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Kolkata Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium | History, Significance, Ground Details | Memorable Performances



Kolkata Cricket Ground Eden Gardens Stadium History Significance First Cricket Test ODI Domestic Match Details Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium Kolkata CAB cricket Association Bengal Club House Eden Gardens B.C. Roy Pavilion Gallery Memorable Event performances specialty Eden Gardens Kolkata Cricket Stadium largest biggest India World Capacity Crowd Kolkata Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium Information Location.
Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium Kolkata
One and Only Cricket Ground of Kolkata (Calcutta) is Eden Gardens who is the Home Ground of Bengal Cricket Team of Domestic Cricket) and Kolkata Knight Riders (Indian Premier League T20 Cricket). Eden Gardens Kolkata Cricket Stadium is the biggest Cricket Stadium in India in respect of Crowd Capacity. Kolkata Eden Gardens Ground is the second largest Cricket Stadium in World after Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia. In case of India, Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium Kolkata is the second largest Stadium after Salt Lake Stadium of Kolkata.


Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium Kolkata has the world-class Players' dressing room, Electronics Score Board and floodlights. The Club House of Eden Gardens Kolkata has been named on former Chief Minister of Bengal Dr. B.C. Roy. Kolkata Eden Gardens Cricket Ground is also the headquarters of Bengal Cricket Association (C.A.B.).


Eden Gardens Kolkata Cricket Ground Information Details

Date of Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium Kolkata Establishment: In the year 1864-65

Total Capacity of Kolkata Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium: 90,000 to 1 lakhs.

Eden Gardens Kolkata Stadium Owner: Indian Army

Management Board Name of Kolkata Cricket Ground Eden Gardens: CAB Cricket Association of Bengal

Kolkata Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium End names: High Court End and Pavilion End

First International Test Cricket Match Played at Kolkata Eden Gardens: 5th January - 8th January 1934 between India and England.

First International ODI Cricket Match Played at Kolkata Eden Gardens: 18th February 1987 between India and Sri Lanka

Home Cricket Team of Eden Gardens Kolkata: Bengal Cricket Team (Bangla Domestic Team), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR Team of Shahrukh Khan of IPL T20 Tournament).

Eden Gardens Kolkata Cricket Stadium proud of Sourav Ganguly (ex-Indian Captain) and has produced many International Cricketers like Laxmiratan Shukla, W.Saha, Ranadeb Basu, Manoj Tiwary, Deep Dasgupta and many others.


Best Events Moments - Eden Gardens Kolkata - Historical Performances

Kolkata Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium hosted 1987 World Cup Final in which Australia won against England by 7 runs.

• The Kolkata Crowd set fire in the stand when Indian Batting Lineup collapsed in the Semi-Final against Sri Lanka in the 1996 World Cup and at last the match was called off and Sri Lanka won.

• In 1991 against Sri Lanka, Kapil Dev took an ODI hat-trick and became the first Indian Cricketer (Bowler) to take an ODI hat-trick, which was happened at Eden Gardens Kolkata.

• Indian Spinner Harbhajan Singh took hat-trick against Australia in the year 2000-01 at Eden Gardens Kolkata ground and became the second Indian Cricketer to take a hat-trick in Test cricket.
Eden Gardens highest Individual International Test Score 281 of V.V.S. Laxman against Australia in 2000-01 where India won after being forced to follow on.
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