Today in history: Hashim Amla is born

By Drum Digital
30 March 2015

Hashim Mahomed Amla is South African batsman.

Date: 31 March, 1983

  He is the first cricketer of Indian descent to reach the national squad. Amla began his professional cricket career with the KwaZulu-Natal Dolphins in 1999. He had his Test debut in 2004 and his One Day International (ODI) debut in 2008.

Amla is ranked number four in the world by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in both Test Cricket and ODIs. He is the younger brother of former cricket player Ahmed Amla.


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