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    Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara passes 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