Updated: Tuesday, 03 June 2014 19:20 | By Agence France-Presse

Amla named new South African Test captain

South African star batsman Hashim Amla was named the country's Test cricket captain on Tuesday, replacing retiring Graeme Smith who led the side for a decade. 


Amla named new South African Test captain

South Africa cricketer Hashim Amla plays a shot during the ICC World Twenty20 tournament's warm up match between Pakistan and South Africa at the Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah, on the outskirts of Dhaka on March 19, 2014 - by Munir Uz Zaman

Amla, 31, who made his test debut against India in Kolkata 10 years ago, said he was "glad and humbled" by the appointment.

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