI hundred against all Test playing countries.
  • Though, he became the South Africa’s Test captain in 2014, but it really affected his batting and in January 2016, he stepped down of his captaincy.Hashim amla



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