Tweets: SA cricketers in awe of Wayde

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South African cricketers past and present flocked to Twitter early on Monday morning to sing the praises of new 400m record holder Wayne van Niekerk, after he smashed Michael Johnson's record in Rio.

Van Niekerk led from start to finish from lane eight and demolished the likes of LaShawn Merritt and Kirani James, and the Proteas, from AB to KG, were beside themselves.

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And the great man himself sent his love as well.

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