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Saturday, March 28, 2020

Eden Gardens


Streetwise Kolkata: Eden Gardens Road — where history, football and cricket meet

March 13, 2020 7:07 pm

Sometime in the 1960s, the Eden Garden Road was renamed Gostha Pal Sarani, after the legendary Indian footballer Gostha Pal. The earlier name recalls the nobleman who was once Governor-General of India, and his sisters who travelled and delighted in the land.

Magnus Carlsen, Viswanathan Anand ring Eden Gardens bell on Day 2 of Day/Night Test

November 23, 2019 1:50 pm

Chess stars Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand rang the Eden Gardens bell on Day 2 of Day/Night Test.

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

November 20, 2019 4:59 am

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.

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

November 19, 2019 5:04 pm

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

November 19, 2019 2:42 pm

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

November 19, 2019 1:32 pm

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.

This is Eden Gardens: With heroes and history

November 22, 2019 2:21 am

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

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

November 17, 2019 8:41 pm

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

October 29, 2019 4:46 pm

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

October 24, 2019 10:56 pm

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.


Mahatma Gandhi lookalike reaches Eden Gardens for India-Bangladesh test match

November 24, 2019 7:59 am

There is a galaxy of stars in Eden, from statesman to sporting legend. But who would have thought that Bapuji himself would make his way to Eden that too witness a historical match?

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

November 20, 2019 10:18 pm

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.