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Eden Gardens, Kolkata | IPL 2019 Venues

IPL 2019: Know more about Eden Gardens, Kolkata History, ODI, T20I, Test Cricket, IPL Match Records, Upcoming Event and Pitch Report at IndiaTV Sports.

Written by: India TV Sports Desk Kolkata Updated on: March 25, 2019 18:45 IST
Eden Gardens, Kolkata: History, Pitch Report, Average Score, ODI, T20I, Test Match, IPL Records
Image Source : GETTY IMAGES A general view of the Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

One of the best places to watch cricket in the world, the Eden Gardens is known as the Mecca of Indian cricket. Opened in 1864, the Eden Gardens is one of the oldest cricket stadiums around the world and is considered by many as the second best after The Lord's in England. The Eden Gardens is also the largest cricket ground in India with a seating capacity of 90,000 and is famous for its Colosseum-like architecture. The Eden Gardens hosted its first Test match in 1934 between India and England and it has witnessed many unforgettable matches since then. Previously, it has also been used as a football stadium. The Eden Gardens is home to Indian Premier League franchise and two-time champions - the Kolkata Knight Riders. The stadium also serves as the headquarters of the Cricket Association of Bengal.

Eden Gardens Facts:

Opened: 1864

Capacity: 90,000
Floodlights: Yes
End names: High Court End, Pavilion End
Curator: Sujan Mukherjee​


Match 2: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
Date: March 24, Sunday
Time: 4 PM

Match 6: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab
Date: March 27, Wednesday
Time: 8 PM

Match 26: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals
Date: April 12, Friday
Time: 8 PM

Match 29: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings
Date: April 14, Sunday
Time: 4 PM

Match 35: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
Date: April 19, Friday
Time: 8 PM

Match 43: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals
Date: April 25, Thursday
Time: 8 PM

Match 47: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians
Date: April 28, Sunday
Time: 8 PM


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