The reality might have sunk in but Twitter was still talking about the epic first World Cup semi-final. Here is a selection of tweets relating to the occasion.
Despite all the pain and hurt, ifs and but’s, would of’s and could of’s, there are truly no regrets.… https://t.co/6EiyPilSgQ
— JP Duminy (@jpduminy21) March 25, 2015
What an incredible game of cricket we had last night!! Will last in my memory forever. Can’t wait to watch the boys out on the MCG !!
— Adam Milne (@AdamMilne19) March 24, 2015
It’s not always a fairytale ending, you don’t always get what you deserve, it’s not always about the… https://t.co/IDnBBeQjDo
— Wayne Parnell (@WayneParnell) March 25, 2015
Always a proud Protea fan & gutted for them but what a game of cricket to watch.Sport can be both cruel and joyous in a ball!Congrats to NZ!
— John Smit (@JohnSmit123) March 25, 2015
I talked to Dale Steyn today in Auckland and must say that my respect for him is enormous. True cricketing gentleman.
— Graeme Swann (@Swannyg66) March 25, 2015
Proteas ‘stranded’ in Auckland waiting for enough flights to travel as a group. I just got mugged by Qantas – $771 to get to Sydney. Aaaarg!
— Neil Manthorp (@NeilManthorp) March 25, 2015
Too funny. My friend, who’s name is Grant Elliott but isn’t THE Grant Elliott, has been getting 1000s of FB requests since yesterday
— Derek Alberts (@derekalberts1) March 25, 2015
What a game of cricket! Impressed with Black Caps humility in their celebration. Showed great respect for the contest!!!!
— Gary Kirsten (@Gary_Kirsten) March 25, 2015
Sometimes you win and sometimes you learn!
— Mike Horn (@ExploreMikeHorn) March 24, 2015
privilege to watch south africa under ab de villiers last night. no chokers they http://t.co/uUuuEmm412
— Mike atherton (@Athersmike) March 24, 2015
It often difficult to look at it from this perspective but Disappointments are not meant to destroy you. They are meant to strengthen you.!
— Shaun Pollock (@7polly7) March 24, 2015
Two nations can be extremely proud that their respective teams provided such a captivating and intense exhibition of sport.
— Mike Haysman (@MikeHaysman) March 24, 2015
NZ parliament congratulated the Black Caps for 25 mins today on TV for reaching WC final as their first item of business. #INeedToGetOutMore
— Mike Haysman (@MikeHaysman) March 25, 2015
1st CWC15 semi final showed the cricket world how to behave on a cricket field ….
— David ‘Bumble’ Lloyd (@BumbleCricket) March 24, 2015
— Stephen Fleming (@SPFleming7) March 24, 2015
— Meyrick Pringle (@MeyrickPringle) March 24, 2015