On Might 30 in 2016, former England skipper Alastair Prepare dinner turned the youngest and the primary participant from the nation to notch up 10,000 runs within the longest format of the sport.
The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) took to its official Twitter deal with and knowledgeable its followers of Prepare dinner’s feat.
The world’s cricket governing physique posted a brief video of England’s Take a look at match towards Sri Lanka in 2016 when Prepare dinner achieved the feat on the age of 31 days, 5 months and 5 days.
“#OnThisDay in 2016, Alastair Prepare dinner, aged 31, 5 months and 5 days, turned the youngest batsman and the primary Englishman to succeed in 10,000 Take a look at runs,” the ICC tweeted.
#OnThisDay in 2016, Alastair Prepare dinner, aged 31, 5 months and 5 days, turned the youngest batsman and the primary Englishman to succeed in 10,000 Take a look at runs
What do you assume has been his most memorable knock?pic.twitter.com/CaXyxZ7psw
— ICC (@ICC) May 30, 2020
Prepare dinner achieved the landmark when he scored 5 runs on the fourth day of the second Take a look at towards Sri Lanka on at the present time 4 years in the past at Chester-le-Avenue.
He reached the milestone by notching up a leg-side clip for 4 off Nuwan Pradeep’s supply. Prepare dinner ultimately completed the innings with an unbeaten 47 runs as England gained the conflict by 9 wickets.
By attaining the feat, Prepare dinner surpassed legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar’s report of reaching 10,000 Take a look at runs on the age of 31 years, 10 months and 20 days to change into the youngest cricketer to the touch the landmark.
Prepare dinner additionally turned solely the 12th participant within the historical past of the sport to amass 10,000 runs within the longest format of the sport and solely the second opener to take action.
The 35-year-old former England participant completed his cricket profession with a complete of 12,472 runs in 161 Exams, 3204 runs in 92 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and 61 runs in 4 T20Is.
Prepare dinner, who was appointed because the captain of the England males’s cricket workforce in 2011, introduced his retirement from worldwide cricket in 2018. He, nevertheless, said that he would proceed to play for Essex, signing a three-year contract with them.