Ahmed Amla

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Ahmed Amla
Personal information
Full name Ahmed Mahomed Amla
Born (1979-09-15) 15 September 1979 (age 35)
Durban, Natal Province, South Africa
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Role Batsman
Relations Hashim Amla (brother)
International information
National side
Domestic team information
Years Team
1999–2013 KwaZulu Natal Dolphins
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 128 127 53
Runs scored 6,587 3,147 801
Batting average 34.30 31.15 22.25
100s/50s 10/33 12/24 -/1
Top score 164* 107* 52*
Balls bowled 849 204 162
Wickets 8 6 8
Bowling average 68.50 36.66 33.75
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match n/a 0
Best bowling 2/53 1/8 2/30
Catches/stumpings 67/– 37/– 14/–
Source: Cricinfo, 13 December 2013

Ahmed Mahomed Amla (born 15 September 1979, in Durban, Natal) is a South African cricketer who played domestic cricket for the Dolphins. A right-handed batsman, he made his first-class debut as a teenager in 1997/98. His brother, Hashim Amla, plays Test and ODI cricket for South Africa.

On 18 April 2013 it was announced that Amla was retiring from all forms of cricket. He planned to focus on his studies towards a business degree and to pursue business interests.[1]

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  1. ^ Ahmed Amla retires from cricket, 18 April 2013 URL visited on 13 December 2013