|Location||DR BC Roy Club House, Eden Gardens, Kolkata|
|Seating capacity||90,000 (earlier 120,000)|
|Operator||Cricket Association of Bengal|
|Home team(s)||Bengal cricket team, Kolkata Knight Riders, India|
|End names||High Court End, Pavilion End|
|First Test||India v England - Jan 5-8, 1934|
|Last Test||India v Pakistan - Nov 30-Dec 4, 2007|
|First ODI||India v Pakistan - Feb 18, 1987|
|Last ODI||India v Sri Lanka - Feb 8, 2007|
|First IPL Twenty20||Kolkata Knight Riders v Deccan Chargers - Apr 20, 2008|
|Last IPL Twenty20||Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab- May 25, 2008|
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The first ever first-class match to be played here was in 1917-18, while the first Test match was against Douglas Jardine's MCC in January 1934. First-class cricket refers to the class of Cricket matches of three or more days scheduled duration between two sides of eleven players and officially adjudged first-class by Test cricket is the longest form of the Sport of Cricket. It has long been considered the ultimate test of playing ability between cricketing nations Douglas Robert Jardine ( October 23, 1900 - June 18, 1958) was an English Cricketer and captain of the England Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC is a private members' club founded in 1787 Year 1934 ( MCMXXXIV) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Since then the ground has hosted 35 Test matches more than any other venue in India, the last match to date being India vs Pakistan on 30th November 2007, where the match was a draw on a flat pitch. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. In February 1987, the stadium hosted its first One day international match — against Pakistan. NightMatchOldTraffordjpg|right|thumb|350px|A night match at Old Trafford. A total of 21 One day international have been played at the venue. 
As a part of modernization of the stadium during the 1987 World Cup, where the final match was held, covered stands were built all around, with a modern Club House and pavilion. Year 1987 ( MCMLXXXVII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar) The Cricket World Cup is the premier international championship of men's One Day International (ODI Cricket. The Club House now houses the offices of the Cricket Association of Bengal. In November 1993, a five-nation tournament was played in India to celebrate the CAB Diamond Jubilee, where day-night One Day International matches were played at this ground, thanks to the installation of four gigantic floodlight towers. Year 1993 ( MCMXCIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar) Note Most of the information here pertains to men's cricket ODI matches are also played in Women's cricket.
On 13 November 2004 India and Pakistan played a One Day International to celebrate BCCI Platinum Jubilee. Events 1002 - English king Ethelred orders the killing of all Danes in England, known today as the St "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " The Indian cricket team is an international Cricket team representing India. The Pakistan National Cricket Team is an international Cricket team representing Pakistan. Note Most of the information here pertains to men's cricket ODI matches are also played in Women's cricket. World Cup 2011 India Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will be jointly hosting the 2011 Cricket World Cup. The latest One Day International(ODI) match held at this ground was on the 8th of February,2007 between India and Sri Lanka - the series-opener of the Hero Honda Cup. Note Most of the information here pertains to men's cricket ODI matches are also played in Women's cricket. India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka ( Sinhalese:, இலங்கை known as Ceylon before 1972 is an Island Hero Honda Motors Limited, based in Delhi, India, is the world's largest manufacturer of Motorcycles sup>1 The match was ultimately called off due to rain.
The pitch at Eden Gardens has traditionally been on the slower side and good for batting, assisting spin bowlers very early.