Eden Gardens, a historical venue in Kolkata, hosted several IPL and international matches. Because it serves as the home field or arena for Kolkata Knight Riders, it holds special significance for KKR fans as they have good IPL stats. There is room for 80,000 people to watch the match simultaneously. In addition to providing electric fans, it serves as a meeting place for passionate Indian cricket fans. Moreover, this stadium is also known as the home of Indian cricket.
In the IPL, Eden Gardens has seen a lot of historical events, including some thrilling matches and record-breaking performances. Additionally, it has seen some of the most thrilling IPL match moments that no other IPL stadium has offered.
KKR has been one of the most attacking teams in their home field of Eden Gardens. Fans of the Kolkata Knight Riders like visiting the stadium to witness an IPL game. As a result, KKR supporters eagerly await each of their team’s IPL matches. Historically, Eden Garden has witnessed some of the highest-scoring matches, and the same case has been in the IPL.
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Eden Gardens Pitch Report IPL 2023
The batters’ preferred pitch in the past has been Eden Gardens. Both IPL and foreign fans have experienced high-scoring matches.
Many matches in the IPL have gone above 200 runs overall. Any team could previously chase a target of less than 200 easily. Because of this, the batting team benefits greatly from this pitch, and the batters like scoring on it.
Eden Gardens Stadium IPL Records
Highest IPL Score in a Match at Eden Gardens
As Eden Gardens is the home ground for KKR, they have played more matches than any other team at this venue. They hold the record for the highest score at Eden Garden. In 2019 KKR scored 232 runs against MI and won the game by 31 runs.
|KKR||232/2||MI||11.6||won||28 Apr 2019|
|KKR||218/4||PBKS||10.9||won||27 Mar 2019|
|RCB||213/4||KKR||10.65||won||19 Apr 2019|
|Mumbai||210/6||KKR||10.5||won||9 May 2018|
|RCB||207/4||LSG||10.35||won||25 May 2022|
Average First Inning & Winning Score at Eden Garden
The Average first inning score at Eden Garden is 162 because the boundary of this stadium is longer than other stadiums in India.
The average winning score at Eden Garden is also high. Every team has to score 175 runs on average to win the game at this venue because most matches are won by the team batted 2nd.
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Lowest Team Total at Eden Garden
The lowest total in an IPL match is scored at Eden Garden Stadium in Kolkata, where RCB lost all of their wickets against 49 runs. Colin de Grandhomme, Chris Woakes, and Nathan Coulter-Nile broke the strong batting lineup of Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, and Chris Gayle.
In this match, KKR defended the lowest total (131) in IPL at Eden Garden.
Winning Percentage Batted First and Second at Eden Garden
- The team wins 60 per cent of the games batted first at Eden Garden.
- 40 Percent won by the team batted second.
48 out of 80 games are won by the team batted first.
|Total Matches||Won by team Batted First||Won by the team Batted Second|
Highest Wickets by a Bowler at Eden Garden in IPL
West Indian all-rounder and the strength of KKR Sunil Narine has taken the most wickets at Eden Garden in IPL. Sunil Narine has been part of KKR for 12 years and has played over 40 games at Eden Garden.
|Shakib Al Hasan||22||21||3/17||7.95||0|
Most Wicket in an IPL Match at Eden Gaden
Sunil Narine took five-wicket haul against PBKS for KKR in 2012. He took five wickets in a low-scoring match by conceding only 19 runs which helped KKR a two runs victory against King XI Punjab. Shoaib Akhtar from Pakistan is second on this list with four wickets and 11 runs.
|Sunil Narine||KKR||PBKS||4||19||5||4.75||15 Apr 2012|
|Shoaib Akhtar||KKR||DC||3||11||4||3.66||13 May 2008|
|Sunil Narine||KKR||DC||4||13||4||3.25||3 Apr 2013|
|C Varun||KKR||RCB||3.4||15||4||4.09||6 Apr 2023|
|Angelo Mathews||KKR||RCB||4||19||4||4.75||14 Mar 2010|
Most Runs by a Player at Eden Gaden
Former Skipper of Kolkata Knight Riders Gautam Gambhir has scored the highest runs at Eden Garden Stadium. He has played 47 games for KKR and DC on this ground, scoring 1407 runs with a batting average of 33.5.
Highest Individual Score in IPL Match at Eden Garden
Rajat Patidar from RCB holds the record for scoring the most runs in an IPL match at Eden Garden. Last season Rajt score unbeaten 112 runs on 54 balls against LSG.
Result of Last 5 Matches at Eden Garden
|KKR||204/7||20||1st||won||v RCB||6 Apr 2023|
|RCB||207/4||20||1st||won||v Super Giants||25 May 2022|
|Royals||188/6||20||1st||lost||v Titans||24 May 2022|
|KKR||232/2||20||1st||won||v Mumbai||28 Apr 2019|
|KKR||175/6||20||1st||lost||v Royals||25 Apr 2019|
Upcoming IPL 2023 Matches at Eden Garden
|Date||Team 1||Team 2||Time|
|14th April 2023, Friday||Kolkata Knight Riders||Sunrisers Hyderabad||7:30 PM|
|23rd April 2023, Sunday||Kolkata Knight Riders||Chennai Super Kings||7:30 PM|
|29th April 2023, Saturday||Kolkata Knight Riders||Gujarat Titans||3:30 PM|
|8th May 2023, Monday||Kolkata Knight Riders||Punjab Kings||7:30 PM|
|11th May 2023, Thursday||Kolkata Knight Riders||Rajasthan Royals||7:30 PM|
|20th May 2023, Saturday||Kolkata Knight Riders||Lucknow Super Giants||7:30 PM|