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De Kock did not appeal the charge but was unsuccessful in attempting to reduce his sanction.
Australia batsman David Warner and South Africa wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock were reported to the ICC following an altercation near the dressing room, captured on CCTV.
The umpires officiating in the Durban Test have reported Warner for a level 2 offence and De Kock for a level 1 offence for "conduct that brings the game into disrepute"
Chasing 175 for victory, the hosts rode on Perera's 37-ball 66 to achieve their target with nine balls to spare at Colombo's R Premadasa Stadium.
The 38-year-old Gayle became only the third batsman in ODI history after Hashim Amla and Sachin Tendulkar to score hundreds against 11 different countries.
Australian coach Darren Lehmann said the incident had detracted from what he described as "a great game of cricket", which Australia won by 118 runs.
South Africa fought back with both bat and ball in the second innings to take the match into the fifth day, an effort the captain has praised.
The importance of Zimbabwe’s wicket-keeper batsman Brendan Taylor to his side can’t be overstressed.
The performances from the inexperienced and younger batsman were the standout highlight from the defeat.
South African captain Faf du Plessis said the umpires needed to ensure proper behaviour on the field.
It took Australia 18 minutes and 22 balls to claim the last South African wicket when Quinton de Kock swung across the line and was leg before wicket to Josh Hazlewood for 83.
The video footage shows Australian opening batsman David Warner and South Africa's wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock had a heated exchange in a stairwell.
South African resistance on the final day lasted just over a quarter of an hour before Josh Hazlewood claimed the final wicket.
SA batsman Aiden Markram’s innings ended when Tim Paine pulled off a great catch behind the stumps.
Aiden Markram's valiant century was not enough to prevent what looks like an inevitable Australia win.
The Proteas take on an in form Australia on the second day of the first Sunfoil Test at at Sahara Stadium, Kingsmead in Durban on Friday.
Kingsmead has lost the reputation it once had as a fast bowler’s paradise.
Proteas seamer Morné Morkel confirmed his decision at a media conference in Durban, soon after the Proteas landed in the coastal city.
Mitch Santer smacked a six in the final over to get New Zealand home with four balls to spare.
India won the prize for a second year running and have now been at the top of the rankings since October 2016.
Junior Dala had earlier starred with the ball by taking three for 35 after the South Africans had won the toss and elected to bowl first in the decisive third match.
South Africa has not been great with the white ball, but believe they have what it takes for one more victory over the visitors.
If either of the new caps plays against Australia, he will become the 100th player to represent the Proteas in this format.
Ben Stokes rejoined the England squad in New Zealand last week after pleading not guilty in the Bristol magistrates court to a charge of affray. would like to send you push notifications.
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