Angelo Mathews needs 28 more runs to leave Mahela Jayawardene behind

Sports Tak Staff
March 142023

In Christchurch Test, Mathews scored his 14th Test century and became second Sri Lanka batter to score 1,000 or more runs against New Zealand

Here is a list of top 5 run-scorers in New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Test encounters over the years

5 | Angelo Mathews scored 1,001 runs from 12 Tests at an average of 55.61 including 2 centuries and 7 fifties

4 | Tom Latham has scored 1,018 runs from nine Tests at an average of 72.71 including 4 centuries and 1 fifty

3 | Former Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene has 1,028 runs from 13 Tests at an average of 45.54 including 3 centuries and 6 fifties

2 | Former New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has 1,114 runs from 11 Tests at an average of 69.62 including 4 centuries and 5 fifties

1 | Former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming has scored 1,166 runs from 13 Tests at an average of 2 centuries and 7 fifties

Also, Dimuth Karunaratne needs 81 more runs Wellington Test to leave Tillakaratne Dilshan, Arjuna Ranatunga and Kumar Sangakkara behind in one go

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