Thursday, 9 May 2013

Eden Gardens, Kolkata India

About Eden Gardens                    

India’s oldest cricket stadium is the Eden Gardens of Kolkata, which has witnessed some of the spectacular matches and performances by Indian players against foreign countries. This stadium is considered one of the finest in the world and is often termed as the “Lords of Asia”.

Eden Gardens is the second largest stadium in the world just after the cricket ground at Melbourne. In 1917 –1918, the 1st, first – class match was played at Eden Gardens. Presently, the Cricket Association of Bengal owns this stadium that has a seating capacity of 120,000 spectators. In addition to the grounds, this stadium has a pavilion and a modernized Club House.