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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We have sent you a verification email. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. New Zealand v South Africa”. Retrieved from ” https: He doesn’t seem to have learnt much from the tribulations that have befallen him over the years.

I played for Western Province again the following year, in my final year at primary school. Up until that stage, cricket had come easy to me. Gibbs famously dropped a catch in a World Cup game against Australia inwhen he attempted to throw the ball up into the air in celebration before he had full control of it.

Extracts of the book were published by Johannesburg based The Sunday Times. He decides that the South African team is indeed divided by a clique of senior players. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Not as great as I thought it would be: It herscuelle the voice of a man who is on his way to being a geriatric delinquent.


Gibbs also wrote about how he came across a stripper during one of South Africa’s warm-up games on the Australia tour.

Then you can start reading Yerschelle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. In the end, Graeme was simply too powerful,” he writes. It was claimed at the time that, immediately after the dropped catch, Waugh had “sledged” Gibbs with the statement, “You’ve just dropped the World Cup”, but, in his autobiography Out of My Comfort ZoneWaugh denies this.

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The story of Sport in the new South Africa. Gibbs is an interesting guy with a lot of stories to tell but the presentation of these stories leaves a lot to be desired.

South Africa was set the target of for victory, and Gibbs fell just three runs short, finishing unbeaten on Kensington OvalBridgetown. November 5, Sold by: Gibbs and some of his teammates noticed a “pretty girl” and asked her to join them that evening.

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

It was well written and very informative. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Raeesah Vawda rated it it was ok Oct 06, Aautobiography 24, Vineet rated it it was ok. This page was last edited on 7 Decemberat Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I was already playing provincial football at that age.


But the Proteas never had that same togetherness under Polly. It’s an entertaining journey of one of the most entertaining cricketers.

To The Point: The No Holds Barred Autobiography

Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by marking them offensive. After being dropped from the side Gibbs stated that he wanted to perform well in the domestic cup and that he was feeling well about it. Apr 17, Damien Field rated it it was amazing. He never socialised with the boys too much. I think that’s enough skandaal scandal for one book. This was actually a decent book.


Luckily this book wasn’t released widely fibbs India, or el This was truly to the point and more controversial than Shoaib Akhtar’s Controversially Yours.

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