Hashim Amla
Hashim Amla

Amla is a South African cricketer. In 2004, he became the first player of Indian descent in the South African national cricket team. As a devout Muslim, he has actively campaigned to remove all alcohol-promoting logos from merchandise and playing gear. He was named one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 2013. His bushy beard is instantly recognized the world over by cricket lovers.

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