Kumar Sangakkara Becomes Second Highest ODI Run-Getter

Updated: 14 February 2015 11:11 IST

The Lankan run machine carries on his good form as he slides past Ricky Ponting in ODI run-getter's list.

Kumar Sangakkara Becomes Second Highest ODI Run-Getter
Kumar Sangakkara: The Lankan run machine © Getty Images

Christchurch:

Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara on Saturday became the second highest run-maker in one-day international history during the World Cup clash against New Zealand in Christchurch.

Sangakkara started the day on 13,693 runs and needing just 12 more to pass Australia's Ricky Ponting who made 13,704 runs before he retired. (Full World Cup Coverage)

The Sri Lankan left-hander reached the milestone when he flicked Adam Milne down the leg side for a four in the 16th over of his team's reply to New Zealand's imposing 331 for six.

India legend Sachin Tendulkar tops the list for most ODI runs with a mammoth 18,426.

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