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