Australia vs Sri Lanka: Kumar Sangakkara completes 10,000 runs

Updated: 17 February 2012 18:02 IST

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Australia vs Sri Lanka: Kumar Sangakkara completes 10,000 runs

Sri Lankan star wicket keeper-batsman Kumar Sangakkara completed 10,000 runs in One Day International cricket during the tri series ODI against Australia on Friday.

The stylish left handed batsman became the 10th batsman to reach the landmark, accompanying Sanath Jayasurya and Mahela Jayawardena in the glorious list.

Sangakkara's 30-run knock helped Sri Lanka register their first win on the tour, getting them to within striking distance of India and Australia in the points table.

In a career of over 315 ODIs so far, Sangakkara has scored 12 centuries and 67 fifties. To go along with his One-Day laurels, Sangakkara also has over 9,000 Test runs including 28 hundreds.

Leading run scorers

Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 0
Sachin Tendulkar (India) 1989-2012 456 445 41 18176 200* 44.99 21073 86.25 48 95 20
Ricky Ponting (Aus) 1995-2012 374 364 39 13697 164 42.14 17020 80.47 30 82 20
Sanath Jayasuriya (SL) 1989-2011 445 433 18 13430 189 32.36 14723 91.21 28 68 34
Inzamam-ul-Haq (Pak) 1991-2007 378 350 53 11739 137* 39.52 15812 74.24 10 83 20
Jacques Kallis (SA) 1996-2012 319 305 53 11481 139 45.55 15734 72.96 17 85 16
Sourav Ganguly (India) 1992-2007 311 300 23 11363 183 41.02 15416 73.70 22 72 16
Rahul Dravid (India) 1996-2011 344 318 40 10889 153 39.16 15284 71.24 12 83 13
Brian Lara (WI) 1990-2007 299 289 32 10405 169 40.48 13086 79.51 19 63 16
Mahela Jayawardene (SL) 1998-2012 363 341 35 10235 144 33.44 13192 77.58 15 63 25
Kumar Sangakkara (SL) 2000-2012 315 296 31 10019 138* 37.80 13299 75.33 12 67 10
Topics : Cricket Kumar Sangakkara Nathan McCullum Sri Lanka Kings XI Punjab Australia
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