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South Africa v Sri Lanka match delayed by swarm of bees, beekeeper's dash to Wanderers saves the day - ABC Online

The players had taken evasive manoeuvres. The groundsmen seemed clueless as to what to do. The match delay was now stretching towards the hour mark. In front of nearly 30,000 people, a swarm of thousands of bees invaded the Wanderers pitch in ...and more »

SA leaves Sri Lanka pink and blue - Randburg Sun

South Africa's bowling and Ab de Villiers' brilliance with the bat once again hurt a struggling Sri Lanka side, when the Proteas beat the visitors by seven wickets at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium to gain an unassailable 3–0 lead in the five-match ODI ...and more »

South Africa vs Sri Lanka ODI halted as swarm of BEES forces players and umpires to hit the deck -

South Africa's ODI against Sri Lanka was halted on Saturday morning as a swarm of BEES forced the players and umpires to take evasive action. The batsmen and fielders hit the deck as the insects invaded the outfield at the Wanderers in Johannesburg.and more »

South Africa rout Sri Lanka to win series - The Indian Express

South Africa routed Sri Lanka by seven wickets to take the third one-day international at the Wanderers today 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 ...and more »

South Africa defy swarm of bees to beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets - The Guardian

Beekeeeper to rescue as South Africa wrap up ODI series 3-0 • Players on both teams fall to the floor in evasive action at Wanderers. Press Association. Sat 4 Feb 2017 19.19 EST Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 00.52 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

Video: A South Africa-Sri Lanka ODI was interrupted, not due to rain, but because of a swarm of bees -

Play was delayed by more than an hour as bees entered the field during South Africa's seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka on Saturday. by Scroll Staff. Published Feb 05, 2017 · 01:00 pm. Video: A South Africa-Sri Lanka ODI was interrupted, not due to rain ...and more »

Bees stop play during cricket international in South Africa - Irish Times

South Africa's 'pink' one-day international against Sri Lanka encountered an unexpected hazard when a swarm of bees interrupted play for almost half an hour at the Wanderers. The hosts, who took the field wearing the pink strip used annually in aid of ...and more »

Wanderers scrambles to find Plan Bee -

There are lions, leopards, elephants, cheetah and buffalo all within a few hours' drive from the Wanderers stadium, but it was a more mundane intrusion from the natural world that brought the third ODI to a standstill. Bees swarmed the pitch in the ...and more »

Dwaine, AB star in SA victory - SuperSport

A dominant bowling performance enabled South Africa to crush Sri Lanka by seven wickets and with 18 overs to spare in the third one-day international (ODI) at the Wanderers in Johannesburg on Saturday to seal the five-match series 3-0 with still two ...and more »

Bee intrusion stops play in South Africa-Sri Lanka 3rd ODI: Video and Twitter reactions - Cricket Country

Cricket has seen weird stoppages of play. The early tea break during the India-England Test Visakhapatnam Test due to a dog intrusion is fresh in our minds. Now on a day when pink and AB de Villiers (the man who averages over 97 donning pink) were the ...and more »