Pakistan cricket has been dealt another blow after former Test players Herschelle Gibbs of South Africa and Jacob Oram or New Zealand declined an invitation to play in a T20 tournament in Karachi in the wake of terrorist attack at the Karachi airport yesterday night.
The cricket bat with which Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius had used to break down the toilet door the night he shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, reportedly has the signature of South African legend Herschelle Gibbs displayed on it.
Indians should get out of the mental block of their past failure against short-pitched deliveries by being positive in their approach if they have to tackle the South African pace battery in the Test series beginning in Johannesburg on December 18, feels former Protea batsman Herschelle Gibbs.
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is hopeful his squad will learn from their defeat against South Africa in the just-concluded One-day Series in time for the first of two Test matches at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on December 18.
A Delhi court Tuesday took cognizance of cheating and conspiracy offences mentioned in a charge sheet filed in a 13-year-old cricket match fixing case, involving late South African captain Hansie Cronje.
Keeping cool in stressful times is a hallmark of a good sportsperson and Yuvraj Singh learnt it the hard way from none other than Sachin Tendulkar, who scolded the left-hander after he abused his cricket equipment following a poor performance.
Former South Africa pacer Henry Williams has revealed that he and Herschelle Gibbs gave false testimonies to the Kings Commission against Hansie Cronje in the match-fixing saga over a decade ago, to make a stronger case against the late Proteas captain.
Former South African star Herschelle Gibbs has said the mental frailties that led to his country being labeled the chokers of world cricket will not stop them from comfortably defeating Australia in next month’s Test series and retaining the No.1 world ranking.