Cook breaks Sachin’s record, becomes youngest to 10,000 Test runs
AFP | By, Chester-le-street, United Kingdom
Alastair Cook became the youngest batsman to score 10,000 Test runs, breaking the record previously held by Sachin Tendulkar, when he reached the landmark on the fourth day of the second Test against Sri Lanka.
England captain Alastair Cook became the youngest batsman dob calculator
score 10,000 Test runs, breaking the record previously held by Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar. Cook reached the landmark on the fourth day of the second Test against Sri Lanka at the Riverside on Monday .
A banner is unfurled in the stands after Alastair Cook reaches the 10,000 Test runs mark.(AP)
Cook became just the 12 th batsman và the first Englishman to reach the 10,000 mark — và the only one still playing Tests — in history to reach the landmark when the left-handed opener clipped Nuwan Pradeep for four through mid-wicket .
He became the youngest to vì so sánh at 31 years và 157 days old, beating the previous record of Tendulkar, who accomplished the feat when he was 31 years & 326 days old .
This was Cook’s 128 th Test & 229 th innings at this cấp độ. The Essex batsman scored a hundred on debut against India at Nagpur in 2006 & has now made 28 Test centuries .
At 31, Cook could have several more years as an international cricketer left in him, but whether he will break Tendulkar’s all phút giây aggregate Test record of 15,921 runs made in 200 Tests remains to be seen .
The others on the danh sách are Brian Lara, Kumar Sangakkara, Ricky Ponting, Rahul Dravid, Mahela Jayawardene, Sunil Gavaskar, Jacques Kallis, Allan Border, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, và Steve Waugh .
Having dismissed Sri Lanka for 475 after enforcing the follow on, England need just 79 to chiến hạ the second Test for a 2-0 series lead .
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