New Zealand great Martin Crowe passed away after a long battle with cancer, and the great and good of the game reacted in their droves.
South Africa's cricketers enjoyed a day off this week and spent it not on the golf course, but rather on the high seas, going shark cage diving in Hermanus.
With England winning the third Test in Joburg, and thus taking the series against South Africa, the players past and present were understandably overjoyed, and took to the Twitter to tweet about it.
Though SA paceman Kagiso Rabada has been on the scene for a while, his maiden Test five-fer set the Twittering tongues wagging.
South Africans, and cricket fans in general, reacted with delight when Proteas batsman Temba Bavuma recorded his century at Newlands.