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ICC World Cup: Sports celebs spill humour on SA vs NZ semifinal

Auckland: Who's saying what on Twitter about Tuesday's World Cup semi-final between New Zealand and South Africa at Eden Park:

"5 slips???!!!" - British golf star Lee Westwood on Brendon McCullum's early attacking fields

"Sit back wherever you are and just enjoy the greatness of @ABdeVilliers17 .. This guy is a freak... #NZvSA#AB#CWC2015." - Former England captain Michael Vaughan.

AB de Villiers
AB de Villiers dives during a run. Pic/ AFP

"Holy moly! Shot of the tournament?! #AB." - Kevin Pietersen after AB de Villiers carts a huge straight six over the head of Matt Henry which flew into the second tier of the stadium.

"How we doing back home?" - Ex-South Africa captain Graeme Smith.

"The @BLACKCAPS will be happy for the rain.Game was slipping away. The worlds best batsmen @ABdeVilliers17 putting on a show @cricketworldcup." - Damien Martyn, former Australian batsman.

"I wonder if SA will read their Duckworth Lewis sheet correctly this time? #hopenot." - Former New Zealand player Scott Styris.

"The only thing this Miller onslaught is doing is stopping AB getting to a hundred #CWC15#NZvSA." - TV pundit and former Sri Lanka batsman Russel Arnold.

"Should NZ have taken review to dismiss FAF ???? #NZvSA No...coz dint think anyone could gone at the rate Miller did." - Arnold again.

"With pace and bounce u can play any shot really..commentators haven't even suggested two yorkers and over." - Former South Africa opening batsman Herschelle Gibbs.

"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 carted 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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