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

Green doesn't want rematch, Green's trainer does

  Green doesn't want rematch, Green's trainer does Danny Green doesn't want to get in the ring with Anthony Mundine again, however his trainer would love a rematch between the pair.The 43-year-old claimed a controversial points victory over Mundine on Friday night, levelling the overall bouts between the pair at one-a-piece.

A field marshall fires an extinguisher onto a swarm of bees at Wanderers cricket ground in Johannesburg. © GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/Getty Images A field marshall fires an extinguisher onto a swarm of bees at Wanderers cricket ground in Johannesburg. 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.

Bees fly around a Proteas helmet left on the field as the players ran off. © REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko Bees fly around a Proteas helmet left on the field as the players ran off. Wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock's helmet was covered in bees, prompting groundsmen to take on the insects with fire extinguishers.

Joost van der Westhuizen dies

  Joost van der Westhuizen dies Former Springbok scrumhalf Joost van der Westhuizen has lost his battle with motor neuron disease. He was 45.Van der Westhuizen was rushed to hospital in a critical condition on Saturday, his J9 Foundation confirmed.Despite stabilising and showing signs of acknowledging those around him, Van der Westhuizen passed away on Monday afternoon.Blue Bulls CEO Barend van Graan confirmed Van der Westhuizen's passing and expressed his condolences to his children, family and friends."If there's one thing we can learn from Joost it was his passion for life. That we will never forget.

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.

Sri Lankan PM to receive doctorate award .
Deakin University is set to honour the Sri Lankan prime minister ahead of talks with Malcolm Turnbull.Ranil Wickremesinghe and his wife Maithree Wickramasinghe arrived in Melbourne on Monday night.

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