Herschelle Gibbs: The ex-cricketer who got trolled for not recognising Alia Bhatt

Updated: Sep 01, 2019, 11:09 | Rahul Ramakrishnan
  • Herschelle Gibbs: The ex-cricketer who got trolled for not recognising Alia Bhatt

    Born on February 23, 1974, Herschelle Gibbs is a former South African cricketer who used to open the batting for the national cricket team in the 1990s and 2000s.

    Herschelle Gibbs posted this picture on Valentine's Day and captioned it, "Little #valentinesday2019 with my @gillclemen at @paranga_campsbay, #newbeginngs#happiness!!

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  • Herschelle Gibbs: The ex-cricketer who got trolled for not recognising Alia Bhatt

    Herschelle Gibbs along with Jonty Rhodes was considered as one of the two best fielders to ever play the game.

    Herschelle Gibbs posted this picture with a friend and wrote, "#capetown7s what a jol!! good meeting some of the locals and their creative self, #capetown #tigersmilkcampsbay #rugby #jol"

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  • Herschelle Gibbs: The ex-cricketer who got trolled for not recognising Alia Bhatt

    Herschelle Gibbs is also the first ever cricketer to score 6 sixes in a single over, when he achieved the feat in a 2007 World Cup match against the Netherlands.

    Herschelle Gibbs posted this picture of a day out with his cousins, he wrote, "Absolute ripper last night with a few of my cousins ?? #sunday #family #swipeleft"

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  • Herschelle Gibbs: The ex-cricketer who got trolled for not recognising Alia Bhatt

    Herschelle Gibbs was schooled at St Joseph's Marist College and then Diocesan College in South Africa. Herschelle Gibbs was a talented sportsman at school featuring in SA Schools teams for rugby, cricket and football.

    Herschelle Gibbs posted this picture when the 10 year challenge was trending. He captioned, "#10yearchallenge not sure what to make of this tbh?? #ageisjustanumber #fitmaybe #baborhelps"

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  • Herschelle Gibbs: The ex-cricketer who got trolled for not recognising Alia Bhatt

    On June 8, 2007, Herschelle Gibbs got married in St Kitts to Tenielle Povey but divorced in a short span of time.

    Herschelle Gibbs posted this throwback picture of himself, Jac Kallis and Shaun Pollock playing a match. He wrote, "#flashbackfriday waiting for the weekend to begin?? #proteas #ozzieopen #melbourne #tennis"

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  • Herschelle Gibbs: The ex-cricketer who got trolled for not recognising Alia Bhatt

    Herschelle Gibbs was also involved in match-fixing in the late 1990s. He had testified in front of a panel that former South Africa captain Hansie Cronje had approached him with an offer to underperform in a particular match, but he did not go ahead with the offer. Herschelle Gibbs was suspended for six months from the sport after the testification. 

    Herschelle Gibbs posted this picture when he caught up with former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag. He wrote, "Now this man was box office!! @virendersehwag #power #india"

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  • Herschelle Gibbs: The ex-cricketer who got trolled for not recognising Alia Bhatt

    Herschelle Gibbs posted this picture on a lazy Sunday afternoon and wrote, "These sundays are tiring, time to go for a run I think ?? #seattlecoffee #homechills #sweatitout ??#attitude"

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  • Herschelle Gibbs: The ex-cricketer who got trolled for not recognising Alia Bhatt

    Herschelle Gibbs posted this throwback picture of himself, when he met Nelson Mandela. He wrote, "Drawing strength from the few times I shook the hand of the most remarkable man,icon,legend and statesman! #madiba #happybirthdaytata #nelsonmandela"

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  • Herschelle Gibbs: The ex-cricketer who got trolled for not recognising Alia Bhatt

    Herschelle Gibbs posted this picture when he met a friend. He wrote, "Been a while since I last met royalty.. shot for the laugh @sarahferguson15 ??#fergie"

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  • Herschelle Gibbs: The ex-cricketer who got trolled for not recognising Alia Bhatt

    Herschelle Gibbs posted this picture when he caught up with former Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist. He wrote, "Always good seeing this legend @gilly381, #kepke #laughsfordays #bangalore #sat"

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  • Herschelle Gibbs: The ex-cricketer who got trolled for not recognising Alia Bhatt

    Herschelle Gibbs posted this picture when he met Nalson Mandela. He wrote, "Drawing strength from the few times I shook the hand of the most remarkable man,icon,legend and statesman #madiba #happybirthdaytata #nelsonmandela"

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  • Herschelle Gibbs: The ex-cricketer who got trolled for not recognising Alia Bhatt

    Herschelle Gibbs posted this picture of himself with former Australian fast bowler Brett Lee. He wrote, "Was a good night to finish on binga @brettlee_58 #mumbai #champagne #india #ink #cricket #tattoos"

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  • Herschelle Gibbs: The ex-cricketer who got trolled for not recognising Alia Bhatt

    Herschelle Gibbs posted this picture with his father and stepmom, he wrote, "#throwback #throwbackthursday with my dad and stepmom @janejonesgibbsdg #family #champagne #maserati"

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  • Herschelle Gibbs: The ex-cricketer who got trolled for not recognising Alia Bhatt

    Even after retiring from cricket years back, Herschelle Gibbs is still in very good shape. He captioned, "Having lost 8kg these last few months, what a way to spoil myself at @brocka_food #sogood #deliciousfood"

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  • Herschelle Gibbs: The ex-cricketer who got trolled for not recognising Alia Bhatt

    Every 90s kid will remember this duo! the stars of the mighty South African team in one picture, Herschelle Gibbs with former South African fast bowler Alan Donald.

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    Herschelle Gibbs posted this picture when he met a couple of friends, he captioned, "So good to catch up last night @davyjacobs82 and @donnecommins"

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About The Gallery

Former South African cricketer Herschelle Gibbs revolutionised One Day cricket in the 1990s and early 2000s. As he is recently was in the news for getting trolled by Alia Bhatt's fans after not recognising the actress, we take a look at how Herschelle Gibbs is enjoying the retired life with his family and friends. (Pics/ Herschelle Gibbs Instagram)

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