How India made Hashim Amla resign
It had more to do than losing matches.
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It all started in November, 2015, with the first Test in Mohali. Hashim Amla's wretched form refused to go away. Scores of 43, 0, 7, 1, 39, 3, 25; worse, a crushing 0-3 series defeat to India; would've been 0-4 if not for the Bangalore washout.
Amla's bad run in 2015 continued with twin failures against England in the first Test: 7 and 12. A new year brought with it new form but Amla had decided to put in his papers weeks before the actual date. He just couldn't beard it any longer.
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