Herschelle Gibbs yet again runs into controversy as his car crashed and the former South Africa cricketer was arrested for drunken driving. According to Sports24, the car was being driven at a high speed, but no injuries were reported by the police. “A case of drunk driving is under investigation. The 40-year-old suspect was arrested at 23:30 on Sunday and will appear in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on November 25, 2015,” FC Van Wyk, the spokesperson of Western Cape police said.
The 40-year old player last played for South Africa in 2010 following which relationships soured. His behavior had often come under question. In his autobiography, he made scathing remarks against his teammates. He was allegedly involved in the 2000 match-fixing saga along with former skipper Hansie Cronje.
Gibbs has represented South Africa in 90 Tests and over 240 ODI, scoring more than 14,000 international runs. He is also South Africa’s highest century maker in 50-over cricket and holds the record of becoming the first batcsman to smash six sixes in international cricket. He achieved the feat against the Netherlands in the 2007 ICC World Cup.