Wednesday, July 21, 2010

CSA Cricketer of the year - Hashim Amla

Hashim Amla was rewarded for a stint of excellent performances with the bat over the 12 months by claiming top honors at the 2010 South Africa Cricket Awards on Tuesday evening. Amla has been at this very best over the last year, scoring 923 runs which includes four centuries at a formidable average of 65.92 in 9 Tests played against World no. 1 Test team India, England, and West Indies. His blistering knocks earned him two of the most prestigious recognitions of the night - the 'South African cricketer of the year' and the 'South African Test cricketer of the year awards'.

In addition, Amla's consistency was recognized by his teammates and the wider public as he was voted the SA players' player and the CSA fans' cricketer of the year. He also won the "So Good!" award reserved for the best individual match performance his match-winning knock of 253* runs against India in Nagpur last year.

His companion, AB de Villiers, who scored four ODI centuries during the same period, including three in successive innings, was named the ODI cricketer of the year. Fast bowler Charl Langeveldt was awarded the 'international Pro20 award'. Ryan McLaren, who made his Test and ODI debuts during the ation period was picked up as the 'newcomer of the year' award.

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