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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He was suspended for six months after that, but still respects the late South African skipper. Zebra Press Random House Struik.

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I think playing rugby had a lot to do with my scholarship, as school rugby was, and remains, a big deal at Bishops. For years he would cut sixes over point as casually as if he were twisting the cap off a bottle of beer. Gibbs is candid about his public and private life but as a cricketer he achieved little to make it a great sports auto biography. Of all the openers, Adam Gilchrist and Gibbs have been the most explosive pair.

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South Africa squad — Cricket World Cup. I liked his brutal honesty, accepting responsibility for his actions and showing the good and bad sides to his life.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. New Zealand v South Africa”. The writing wasn’t brilliant. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Newlands Cricket GroundCape Town. He also played a crucial role in the finals by scoring an unbeaten 53 48 balls in the final when Adam Gilchrist went out for a duck.


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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. JavaScript scheint in Ihrem Browser deaktiviert zu sein. He repeatedly refused to tour India fearing arrest and refused to even gibhs to Indian Police over the matter. The book is boring. He has taken money to be dismissed for less than It is doubtful whether Gibbs knows anything about subtlety, including how to spell it.

Fortunately I managed to survive the Northern Transvaal pace bowler’s onslaught on 26 December at Newlands, but the moment was indicative of how out of depth I felt playing cricket at that level. Waugh did state, however, that teammate Shane Warne had noticed that Gibbs had developed a habit of throwing the ball in the air prematurely after taking catches and instructed his colleagues not to leave the crease too autobiogrphy if they happened to be caught by Gibbs, just in case the situation that happened to Waugh should actually occur.

ICC hearing is a farce, says angry Qadir. Archived from the original on 22 November South Africa won by 80 runs. He came back into the side in the middle order but continued to struggle for runs.

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I was angry at the players like Gibbs who heeschelle brought shame to the nation. Gibbs then signed for Yorkshire Carnegie for the Friends Provident t20 tournament, where he was their overseas player, scoring from 53 balls against Northamptonshire to achieve his first century in English T20 cricket.


Various items of clothing were removed in an eyebrow-raising kind of way, and one thing invariably led to another.

Alcohol is abused so wantonly that readers might feel sorry for the demon drink itself. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

I reckon I was about 10 when I first began to get an idea that I was pretty good at the game. He wasn’t making things up to get books sold, he was telling the truth. The book seems pretty honest. Krishnakant rated it liked it Nov 23, It meant greater financial security for his family. His innings took balls while autobiograhpy second double century, against Pakistan came off just balls.

He had a tough time filling Hansie’s shoes and gluing the team together. A must read for a cricket believer. It is truly a no holds barred autobiography. Amazon Advertising Herschel,e, attract, and engage customers. He scored runs in 7 matches with an average of Instead, as I squinted through the gap between the visor and metal guard of my helmet, I could see my killer thundering towards me. Football was my favourite sport and the one at which I reckoned Sutobiography was most talented.

But the Proteas never had that same togetherness under Polly Pollock.