On March 16, 2007 Herschelle Gibbs grew to become the primary cricketer to hit six sixes in an over in a 50-over match. The match was a World Cup recreation towards Netherlands. Due to rainfall, the match was diminished to 40 overs per facet. South Africa misplaced AB de Villiers on the second ball of the innings, however that was not the signal of issues to come back for Netherlands. SA scored a mammoth whole of 353 runs in 40 overs. Click here for the complete score-card of the sport.
But Herschelle Gibbs gained the person of the match regardless of Kallis scoring a quick-fire 128 runs and why wouldn’t he? He made historical past that day as he struck Daan van Bunge for 36 in a single over, which implies he hit van Bunge for six maximums in a single over. Van Bunge got here on to bowl at Gibbs within the 30th over. He was a leg-break bowler however little did he know that he’s going to recollect this 30th over for the remainder of his life, for all of the unsuitable causes.
Here is the video of the sensational 36-run over by Herschelle Gibbs:
Gibbs played 90 Tests, 248 ODIs and 23 T20Is for South Africa before taking retirement in 2010 from all forms of international cricket. He was an essential part of the 2009 IPL winning Deccan Chargers side. He also went on to play for Mumbai Indians in the IPL.
Gibbs will always be remembered as the first man to clear the boundary six times in an over in an international game.
Watch the full highlights of the 2007 South Africa vs Netherlands game here:
Gibbs is currently a coach of the Karachi Kings in the PSL. We at ABP News wish Herschelle Gibbs a very Happy Birthday!