Marcia Hines arrives at the 12th ASTRA Awards at Carriageworks on March 20, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

Marcia Hines arrives at the 12th ASTRA Awards at Carriageworks on March 20, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. Photo: Getty

While Marcia Hines had people wolf-whistling during her performance of 'The Star Spangled Banner' at the Major League Baseball match on Saturday, others on Twitter were far from impressed after the singer mistook cricket legend Ian Chappell for Tony Greig.

On Sunday, Hines tweeted a photo of herself and Chappell at the Sydney Cricket Ground  with the caption: “Look who I bumped into at the baseball — the one and only legend Tony Greig ... Cool!”

Unfortunately for Hines, Greig, who was England’s Test cricket captain and later Channel Nine commentator, died in December 2012 aged 66.

The online gaffe went viral with users spreading the mistake across the Twittersphere and correcting the singer.

Hines subsequently apologised to both the Greig family and Chappell and appeared to have deleted the offending image.

While there is no word on how Chappell felt about the case of mistaken identity, all seemed forgiven from the Greig camp with Tony Greig’s son, Mark, telling Marcia:

In response, Hines wrote: