Kallis surpasses Dravid to become third highest Test run-getter

Johannesburg, Dec. 30 : South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis has surpassed Rahul Dravid as the third highest run-getter in Test cricket after a 115-run knock against India in his farewell match.

The South African, considered as one among the cricketing greats, struck a 115-run knock, which came off 316 balls and included nine fours, in his final Test, Sport24 reports.

Kallis, who has decided to end his 18-year Test career at the end of the ongoing second and final game against India, now has 13,289 runs in the longest format.

He is playing in his 166th Test and is now third behind Sachin Tendulkar (15,921) and Ricky Ponting (13,378) in the all-time list.

--ANI (Posted on 30-12-2013)

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