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    Sangakkara passes 10,000 Test runs

    Sangakkara became the 11th cricketer to pass 10,000 Test runs.

    Melbourne: Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara became the 11th cricketer to pass 10,000 Test runs in the last over before lunch in the second Test against Australia in Melbourne on Wednesday.

    The 35-year-old Sangakkara punched an imperious cover drive for four off the bowling of Mitchell Johnson to bring up the milestone and draw a standing ovation from a bumper crowd at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

    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