Eden Gardens, Kolkata, India

Eden Gardens, Kolkata, India
Also known as the Dr B C Roy Club House, Eden Gardens is one of the largest stadium in the world with a capacity in the vicinity of 100,000, earning it the tag of a "coliseum". It possess state-of-the-art facilities including floodlights and is the home ground of the Bengal Ranji team and the IPL's Kolkata Knightriders. The ground will be venue to three World Cup 2011 matches.

The itinerary kicks off with the 11th match of the tournament, between India and England from Group B on Feb 27. The second match at Eden Gardens will be the cup's 34th fixture, between Ireland and South Africa, also from Group B, on Mar 15, while the final clash at this stadium will occur when Ireland takes on the Netherlands on Mar 18. Eden Gardens has seen some dramatic cricket matches from India's horrifoc collapse to Sri Lanka in the 1996 World Cup to a Test match turn-around between India and Australia in 2001, which India won.

  Ground Information
Location : Kolkata

Established : 1864

Capacity : 90,000

Owner : Indian Army

Operatoe : Cricket Association of Bengal

Curator : Probir Mukherjee

Tenants : Indian Cricket Team

  International information
First Test : 5 Jan - 8 Jan 1934: India v England

Last Test : 14 Feb - 18 Feb 2010: Ind v SA

First ODI : 18 Feb 1987: India v Sri Lanka

Last ODI : 24 Dec 2009: India v Sri Lanka
  Domestic team information
Bengal cricket team : present

Kolkata Knight Riders : 2008 - present

     Eden Gardens, Kolkata, India
  Events Location Date Time Result
Group Matches , India Vs England Eden Gardens, Kolkata, India 27 Feb 2011 14:30 -

Group Matches , Ireland Vs South Africa Eden Gardens, Kolkata, India 15 Mar 2011 14:30 -

Group Matches , Ireland Vs Netherlands Eden Gardens, Kolkata, India 18 Mar 2011 09:30 -

Group Matches , Kenya Vs Zimbabwe Eden Gardens, Kolkata, India 20 Mar 2011 09:30 -

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