The cricket world lost a legend with the passing of West Indies commentator Tony Cozier, and former players, many of whom became commentators alongside the great man, were swift with their tributes.
The news of England batsman James Taylor's forced retirement came as a massive shock, and the cricket world reacted online within minutes.
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.