Hashim Amla Completes Signing Kolpak Deal

Hashim Amla Completes Signing Kolpak Deal

Hashim Amla Completes Signing Kolpak Deal

His record in international cricket can contribute to the team and its players

Former cricketer Hashim Amla signed a two-year Kolpak deal with Surrey. The 36-year-old retired from playing international cricket in August this year. His career spanned for 15 years playing for the South African Cricket Team.

Surrey’s director of cricket Alec Stewart said that his background will help Surrey and its players. 

‘His record speaks for itself and we know from his previous spells here that he will be an excellent resource for all of our players to learn from both on and off the field’, Stewart said.

‘With several of our players now in or around the international setup, the opportunity to bring Hashim back to Surrey was too good to ignore’, he added.

Amla amassed 18,672 runs and 55 centuries from international cricket matches. He has played for Surrey in 2013 and 2014. 

‘I was part of the Surrey team in 2013 and 2014 and thoroughly enjoyed myself during those stints, so to rekindle that relationship for a longer period is something that excites me. I'm really looking forward to working with Alec Stewart and the rest of his team’, Amla said.

Amla’s last ODI match was in June 2019 when he played against Sri Lanka. To know more about cricket formats, read the page on Betwala.
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