Kumar Sangakkara joins 12,000-run club

Jan 04, 2015, 02:32 IST | AFP

Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara joined an elite group of cricketers on Saturday when he became only the fifth to make 12,000 runs in his career

Wellington: Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara joined an elite group of cricketers on Saturday when he became only the fifth to make 12,000 runs in his career.

The prolific 37-year-old left-hander reached the milestone when he knocked Trent Boult square for two in Sri Lanka's first innings of the second Test against Kiwis in Wellington.

Kumar Sangakkara
Kumar Sangakkara 

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