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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At point, he was considered by some to be the next Jonty Rhodes in his ability to hit the stumps, with Ricky Ponting noting that Gibbs ggibbs better than Rhodes in that regard, [1] with a report prepared by Cricinfo in late showing that since the Cricket World Cuphe had effected the eighth highest number of run-outs in ODI cricket of any fieldsman, with the tenth highest success rate.

Gibbs recalled his encounter with a girl on her way to a matric dance — a formal dance for high school students. Jun 16, Barend rated it really liked it Shelves: Let’s work together to keep the conversation civil.

South Africa won by 1 wicket. He was a young man confronted with more money than he had seen in his life and a celebrity lifestyle, the chance to raise his family financially, the chance to live the dream-but with no sense of how to cope with all the attention and the massive changes to his life. A stint in rehab for alcohol abuse and a messy divorce would be more than enough controversy for most professional athletes, but, with me, that wasn’t the half of it.

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Some interesting takes on The Proteas and other cricketers though. No trivia or quizzes yet. I attended St Joseph’s College in Rondebosch, Cape Town, and every time a pupil took six wickets or made runs, they used to have gihbs little ceremony at assembly on a Monday morning and award you a wooden plaque with a ball mounted on top. Gibbs, who just last week confessed that he would have to work very hard to return to the national squad, could also incur the ire of fellow players after writing in his book that the Proteas are dominated by a clique of older players.


He tearfully claimed to the King Commission of inquiry into corruption in South African cricket that he did not follow through autoobiography his side of the bargain, scoring 74 runs. I thoroughly enjoyed this book.

As a result, he was banned for only six months. Gibbs really didn’t take any prisoners in this book L. But the controversies were surrounded around Gibbs and there was no blames, all confessions and his story.

To the point, by Herschelle Gibbs and Steve Smith

Would recommend to all genuine sports fans. May 08, Marcel rated it did not like it. But the honesty with which he tackles some of South African cricket’s biggest issues is to be applauded.

Sudharsan rated it liked it Oct 28, Arrived in a timely fashion. Raeesah Vawda rated it it was ok Oct 06, Not Enabled Word Wise: I was already playing provincial football at that age. I played for Western Province again the following year, in my final year at primary school. The comments were said to have been directed at the members of the crowd after teammate Paul Harris had been abused by them whilst fielding. I sympathised with Shaun Pollock — he had a tough time filling Hansie’s shoes and gluing the team back together.

I think that this book was amazing. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Nice and easy to read and full of autoiography. A horrendous waste of paper. It was interesting to read what happens behind the scenes, what he and his pals got up to and of course, the hansie Cronje match-fixing scandal!


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Gail rated it it givbs amazing Dec 30, His bristly lips slither around his teeth, which are gnashed into a foreboding grin. If you enjoy the game of cricket this book is a must read.

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Herschelle Gibbs, who underwent rehab for alcohol abuse last year, outside the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court in after he was charged with drink driving.

In that innings in Newlands, he reached a national record partnership of with Graeme Smith. And now this, To heschelle Point: The book is boring. But the big deal for me back then was neither cricket nor rugby. By bringing up his hundred off just 79 balls, he also brought up what was at auttobiography time the fastest ever ODI century against Australia.

I believe we do need different flavours, which all add to the taste. He doesn’t seem to have learnt much from the tribulations that have befallen him over the years.

To The Point: The No Holds Barred Autobiography by Herschelle Gibbs

One person found this helpful. A good Herschell uatobiography a rather honest account of what SA scrucket is about! Retrieved from ” https: But I didn’t just excel at cricket; I was making a name for myself as a rugby player too.

Opening gambit – Wishful thinking, poor returns It is truly a no holds barred autobiography.