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.
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.
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.
Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali passed away at the aged of 74, and cricketers tweeted their thoughts about 'The Greatest', with India's players particularly vocal on social media.
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.
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.
England all-rounder Ben Stokes left everyone open-mouthed in Cape Town as he blasted his way to a maiden double century off 163 balls.