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Sangakkara joins 9000 run club

KC Sangakkara completed
9000 test runs during the course of his 144 in the third test against Pakistan at
Sharjah.  He reached the milestone when
he was on 28 during the course of his 144 on the first day of the test. At the
end of the Sri Lankan's first innings, his aggregate stood at 9116.

 

He became
the 12th batsman in the annals of test cricket to score 9000 plus
runs and the second Sri Lankan batsman after DPMD Jayawardene who has scored 9934
runs. DPMD Jayawardene is on the threshold of a land mark as he requires 66
runs more runs to reach the 10000 run mark.

 

 

No

Player

Team

Mat

Inns

NO

Runs

HS

Ave

100

50

0

1

SR Tendulkar

Ind

181

298

32

14965

248*

56.25

51

61

14

2

R Dravid

Ind

157

273

32

12775

270

53.00

35

60

08

3

RT Ponting

Aus

154

263

28

12487

257

53.13

39

56

14

4

BC Lara

Win

131

232

6

11953

400*

52.88

34

48

17

5

JH Kallis

SAF

145

246

38

11947

201*

57.43

40

54

10

6

AR Border

Aus

156

265

44

11174

205

50.56

27

63

11

7

SR Waugh

Aus

168

260

46

10927

200

51.06

32

50

22

8

SM Gavaskar

Ind

125

214

16

10122

236*

51.12

34

45

12

9

DPMD Jayawardene

Srl

125

206

13

9934

374

51.47

29

40

11

10

S Chanderpaul

Win

135

230

37

9493

203*

49.18

23

56

13

11

KC Sangakkara

Srl

103

172

14

9116

287

56.97

27

37

04

 

 

KC Sangakkara's break up of 9116 runs country wise
read thus

 

Opposition

Mat

Inns

NO

Runs

HS

Ave

C

F

0

4s

6s

Australia

9

17

0

726

192

42.70

1

5

1

92

2

Bangladesh

11

14

2

876

222*

73.00

2

5

1

104

3

England

18

32

1

1191

152

38.41

2

6

1

158

1

India

15

24

2

1257

219

57.13

5

2

0

150

3

New Zealand

8

14

3

651

156*

59.18

3

2

0

96

3

Pakistan

13

24

2

1779

230

80.86

7

6

0

202

7

South Africa

12

22

0

1182

287

53.72

2

5

0

165

3

West Indies

12

19

2

918

157*

54.00

3

5

1

110

1

Zimbabwe

5

6

0

536

270

89.33

2

1

0

76

4

Total

103

172

13

9084

287

55.13

27

37

4

1151

27

 

 

KC Sangakkara's 112 not
out in this test represent his 27th hundred which takes him to the
third spot among the left hand batsmen who have scored most hundreds. In fact
he shares the third spot jointly with AR Border of Australia who had also scored 27
hundreds. KC Sangakkara went past GS Sobers who has scored 26 hundreds on his
way to joint third spot. The following list shows the left hand batsmen who
have scored 25 plus hundreds

 

 

No

Player

Team

Mat

Inns

NO

Runs

HS

Ave

C

F

Z

1

BC Lara

Win

131

232

6

11953

400*

52.88

34

48

17

2

ML Hayden

Aus

103

184

14

8625

380

50.73

30

29

14

3

AR Border

Aus

156

265

44

11174

205

50.56

27

63

11

4

KC Sangakkara

Srl

103

172

14

9116

287

56.97

27

37

04

5

GS Sobers

Win

93

160

21

8032

365*

57.78

26

30

12

 

 

KC Sangakkara achieved
another milestone in this test during his knock of 144. He hit thirteen fours
in his knock which gave him an aggregate of 202 fours against Pakistan. He
became the first batsman in the annals of test cricket to hit 200 fours against
Pakistan.
The following list shows the batsmen who have an aggregate of 175 plus fours
against Pakistan

 

 

No

Player

Team

Mat

Inns

NO

Runs

HS

Ave

C

F

Z

4s

6s

1

KC Sangakkara

Srl

13

24

2

1779

230

80.86

7

6

0

202

7

2

V Sehwag

Ind

9

14

0

1276

309

91.14

4

2

1

187

12

3

SM Gavaskar

Ind

24

41

4

2089

166

56.45

5

12

1

186

0

4

RT Ponting

Ind

15

26

3

1537

209

66.82

5

6

5

182

0

5

ST Jayasuriya

Srl

17

30

1

1490

253

51.37

4

6

0

181

12

 

 

At the end of Sri Lanka's first innings, KC Sangakkara's
aggregate runs against Pakistan
stood at 1779 runs.  He now stands in the
second place amongst the batsmen who have scored most runs against Pakistan. India's SM
Gavaskar occupies the first place with 2089 runs. KC Sangakkara went past AR
Border of Australia
who had an aggregate of 1666 runs on his way to second place. The following
list shows the batsmen who have an aggregate of 1500 plus runs against Pakistan:

 

No

Player

Team

Mat

Inns

NO

Runs

HS

Ave

C

F

Z

1

SM Gavaskar

Ind

24

41

4

2089

166

56.45

5

12

1

2

KC Sangakkara

Srl

13

24

2

1779

230

80.86

7

6

0

3

AR Border

Aus

22

36

8

1666

153

59.50

6

8

0

4

GS Chappell

Aus

17

27

2

1581

235

63.24

6

6

1

5

RT Ponting

Aus

15

26

3

1537

209

66.82

5

6

5

 

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