South Africa rout Sri Lanka by seven wickets

South African batsman AB de Villiers plays a shot during the third One Day International (ODI) cricket match between South Africa and Sri Lanka. Pic/PTI

Johannesburg: South Africa beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets to take the third ODI at the Wanderers on Saturday in a match held up for an hour after bees swarmed onto the famous arena.

The hosts also took a winning 3-0 lead in the five-match series after bowling out Sri Lanka for 163 before South Africa's AB de Villiers starred with 60.

Despite Dickwella's 74, Sri Lanka were bowled out in 39.2 overs after being sent in to bat. It was the third time in as many matches they failed to bat out their full quota of 50 overs.

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