Herschelle Herman Gibbs (born 23 February ) is a former South African cricketer, who “sledged” Gibbs with the statement, “You’ve just dropped the World Cup”, but, in his autobiography Out of My Comfort Zone, Waugh denies this . South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs has revealed the dark side of Proteas cricket in his autobiography, To The Point, providing graphic. The Proteas will welcome Herschelle Gibbs if he is willing to sit of the former opening batsman’s controversial autobiography, To the Point.

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But I didn’t just excel at cricket; I was making a name for myself as a rugby player too. His marriage to Tenielle Povey ended in after his drunken ways got him into trouble far too often. It’s a gift for my Kiwi bf haven’t giving herschells to him yet. I was only 16; I had my whole life ahead of me. Gibbs made his first-class debut at 16, and in some ways he isn’t a moment older.

Sex romps and drugs spiced Proteas cricket

autobiograhy South Africa’s chief selector, Haroon Lorgat said, “We had a meeting and agreed that a break and a fresh start next season will do him a world of good. He doesn’t regret “calling those particular Pakistani fans a bunch of animals” at Centurion in I couldn’t finish it to be honest.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. More importantly however, it was the fastest ever hundred by a South African batsman against any opposition, although the record would be broken later in the year by Mark Boucher. National Cricket Stadium, Tangier.


Jun 16, Barend rated it really liked it Shelves: Luckily this book wasn’t released widely in India, or el This was truly to the point and more controversial than Shoaib Akhtar’s Controversially Yours.

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Cricket sport autobiography Author: He was the fifth international franchise player signed to the Caribbean Premier League and the first South African player to be named to the new Twenty20 tournament.

Gibbs was a gifted sportsman at school featuring in SA Schools teams for rugby, cricket and soccer. On the conclusion of the 1st Test against Pakistan in January he had gone over 2 years without scoring a century. Some interesting takes on The Proteas and other cricketers though.

CricketArchive4 August Stories about sexual orgies, marijuana sessions and the dominance of a group of senior players in SA squad have been exposed in Gibbs’ autobiography. I believe we do need different flavours, which all add to the taste.

Jun 30, Justin Paul rated it did not like it Shelves: He also deals honestly with the match-fixing controversies … and their repercussions. But the big deal for me back then was neither cricket nor rugby. Lists with This Book. Gibbs really didn’t take any prisoners in this book L.

Herschelle Gibbs

South Africa won by 4 wickets. One of them wasn’t all that keen, though; she just lay on the bed. Herschelle Herman Gibbs born 23 February is a former Yibbs African cricketerwho played all formats of the game for fourteen years.


If you have something to hide or something that you don’t want people to know about, it would make sense that you would be angry when someone wrote about them. If you enjoy the game of cricket this book is a must read. Instead, as I squinted through the gap between the visor and metal guard of my helmet, I could see my killer thundering towards me. Not Enabled Word Wise: There is nothing to be read here that the cricket press hasn’t covered before, but to have it confirmed from within is a refreshing change from the overly defensive pose players usually strike in the face of criticism.

Mangaung OvalBloemfontein. In that innings in Newlands, he reached a national record partnership of with Graeme Smith.

A good Herschell did a rather honest autobiographhy of what SA scrucket is about! Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. South Africa was set the target of for victory, and Gibbs fell just three runs short, finishing unbeaten on Gibbs did a brilliant job for the team so much so that they made it to the final.