Youngest Cricketer To Reach 10,000 Test Runs

Alastair Cook became the first Englishman to reach 10,000 Test runs before leading his team to an emphatic nine-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second Test to wrap up the series.

Cook scored 47 not out as England eased to their target of 79 after Dinesh Chandimal made a fine century to lift Sri Lanka to 475 in their second innings on the fourth day.

List of players who have scored 10,000 Test runs:

Sachin Tendulkar (India): 15,921

Ricky Ponting (Australia): 13,378

Jacques Kallis (South Africa): 13,289

Rahul Dravid (India): 13,288

Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka): 12,400

Brian Lara (West Indies): 11,953

Shivnarine Chanderpaul (West Indies): 11,867

Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka): 11,814

Allan Border (Australia): 11,174

Steve Waugh (Australia): 10,927

Sunil Gavaskar (India): 10,122

Alstair Cook (England): 10,042