Hashim Amla (South Africa)completes 8,000 runs in Test match cricket Friday July 14,2017
Hashim Amla has become the fourth South African batsman to complete 8,000 runs in Test match cricket.
The right-hander took 178 innings to reach the landmark. Amla achieved the feat during his innings of 78 on Day 1 Friday July 14,2017 of the second Test match versus England in Nottingham.
Earlier, Jacques Kallis (13,206 runs), Graeme Smith (9,253) and AB de Villiers (8,074) have reached the milestone with respect to South African batsmen
Hasim Amla now has scored 8070 Runs in Tests in 105 Tests -178 Innings with 26 Centuries and 33 Fifties Hasim Amla became the fourth South Africa player to score 8000 Test runs, after Jacques Kallis, Graeme Smith and AB de Villiers. However, the 178 innings taken by Amla to get there is the most among his other three team-mates