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On this day: Herschelle Gibbs’ dropped catch costs South Africa the 1999 Cricket World Cup
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On this day: Herschelle Gibbs’ dropped catch costs South Africa the 1999 Cricket World Cup

A dropped catch by Herschelle Gibbs cost South Africa the game and eventually led Australia to a five-wicket win. It later also cost the Proteas the chance to get into the 1999 World Cup finals.

Javagal Srinath, Harbhajan Singh awarded MCC life membership
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Javagal Srinath, Harbhajan Singh awarded MCC life membership

Harbhajan and Srinath both enjoyed fine international careers. Harbhajan is India's third-highest wicket-taker in Tests, with 417 dismissals in 103 Tests and more than 700 plus international wickets across formats.

USA cricketer Jaskaran Malhotra smacks six sixes in over against Papua New Guinea
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USA cricketer Jaskaran Malhotra smacks six sixes in over against Papua New Guinea

The Indian-born Malhotra blasted an unbeaten 173 off 124 balls, featuring four fours and 16 sixes.

Herschelle Gibbs accuses BCCI of pressuring him to not play in Kashmir Premier League
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Herschelle Gibbs accuses BCCI of pressuring him to not play in Kashmir Premier League

According to Kashmir Premier League, four players from England and one each from South Africa and Sri Lanka have refused to play in the KPL after being pressured by the BCCI.

On this day: Herschelle Gibbs masterminds South Africa’s epic 438 chase against Australia at Bullring
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On this day: Herschelle Gibbs masterminds South Africa’s epic 438 chase against Australia at Bullring

Boucher hit the winning runs as South Africa won the exciting match with one ball remaining.

Kieron Pollard sends Twitter in frenzy after hitting six sixes in an over
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Kieron Pollard sends Twitter in frenzy after hitting six sixes in an over

As Pollard joined the exclusive group of batsmen hitting six sixes in an over with Herschelle Gibbs and Yuvraj Singh, Twitter went gaga over the feat.

On this day: Australia and South Africa play out thrilling World Cup tie to produce one of the greatest ODIs
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On this day: Australia and South Africa play out thrilling World Cup tie to produce one of the greatest ODIs

On this day, in 1999, Australia vs South Africa semi-final clash in 1999 Cricket World Cup finished in a heart-breaking tie for Proteas

On this day: Herschelle Gibbs drops Steve Waugh and subsequently 1999 World Cup
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On this day: Herschelle Gibbs drops Steve Waugh and subsequently 1999 World Cup

Herschelle Gibbs' name will easily feature among the best fielders who ever played the sport. But on 13 June, 1999, his one mistake in the field, cost his country not only a Super Six match against Australia but eventually the World Cup.

Former England captain Michael Vaughan names Test cricket's greatest Bald XI in Instagram post
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Former England captain Michael Vaughan names Test cricket's greatest Bald XI in Instagram post

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has created a list of XI bald-headed cricketers which he named Test cricket's greatest Bald XI.

Yorked with Herschelle Gibbs: Would former Proteas batsman exchange his historic 175 for Steve Waugh's catch in return?
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Yorked with Herschelle Gibbs: Would former Proteas batsman exchange his historic 175 for Steve Waugh's catch in return?

The free-spirited South African cricketer Herschelle Gibbs talks about his colourful career, philosophy of life that he applied in his playing days, the difference between Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers and more on Yorked.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Herschelle Gibbs to auction bat he used in South Africa's historic run-chase over Australia to raise funds
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Herschelle Gibbs to auction bat he used in South Africa's historic run-chase over Australia to raise funds

Former South Africa opener Herschelle Gibbs has decided to auction his bat, with which he scored a match-winning 175 in the world record ODI chase against Australia in 2006, to raise funds for the fight against COVID-19 in his country.

Yorked with Jonty Rhodes: Is Herschelle Gibbs the best fielder after you?
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Yorked with Jonty Rhodes: Is Herschelle Gibbs the best fielder after you?

Former South Africa batsman and arguably the greatest fielder of all time – Jonty Rhodes joined us for a quick round of questions

Coronavirus Outbreak: Classic matches to watch (or re-watch) during extended lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Classic matches to watch (or re-watch) during extended lockdown

With no live sport on the horizon due to the coronavirus pandemic, Firstpost writers share their choices of matches that they would love to revisit.

Herschelle Gibbs picks India and England as key World Cup contenders, rues South Africa's lack of an all-rounder
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Herschelle Gibbs picks India and England as key World Cup contenders, rues South Africa's lack of an all-rounder

Former South African opener Herschelle Gibbs named India and hosts England as the two strong contenders to win the upcoming ICC World Cup starting 30 May.

'Ineligible' Gary Kirsten to be interviewed for India women's team coach post; Herschelle Gibbs, Ramesh Powar among other applicants
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'Ineligible' Gary Kirsten to be interviewed for India women's team coach post; Herschelle Gibbs, Ramesh Powar among other applicants

The hunt for India's new women's cricket coach will take place on Thursday when short-listed candidates, including Gary Kirsten, Herschelle Gibbs and Ramesh Powar, appear for interviews before the BCCI selection panel.

Former South Africa star Herschelle Gibbs applies for India women's cricket team head coach post
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Former South Africa star Herschelle Gibbs applies for India women's cricket team head coach post

Herschelle Gibbs' coaching experience includes his time with the Kuwait national team last year and holding the position of head coach of Afghanistan Premier League (APL) franchise Balkh Legends.

Firspost Spodcast Episode 78: Virat Kohli's 'leave India' comments, Indians at the China Open and more on our daily podcast
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Firspost Spodcast Episode 78: Virat Kohli's 'leave India' comments, Indians at the China Open and more on our daily podcast

Virat Kohli's comments asking people to leave India if they don't like Indian batsmen, Indian players at the China Open — we discuss these stories and more on Episode 78 of Spodcast.

Virat Kohli clarifies 'leave India' comment; backs freedom of choice while urging fans to take it light
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Virat Kohli clarifies 'leave India' comment; backs freedom of choice while urging fans to take it light

Kohli courted controversy on Wednesday when he asked a fan to "leave the country" while responding to his comment that he found the Indian skipper over-rated.

Kabul Zwanan's Hazratullah Zazai smashes six sixes in an over against Balkh Legends in Afghanistan Premier League
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Kabul Zwanan's Hazratullah Zazai smashes six sixes in an over against Balkh Legends in Afghanistan Premier League

Hazratullah Zazai is the fifth player in the history of the game after Sir Garfield Sobers, Ravi Shastri, Herschelle Gibbs and Yuvraj Singh to smashes six sixes in an over.

Ravichandran Ashwin-Herschelle Gibbs Twitter war: A look at cricket's most famous spats on microblogging website
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Ravichandran Ashwin-Herschelle Gibbs Twitter war: A look at cricket's most famous spats on microblogging website

With Ravichandran Ashwin and Herschelle Gibbs having an 'eventful' exchange on Twitter, here's a look at some of the past instances of cricketers battling it off on the microblogging website.