Johannesburg, Apr 11 (ANI): South African players Hashim Amla, Jacques Kallis and Dale Steyn, who were honoured as three of the prestigious Wisden Cricketer’s Almanack’s five ‘Cricketers of the Year’, have been congratulated by Cricket South Africa (CSA).
According to CSA Acting CEO Naasei Appiah, the recognition of the three star members of the Proteas Castle Lager Test squad is a wonderful way for the country to celebrate the 150th edition of this famous publication, Sport24 reports.
Appiah further said that the trio is clearly deserving of the recognition, adding that it is a proud moment for all South Africans.
Appiah also said that the year 2012 has been a phenomenal year for South Africa, adding that he hoped that the team will continue to be an inspiration to the country.
The other cricketers named in Wisden’s Five are West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels and South African-born England opening batsman Nicholas Compton, the report added. (ANI)