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Nor'wester damages Eden Gardens press box; Gujarat Titans' flight delayed
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Nor'wester damages Eden Gardens press box; Gujarat Titans' flight delayed

Rain and thunderstorm on Saturday evening caused some damage at Eden Gardens ahead of two IPL playoffs.

On this day in 2016: Carlos Brathwaite smashes four consecutive sixes to help Windies clinch second T20 World Cup
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On this day in 2016: Carlos Brathwaite smashes four consecutive sixes to help Windies clinch second T20 World Cup

West Indies required 19 runs to win in the last over when Eoin Morgan gave Ben Stokes the chance to bowl the final over to Carlos Brathwaite.

Ranji Trophy 2022: Kumar Kushagra double ton propels Jharkhand to 769/9
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Ranji Trophy 2022: Kumar Kushagra double ton propels Jharkhand to 769/9

Jharkhand made a giant stride towards advancing to the Ranji Trophy quarterfinals as they posted a mammoth 769 for 9 against a struggling Nagaland on Day 2 of their knockout match at Eden Gardens on Sunday.

India vs West Indies Highlights, 2nd T20I at Kolkata, Full Cricket Score: Hosts clinch series with thrilling 8-run win
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India vs West Indies Highlights, 2nd T20I at Kolkata, Full Cricket Score: Hosts clinch series with thrilling 8-run win

India vs West Indies, Live Cricket Score, 2nd T20I Today's Match Updates: India win by 8 runs and clinch the three-match T20I series with a game to spare as Harshal keeps his calm after getting struck for consecutive sixes by Powell, conceding just a single off each of the last two balls.

India vs West Indies: It was important for me to stay till the end, says Suryakumar Yadav
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India vs West Indies: It was important for me to stay till the end, says Suryakumar Yadav

In the opening T20 against the West Indies, India suffered a few hiccups after a flying start given by skipper Rohit Sharma (40) but Yadav revived their 158-run chase with an unbeaten 18-ball 34.

India vs West Indies: Bishnoi, Rohit, Suryakumar help hosts take 1-0 lead
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India vs West Indies: Bishnoi, Rohit, Suryakumar help hosts take 1-0 lead

Bishnoi impressed with his leg-spin, taking 2-17 from his four overs while Rohit's 40 off 19 balls provided India a brisk start and helped them chase down the target with seven balls to spare.

Chance for newbies, inexperienced players to impress as Rohit and Co face tougher Windies challenge in T20Is
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Chance for newbies, inexperienced players to impress as Rohit and Co face tougher Windies challenge in T20Is

With some senior players rested and injuries hitting the Indian team, it's a chance for the relative new-comers to impress and stake a claim for T20 World Cup. And it will in turn also help India build towards plugging the holes and keeping the back-ups ready.

India vs West Indies: West Bengal govt gives nod to 75 per cent attendance for Eden T20Is
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India vs West Indies: West Bengal govt gives nod to 75 per cent attendance for Eden T20Is

India's three-match T20I series against the West Indies will be played at Eden Gardens, beginning 16 February.

Cricket Association of Bengal to conduct vaccination drive ahead of IPL games in Kolkata
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Cricket Association of Bengal to conduct vaccination drive ahead of IPL games in Kolkata

Eden Gardens will host 10 matches of the IPL beginning with a clash between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad on 9 May.

Out of the darkness of apartheid: The 1991 match where South Africa returned to international cricket, and won Kolkata's heart
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Out of the darkness of apartheid: The 1991 match where South Africa returned to international cricket, and won Kolkata's heart

It made sense for India, which had been at the forefront of the anti-apartheid movement, to lead the way in helping a future multi-racial South Africa emerge from the darkness of apartheid.

My First IPL Match: Mitchell Johnson's jokes and packed Eden Gardens, Shivam Mavi recalls his debut
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My First IPL Match: Mitchell Johnson's jokes and packed Eden Gardens, Shivam Mavi recalls his debut

Mavi only got to roll his arms in the 15th over. He gave away 10 runs and was hit for a six by Kane Williamson. That was to be end of his bowling on the night.

Cyclone Amphan: 'Don't think there's any major damage to the Eden Gardens', says CAB President Avishek Dalmiya
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Cyclone Amphan: 'Don't think there's any major damage to the Eden Gardens', says CAB President Avishek Dalmiya

The pitch and the outfield areas remained totally unaffected from the Amphan, one of the worst cyclones to hit the city in decades.

Coronavirus Outbreak: CAB says they are awaiting instructions from BCCI before taking a call on opening Eden Gardens
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Coronavirus Outbreak: CAB says they are awaiting instructions from BCCI before taking a call on opening Eden Gardens

CAB said they are awaiting for more clarity from the BCCI on opening the Eden Gardens for training after the Centre gave a go ahead for resumption of sporting activities across the country.

My Favourite Match: When Sourav Ganguly and Co stopped the Aussie juggernaut and ushered in a new era in Indian cricket
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My Favourite Match: When Sourav Ganguly and Co stopped the Aussie juggernaut and ushered in a new era in Indian cricket

Sourav Ganguly had taken over the reins of Team India after the fallout of the match-fixing saga around a year prior to this match, but it was with this victory that he had finally announced himself as a leader, and ushered in a new era in Indian cricket.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Eden Gardens curator Sujan Mukherjee donates one month's salary towards fight against COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Eden Gardens curator Sujan Mukherjee donates one month's salary towards fight against COVID-19

Eden Gardens curator Sujan Mukherjee will donate one month's salary to the West Bengal State Emergency Relief Fund to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Cricket Association of Bengal said on Friday.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Assam Cricket Association offers Barsapara Stadium to government for making quarantine centres
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Assam Cricket Association offers Barsapara Stadium to government for making quarantine centres

On Tuesday, BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly had offered Eden Gardens' indoor facility to the West Bengal government to create a temporary medical facility to combat the COVID-19 pandemic

From a miracle, to the spectacle — 19 years on, VVS Laxman relives Chepauk takedown of Australia
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From a miracle, to the spectacle — 19 years on, VVS Laxman relives Chepauk takedown of Australia

Architect of the historic Kolkata win, VVS Laxman relives Chennai vicotry that sealed India's famous series win against Australia in 2001.

In Kolkata’s Eden Gardens, India tasted forbidden fruit: How a batting partnership undid Australia's invincibility
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In Kolkata’s Eden Gardens, India tasted forbidden fruit: How a batting partnership undid Australia's invincibility

In March 2001 at Kolkata's Eden Gardens, India was facing Australia — opponents who were laying claim to being the greatest Test team in the history of the sport. But VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid's partnership destroyed the Aussies' will and ego, rendering a top class bowling attack completely helpless

Jagmohan Dalmiya's son Avishek becomes youngest president of CAB; Sourav Ganguly's brother Snehasish named secretary
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Jagmohan Dalmiya's son Avishek becomes youngest president of CAB; Sourav Ganguly's brother Snehasish named secretary

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly's elder brother Snehasish Ganguly, a former Bengal left-hander, is the new joint secretary, a post that has been vacated by Dalmiya junior before his elevation.