The Sardar Patel Stadium which is located at Motera at Ahmedabad is best remembered for India’s triumph against Australia in the quarter finals of the 2011 known to be one of India’s best sportive wicket. The 22 yard has seen quite a lot of runs scored in the past. Rahul Dravid has scored the most number of runs in this ground as he accumulated 342 runs in 5 innings with an average of 114. Chris Gayle comes second with 346 runs in 4 innings followed by Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting. Here is the list of top 5 leading run scorers at Motera ahead of the second ODI between India and Sri Lanka.

S.No

Batsmen

Innings

Runs

Average

Highest Score

50/100

1

Rahul Dravid

5

342

114.00

109*

1/2

2

Chris Gayle

4

316

79.00

140

2/0

3

Sachin Tendulkar

5

215

43.00

123

1/1

4

Sourav Ganguly

3

190

63.33

144

1/0

5

Ricky Ponting

3

185

61.66

104

1/1

 Sri Lanka’s Upul Tharanga is the highest run scorer from either sides in tomorrow’s match. Raina is India’s highest scorer at Motera with 117 in 5 innings.

*Stats updated till 5 November 2014

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