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    Kallis goes past Dravid, becomes third highest Test run-scorer

    South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis on Sunday surpassed Rahul Dravid as the third highest run-getter in Test cricket after a 115-run knock against India in his farewell match in Durban.

    Kallis, who would be retiring from Tests at the end of the match, now has 13,289 runs in the longest format.

    That tally is one run more than Dravid, who retired last year after playing 164 Tests. Kallis, who is playing in his 166th Test, is now third behind Sachin Tendulkar (15,921) and Ricky Ponting (13,378) in the all-time list.

    The South African, considered the best all-rounder in modern cricket, struck a fluent 115-run knock, which came off 316 balls and included nine fours, in his final Test.

    Kallis goes past Dravid
    “Hail King Kallis!Even his worst critic wudn’t begrudge JK farewell ton—truly fantastic feat V normally relate 2 dreams!!” tweeted former Indian captain Bishan Singh Bedi, paying tribute to the 38-year old.

    “Handsome is that handsome does!Is thr any1 more handsome than Kallis in his final test?No 1 took so much workload as JK in last 3/4 decades!” he added.

    Besides the mountain of runs he sits on, Kallis also has 292 wickets in Tests at an impressive average of 32.53, besides having 200 catches to his credit.

    “100 for #Kallis in his last test. One of the greats,” wrote New Zealand captain Ross Taylor.

    Breather for John Abraham. gets bail in rash driving case

    Bollywood actor John Abraham has been released on bail, after being detained by the police on charges of rash and negligent driving. In April 2006, the actor had run into two pedestrians while riding a motorbike in the Khar Danda area, Mumbai.

    Bandra court sentenced him for 15 days imprisonment on Friday afternoon, for which the actor sought bail. The bail plea was heard in Mumbai High Court today.

    The bail was reportedly granted to the actor against Rs. 20,000. Now, he can aslo appeal at the upper court to squash the 15 day custody pronounced by the Sessions Court.

    Earlier, In October 2010, the Bandra Metropolitan Magistrate Court had sentenced the actor to 15 days imprisonment in the same case. However, Abraham had filed a plea against the same.

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