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Sunday, 19 January 2014 - 15:55
Mahela Jayawardena becomes first Sri Lankan batsman to score 11,000 test runs
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Former Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardena became the first Sri Lankan batsman and the 8th in the world to score 11,000 test runs.

Jaywardena reached this historic milestone a short while ago while batting against Pakistan in the 3rd test match, being played Sharjah which is also his 141st test match.

Mahela Jayawardena has amassed 32 centuries and 45 half centuries and has collected his runs at an average of 49.59.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul is the only other currently active player to have gone past the 11,000 run milestone.

 
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