Eden Gardens, an international cricket stadium in Kolkata, is the oldest cricket stadium in India. It was constructed in the year 1864. It was the oldest and second-largest cricket stadium in India and the third-largest in the world. The stadium has a capacity of 68,000. It is owned and operated by the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB). It was the home ground for the Kolkata Knight Riders.
Eden Gardens, the oldest stadium in India, is also referred to as the home of Indian cricket.
Many also say that this stadium is also referred to as cricket’s answer to the Colosseum”, and is also known as the Mecca of Indian cricket.
Eden Gardens, India’s first cricket stadium, has hosted many international events like the World Cup, the World Twenty20, and the Asia Cup.
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WC 2011 Finals in Mumbai, while Eden Gardens, Kolkata was then the largest and oldest cricket stadium in India.
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Eden Garden in 1987 was the second stadium to host a World Cup final.
This stadium also hosted the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 Final.
Eden Garden, India’s first cricket stadium, was constructed in 1864, 159 years ago. It is owned by the Eastern Command of the Indian Army.
Eden Gardens, India’s first cricket stadium, has hosted 15 Cricket World Cup matches in both men’s and women’s formats.
Eden Gardens, the first cricket stadium in India, has hosted six Cricket World Cup matches:
- 1987, twice
Eden Gardens, a famous cricket stadium in India, has hosted five T20Is to date.