The third ODI between South Africa and Bangladesh was a one-sided affair. The hosts dominated from the very beginning on Sunday at the Buffalo Park, East London. They first put up a challenging target of 370 for the visitors, later restricting them for a paltry 169, snatching victory by a margin of 200 runs. Here are the highlights of the match through images:

A solid start

The openers got South Africa to a solid start. They put up a 119-run opening partnership that set the stage for what was about to come © Getty Images
The openers got South Africa to a solid start. They put up a 119-run opening partnership that set the stage for what was about to come. Temba was unlucky not to get his half-century for just a couple of runs © Getty Images

 

The other opener, wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock got his fifty. He was the second-highest run-getter for his side as he scored 73 runs © Getty Images
The other opener, wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock got his fifty. He was the second-highest run-getter for his side as he scored 73 runs © Getty Images

The ‘Faf magic’

Faf du Plessis fought like the leader and was the highest-scorer for his side. His 91* was the highlight of South Africa's batting © Getty Images
Faf du Plessis fought like the leader and was the highest-scorer for his side. His 91* was the highlight of South Africa’s batting © Getty Images

The big blow

Sadly, du Plessis picked up an injury while batting on Sunday. He pulled a muscle and had to retire hurt for 91 and later was ruled out of the upcoming T20Is © Getty Images
Sadly, du Plessis picked up an injury while batting on Sunday. He pulled a muscle and had to retire hurt for 91 and later was ruled out of the upcoming T20Is © Getty Images

Impressive on debut

Aiden Markram was pretty impressive on his ODI debut as well. He scored 66 runs before getting run out and later picked up 2 wickets as well © Getty Images
Aiden Markram was pretty impressive on his ODI debut as well. He scored 66 runs before getting run out and later picked up 2 wickets as well © Getty Images

The assassin

However, South Africa's bowling hero on Sunday was Dane Paterson. He bagged a 4-for which cruised the team to the big victory © Getty Images
However, South Africa’s bowling hero on Sunday was Dane Paterson. He bagged a 4-for which cruised the team to the big victory © Getty Images

The lone warrior

Shakib Al Hasan was Bangladesh's lone warrior with the bat. He was the only Bangladesh batsman to have crossed the fifty-run mark © Getty Images
Shakib Al Hasan was Bangladesh’s lone warrior with the bat. He was the only Bangladesh batsman to have crossed the fifty-run mark © Getty Images