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Eden Gardens, Kolkata details, matches, records and stats - Cricket World Cup 2023 Venues

In this article, we will look at Eden Gardens, Kolkata stadium details, matches, records and stats. The Eden Gardens will be hosting five matches in ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2023.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 11.10.2023
Eden Gardens, Kolkata

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The iconic cricket ground Eden Gardens, Kolkata, is one of the oldest and most reputed cricket venues in the world. It is ready to host another great ODI Cricket World Cup in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023.

Apart from hosting the Cricket World Cup 1987 Final (Australia vs England), Eden Gardens also hosted the controversial Cricket World Cup 1996 Semi-final between India and Sri Lanka. 

Article Contents

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  • ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 Matches at the venue

  • Basic Venue Details

  • Key First(s) and Last(s)

  • Last 5 ODIs’ Records at the Venue

  • Major Teams Records (ODI)

    • Result Summary

    • Highest Totals

    • Highest Successful Chases

    • Lowest Totals

    • Lowest Successful Defending Totals

  • Major Players Records (ODI)

  • Most Runs

  • Highest Scores

  • Most Wickets

  • Best Bowling Figures


ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023: Matches at Eden Gardens, Kolkata


October 28: Bangladesh vs Netherlands (Day/Night)

October 31: Bangladesh vs Pakistan (Day/Night)

November 5: India vs South Africa (Day/Night)

November 11: England vs Pakistan (Day/Night)

November 16: 2nd Semi-Final (Day/Night)


Eden Gardens, Kolkata Stadium details, matches, records and stats

NOTE: All the stats updated before the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023


Basic Details

Stadium Name: Eden Gardens

Location: Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Established: 1864

Opening year(s) for senior international cricket: 1934

Previous ODI World Cup experiences: 1987, 1996, 2011

Knockout matches in previous ODI World Cups: Final in 1987; 1 Semi-Final in 1996

Present Ends Names: High Court End, Pavilion End

Present Stadium Capacity: 66000 (approx.)


Key First(s) and Last

First men’s international match: India vs England in January 1934 (Test)

First ODI: India vs Pakistan on February 18, 1987

Last ODI: India vs Sri Lanka on January 12, 2023

Last men’s international match: India vs Sri Lanka on January 12, 2023 (ODI)


Last 5 ODIs’ Records

Average innings score: 259.50

Average 1st batting score: 288.40

First batting teams won: 4 matches

Second batting teams won: 1 match

Winning margins (latest to oldest): 4 wickets, 50 runs, 5 runs, 153 runs, 85 runs


Eden Gardens, Kolkata Stadium Major Teams Records (ODI)


Result Summary


Team

Matches

Won

Lost

No Result

Tied

India

22

13

8

1

0

Sri Lanka

9

3

5

1

0

Pakistan

6

5

1

0

0

West Indies

5

1

4

0

0

South Africa

4

2

2

0

0

England

4

1

3

0

0

Australia

3

2

1

0

0

Ireland

2

1

1

0

0

Zimbabwe

2

1

1

0

0

Kenya

2

0

2

0

0

New Zealand

1

1

0

0

0

Bangladesh

1

0

1

0

0

Netherlands

1

0

1

0

0

 

Highest Totals


Team

Total (Overs)

Opposition

Date

India

404/5 (50)

Sri Lanka

November 13, 2014

England

321/8 (50)

India

January 22, 2017

India

317/3 (48.1)

Sri Lanka

December 24, 2009

 

Highest Successful Chases


Team

Total (Overs)

Target

Opposition

Date

India

317/3 (48.1)

316

Sri Lanka

December 24, 2009

Ireland

307/4 (47.4)

307

Netherlands

March 18, 2011

Pakistan

293/4 (49)

293

India

November 13, 2004

 

Lowest Totals


Team

Total (Overs)

Opposition

Date

West Indies

123 (40.1)

India

November 27, 1993

Ireland

141 (33.2)

South Africa

March 15, 2011

Kenya

147 (36)

Zimbabwe

March 20, 2011

(Only officially lowest completed totals)

Lowest Successful Defending Totals


Team

Total (Overs)

Opposition

Date

India

195 (50)

South Africa

November 24, 1993

India

222/7 (45)

West Indies

January 2, 1988

India

225/7 (50)

West Indies

November 27, 1993

(Only complete ODI matches, no overs reduction)


Eden Gardens, Kolkata Major Players Records (ODI)


Most Runs


Player (Team)

Matches (Innings)

Runs scored

Highest score

Average

100s/50s

Sachin Tendulkar (India)

13 (12)

496

100*

49.60

1/4

Mohammad Azharuddin (India)

9 (8)

332

90

47.42

0/2

Virat Kohli (India)

7 (7)

330

107

47.14

1/3

 

Highest Scores


Player (Team)

Runs scored

Opposition

Date

Rohit Sharma (India)

264

Sri Lanka

November 13, 2014

Gautam Gambhir (India)

150*

Sri Lanka

December 24, 2009

Graeme Smith (South Africa)

134*

India

November 25, 2005

 

Most Wickets


Player (Team)

Matches (Innings)

Wickets

Best bowling figures

Economy rate

4wks/5wks

Anil Kumble (India)

6 (6)

14

6/12

3.96

0/1

Kapil Dev (India)

7 (7)

14

4/31

3.77

1/0

Ravindra Jadeja (India)

4 (4)

9

4/33

5.05

1/0

 

Best Bowling Figures


Player (Team)

Bowling figures

Opposition

Date

Anil Kumble (India)

6.1-2-12-6

West Indies

November 27, 1993

Allan Donald (South Africa)

8.4-0-29-5

India

November 10, 1991

Ian Harvey (Australia)

4.5-0-21-4

India

November 18, 2003

 

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