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Herschelle Gibbs in action against The Netherlands in the 2007 ICC World Cup Group A match(Getty Images)

On this day: Before Yuvraj, it was Gibbs who did the unthinkable - WATCH

PUBLISHED ON MAR 16, 2021 02:31 PM IST
  • South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs became the first player to hit six sixes in an over in international cricket, when he tore apart Dutchman Daan Van Bunge during the 2007 ICC World Cup in the West Indies.
Yuvraj Singh, Kieron Pollard and Herschelle Gibbs, the three batsmen to smash six sixes in an over. (Getty/ICC)
Yuvraj Singh, Kieron Pollard and Herschelle Gibbs, the three batsmen to smash six sixes in an over. (Getty/ICC)

Yuvraj, Gibbs react after Pollard joins them in hitting six sixes in an over

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 01:38 PM IST
  • Pollard's exploits were lauded by the entire cricket fraternity, including the two people who know what the experience feels like, Gibbs and Yuvraj.
FIle image of Herschelle Gibbs(Getty Images)
FIle image of Herschelle Gibbs(Getty Images)

‘They kept me waiting for 3 weeks’: Controversy erupts over Herschelle Gibbs’ commentary gig

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2020 11:36 AM IST
Gibbs said that him being part of the Lanka Premier League’s commentary panel was ‘news to him,’ but the matter took a new turn when a post surfaced which showed the former SA batsman giving a ‘thumbs up’ to the development.
Herschelle Gibbs scored a century in that match.(Getty Images)
Herschelle Gibbs scored a century in that match.(Getty Images)

On this Day: Herschelle Gibbs and South Africa’s costliest dropped catch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Aditya Bhattacharya
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2020 01:33 PM IST
South Africa and Australia played a memorable match in the Super Six stage of the 1999 World Cup,where Herschelle Gibbs put down what would later get to be known as the costliest dropped catch in the history of South Africa cricket.
A file photo of Virat Kohli (L) and Sachin Tendulkar.(AP)
A file photo of Virat Kohli (L) and Sachin Tendulkar.(AP)

Herschelle Gibbs picks his all-time favourite Indian cricketer

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2020 04:06 PM IST
In a chat with his fans on Twitter, a user asked Herschelle Gibbs to name his ‘Indian Cricket Player of All time and Current Time’ and Gibbs was quick to choose Virat Kohli.
File image of Herschelle Gibbs(Getty Images)
File image of Herschelle Gibbs(Getty Images)

‘Called some rowdy Pakistan supporters animals’: Herschelle Gibbs recalls his 2007 ban

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2020 09:44 AM IST
Following this episode, the ICC had banned Gibbs for two Tests for making racists remarks during the first Test of the series at Centurion. Gibbs had then appealed against the ban but the ICC rejected it.

He used Alia Bhatt as a GIF, but cricketer Herschelle Gibbs has ‘no idea who the lady is’, she awards him a four

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2019 02:17 PM IST
Former cricket Herschelle Gibbs recently tweeted out a GIF of Alia Bhatt, without knowing who she is. Twitter took the opportunity to school him.
File image of Hashim Amla(AFP)
File image of Hashim Amla(AFP)

ICC World Cup 2019, South Africa vs Bangladesh: Hashim Amla on verge of breaking Virat Kohli’s long-standing ODI record

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2019 11:49 AM IST
Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis and Quinton de Kock have to take the lead with the bat if South Africa have to make a comeback.
File image of former South Africa cricketer Herschelle Gibbs(Getty Images)
File image of former South Africa cricketer Herschelle Gibbs(Getty Images)

IPL 2019: Herschelle Gibbs has an interesting proposal for Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2019 05:17 PM IST
Riding on the brilliance of Shimton Hetmyer and Gurkeerat Singh Mann, RCB beat SRH to end their season on a high in front of a packed house at the Chinnaswamy Stadium.
File image of Virat Kohli and Eoin Morgan.(Sportzpics)
File image of Virat Kohli and Eoin Morgan.(Sportzpics)

Herschelle Gibbs picks his top contenders for World Cup 2019

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2019 11:35 AM IST
Herschelle Gibbs said that the ICC World Cup is always wide open, but India and England are the standout contenders.
File picture of Jonty Rhodes(Getty Images)
File picture of Jonty Rhodes(Getty Images)

Jonty Rhodes picks top 5 fielders, names Suresh Raina as the best

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2019 11:26 AM IST
Former South African batsman Jonty Rhodes is considered arguably the best fielder to have played the game. He has also dabbled into coaching and knows the players up close and personal.
India's Rohit Sharma celebrates reaching his half-century during the second one-day international (ODI) cricket match between New Zealand and India in Tauranga on January 26, 2019(AFP)
India's Rohit Sharma celebrates reaching his half-century during the second one-day international (ODI) cricket match between New Zealand and India in Tauranga on January 26, 2019(AFP)

India vs New Zealand: Numbers reveal how an MS Dhoni masterstroke changed Rohit Sharma’s career

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2019 06:59 AM IST
After languishing in the middle order, Rohit Sharma was sent up the order by MS Dhoni to face the new ball and it has changed the fortunes of the right-hander, who has now established himself as the best opener in the format.
File image of India’s ODI captain Mithali Raj (left) and T20I captain Harmanpreet Kaur.(IDI via Getty Images)
File image of India’s ODI captain Mithali Raj (left) and T20I captain Harmanpreet Kaur.(IDI via Getty Images)

Kirsten, Gibbs, Powar to appear for India women’s coach interview on Thursday

Mumbai | By PTI
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2018 04:04 PM IST
The high-profile short-list will be interviewed by an ad-hoc panel comprising ex-India players Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy.
A panel headed by Kapil Dev will interview shortlisted candidates for the India women’s coach job.(PTI)
A panel headed by Kapil Dev will interview shortlisted candidates for the India women’s coach job.(PTI)

Manoj Prabhakar applies for India women’s coach job, Kapil Dev may take interview

New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2018 07:37 PM IST
The BCCI has advertised for the chief coach’s post and ManojPrabhakar has applied along with South African Herschelle Gibbs.
File image of Hazratullah Zazai.(ACB/Twitter)
File image of Hazratullah Zazai.(ACB/Twitter)

Afghanistan’s Hazratullah Zazai smashes six sixes in an over

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2018 12:03 PM IST
Opening the batting for Kabul Zwanan against Balkh Legends in the Afghanistan Premier League Twenty20 tournament, Zazai tore into left-arm spinner Abdullah Mazari in the fourth over of the innings to take 37 runs, including a wide delivery.
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