Hashim Amla Wiki/ Biography
Hashim Amla is known for his outstanding performance in the cricket world and represents South Africa’s cricket team. He was born on March 31, 1983, and his birthplace is Durban, Natal. Hashim Amla age is 36 years. Africa’s cricket team honored to have Hashim Amla as their participant and one of the best or enthusiastic team member. He has served Africa with his memorable and remarkable performance and also remained captain of the team. He is also a right-handed batsman and sometimes even do off-break bowling. He was considered as the highest ranked or number 1 batsman in the ODI format followed by the ICC and in several other test matches. He has an Islamic upbringing, and his zodiac sign is Aries. Hashim Amla net worth in 2019 is $50 million.
Other basic facts
- Age (as in 2019): 36 years
- Hometown: Durban, South Africa
- Zodiac sign/ Sun sign: Aries
- Hair color: Black
- Eye Colour: Black
- Body Measurements: chest – 40 inches; Waist – 34 inches; Biceps – 13 inches
- Height: 175 cm or 5′ 9″ inches or 1.75 m
- Weight: almost 75 kgs or 165 lbs
- Nickname: Hash
- Jersey Number: 1
- International Debut: ODI debut – 9 March 2008 v Bangladesh; Test debut – 28 November 2004 v India; T20 debut – 13 January 2009 v Australia
- Net Worth(Approx): $50 million
- Salary: $2.5 million
Hashim nickname is Hashi. Hashim Amla completed his schooling from Durban High school. During his school time, he actively participated in sports passionately especially in cricket which he later one pursued as his professional career.
Hashim Amla born in Muslin family who migrated to South Africa from Gujrat, India. He belonged to a middle-class family, but he never let his situation to dictate his life. His father name is Mohammad H.Amla. He has two brothers. One of them is named as Ahmad Amla who was also a cricketer by profession. He also has a sister.
House, Car and bike collection
Hashim owns his own house in Durban, Natal province, South Africa. He has a Mustang car whose worth is ₹80 lakhs. While he also has Mercedes which is worthy of ₹60 lakhs.
Hashim Amla Professional Career & Achievements
Hashim Amla took off his career from Dolphins and performed well for the Dolphins. He showed an outstanding performance in his domestic matches due to which he was selected as a captain of the U-19 world cup which was held in 2002. In the following year, South Africa got 2nd position due to the excellent leadership skills of Hashim Amla. He stands out amongst those very dedicated to their career, and, and he became captain of the Dolphin team at the age of 21. He set the standards for Dolphins and made 4 centuries in his eight innings. After completing his education from Durban high school, he made a debut to make his team. In 2003, after getting much experience from Dolphins, he decided to go to Cape Cobras. At this stage, his international career started, and he impressed the people of South Africa by his performance, dedication, and overall energy.
He was being selected at the age of 21 for the winter tour of Kolkata in India due to his remarkable performance. At starting he faced many troubles and decided to quit his cricket profession. He wanted to be out of South Africa’s team, and this duration was longer to 2 years. Many questions or argument were made on his skill set, techniques, and mode of playing and many more. He took a break from his career and again urge into the cricket industry with the same passion and zeal that once he had during his Dolphin performances. He saved his country in a test match which was played against New Zealand in 2006. People were astonished about his performance when he played during his tour to India, and he dismissed only once in 3 innings. People were shocked at his action and accepted him as a tough player who can play in difficult and pressurizing zones.
2006 had remained a golden period for Hashim Amla. He made 57.10 on average in only 19 test matches. From that day he has been bringing improvements in his talent and now not a single day passes without getting excellence from his team or coach. He kept consistency in his career.
In 2012, Hashim made century consecutively not once, nor twice but three times by scoring 311. He is the first player of South Africa who made a triple century. In 2013, his performance wasn’t according to the record that he made in his previous years, but soon he made a century against Australia while playing a second test match on Port Elizabeth. South Africa reached the semi-final because of Amla’s performance in T20 World cup 2014. Hashim recorded 185 runs in five innings in the T20 world cup.
Once he made centuries in one of the matches against Sri Lanka. He remained on scoring hundred again and again till the end of 2014. He is known as the highest run-gather of the South Africa team in different test matches, or ODIs. While in December he broke the record if his previous inning when he made a double century against West Indies.
His name is considered for making the 5,000 ODI runs, and he made such a hectic and excellent record in just 101 matches. Virat Kohli‘s is known for his score in 114 innings, but he is the person who broke Virat’s Kholi’s record.
In short, Hashim Amla was enthusiastic and passionate from the day one of his, and he made his place in young talent by showing his skills and expertise. He is such a humble person who remains away from limelight and such a shy and friendly person.
Hashim Amla Net worth & Salary
Hashim Amla net worth is about $50 million. While his annual salary is $2.5 million. He is a doing well in cricket world due to which his pay has reached this level. Moreover, he also earned from some other resources like award shows and endorsement, etc.
Hashim Amla Wife
Hashim Amla married to Summayah Amla. He has two sons. One of them was born in 2012 and second in 2013.
Some Interesting and Unknown facts about Hashim Amla
- Hashim Amla’s hobby is listening to music.
- His favorite actor is Bruce Lee.
- His favorite cuisines mostly include dishes centered around the chicken.
- He is also known as bearded batting Maestro due to his outclass performance as a batman.
- He is a disciplined man and paid fine of $500 for not wearing the jersey on which alcohol company’s logo was designed.