Eden Garden IPL Records, History, Pitch Report, T20 Records

Eden Garden IPL Records, History, Pitch Report, T20 Records

Eden Garden is a cricket ground. It was established in 1864 in Kolkata. It is the home ground of Bengal cricket team and the IPL franchise cricket team Kolkata Knight Riders. It is an also a well-known venue for the test, ODI and T20 matches of the Indian national cricket.

Eden Garden has the seating capacity of 94,000. The stadium currently has a capacity of 68,000 and it is the largest Stadium in India and second largest in the world. One of the biggest sporting centers, Kolkata’s Eden Garden holds a special place of interest in the history of Indian cricket. As I told you before the ground was capable of holding one lakh people but the capacity has been reduced to a little more than 66,000 after the stadium underwent some renovation before the world cup.

Eden Garden IPL Records, History, Pitch Report, T20 Records

How Does The Pitch Play?

The Eden Garden track is considered as one of the better batting surfaces. Although spinners tend to come into play as the match wears on. Spinners have enjoyed bowling here in the most popular shorter game of cricket that is Indian Premier League.

The highest ODI score by any batsman was made on this ground. Rohit Sharma smashed 264 runs against Sri Lanka in November 2014.

Eden Garden has hosted 39 test matches. It is the highest number of hosting by any venue in India.

Opened          1864

Capacity         90,000

Ends                High Court End, Pavilion End

Location         Kolkata, India

Time Zone     UTC +05:30

Home to        Bengal, Kolkata Knight Riders

Floodlights    Yes

Curator          Probir Mukherjee

Eden Garden IPL Records, History, Pitch Report, T20 Records


Total Matches30
Matches Won Batting First18
Matches Won Bowling First11
Average 1st Innings Scores251
Average 2nd Innings Scores211
Highest Total Recorded404/5 (50) by IND vs SL
Lowest Total Recorded 123/10 (40.1) by WI vs IND
Highest score chased317/3 (48.1) by IND vs SL
Lowest Score Defended195/10 (50) by IND vs RSA


Total Matches41
Matches Won Batting First12
Matches Won Bowling First9
Average 1st Innings Scores328
Average 2nd Innings Scores 313
Average 3rd Innings Scores 256
Average 4th Innings Scores 143
Highest Total Recorded657/7 (178) by IND vs AUS
Lowest Total Recorded90/10 (30) by IND vs WI


Total Matches6
Matches Won Batting First2
Matches Won Bowling First 4
Average 1st Innings Scores 148
Average 2nd Innings Scores 128
Highest Total Recorded201/5 (20) by PAK vs BAN
Lowest Total Recorded 70/10 (15.4) by BAN vs NZ
Highest Score Chased 161/6 (19.4) by WI vs ENG
Lowest Score Defended145/8 (20) NZ vs BAN

Interesting Facts You Should Know About Eden Gardens.

Eden Garden is the oldest stadium in India.

It is the biggest stadium in the country. However, it was once bigger than the Melbourne cricket ground. In 2011 Eden Gardens was revamped and after the renovation, the size of stadium was cut down to almost half of its size which had an original capacity of around 1,20,000

Only one cricketer has achieved a hat-trick at Eden Gardens. Over the years, over 30 cricketers have scored hat-tricks – taking three wickets in consecutive – balls – all around the world. However, in Eden Gardens, this has happened only once in 1991 by Indian allrounder, Kapil Dev.Sachin’s 199th match was held here against West Indies.

    • You Can say This is Batting Pitch. Eden Garden is favorite pitch of Rohit Sharma.
    • Pitch is Useful for fast Blower as compared to spinners. Overall This is a mix pitch for both.
    • AllRounder On this pitch is always recommended for Dream11 and fantasy ipl Cricket.