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Eden Gardens
West Bengal  /  Published 23.11.19

Kohli moment on giant screen

A series of guardrails barricaded the area in front of Gate 3 and 4 of the Eden Gardens for VIP movement. Other than cops on duty, a few spectators stood behind the guardrails as the giant screen show...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 21.11.19

Been there, done that and seen ’em all Who am I?

I am as old as my home itself, if not older. I was there when cricket began to be played by the men in white flannels at the park named after the sisters of Lord Auckland in 1864, by which time Sir Jo...
By Devdan Mitra in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 23.11.19

History in the making

I felt I had entered a film studio. The image before my eyes was pristine — a composite of gleaming set pieces, with each component resting seamlessly in its designated place. The hazy late autumn s...
By Priyam Marik in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 19.11.19

Get set for star parade

Bangladesh’s ODI captain Mashrafe Mortaza and his family are likely to be part of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s 66-member delegation that will arrive in the city on Friday morning.Hasina will be ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 18.11.19

Makers promise seam & shine

The pink SG ball would be making its debut in the India versus Bangladesh Day-Night Test at Eden Gardens beginning Friday.The red SG ball has already been subjected to criticism related to its quality...
By Sayak Banerjee in Indore

Sports  /  Published 22.05.20

Eden escapes fury, tents hit

Cyclone Amphan has ravaged the city and the Maidan, but largely spared Eden Gardens.The iconic stadium has suffered some damage but the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) doesn’t seem to have lost ...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 06.01.20

Three points for Bengal

After Akash Deep gave them the upper hand, debutant Ritwik Roy Chowdhury confirmed Bengal the much-needed three points from the rain and bad light-affected Ranji Trophy Elite Group A clash against Guj...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 04.01.20

‘Bad light’ day sees 20 overs

There was no rain on Saturday and so play began at around noon in the Ranji Trophy Group A match between Bengal and Gujarat.However, only 20 overs were bowled before the umpires stopped play citing ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 30.10.19

Eden pads up for dew battle

The D-factor. That’s the most important thing the Eden Gardens is grappling with as the iconic venue gets ready to host India’s first-ever Day-Night pink-ball Test.The battle with dew though is n...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 02.11.18

Brian Lara has a big regret

Brian Lara, one of the greatest batsmen to have played the game of cricket, lives with a big regret. A regret so big that he calls it a “shame”. What is it? It is the fact — a very strange one, ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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