Cape The city – In what might end up to be his ultimate Check for the Proteas, Hashim Amla handed former nationwide skipper Graeme Smith to transport into 2nd position within the listing of all-time SA run scorers.
Amla, who will flip 36 on March 31, had a forgettable contemporary two-Check sequence in opposition to Sri Lanka, scoring 51 runs in 4 innings’ at a median of 12.75.
However the ones runs have been sufficient to look the right-hander transfer to 9 282 in his 124 Checks, forward of Smith who retired on 9 253 again in 2014.
Amla, who boasts the one triple century recorded via a South African (311* v England at The Oval in 2012) has 28 heaps on his CV along side 41 half-centuries, however has noticed his moderate slip to 46.64 lately.
Jacques Kallis, who hung up his spikes in 2013, stays means out in entrance with 13 206.
The following absolute best lively Proteas Check participant is present captain Faf du Plessis in 12th spot with 3 608.