L-bee-W: Insects halt South Africa v Sri Lanka

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There was a buzz around the Wanderers on Saturday, but South Africa's bowling performance was not the source.

Instead a swarm of bees forced the third one-day international between South Africa and Sri Lanka to be halted.

The Proteas had reduced Sri Lanka to 117-4 when players had to be removed from the field as insects flew in.

Wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock's helmet was covered in bees, prompting groundsmen to take on the insects with fire extinguishers.

After half an hour, players came back out in an attempt to get back under way, but they were forced off again without a ball being bowled.