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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.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: AB de Villiers returns with a bang — WATCH

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: AB de Villiers returns with a bang — WATCH

Playing in his first international match after recovering from an elbow injury, the 32-year-old reached his ninth T20I fifty off the 35th ball.

SA vs SL: Upul Tharanga to lead Sri Lanka in ODIs against Proteas; Angelo Mathews flies home due to injury

SA vs SL: Upul Tharanga to lead Sri Lanka in ODIs against Proteas; Angelo Mathews flies home due to injury

Hamstring injury in the second T- 20 on Sunday ruled Mathews out of the match forcing the skipper to make an early exit for the rest of the series.

Fit-again AB de Villiers returns to captain South Africa in ODIs against Sri Lanka

Fit-again AB de Villiers returns to captain South Africa in ODIs against Sri Lanka

South Africa are in action in the 50-over format for the first time since they whitewashed Australia 5-0 on home soil last October.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I: Injured Angelo Mathews stars in 3-wicket win

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I: Injured Angelo Mathews stars in 3-wicket win

The third and final Twenty20 international will be played in Cape Town on Wednesday.

Batting star AB de Villiers hits century in comeback

Batting star AB de Villiers hits century in comeback

De Villiers plans to make his international comeback in the third and final Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka in Cape Town on Wednesday.

Angelo Mathews to lead Sri Lanka till 2019 World Cup : Sri Lanka Cricket

Angelo Mathews to lead Sri Lanka till 2019 World Cup : Sri Lanka Cricket

Board President Sumathipala stated that he remained the most suitable candidate to lead Sri Lanka at the 2019 World Cup in England.

SA vs SL, PREVIEW: Sri Lanka eager to hit back after Test whitewash against Proteas

SA vs SL, PREVIEW: Sri Lanka eager to hit back after Test whitewash against Proteas

South Africa have not played a T20 international since defeating Sri Lanka in their last match of  World T20 campaign in March.