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Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata

November 30, 2012 | Posted in Sport Stadiums
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Established in the year of 1864, Eden Gardens is a distinguished cricket ground that has found its base in the city of Kolkata. Eden Gardens is known to be the third biggest cricket stadium across the globe, after Melbourne Cricket Ground and ANZ Stadium in Australia. The ground undoubtedly needs no introduction as it has been host to several unforgettable innings and registered its name in the history. Eden Gardens takes extreme pride in being the home to the Bengal Cricket Team and the Indian Premier League’s Kolkata Knight Riders. Not only is this but Eden Gardens is famous around the world as a Test and One Day International Ground. Widely acknowledged to be the biggest cricket ground in India and the third biggest in the world, Eden Gardens is the largest cricket stadium in India when it comes to seating capacity and other facilities.

Eden Gardens Stadium Kolkata Contact Information 

Address: Dr. B. C. Roy Club House, Eden Gardens, Kolkata – 700021
Contact Number: +9133-24759880.
Owner: Cricket Association of Bengal
Established: 1864
Capacity: 1, 20,000
End Names: High Court End, Pavilion End
First Test: 05 Jan – 08 Jan 1934 – India v England
First ODI:18 Feb 1987 – India v Pakistan

Perhaps the only well maintained other than The Victoria Memorial Hall in Kolkata, Eden Gardens is one of the most beautiful gifts the British Raj gave to cricket lovers in Kolkata. It is one of the biggest cricket grounds in India and can currently hold close to 63,000 people at one time. A great number of domestic and international cricket tournaments have been played on the soil of this cricket ground. It goes without saying that Eden Gardens is one of the greatest attractions and sources of great pride of Kolkata and its inhabitants. Considered the Lords of India which is also the home ground of legendary player Saurav Ganguly, this massive and splendid cricket ground has been host to several national and international cricketing tournament.

Comments (2)

  1. Sachin Chadda

    IPL 2013 Matches in Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata

    (1) Date: Sun Apr 14
    Team: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Pune Warriors
    Timing: 16:00 local | 10:30 GMT

    (2) Date: Sat Apr 20
    Teams: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings
    Timing: 16:00 local | 10:30 GMT

    (3) Date: Wed Apr 24
    Teams: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians
    Timing: 20:00 local | 14:30 GMT

    (4) Date: Fri Apr 26
    Teams: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab
    Timing: 20:00 local | 14:30 GMT

    (5) Date: Fri May 3
    Teams: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals
    Timing: 20:00 local | 14:30 GMT

    (6) Date: Fri May 24
    Teams: TBC vs TBC (Winner of Eliminator vs Loser of Qualifer 1)
    Timing: 20:00 local | 14:30 GMT

    (7) Date: Sun May 26
    Teams: TBC vs TBC (Winner of Q1 vs Winner of Q2)
    Timing: 20:00 local | 14:30 GMT

  2. kaushik basu

    I WANT TO KNOW WHEATHER IN EDEN GARDEN CRICKET TRAINING IS GIVEN OR NOT TO IMMATURE PLYERS BCOZZ I WANT TO TAKE TRAINING THERE??

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