Sharjah: Jan 19, 2014
The 36-year-old, when on eight, swept off-spinner Saeed Ajmal for a six to complete 11,000 runs in his 141st Test, becoming the eighth batsman but first Sri Lankan to achieve the milestone.
India’s recently retired Sachin Tendulkar topped the list of most runs with 15,921 in a record 200 Tests.
The list includes two players each from India, the West Indies and Australia and one from Sri Lanka and South Africa.
Jayawardene scored 46 in Sri Lanka’s 133 for 5 at close of play on the fourth day.
List of players with 11,000 or more runs in Test cricket: (name,matches, runs)
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