In kolkata s eden gardens, india tasted forbidden fruit. Eden garden ipl records, history, pitch report, t20 records. It is the home ground of bengal cricket team and the ipl franchise cricket team kolkata knight riders. Full scorecard of india vs australia 2nd test 2001 score. Although it is not clear when cricket first started in the subcontinent, raju mukherji, cricketer and author of the book eden gardens. Find the seating plan, directions and more for the eden gardens, kolkata on the official website. History of the eden the eden gardens complex that the stadium is a part of is in the heart of the city, and its surrounding landmarks include the states high court and state secretariat. Eden gardens kolkata timings, history, entry fee, images. However, it was indian spinner harbhajan singh who stole the show in kolkata with his spectacular seven wickets, including the first hattrick in indias test history. Legend and romance, believes it can be traced to 1780 in calcutta, with the establishment of the first cricket club that went on to be known as the calcutta cricket club.
It is the oldestand second largest cricket stadium in india after the newly built sardar patel stadium, and third in the world after sardar patel stadium and melbourne cricket ground. Inspire a love of reading with prime book box for kids discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1. There are street scenes and garden parties that all together paint a picture of the. Adding up the cost of englands gardens from capability brown to geraniums and neat lawns in the suburbs. Princeton club calcutta club adwaita zoological garden, alipore bengal club central forensic science. Sourav ganguly recalls historic test win over australia. The international kolkata book fair and officially antarjatik kolkata boimela or antarjatik. November 22nd is going to be in the indian cricket history books.
Though both books may lack the charm and wit of others efforts at garden history, such as ronald kings the quest for paradise, they add nicely to the garden. Former indian captain and board of control for cricket in india bcci president sourav ganguly on wednesday recalled the historic test victory against australia at eden gardens in kolkata in 2001. It was named after the eden sisters of lord auckland, emily and fanny eden. It is an also a wellknown venue for the test, odi and t20 matches of the indian national cricket.
An economic history of the english garden by roderick floud. History of eden gardens stadium, kolkata the name eden gardens has been kept by its makers inspired from the bible. In the chapter of genesis from bible, gods garden was named eden which he made for his mortal children adam and eve. Garden and landscape history books series studies of all aspects of the subject, aiming to cover the designed landscape and the working, vernacular. Designed in 1841, the stadium was established in 1864 and gets its name from the eden gardens, one of the oldest parks in kolkata. It is the home venue of the bengal cricket team and the ipl franchise cricket team kolkata knigh. This park is located adjacent to the stadium, and was designed in 1841. A social history of gardens and gardening new ed by brown isbn. Established way back in 1864 the eden gardens is the largest stadium in india as far as seating capacity is concerned. It will be the home ground of eastbengal fc in isl season 7 202021. Established in 1864 by lord auckland eden, the then governor general of india, the stadium was given the same name as that of the oldest parks in kolkata, eden gardens. Vincent jerome esch, designed the bridge of the north aspect and the garden gates.259 501 1265 1350 985 1459 828 527 1151 148 812 854 263 1325 1318 916 259 745 234 386 359 115 936 1027 706 351 1016 864 12 238 79 276 838 525