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Eden Gardens, Kolkata | IPL 2018 Venues

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Written by: India TV Sports Desk, Kolkata [ Updated: April 16, 2018 18:46 IST ]
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 1: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
Date: April 8, Sunday
Time: 8 PM
Result: Kolkata Knight Riders won by 4 wickets 

Match 2: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
Date: April 14, Saturday
Time: 8 PM
Result: Sunrisers Hyderabad won by 5 wickets

Match 3: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Daredevils
Date: April 16, Monday
Time: 8 PM

Match 4: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab
Date: April 21, Saturday
Time: 4 PM

Match 5: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings
Date: May 3, Thursday
Time: 8 PM

Match 6: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians
Date: May 9, Wednesday
Time: 8 PM

Match 7: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals
Date: May 15, Tuesday
Time: 8 PM

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