Proteas v NZ: Who said what

Kevin Pietersen (File)
Kevin Pietersen (File)

Auckland - Who said what on Twitter about Tuesday's Cricket World Cup semi-final at Eden Park, where New Zealand beat South Africa by four wickets.

"Bloody love Cricket ..."

- Former England captain Michael Vaughan

"Bloody hell #GrantElliot is a stud 4 New Zealand! My god what a finish! & no offense but nice "injury" timeout from Steyne @cricketworldcup."

- Retired Australian tennis player Rennae Stubbs

"Grant Elliot - take a bow!"

- Kevin Pietersen on his fellow South African

"What a game. Whats the 1st thing you when u win a semi? Everyone cleans there boots for Oz customs."

- New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor

"Holy moly! Shot of the tournament?! #AB."

- Pietersen after AB de Villiers carts a huge six off Corey Anderson just a ball after being dropped on 38

"I wonder if SA will read their Duckworth Lewis sheet correctly this time? #hopenot."

- Former New Zealand player Scott Styris

"That was as good as sport gets. Don't think the SA boys will be sending Mr Duckworth and Lewis a Xmas card anytime soon."

- Former Australian Test player Ed Cowan

"What an unbelievable game. So proud of the @BLACKCAPS and what they have achieved. Also feel the raw pain of @OfficialCSA on an amazing day."

- Ex-New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming

"Still proud of my boys, good fight thru out the game. Great game of cricket by u buggers. U can stand up tall and b proud of ur perfomance."

- South Africa international Lonwabo Tsotsobe

"What a semi final! I feel for the SA boys. Well done to NZ."

- Sri Lanka's recently retired batting star Mahela Jayawardene

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