10 interesting facts about Hashim Amla

10 interesting facts about Hashim Amla

  1. Hashim Amla is the first South African cricketer to score a triple century in Test cricket. He achieved this feat in 2012 against England, scoring 311 not out.
  2. Amla is also the first South African cricketer to score a century in all three formats of the game. He achieved this milestone in 2013, scoring centuries in Test, ODI, and T20I cricket.

    South Africa star cricketer Hashim Amla
    South Africa star cricketer Hashim Amla
  3. Amla is a devout Muslim and is known for his religious beliefs. He is known to perform his daily prayers and fasts during the month of Ramadan, even while on tour with the national team.Hashim Amla a Religious Person
  4. Amla is a vegetarian and follows a strict diet that does not include meat or fish. He is known to be a fitness enthusiast and is known for his strict training regimen.
  5. Amla is a fluent speaker of the South African Indian language, Hindi. He learned the language from his grandparents who were from India.
  6. Amla is a qualified Level 2 coach. He completed his coaching course in 2014 and is keen to take up coaching in the future.
  7. Amla has a degree in Sports Science and also holds a diploma in Financial Management. He also had a scholarship at the University of Kwazulu Natal, Durban.
  8. Amla is a philanthropist and has been involved in various charitable initiatives throughout his career. He has donated money to build cricket facilities in underprivileged communities in South Africa and has also worked with organizations that provide education and sports programs for children.
    Hashim Amla
    Hashim Amla
  9. Amla has also been involved in politics, he was appointed as the ambassador of the ruling party (African National Congress) in South Africa in 2019.
  10. Amla is also known for his elegant and unorthodox batting style, he is considered one of the most technically sound batsmen in the world. His style of batting is considered a perfect blend of traditional and modern techniques.

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