South African Cricketer, Hashim Amla retires from all forms of cricket at the international level. The Mighty Hash was seen struggling in recently concluded World Cup 2019 and with age not being on his side any more it was just a matter of time for taking a decision on his illustrious career for South African Cricket.
During his 15-year illustrious career, Hashim Amla amassed 18,672 runs with 55 Centuries and 88 Half Centuries in just 349 International Matches. He was the only South African Cricketer in the history of South African Cricket to score a Triple Hundred in a Test match. He was better known as “Record Breaker” especially records of Virat Kohli in double-quick time. He is the quickest batsman in the world to reach 2K, 3K, 4K, 5K, 6K and 7K international ODI runs.
Hashim Amla started his international career at Eden Gardens during the tour of India in 2004-05. Before that, he was given the responsibility of being Captain of his state side Nashua Dolphins and everyone was very impressed with his cool nature and batting capabilities. And it was the start of a career of Cricketing Legend from there on he became an important part of batting of South African Team.
Just like Sir Rahul Dravid, Amla was also considered as a Test Match specialist and many cricket pundits claimed and believed that he can not be considered as an ODI player for his country. But when he got a chance into the South African team he grabbed the opportunity with both hands and from there was no looking back. He had an eventful journey during his ODI career where he broke many World Records and averaged above 50. But during the fag end of his career, it dropped a bit due to lack of form with ageing.
Now with Hashim Amla retired with immediate effect from International Cricket he will be still available for Domestic Cricket and Domestic T-20 leagues around the world.
Hashim Amla Retirement Brought an End to a Magnificient Career of a Legend