Eden Gardens

  • 'I manage crowds better than the police': At KKR's victory rally, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee steals the show June 4, 2014

    There's never a dull moment when West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee trades her official hat for a pointy, party one and takes over several roles at once - of a compère, traffic controller, admonisher-in-chief and benevolent mother figure to some of Tollywood's ageing legends. I will be honest. I was...
  • In pics: Fans turn up for Kolkata Knight Riders' victory celebrations at Eden Gardens June 4, 2014

    First the win, then the tweets and the crackers that lit up the sky on a slow Sunday evening in Kolkata. Kolkata Knight Riders had conquered the crown yet again in the seventh edition of Indian Premier League. The question that came soon- Will there be another road show and...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 3, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Union Minister Gopinath Munde dies in road accident in Delhi June 3, 2014

    In a tragic turn of events on Tuesday morning, Union Minister for Rural Development Gopinath Munde died of multiple internal injuries after his car was hit by another vehicle in Delhi. The 64-year-old Munde, who is survived by his wife and three daughters, was going to the Delhi airport to...
  • Shah Rukh Khan celebrates KKR win; dazzles Kolkata with kisses, dance June 4, 2014

    Kolkata: Amid a shower of pink confetti and deafening roar, superstar Shah Rukh Khan Tuesday lauded the tremendous love and support of the city's fans for the Kolkata Knight Riders as he partied and threw kisses during a grand felicitation ceremony at the Eden Gardens here. The home team, flanked by...
  • Near-stampede outside Eden Gardens, Shah Rukh Khan's flight delayed June 3, 2014

    Kolkata: A stampede-like situation erupted on the fringes of the Eden Gardens here as die-hard fans of Indian Premier League winner Kolkata Knight Riders clambered over police barricades to gain entry into the arena for the team's felicitation ceremony. Though entry was made free, passes distributed were far less. This resulted...
  • KKR's grand felicitation at Eden Gardens on Tuesday June 2, 2014

    Kolkata: Memories of the 2012's grand felicitation of Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens are set to be re-lived with the West Bengal government and Cricket Association of Bengal having planned a similar programme at the same venue on Tuesday morning. All the roads on Tuesday will lead up to Eden...
  • Rain threatens KKR-KXIP match, Punjab to qualify in case of a washout May 28, 2014

    Uncertainty surrounds IPL's first qualifier between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab to be played at the Eden Gardens today, thanks to unfavourable weather. The match was washed off on Tuesday and faces a similar fate today as Kolkata remains under a heavy cloud cover. Kolkata received light showers in...
  • IPL 7 Qualifier 1, Kolkata vs Punjab: Players to watch out for May 27, 2014

    With the end of IPL-7 league stages, the top four teams are now geared up for the crucial play-offs. The first match of the play-offs will be played between the most consistent team of this tournament and undoubtedly the most resilient side of this edition when George Bailey-led...
  • Rain fear looms over first IPL qualifier in Kolkata May 26, 2014

    Kolkata: With heavy downpour since Sunday and more rains being forecast for Tuesday, there's a cloud of uncertainty over IPL's first qualifier between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab at the Eden Gardens. Both the teams had to skip their match-eve practice on Monday as the ground remained under cover,...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders have shed the chokers tag, says Gautam Gambhir May 22, 2014

    Kolkata: Refusing to take credit for turning around the fortunes of his team, captain Gautam Gambhir Thursday said he was satisfied but not surprised over his Kolkata Knight Riders' six-match winning streak which powered them to the playoffs of the Indian Premier League. Addressing the media after humbling Royal Challengers Bangalore...
  • Eden Gardens to host first IPL-7 qualifier on May 27 May 10, 2014

    Kolkata: The IPL Governing Council on Saturday decided to allot one of the two qualifiers to Kolkata's Eden Gardens, while one of the Eliminators to Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. The decision was taken after TNCA (Tamil Nadu Cricket Association) wrote a letter to the IPL GC, expressing their inability to host...
  • Karnataka eye hat-trick of titles in Vijay Hazare final March 15, 2014

    Kolkata: Heavyweights Karnataka will aim to continue their dream run and claim an unprecedented hat-trick of titles in the season, when they square off against underdogs Railways in the Vijay Hazare Trophy final at Eden Gardens on Sunday. Karnataka have not looked back after their Ranji triumph as they went on...
  • Bengal squad for Ranji Trophy semis against Maharashtra announced January 13, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengal selectors on Monday named middle-order batsman Sandipan Das and pacer Veer Pratap Singh in the 18-member squad for their Ranji Trophy semi-final against Maharashtra in Indore from January 18 to 22. The regular Bengal skipper Manoj Tiwary, who is recovering from a knee surgery, has been included as a...
  • Kartik yet again booed by Bengal fans at Eden January 11, 2014

    Kolkata: There was no end to Murali Kartik's miseries at the Eden Gardens after Friday's fan fury, as the Railways skipper was again booed by Bengal fans who shouted slogans outside the stadium at the end of the fourth day's play. About a 100-odd Bengal fans, shouting slogans of "Go Back...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: Shukla leads Bengal's recovery against Railways January 10, 2014

    Kolkata: Skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla's valiant unbeaten half-century helped Bengal stage a remarkable fight-back against Railways in their controversy-marred Ranji Trophy quarter-final at the Eden Gardens on Friday. The third day's proceedings saw both the teams engaged in heated exchange of words as about 2,000-odd spectators also played their part in...
  • Ranji Trophy: Bengal wary of Madhya Pradesh at home November 13, 2013

    Kolkata: Bengal will have a testing time at home when they take on Madhya Pradesh in their group B Ranji Trophy match beginning at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. Boasting a fiery attack with left-arm pacer Ishwar Pandey up their ranks, Madhya Pradesh had defeated Bengal comprehensively at home last season,...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on India's Mars Mission November 10, 2013

    This week on the show, Cyrus Broacha takes on India's Mars Mission, Sachin Tendulkar's 199th Test match at Eden Gardens and BJP demands PM-level security for its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. ...
  • Brian Lara laments not playing a Test at Eden Gardens November 10, 2013

    Kolkata: West Indian batting legend Brian Lara Sunday lamented that he could never play a Test match at the historic Eden Gardens and made a suggestion to CAB officials that if a veterans match, including Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly, could be organised here in the future. Lara was here on...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Sachin's 199th Test November 10, 2013

    This week on the show, Cyrus Broacha spoke about India's win against West Indies in the Test match at Eden Gardens in which Sachin Tendulkar played his 199th Test. ...
  • Lara disappointed not to see Tendulkar at Eden Gardens November 9, 2013

    Lara expressed his disappointment over the India-West Indies match ending in three days, denying him the pleasure of watching Sachin Tendulkar in action in his penultimate match. ...
  • Brian Lara fails to see Sachin Tendulkar in action at Eden Gardens November 9, 2013

    Kolkata: West Indies batting great Brian Lara on Saturday expressed disappointment over the India-West Indies match ending in three days, denying him the pleasure of watching Sachin Tendulkar in action in his penultimate match. "I am disappointed. I hoped to see Sachin in action at Eden Gardens in his last match...
  • No showering of rose petals for Sachin Tendulkar at Eden Gardens November 9, 2013

    Kolkata: Cricket Association of Bengal's (CAB) grandiose plans to felicitate Sachin Tendulkar by showering 199 kg rose petals from the skies crashed with India trouncing the West Indies within three days in the first of the two-match Test series at the Eden Gardens on Friday (November 8). Tendulkar, who played...
  • Snap Shot: When 'Dada' Ganguly hugged 'God' Tendulkar November 9, 2013

    It's the perfect item to enter the collector's edition: the 'Prince of Kolkata' Sourav Ganguly hugging the 'god of cricket' Sachin Tendulkar in the batting maestro's last Test in Kolkata. Tendulkar's 199th and last Test at the Eden Gardens may not have given him the chance to bat twice, but India's...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey November 8, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Congress slams Goldman Sachs for predicting growth if NDA wins polls November 8, 2013

    The Congress Party in a paranoid mode as Assembly elections in five states near. If it proposed a ban on opinion polls yesterday, today it hit out at investment bank Goldman Sachs for predicting strong economic growth if the NDA sweeps into office next year. The investment bank defended its...
  • India complete comprehensive victory over West Indies November 8, 2013

    Former India captain and CNN-IBN cricket expert Krishnamachari Srikkanth discusses India's innings win over West Indies at the Eden Gardens. ...