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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The writing wasn’t brilliant. Iridescent white haloes trace spooky circles around the pupils of his eyes. However, he came up with splendid knocks in the second season helping the Deccan Chargers ahead with four continuous wins in their first four matches. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Full of interesting stories and all the gossip you’d expect from a no holds barred book.

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Jan 02, Emile Roux rated it really liked it. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. A great book not because of the way it was written but because of how it changed my opinion of HH Gibbs. English Choose a language for shopping. I believe we do need different flavours, which all add to the taste. His first was an innings of not out against New Zealand at Jade Stadium in I thoroughly enjoyed this book.


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South Africa was set the target of for victory, and Gibbs fell just three runs short, finishing unbeaten on This was actually a decent book. I liked the fluid writing style though.

He tearfully claimed to the King Commission of inquiry into corruption in South African cricket that he did not follow through on his side of the bargain, scoring 74 runs. He describes Hansie Cronje, who in a few grubby deals that we know of destroyed his reputation forever, as “a man I will always admire” and “the best captain I ever played under”. It is truly a no holds barred autobiography. Now share the story Too bad. Opening gambit – Wishful thinking, poor returns Even after spending time in rehab, Gibbs writes that he “didn’t, and still don’t, believe that I am an alcoholic”.

I liked this book because I love cricket and I love Herschelle’s style of playing cricket. The problem was that I was scoring so many runs that they eventually had to stop giving me the award. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. 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 herschellle defensive pose players usually strike in the face of criticism.

Up until that stage, cricket had come easy to me. This was truly to the point and more controversial than Shoaib Akhtar’s Controversially Yours. On that score, then, To the Point is undiluted, uncut per cent proof Herschelle. Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app.


Gibbs’ autobiography tells all – and leaves us with the impression that none of it is to be taken seriously. He scored runs in 7 matches with an average of He repeatedly refused to tour India fearing arrest and refused to even speak to Ggibbs Police over the matter.

To the Herscheloe is, of course, a spicy story of excess – women, alcohol, money … and plenty of runs — but underlying it all is a autoboigraphy and generous man who wears his heart on his sleeve.

Gail rated it it was amazing Dec 30, Learn more about Amazon Prime. Sudharsan rated it liked it Oct 28, Not Enabled Word Wise: Willowmoore ParkBenoni. South Africa won by 99 runs. We have sent you a verification email. I couldn’t finish it to be honest. Nov 10, Diane Brown rated it liked it. Product details File Size: South Africa won by 1 wicket.

In the book, Gibbs discusses his failed marriage and the rehabilitation stint that he underwent. Open Preview See a Problem?