Johannesburg: Former South African opener Herschelle Gibbs says he is ready to "explode" during the Champions League Twenty20 main tournament which starts on Saturday in Centurion.
Gibbs said he was looking forward to letting local fans see his unique brand of cricket again as he turns out for Australian side Scorchers in the when they take on South Africa's Titans in Centurion on Saturday.
"I'm pretty much excited and ready to explode," Gibbs told 'The New Age'.
"We've prepared pretty well for this champs league and our good run during the (Australian) Big Bash will certainly give us the edge as far as match fitness, preparedness and competitiveness are concerned," he added.
Gibbs, whose best T20 score is a 101 not out, has 26 half centuries in the format. He was named Most Valuable Player by the Scorchers in the last season where they ended runners-up in the Big Bash.
Gibbs said he was looking forward to playing at the high altitude again.