On Thursday, it was announced in a press release that South African star batsman Hashim Amla has joined Peshawar Zalmi’s team in Pakistan Super League as a batting mentor.
The press release reads,
“Hashim Amla will take over as Peshawar Zalmi’s batting mentor in the Pakistan Super League Season Five.”
Peshawar Zalmi’s chairman Javed Afridi welcomed Hashim Amla and said that he was a legendary batsman and a big name in world cricket.
A vy wholehearted #PakhairRaghlay to the Legendary Player @amlahash ,in the #YellowStorm Brigade as a Batting Mentor.His Gracious Presence in the PSL5 festivity will not only adorn the Zalmi Dugout bt will also inspire & craft the crick skills of the emerging players in the squad pic.twitter.com/26LeCk0wFd— Javed Afridi (@JAfridi10) January 30, 2020
Peshawar Zalmi Head Coach and Director Cricket Mohammad Akram said he was happy on Amla’s association with Peshawar Zalmi. “His experience will help all the batsmen in the team,” he said.
Amla represented South Africa in 124 Tests, 181 ODIs and 44 Twenty20 matches.