Saturday, March 29, 2008

India's Dravid joins 10,000-run club

Rahul Dravid on Saturday became the third batsman of India and sixth batsman in history to score 10,000 Test runs when he reached 80 in the first Test against South Africa here.

The 35-year-old former captain is playing his 120th Test. He has scored 24 centuries and averaged 55.11 before the match began.

Brian Lara of West Indies is leading the illustrated league with 11,953 runs in 131 Tests. Sachin Tendulkar of India, Australians Allan Border, Steve Waugh, India’s Sunil Gavaskar and Rahul Dravid (IND) are other members of the club.

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