South Africa batsman Hashim Amla has registered many a memorable knock in both Tests and One-Day Internationals (ODI), and is destined to go down as one of the greatest batsmen his country has ever produced, should he continue to score runs at the pace that he is going about right now. One of Amla’s many such knocks occurred during the second game of South Africa’s three-ODI series against New Zealand at Mount Maunganui in October, 2014. Amla struck 15 boundaries during his knock of 119 off 135 balls, and helped guide the Proteas to 282 for 9 in 50 overs with assistance from Faf du Plessis (67 off 73 balls) among others. New Zealand were then bundled out for 210 to lose the game by 72 runs, as well as the series 0-2.

New Zealand are currently touring South Africa for two Twenty20 Internationals (T20I) and three One-Day Internationals (ODI), with the T20I leg of the tour coming to an end on Sunday with New Zealand’s 32-run win in the 2nd match to draw the series 1-1. Amla, one of the most experienced batsmen in the South African side, has had a mixed outing in the two games. While he anchored the chase for the Proteas in the first game, smashing 48 off 41 balls to guide his side to a comfortable six-wicket win. He fell to an ambitious cut that gave Colin Munro a simple catch at point to depart for 14 off 13 balls in the second game.  READ: New Zealand thump South Africa by 32 runs in 2nd T20I at Centurion

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