Herschelle Herman Gibbs is a South African cricketer, more precisely known as a batsman. Herschelle Gibbs was born on 23 February 1974 and he is an experienced South African cricketer. At retrograde point, he was measured by some to be the next Jonty Rhodes in his capability to hit the stumps, through a report set by Cricinfo in late 2005 presenting that since the Cricket World Cup of 1999, he had achieved the eighth maximum number of run-outs in ODI match of any fieldsman. Herschelle Gibbs is supposed to infrequently practice in the nets prior to a match an it is also supposed that he like to play on nature in this case.
Herschelle Gibbs became the leading player to score six sixes in single over in ODI cricket, which was happened against the Netherlands in the Cricket World Cup of 2007. Herschelle Gibbs has made high score of two double centuries in his Test career, both conflicting innings. His first inning was an innings of 211 that remained not out against New Zealand team at Jade Stadium in year 1999. His particular innings acquired 468 balls while his second double century, with score 228 against Pakistan team came off only 240 balls.
In that particular innings in Newlands, he attained a national record partnership of 368 score with player-Greame Smith. After that, he has placed on an additional two 300-run opening stands together with his captain, creating them the only pair in Test account to exceed 300 on three situations. He even holds the record of South African second wicket, making a partnership of 315* with renowned cricketer-Jacques Kallis.
Herschelle Gibbs is one of the only four batsmen prevailing in ODI account to make score of hundreds in three successive innings, the other cricketers being Saeed Anwar (Pakistan), Zaheer Abbas and and Quinton de Kock (South Africa).
In the matches played in 2011/12 season the Perth Scorchers contracted Gibbs for their matches in the Australian Big Bash League to be organized. In this matches, Gibbs did a fantastuc job for the team in a manner that they team reached to the final
Gibbs became the third highest run scorer with score of 302 runs in 7 matches having an average of 43.14. His noticeable batting assisted the Scorchers to contribute in the Champions League T20 which was arranged in South Africa in year 2012.
In year 2007 he got married to Tenielle Povey in St Kitts, but divorced soon next.
Herschelle Gibbs got school education at St Joseph’s Marist College and then studied at Diocesan College located in Rondebosch. Gibbs was a talented sportsman right from his early age at school presenting in SA Schools teams for cricket, rugby, and soccer.
Herschelle Gibbs Net Worth
The estimated total net worth of Herschelle Gibbs is around $12 million US dollars in year 2017. The stated net worth of Herschelle Gibbs highlights his earning from Test and ODI matches as a representative of his team, his business deals, etc.
Herschelle Gibbs owns several high priced cars including Audi 8. Gibbs owns a luxurious house in South Africa in nearby area to his birth town.
Herschelle Gibbs was the fifth international franchise cricketer contracted to the Caribbean Premier League and the principal South African cricketer to be entitled to the new Twenty20 game.
Gibbs later contracted for Yorkshire Carnegie for the 2010 Friends Provident T20 game, where he remained as a foreign player, making score of 101 out of 53 balls against Northamptonshire to attain his first century in T20 cricket matches.
In the 2012 form of the IPL, Gibbs was contracted by the Mumbai Indians team with a stated fee of $50,000. Gibbs’ highest score is 69* (56) against Chennai Super Kings an in year 2012 he made score of 66* (46) for the Mumbai Indians team.
Recently a report was out stating that South African cricketers have continuously been recognized for their fielding, brilliant play. And in this discussion, fielders like Herschelle Gibbs were highlighted along with few others like AB de Villiers, Jonty Rhodes, etc.
Herschelle Gibbs is recognized for his capabilities to hit more sixes and his fielding talents. Till date, Gibbs had made efforts to reach his team to the finals and even to victory.