Herschelle Gibbs, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Herschelle Gibbs

cricketer

Date of Birth: 23-Feb-1974

Place of Birth: Green Point, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Profession: association football player, cricketer, rugby union player

Nationality: South Africa

Zodiac Sign: Pisces


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About Herschelle Gibbs

  • Herschelle Herman Gibbs (born 23 February 1974) is a South African former cricketer, who played all formats of the game for fourteen years.
  • A right-handed batsman, mostly opened the batting, Gibbs became the first player to hit six consecutive sixes in one over in One Day International (ODI) cricket, doing so against the Netherlands in the 2007 Cricket World Cup.
  • He was considered a talented defensive fielder, like his compatriot Jonty Rhodes, but former Australian captain Ricky Ponting noting that in his opinion Gibbs is better than Rhodes in his ability to hit the stumps, with a report prepared by Cricinfo in late 2005 showing that since the 1999 Cricket World Cup, he had effected the eighth highest number of run-outs in ODI cricket of any fieldsman, with the tenth highest success rate.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 also played for South Augusta B grade where he dropped the grand final on 3 March 2018.

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