Hashim Mohammad Amla OIS is a South African international cricketer who plays for South Africa in all three formats of the game. He also holds the record for being the fastest ever to 2000, 3000, 4000, 5000, 6000 and 7000 ODI runs. He also became the fastest cricketer to reach 10 ODI centuries. On 8 December 2013, Amla also became the fastest batsman to score 4,000 ODI runs, requiring 8 innings fewer than Richards. Amla is an occasional off break bowler and was South Africa's Test captain from June 2014 to January 2016.