At times, some batsmen tend to score high repeatedly, on a particular ground. It could usually be because the conditions there, suit the style of the batsman. We will now have a look at the most runs scored by a batsman in a single Indian ground.
10. Gundappa Viswanath
Gundappa Viswanath was a batsman, who played for the Indian team around the same period as Sunil Gavaskar. He was considered as the player who had the most importance, after Gavaskar. Viswanath was known to score runs in challenging situations. Gundappa Viswanath played ten tests in the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, and scored 785 runs on the ground.
9. Mohammad Azharuddin
Mohammad Azharuddin scored five centuries in Eden Gardens. It was a place, where he scored regularly, with his highest score there being 182. Mohammad Azharuddin played seven tests in the Eden Gardens, Kolkata, and scored 860 runs on the ground.
8. Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar has various records in terms of batting, in test cricket. He has scored massive amount of runs, on multiple grounds, and this was one such place. In tests in Bengaluru, Sachin scored two centuries and three half-centuries. Sachin Tendulkar played nine tests in the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru, and scored 869 runs on the ground.
7. Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar played consistently in tests, in Kolkata. He managed to score some half centuries and also scored a couple of centuries there. Some tests here, have been memorable ones. Sachin Tendulkar played 13 tests in the Eden Gardens, Kolkata, and scored 872 runs on the ground.
6. Sachin Tendulkar
The Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, has to be the most significant stadium in which Sachin Tendulkar played test cricket. Not only is this home ground, he also played his 200th and final test here. Even in the waning stages of his career, he scored 74 in his last innings. Sachin Tendulkar played 11 tests in the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, and scored 921 runs on the ground.
5. Rahul Dravid
Rahul Dravid has four centuries in Kolkata. The most important one of them, was his high score of 180, which came in the 2001 Border Gavaskar trophy, against Australia. In this game, India was asked to follow-on. Dravid and VVS Laxman, together made a massive partnership and shifted the match totally to India’s favour. Rahul Dravid played nine tests in the Eden Gardens, Kolkata, and scored 962 runs on the ground.
4. Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar scored 165, right in his first innings in Chennai, against England. Overall, he scored five centuries here, with one coming in a successful 387-run chase against England in 2008. Another memorable century in Chennai was his 136 against Pakistan in 1999, in which he was battling alone, and India collapsed immediately after his dismissal. Sachin Tendulkar played ten tests in the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, and scored 970 runs on the ground.
3. Sunil Gavaskar
Sunil Gavaskar had three scores of 150+ in Chennai. The highest score in his test career was 236 not out, and it was in Chennai. He achieved it in the final test in the West Indies tour of India. West Indies were leading 3-0 at the start of the game, and India was left to fight for pride. Gavaskar’s knock helped India draw the match. Sunil Gavaskar played 12 tests in the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, and scored 1018 runs on the ground.
2. Sunil Gavaskar
Mumbai was the hometown of Sunil Gavaskar. Gavaskar had a good record in Mumbai, scoring three half-centuries and five centuries, one of them being a double hundred. Sunil Gavaskar played 11 tests in the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, and scored 1122 runs on the ground.
1. VVS Laxman
VVS Laxman played one of the best knocks ever, in test cricket history, in Kolkata. India was trailing 0-1 in a Test series against Australia. Australia batted first, put up a considerable lead, and enforced the follow-on, on India. While following on, Laxman and Rahul Dravid, stitched together a partnership of 376 runs for the fifth wicket. Laxman ended up with a score of 281. India managed to set a huge target, and won the match. Laxman has four more centuries in Kolkata. VVS Laxman played ten tests in the Eden Gardens, Kolkata, and scored 1217 runs on the ground.