Eden Gardens Stadium Information Stats History

Eden Gardens is situated in Kolkata City of India having capacity of 68000 visitors to be seated for watching matches on ground. This ground is also home ground of Kolkata knight riders which is team of Indian cricket league IPL.

Eden Gardens stadium information:-

Eden Gardens Stadium Information

This ground is counted as one of the largest playgrounds in the world, if we talk about the world it is 4th largest Cricket Ground and in India it is 2nd place because 1st place is narendra modi stadium situated in Ahmedabad

Eden Garden capacity to seating was reduced for World Cup 2011 as per the demand of International Cricket Council (ICC) ,before the ICC World Cup 2011 its range is upto 1 lakh as per the information provided on wikipedia but now its about 68,000.

This is done to make fans and persons comfortable who visit there to enjoy the game. The 27th February 2011 match between India vs England venue was changed by ICC from there to M.Chinnaswamy Bengaluru because the renovation was not completed so ICC remarked Eden Garden as unsafe for that match.

Every year Indian Premier League (IPL) hosts several matches over there and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is the home team of Eden Gardens venue.

Eden Gardens pitch report

This pitch of Eden Gardens is usually batting friendly. Average 1st inning total in T20 international is 148+. But if you have a nice 145+ Paser then you can have a bit of an advantage. This ground has dew factor. So batting first and creating a high score can lead to win. So, if you are captain of your side then you should choose bat first.

Eden Gardens Capacity

Eden Gardens is situated in Kolkata City of India having capacity of 68000 visitors to be seated for watching matches on ground.

Eden Gardens Stats

First Test: January 1934

First ODI: February 1987

First T20I: October 2011

1] Test records:-

First Test: January 1934

Total Matches

42

Matches won batting 1st

12

Matches won bowling 1st

10

Average 1st Inns scores

323

Average 2nd Inns scores

314

Average 3rd Inns scores

255

Average 4th Inns scores

143

Highest Score

657/7 (178 ov) by indvsaus

Lowest score

90/10 (30 ov) by indvswi

 

2] ODI records:-

First ODI: February 1987

Total Matches

30

Matches won batting 1st

18

Matches won bowling 1st

11

Average 1st Inns scores

251

Average 2nd Inns scores

211

Highest Score

404/5 (50 ov) by ind vs sl

Lowest Score

123/10 (40.1 ov) by wi vs ind

Highest Score Chased

317/3 (48.1 ov) by ind vs sl

Highest Score defended

195/10 (50 ov) by ind vs rsa

 

3] T20I records:-

First T20I: October 2011

Total Matches

8

Matches won batting 1st

3

Matches won bowling 1st

5

Average 1st Inns scores

148

Average 2nd Inns scores

124

Highest Score

201/5 (20 ov) by pak vs ban

Lowest Score

70/10 (15.4 ov) by ban vs nz

Highest Score Chased

161/6 (19.4 ov) by wi vs eng

Highest Score defended

145/8 (20 ov) by nz vs ban

Eden Gardens history

First Test: January 1934

First ODI: February 1987

First T20I: October 2011

Eden Gardens memorial matches

I remember a match when Rohit Sharma hit 264 in a match against Sri Lanka. Also it is the highest score by any international cricketer in one day internationals. 

This is a same ground were India had a 376-run fifth-wicket stand between VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid lifted India from 254/4 to 589/4 after Follow on.

Eden Gardens dimensions and size

On Side

69m

Off Side

66m

High court end

64m

Pavilion end

71m

Eden gardens stadium is India’s second largest cricket Stadium after Narendra Modi stadium Ahmedabad. Also it ranks fourth in the world. This is India’s oldest cricket ground. 

Where is Eden Gardens Stadium located?

Eden Gardens Stadium is located in kolkata.

Who owns Eden Gardens Stadium?

Eden Gardens Stadium is owned by cricket association of Bengal.

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