Hashim Amla is a South African International cricketer. He has his roots in Gujarat, India but was born on March 31, 1983, in Durban. Along with his elder brother, Amla was passionate about cricket since his formative years.In 2011, he became the fastest cricketer to score 2000 runs in ODI cricket, a feat that still remains unsurpassed. The quiet batsman, who prefers to let his bat do the talking, was nominated for the prestigious South African of The Year Award in 2014.
Amla, a family man who is grounded to his roots, loves the beach and believes that if not a cricketer, he definitely would have become a surfer!