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Is it time for Hashim Amla to retire?


International Vice-Captain
Since the 2015 World Cup he has averaged below 40 in both the longer formats. There might still be room for his experience with ABD moving on, but is the performance good enough for him to continue till the 2019 Cup?

Everyone welcome to contribute obviously, but I'd be specifically interested in how South Africans think of this as they are probably following him better than others.


Hall of Fame Member
The question is not whether Amla has declined, which he obviously has, but whether SA can actually replace him... and that answer is no, not right now. So he will probably play until the WC and then retire, and hopefully some of the young up and coming prospects do well during that time and stake a claim for the test team in particular.


Cricket Web: All-Time Legend
Nah let his average fall a bit more first so we don't have to deal with as many ****s trying to put him in ATG teams in the future