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Cook on verge of 10,000 Test runs

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England captain Alastair Cook could become the youngest player to score 10,000 Test runs when his side play Sri Lanka in the first Test at Headingley.

Cook – aged 31 years, four months and 24 days on Thursday – needs 36 runs to break Indian Sachin Tendulkar’s record.

He will be the 12th player to reach the milestone,