HASHIM AMLA

  • Amla, Rossouw set up South Africa win against West Indies in final ODI Yesterday

    Hashim Amla and Rilee Rossouw both hit centuries for the second time in the series to set up a 131-run win for South Africa in the fifth and final ODI against the West Indies at SuperSport Park on Wednesday. South Africa's batsman Hashim Amla plays a shot during the 5th...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 5th ODI Yesterday

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Toss: West Indies won the toss, will bowl first South Africa Team HM Amla*, RR Rossouw, F du Plessis, Q de Kock, DA Miller, JP Duminy, F Behardien, WD Parnell, AM Phangiso, KJ Abbott, M de Lange West Indies Team DR Smith, CH Gayle,...
  • South Africa rest AB de Villiers for final West Indies ODI 2 days ago

    Hashim Amla returns to captain the Castle Lager Proteas for the fifth Momentum One-Day International (ODI) against the West Indies at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Wednesday. AB de Villiers has been rested for the match, while Quinton de Kock makes a return to the line-up after a speedy recovery...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 4th ODI 4 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Toss: West Indies have won the toss and have opted to bat first. Teams: South Africa Rilee Rossouw, Morne van Wyk(w), Faf du Plessis, AB de Villiers(c), Jean-Paul Duminy, David Miller, Farhaan Behardien, Wayne Parnell, Aaron Phangiso, Morne Morkel, Kyle Abbott West Indies Dwayne Smith,...
  • World Cup 2015: Top 10 batsmen who can set the stage ablaze 6 days ago

    In modern day cricket, ODIs have become a batsman's game. With scores over 300 being chased down easily and batsmen breaking records for fastest 50s and 100s and scoring double-centuries in ODIs, it looks like this World Cup may also follow the trend, though bowlers will surely disagree with that. As...
  • Tahir leads South Africa to ODI series win over West Indies January 21, 2015

    East London: Imran Tahir's four-wicket haul led South Africa to a nine-wicket victory over a hapless West Indies in their third one-day international on Wednesday and secured an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series. Legspinner Tahir returned figures of 4-28 as the West Indies was bowled out for 122, before...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 3rd ODI January 21, 2015

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Toss: West Indies won the toss and opted to bat first. Teams: South Africa: HM Amla, RR Rossouw, F du Plessis, AB de Villiers*, JP Duminy, DA Miller, F Behardien, VD Philander, DW Steyn, M Morkel, Imran Tahir West Indies: DR Smith,...
  • 2nd ODI: AB de Villiers scores fastest ton in ODIs as South Africa thrash WI January 18, 2015

    AB de Villiers struck the fastest century in one-day international history as South Africa crushed the West Indies by 148 runs in the second ODI at the Wanderers on Sunday. De Villiers reached three figures in just 31 balls on his way to 149 from 44 deliveries, which rocketed South Africa...
  • From Cinema to Cricket World Cup January 13, 2015

    The 2002/2003 season was my first full season of playing for South Africa. I was 21-year-old and living my dream. I was travelling around the country and to parts of the globe I had never previously seen or experienced. My whole world had just opened up and there was so...
  • Hashim Amla looks ahead to tougher challenges January 6, 2015

    Cape Town: South African captain Hashim Amla hit the winning runs on the fifth day of the third and final Test against the West Indies at Newlands on Tuesday, collected the International Cricket Council mace and a $500 000 cheque for the world champion Test team, then looked ahead to...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 3rd Test, Day 3 January 4, 2015

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 2 Round-up: Faf du Plessis and Hashim Amla hit half-centuries as South Africa threatened to cash in where the West Indies missed out on day two. While the West Indies could muster only 329 after winning the toss and...
  • 3rd Test: Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers put South Africa in control January 3, 2015

    Cape Town: Faf du Plessis and Hashim Amla hit half-centuries as South Africa threatened to cash in where the West Indies missed out on day two of the third and final Test at Newlands on Saturday. While the West Indies could muster only 329 after winning the toss and electing to...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 3rd Test, Day 2 January 3, 2015

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 1 Roundup: The West Indies were prone to devastating batting collapses in the first two Tests, but made a steady 276-6 after winning the toss and electing to bat first. The biggest disappointment for the tourists was their batsmen's...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 3rd Test, Day 1 January 2, 2015

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) TOSS: West Indies opt to bat against South Africa. Playing XIs: South Africa: Alviro Petersen, Dean Elgar, Faf du Plessis, Hashim Amla (capt), AB de Villiers (wk), Stiaan van Zyl, Temba Bavuma, Simon Harmer, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel West Indies: Kraigg...
  • 3rd Test: South Africa strong favourite against West Indies at happy hunting ground January 1, 2015

    Cape Town: That West Indies go into the final Test against South Africa with an opportunity to draw the three-match series is probably more than they could have hoped for after a crushing defeat in the first game in Pretoria. But as rain washed away any hope of a result in...
  • Hashim Amla, Denesh Ramdin happy after Test draw December 31, 2014

    Port Elizabeth: South Africa and the West Indies will travel to Cape Town for the third and final Test after rain and a wet outfield cut more than half the playing time from the second Test at St George's Park on Tuesday. No play was possible on the final day and...
  • 2nd Test: South Africa vs West Indies ends in a draw after final day washout December 30, 2014

    Port Elizabeth: South Africa's hopes of victory on day five of the second Test against West Indies were thwarted on Tuesday by heavy overnight rain and a wet outfield which prevented any play. The top-ranked Proteas had hoped to wrap up the West Indian first innings with the tourists on 275...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 2nd Test, Day 5 December 30, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 4: A spectacular collapse has raised the prospect of a nervous finale for a brittle West Indies after they finished on 275 for nine on day four of the second Test against South Africa on Monday. Kraigg Brathwaite and Marlon...
  • West Indies face tough task in 2nd Test against South Africa December 25, 2014

    Port Elizabeth: The West Indies face a daunting task when they take on South Africa in the second Test at Port Elizabeth's St George's Park on Friday. The tourists were outplayed in the first Test at Centurion, where they were beaten by an innings and 220 runs, with the match ending...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 4 December 20, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: Vernon Philander took five wickets as South Africa closed in on victory having reduced West Indies to 76 for two in their follow-on innings. West Indies require 275 runs to make South Africa bat again and with the...
  • 1st Test: Philander shines as South Africa close in on victory against WI December 19, 2014

    Pretoria: Vernon Philander took five wickets as South Africa closed in on victory having reduced West Indies to 76 for two in their follow-on innings at the close of play on day three of the opening Test on Friday. West Indies require 275 runs to make South Africa bat again and...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 3 December 19, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Round-up: Hashim Amla hit his third Test double century and Stiaan van Zyl made a hundred on his debut before South Africa declared their first innings at 552 for five at SuperSport Park. Amla declared half an hour before...
  • 1st Test: South Africa declare at 552/5 as rain forces stumps on Day 2 December 18, 2014

    Hashim Amla hit his third Test double century and Stiaan van Zyl made a hundred on his debut before South Africa declared their first innings at 552 for five on the second day of the first Test against the West Indies at SuperSport Park on Thursday. Amla declared half an hour...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 2 December 18, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Round-up: AB de Villiers and Hashim Amla plundered centuries for South Africa as the West Indies made poor use of favorable bowling conditions on day one. After winning the toss and electing to bowl on the back of some...
  • Windies sweating on Kemar Roach's injury December 18, 2014

    Centurion: West Indies have been left sweating on the fitness of frontline fast bowler Kemar Roach after he pulled up with an ankle injury during the first day of the opening Test against South Africa. The 26-year-old sustained an injury to his right ankle while running into bowl his 16th over,...
  • 1st Test: Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers flatten West Indies on Day 1 December 18, 2014

    Centurion: AB de Villiers and Hashim Amla plundered centuries for South Africa as the West Indies made poor use of favorable bowling conditions on day one of the first cricket Test at Centurion on Wednesday. After winning the toss and electing to bowl on the back of some morning rain, the...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 1 December 17, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: West Indies opted to field against South Africa. Playing XIs: South Africa: Dean Elgar, Alviro Petersen, Faf du Plessis, Hashim Amla (capt), AB de Villiers, Stiaan van Zyl, Quinton de Kock (wk), Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Kyle Abbott West Indies:...
  • West Indies set for challenging South Africa tour December 9, 2014

    After more than a week of preparation, the West Indies start what is likely to be a challenging tour of South Africa with a three-day match against a South African Invitation XI in Benoni on Wednesday. It has been seven years since the West Indies last toured South Africa - and...
  • As it happened: Australia vs South Africa, 5th ODI November 23, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: South Africa opted to bat against Australia. Playing XIs: Australia: Aaron Finch, David Warner, Shane Watson, Steven Smith, George Bailey (capt), Glenn Maxwell, Matthew Wade (wk), James Faulkner, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc South Africa: Quinton de Kock (wk), Hashim Amla...