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WATCH: How fast does Imran Tahir run in his 'trademark' wicket celebration?

WATCH: How fast does Imran Tahir run in his 'trademark' wicket celebration?

Tahir finished with four for 27 in 8.3 overs after former captain Hashim Amla scored his 25th ODI century to set Sri Lanka a target of 300 runs.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Match 3: All-round South Africa humble Sri Lanka by 96 runs in Group B clash

ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Match 3: All-round South Africa humble Sri Lanka by 96 runs in Group B clash

Hashim Amla scored 103 off 115 deliveries and shared a 145-run stand with Faf du Plessis (75) for the 2nd wicket as South Africa recovered from a very slow start to score 299/6 in 50 overs.

WATCH: AB de Villiers gets wings! Unbelievable catch and a flying direct hit by South Africa captain shock Sri Lanka in CT2017

WATCH: AB de Villiers gets wings! Unbelievable catch and a flying direct hit by South Africa captain shock Sri Lanka in CT2017

Chasing a 300-run target, Lankans were languishing at 171/6 at the end of 34th over.

WATCH: Sri Lanka's stand-in captain Upul Tharanga sends South Africa's Chris Morris back with one sensational direct hit

WATCH: Sri Lanka's stand-in captain Upul Tharanga sends South Africa's Chris Morris back with one sensational direct hit

The skipper, fielding at mid-off, fired a rocket throw at the non-striker's end and it hit the target from a zero angle. A visibly dejected Morris didn't even attempt to put his bat down.

ICC Champions Trophy: Hashim Amla shatters another Virat Kohli record, becomes fastest player to hit 25 ODI hundreds

ICC Champions Trophy: Hashim Amla shatters another Virat Kohli record, becomes fastest player to hit 25 ODI hundreds

Days after breaking Virat Kohli's record of fastest aggregate ODI 7000 runs, the 35-year-old South African opener today shattered another feat held by the Indian captain.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Match 3: South Africa vs Sri Lanka — As it happened...

ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Match 3: South Africa vs Sri Lanka — As it happened...

Hashim Amla's classy hundred and a clinical bowling display led by leg-spinner Imran Tahir helped South Africa humble Sri Lanka by 96 runs in a lop-sided Group B clash at ICC Champions Trophy 2017.

South African Imran Tahir becomes No.1 ODI bowler, Faf du Plessis breaks into top 5 of batsman standings

South African Imran Tahir becomes No.1 ODI bowler, Faf du Plessis breaks into top 5 of batsman standings

Not only in ODIs, Tahir has also achieve the top spot in MRF ICC T20I player rankings for a bowler.

Quinton de Kock surpasses MS Dhoni to become fastest wicket-keeper to score 3000 ODI runs

Quinton de Kock surpasses MS Dhoni to become fastest wicket-keeper to score 3000 ODI runs

Dhoni, the initial record holder, had achieved this feat in 90 matches followed by Gilchrist who took 95 and Taylor with 105.

ICC Rankings: South Africa dethrones Australia to reclaim No.1 spot in ODIs after two years

ICC Rankings: South Africa dethrones Australia to reclaim No.1 spot in ODIs after two years

This is the fifth time South Africa have surged to the top since the current rankings system was introduced in 2002. 

WATCH: Cape Town erupts in epic celebration after Faf du Plessis made a mockery of Sri Lankan attack

WATCH: Cape Town erupts in epic celebration after Faf du Plessis made a mockery of Sri Lankan attack

In his 212 minute stay in the centre, the right-handed batsman hit 16 fours and three sixes.

WATCH: Beekeepers to the rescue as a swarm of bees disrupt play at Wanderers stadium

WATCH: Beekeepers to the rescue as a swarm of bees disrupt play at Wanderers stadium

It took about half-an-hour's time time for the stadium staff to use a home-made hive to capture the bees.

When Bees attack halted play between India and Australia in 2008 – Watch Video

When Bees attack halted play between India and Australia in 2008 – Watch Video

A swarm of bees also was present in the 3rd ODI between South Africa and Sri Lanka at Wanderers on Saturday.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Bees invade Johannesburg`s Wanderers Stadium — WATCH

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Bees invade Johannesburg`s Wanderers Stadium — WATCH

Luckily for both the teams, and also for the spectators, no overs were lost.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Proteas won by 7 wickets to win series

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Proteas won by 7 wickets to win series

The win, in a match held up for an hour when a swarm of bees drove the players from the field, allowed South Africa to take a winning 3-0 lead in the five-game series.

SA vs SL, 2nd ODI: South Africa crush Sri Lanka by 121 runs, take 2-0 lead in five-match series

SA vs SL, 2nd ODI: South Africa crush Sri Lanka by 121 runs, take 2-0 lead in five-match series

Faf du Plessis and David Miller, both hit centuries as South Africa recovered from a poor start and piled up 307 for six.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI: Wayne Parnell, Imran Tahir shine in Proteas' 8-wicket win

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI: Wayne Parnell, Imran Tahir shine in Proteas' 8-wicket win

Left-arm seamer Parnell took three for 48 while leg-spinner Tahir showed superb control in a strong westerly wind, taking three for 26.

Cricket Score: South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI

Cricket Score: South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI

AB de Villiers marks his return into the ODI squad as captain of the team, replacing Quinton de Kock.

South Africa spinner Imran Tahir reprimanded by ICC for revealing Junaid Jamshed t-shirt during match

South Africa spinner Imran Tahir reprimanded by ICC for revealing Junaid Jamshed t-shirt during match

The 37-year-old admitted the offence and accepted the sanction imposed by the ICC and hence there was no formal hearing of the matter.

SA vs SL, 3rd T20I: Sri Lanka beat South Africa by five wickets, claim T20 series 2-1

SA vs SL, 3rd T20I: Sri Lanka beat South Africa by five wickets, claim T20 series 2-1

Angelo Mathews, who played a match-winning innings to level the series in the second match in Johannesburg last Sunday.