Alaistair Cook become the first England batter to score 10000 runs in test matches

On this day in 2016 : Alastair Cook became the first Englishman to make 10,000 Test runs, and the youngest at 31 years and 157 days, when he hit the milestone in Chester-le-Street against Sri Lanka. Cook had started the Test, his 128th, on 9980 runs. In the first inning he got out for 15 runs and in the second inning he scored 47 to reach the milestone.

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