Hashim Amla ( Hashim Mahomed Amla) is playing for South Africa since 2004, he is undoubtedly one of the best players in world cricket who has class in his playing style. Today’s playing is rough but this man is showing how you play with standard cricketing shots. He plays many outstanding innings for South Africa, but here we are showing a review of his top 5 scores in ODI against top teams in world cricket.
Hashim Amla Top 5 Innings in ODI Against toughest teams of this sports —
5. 122(113) vs Pakistan, Johannesburg, 2013
3rd ODI, Pakistan tour of South Africa, Pakistan team won the toss and elect to bowl. And two early wickets shows the decision is right for Pakistan but in the mind of Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers has another plan. They make a solid partnership of 238 runs and plays superbly against spinners like Wahab R, M Hafeez, S Afridi. Amla plays a good innings of 122 runs in 113 balls and hits 9 fours and one six. With this partnership team made 343 runs in 50 overs. And in reply Shahid Afridi quick 88, but it’s not enough to chase the target and African team won the match by 34 runs.
4. 124(126) vs New Zealand, Centurion, 2015
1st ODI (D/N), New Zealand tour of South Africa, New Zealand won the toss and choose to bowl first. Centurion is one of the fastest wickets and New Zealand fast bowlers test the South African side but Hashim Amla stand from one side and face the attack. H Amla and R Rossouw make a partnership of 185 runs and over come from tough situation. Amla hits 13 fours and 3 huge sixes in his 124 runs innings. South Africa made 304 runs and won the match by 20 runs.
3. 150(124) vs England, Southampton, 2012
South Africa tour of England, 2nd ODI (D/N), South African team won the toss and opt to bat first. England batsman made pressure on South Africa openers but it take long time for a wicket. After that Hashim Amla make small small partnership with many batsman. Amla made this 150 runs very beautifully in just 124 balls. South African team made 287 runs. Set a target of 288 runs. But the England team all out on 207 runs. And that’s the end of the match African team won the match by 80 runs. This is one of the bestest innings of Hashim Amla.
2. 154(134) vs Sri Lanka, Centurion, 2012
5th ODI (D/N), Sri Lanka tour of South Africa, Sri Lanka won the toss and elect to bowl first but this decision was gone in the favour of home team and they start superbly well. Hashim Amla and Quinton de Kock(109) made a partnership of 187 runs in just 159 balls. Hashim Amla starts patiently as he starts every time when timing comes he changes his playing style and hits 15 fours and 5 massive sixes. South Africa made a big total of 384/6 in 50 overs. In reply srilankan team couldn’t cross 300 mark and lose the match by 88 runs. And Hashim Amla won man of the match award for outstanding innings.
1. 153*(142) vs West Indies, Johannesburg, 2015
2nd ODI, West Indies tour of South Africa, West Indies won the toss and choose to bowl first. And only thing in this match which gone for the Windies team the toss. This match was a nightmare for West Indies bowlers, because all top 3 batsman of South African team made a centuries. But this match is more rememberable for Ab de Villiers (149) fastest century in ODI in 31 balls,but the Openers made a platform for AB de to play explosive innings. Hashim Amla undoubtedly plays a great innings of 153 not out in 142 balls and he hits 14 cracking fours in his superb innings. South Africa made his highest team score 439/2, and won the match by 148 runs.