Sri Lankan Legend Tillakaratne Dilshan Completes 10,000 ODI Runs

Updated: 26 July 2015 17:11 IST

Tillakaratne Dilshan became the 11th batsman and the fourth Sri Lankan to compile 10,000 runs in one-day cricket in his 319th match when he took a single off Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik to move to 55, before being run out on 63.

Sri Lankan Legend Tillakaratne Dilshan Completes 10,000 ODI Runs
Dilshan in action against Pakistan on Sunday © AFP

Hambantota, Sri Lanka:

Tillakaratne Dilshan Sunday became the 11th batsman and the fourth Sri Lankan to compile 10,000 runs in one-day cricket, achieving the feat against Pakistan in Hambantota. (Scorecard)

The flamboyant 38-year-old reached the landmark in his 319th match when he took a single off Shoaib Malik to move to 55, before being run out on 63.

Dilshan now has 10,008 runs, joining compatriots Kumar Sangakkara, Sanath Jayasuriya and Mahela Jayawardene in a coveted list headed by Indian great Sachin Tendulkar's tally of 18,426 ODI runs.

The 10,000-run club in one-day cricket (name, country, matches, runs, centuries):

Sachin Tendulkar (IND) 463 18,426 49

Kumar Sangakkara (SRI) 404 14,234 25

Ricky Ponting (AUS) 375 13,704, 30

Sanath Jayasuriya (SRI) 445 13,430 28

Mahela Jayawardene (SRI) 448 12,650 19

Inzamam-ul-Haq (PAK) 378 11,739 10

Jacques Kallis (RSA) 328 11,579 17

Saurav Ganguly (IND) 311 11,363 22

Rahul Dravid (IND) 344 10,889 12

Brian Lara (WIS) 299 10,405 19

Tillakaratne Dilshan (SRI) 319 10,008 22

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