Hashim Amla, South Africa’s second-highest Take a look at run-scorer of all time, has retired at the age of 39.
Amla scored 9,282 runs – second solely to Jacques Kallis’ 13,206 – at a median of 46.64 in 124 Checks.
He amassed 18,672 in all codecs for the Proteas from 2004 to 2019, and no one has scored greater than his 27 one-day centuries for South Africa.
Amla’s 311 not out towards England at The Oval in 2012 stays the very best Take a look at the rating by a South African.
Amla averaged 49.46 in 181 one-day internationals and 33.60 in 44 T20 internationals and ends his first-class profession with 19,521 runs at a median of 48.55.
Former England captain Alec Stewart, who labored with Amla at Surrey, described him as “an excellent of the sport”.
He stated: “Everybody at Surrey County Cricket Membership can be unhappy to see Hashim retire, however, all of us applaud what has been an outstanding profession.
“Hashim is an unbelievable cricketer and a beautiful individual. He has been an unbelievably useful resource for the group to be taught from on and off the sphere.”