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Milestone of 1,000 runs in Test cricket

Last updated on: October 10, 2010 18:29 IST

Sachin Tendulkar expectedly became the first batsman in Test history to complete 14, 000 runs, while leading India's reply to Australia's formidable total on Day 2 of the second Test at the Chinnaswamy Stadium on Sunday.

The 'Master Blaster' completed yet another milestone in his 171st Test.

First batsman to reach each progressive milestone of 1,000 runs in Test cricket

Runs Player Month & Year
1000 runs A Shrewsbury (Eng) Jul 1893
2000 runs C Hill (Aus) Jan 1904
3000 runs C Hill (Aus) Jan 1911
4000 runs JB Hobbs (Eng) Jun 1926
5000 runs JB Hobbs (Eng) Mar 1929
6000 runs WR Hammond (Eng) Dec 1938
7000 runs WR Hammond (Eng) Aug 1946
8000 runs GS Sobers (WI) Feb 1974
9000 runs SM Gavaskar (Ind) Dec 1985
10000 runs SM Gavaskar (Ind) Mar 1987
11000 runs AR Border (Aus) Jan 1994
12000 runs SR Tendulkar (Ind) Oct 2008
13000 runs SR Tendulkar (Ind) Jan 2010
14000 runs SR Tendulkar (Ind) Oct 2010

Rajneesh Gupta