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Kumar Sangakkara passes 10,000 Test runs

Kumar Sangakkara passes 10,000 Test runs
Kumar Sangakkara passes 10,000 Test runs

Sangakkara joins 10,000-run club

Sri Lanka top order batsman Kumar Sangakkara became only the 11th cricketer and the second Sri
Lankan player to pass
10,000 Test runs
,passing the milestone on the opening
day of the Boxing Day Test against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

He reached 10,000 Tests runs in 195 innings, equalling the record previously shared by Brian Lara and Sachin Tendulkar.
He averages more than 55 in a career spanning 115 Tests.

List of leading run-scorers in Tests

  • Sachin Tendulkar – 15645 
  • Ricky Ponting – 13378 
  • Rahul Dravid – 13288 
  • Jacques Kallis -12980 
  • Brian Lara -11953 
  • Allan Border -11174 
  • Steve Waugh -10927 
  • Shivnarine Chanderpaul -10696 
  • Mahela Jayawardene -10674 
  • Sunil Gavaskar -10122 
  • Kumar Sangakkara -10009

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