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India-Bangladesh Test match: In another first at Eden, HIV+ kids to escort players to ground

A total of 35 HIV-positive children from a city home will escort the India and Bangladesh teams from pavilion to ground when the historic pink ball test match starts this Friday.

This is Eden Gardens: With heroes and history

Eden Gardens has been a witness to some of the most historic and significant moments in Indian cricket.


Players from first-ever India, Bangladesh Test to attend Day/Night clash at Eden Gardens

Sourav Ganguly confirmed that players from the first-ever Test played between India and Bangladesh in November 2000 will be present at the Eden Gardens Stadium on Saturday, as India prepare to host its first-ever Day/Night Test. 

'The length has to keep changing': Mohammed Shami's mantra ahead of historic pink-ball Test

Shami wrecked the Bangladesh batting lineup taking seven wickets in the Indore Test. The 29-year-old has the best strike rate in the world in the last two years and rose to his career-best rankings ahead of the historic Test.

Watching the grass grow at Eden Gardens

From the Citizen’s Park near Theatre Road to the graffiti on the outer walls of Eden, many shades of pink have subdued the smoggy grey – the metropolis’s staple colour in early winter.

Pink Ball Report Card: How India Test players have fared in domestic matches

Mayank Agarwal and Cheteshwar Pujara have fared the best among Indian batsmen when playing pink-ball cricket. Among bowlers, Kuldeep Yadav and Mohammed Shami have enjoyed the pink ball the most.


Releasing soon: Day and Night Test

Board president Ganguly says he has Kohli's nod; could happen as early as the Bangladesh series

India could play its first day-night pink-ball Test against Bangladesh

The decision is to be taken only after it is discussed during the meeting between the BCCI's new president Sourav Ganguly and India captain Virat Kohli.

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina to attend Eden Gardens Test

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will attend the second Test match between India and Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens. Sourav Ganguly also said that he will personally invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi to watch the proceedings.

CAB announces payroll boost for Eden Gardens' groundsmen

After the inaugural IPL, about 20 groundstaff who were then under the payroll of a private company had threatened to take some extreme step like committing suicide.

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Pink takes over Kolkata as Eden readies to host historic D/N Test

The Eden Gardens is preparing to host the first Day/Night Test on Indian soil from Friday, when Bangladesh will take on India in the 2nd Test of the ongoing series. On Wednesday, the India players were seen putting in hard shifts as evening fell and the floodlights came on.