1 Nov South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs has revealed the dark side of Proteas cricket in his autobiography, To The Point, providing graphic. 2 Nov Perennial bad boy of South African cricket Herschelle Gibbs faced a backlash on Tuesday following the launch of his controversial book, To the. 1 Nov 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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Alex Fryer – I’ve always thought Smith was an idiot. Views Read Edit View hsrschelle. Want to publish your media releases here? Herschelle Herman Gibbs born 23 February is a former South African cricketerwho played all formats of the game for fourteen years. And nothing does that better than sex, drugs and orgies.

Who send an SMS if it was that gubbs. Africa Simon Allison To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Autoboography Aprilhis sixteen One Day International innings since the March one-day series in Bangladesh having yielded just three fifties, even Stuart Hesshis most ardent media supporter, was moved to cast doubt over his future. 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.

Kevin – Ntini was named in the original squad, but was replaced on 23 April by Dawson. You pissed out all your money and cant hunt with the big dogs anymore, so now you have to resort to writing a book and ginbs all the inside secrets.

Not worth the paper it’s written on. In that innings in Newlands, he reached a national record partnership of with Graeme Smith.

Smith ‘hurt’ by Gibbs book

He has long been the subject of many conversations in the cricketing world for his antics on and off the field. Gama lobby guns for Maria Ramos. And now this, To the Point: You don’t want to stay in some cramped hotel room eating room service when there is a whole city out there full of fun Stop taking everything too seriously. However much excess might befall them and however much success they might achieve, their worlds are somehow small and sad.

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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 is 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.

I had followed the fortunes of the South African cricket team since they came back into international cricket and I was sickened by the match fixing linked to the team. Time for Smith to step aside with his arrogant attitude and allow someone else to take over the reigns for both the ODI and Test sides but his loss of power and ego will not allow it.

He’s taken it on the chin and moved on when he was called autoviography for having an excessive lifestyle or being caught up in a scandal. To ask other readers questions about To The Pointplease sign up.

Not everyone will always get on with everyone else. A good holiday read! May 08, Marcel rated it did not like it. Autobuography, widely regarded as one of the most gifted batsmen of his generation, has never been far from controversy during his career and has had a number of run-ins with authorities over the years.

He dumps the Proteas’ propensity to choke at the door of a conservative, tentative approach. In the book, Gibbs details exploits of drinking, orgies, drugs, and also describes a Proteas team controlled by a clique of senior players. Comments Rico – After a few drinks and a few words, she came upstairs with me to my room and hershelle me a little dance of another kind.


Alcohol is abused so wantonly that readers might feel sorry for the demon drink itself. There is always someone willing to speak out against the others because they have been treated unfairly, and thrown away like a 60 year old rag doll.

It is by having shared his shortfalls and vulnerabillities, that Hersh helps the rest of us be more honest with ourselves and know that we are NOT ALONE in our own everyday battles. But he does know how to be exciting, and he loves to entertain.

Surely Mr Smith, that is not for you to decide? Do You Like This Story? I finally understood that he wasn’t a bad guy. That’s not what I’ve heard. With just six runs needed for victory, he had the strike on 96, but Alok Kapali bowled a legside wide that went for four and made his task almost impossible.

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After the move he regained form and looked more comfortable batting herrschelle the older ball. South Africa won by 4 wickets. November 1, Herschelle Gibbs has made his share of mistakes. Sonja rated it liked it Jan 03, Young cricketers, particularly those who achieve beyond their years, sometimes grow into adults trapped in a web of adolescence.

It was just to easy for him to take it serious Its not uncommon in sport that some guys are so good naturally they don,t make it for the long hual or acheive full potential Henk – Harry – We are spending too much time watching this case of school yard politics.

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