Former South African batsman Hashim Amla’s bat is currently spewing runs in county cricket. Amla is captaining Surrey in the County Championship. He scored 173 runs in the first innings against Surrey vs Gloucestershire.
Surrey scored 473 runs in the first innings
Surrey scored 473 runs in the first innings on the basis of Amla’s brilliant innings. The evergreen batsman Amla hit 16 fours in 347 balls in his marathon innings. Apart from this, opener Ricky Clarke 65, Ryan Patel 62 and Jamie Overton contributed 50
Amla has scored 577 runs in the current county season
Amla, who retired from international cricket in 2019, is at the top of Surrey’s highest run-scorer in the current county season. Right-handed batsman Amla has scored 577 runs so far. Ollie Pope is at number two in this list with 555 runs.
Scored a double century against Hampshire
The 38-year-old Proteas player had scored a double century against Hampshire. Amla had scored 215 runs. Amla retired hurt in that match. Surrey had defeated Hampshire by an innings and 289.
Has scored more than 18 thousand runs in first class cricket
Amla has so far scored 18213 runs in 245 first class matches with 53 centuries. He has scored more than 9 thousand runs in Tests while in ODIs he has more than 8 thousand runs to his name. Amla has scored 28 centuries in Tests and 27 in ODIs.