11 Sep 2013

Amla South African cricketer of 2013

7:40 am on 11 September 2013

Opening batsman Hashim Amla has joined an elite group to be voted South African Cricketer of the Year twice.

He also won the award three years ago and emulates all-rounder Jacques Kallis (2004, 2011) and retired fast bowler Makhaya Ntini (2005, 2006).

The right-hander was also named Test Cricketer of the Year and Fans' Cricketer of the Year and was honoured for his treble ton against England.

Batsman-cum-wicketkeeper AB de Villiers was named Players' Player of the Year and one-day international Cricketer of the Year.

Fast bowler Dale Steyn took the Twenty20 International Cricketer of the Year prize and fast-medium bowler Kyle Abbott was voted Newcomer of the Year.