Hashim Amla

Five most influential Muslim sports stars

Sport – what is it? Today, that question has a very different answer to a hundred years ago. Sport in the 19th century was simply another form of entertainment, another thing to do on the weekend. Whether it be rugby, football or golf, sport was a pastime for both the[…]

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Muslims praise Amla

Tuesday’s decision by Cricket South Africa (CSA) to award Hashim Amla with the captaincy of the national cricket team has been hailed by members of the cricketing fraternity and Muslim community alike. Muslim cricket fans have reacted with excitement and pride, as Amla’s appointment marks the first time a Muslim[…]

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Amla gets captaincy nod

Hashim Amla will captain the Proteas Test team, Cricket SA announced at media conference in Sandton, Johannesburg, on Tuesday. CSA chose Amla, 31, as the best candidate to succeed Graeme Smith who, retired from international cricket in March. Amla captained the South African under-19 World Cup team in New Zealand[…]

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