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

PlayerSpanMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100500
Sachin Tendulkar (India)1989-20124564454118176200*44.992107386.25489520
Ricky Ponting (Aus)1995-2012374364391369716442.141702080.47308220
Sanath Jayasuriya (SL)1989-2011445433181343018932.361472391.21286834
Inzamam-ul-Haq (Pak)1991-20073783505311739137*39.521581274.24108320
Jacques Kallis (SA)1996-2012319305531148113945.551573472.96178516
Sourav Ganguly (India)1992-2007311300231136318341.021541673.70227216
Rahul Dravid (India)1996-2011344318401088915339.161528471.24128313
Brian Lara (WI)1990-2007299289321040516940.481308679.51196316
Mahela Jayawardene (SL)1998-2012363341351023514433.441319277.58156325
Kumar Sangakkara (SL)2000-20123152963110019138*37.801329975.33126710


Topics : Cricket Kumar Sangakkara Nathan McCullum Sri Lanka Kings XI Punjab Australia
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