Twitter reacts to Hashim Amla’s 100 Test

2017-01-12 09:50
Hashim Amla (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Hashim Amla became the eighth South African to play 100 Tests as the Proteas take on Sri Lanka in the third and final Test at the Wanderers on Thursday.

Prior to the Proteas stepping out to bat, Amla was presented with a Proteas shirt and hat to mark his 100th Test.

Amla joins Jacques Kallis, Mark Boucher, Graeme Smith, Shaun Pollock, AB de Villiers, Gary Kirsten and Makhaya Ntini in the '100 club'.

Amla, who made his Proteas Test debut in 2004 against India, has an average of 49.45 with 25 centuries and 31 fifties in 99 Tests.

Leading up to Amla's 100th Test, tributes have been pouring in with the likes of Australian skipper Steve Smith, former Australian captain Michael Clarke, former England batsman Kevin Pietersen and All Blacks star Sonny Bill Williams.

On day one of the third Test at the Wanderers, it was no different, as Twitter exploded with well wishes and congratulatory messages for the 'Mighty Hash':

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