Full name Herschelle Herman Gibbs
Born February 23, 1974, Green Point, Cape Town, Cape Province
Current age 41 years 62 days
Major teams South Africa, Cape Cobras, Deccan Chargers, Durham, Durham 2nd XI, Glamorgan, Khulna Royal Bengals, Mumbai Indians, Northern Districts, Perth Scorchers, St Lucia Zouks, Titans, Western Province, Yorkshire
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm bowler
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