Indian Test Record at Eden Gardens

Eden Gardens

India has played 36 test matches at Kolkata. India has won 9 and lost 8. 19 tests have been drawn. West Indies has played 8 of those tests against India, won 3, lost 1 and drawn 4. Here is the complete list of test matches played at Eden Gardens.

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Batting Records At Eden Gardens
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Highest and Lowest Scores at Eden Gardens
Bowling Records at Eden Gardens
History of Centuries at Eden Gardens
Biggest and Narrowest Test Victories at Eden Gardens

Test 1, India vs England, Draw, 1934

    Captains: Jardine (Eng), CK Nayudu (Ind)
    Scorecard: Eng 403 & 7/2, Ind 247 & 237 (f/o)
    Bowling: Verity grabbed 4 wickets each in both innings.

Test 2, India vs WI Draw, 1948

    Captains: Goddard (WI), Lala Amarnath (Ind)
    Scorecard: WI 366 & 336/9, Ind 272 & 325/3
    Centuries: Weekes (162 & 101), Walcott (108), Mushtaq Ali (106)
    100-plus: 129 3rd Modi & Vijay Hazare
    108 3rd Modi & Hazare
    Record: Weekes scored centuries in both innings.

Test 3, India vs Eng Draw, 1952

    Captains: Howard (Eng), Vijay Hazare (Ind)
    Scorecard: Eng 342 & 252 , Ind 344 & 103/0
    Centuries: Phadkar (115)
    100-plus: 107 5th Watkins & Poole
    103* 1st P Roy & Mankad

Test 4, India vs Pak Draw, 1952

    Captains: A Kardar (Pak), Lala Amarnath (Ind)
    Scorecard: Pak 257 & 236/7, Ind 397 & 28/0
    Centuries:110 by RH Shodhan (Ind)
    Bowling: 5/72 by Phadkar
    Record:Chasing a target of 97 runs, India scored 28 runs in 6 overs.
    First 5-wkt haul at Kolkata

Test 5, India vs New Zealand Draw, 1955

    Captains: Umrigar (Ind), HB Cave (NZ)
    Scorecard: Ind 132 & 438/7, NZ 336 & 75/6
    Centuries: John Reid (120), P Roy (100), Ramchand (106*)
    100-plus: 184 3rd J Guy & Reid
    144 2nd Contractor & P Roy
    Bowling: 6/90 Gupte (overall 8/120)
    Record:Despite taking lead of 200 runs in first innings, NZ were on the brink of defeat losing 6 wickets chasing target of 235 runs.

Test 6, Aus def India by 94 runs, 1956

    Captains: IWG Johnson (Aus), Umrigar (Ind)
    Scorecard: Aus 177 & 189/9d, Ind 136 & 136
    Bowling: 7/49 by Ghulam Ahmed (10/130)
    6/52 & 5/53 by Benaud (11/105)
    Record: First result at Edens.
    Two bowlers recording 10-wicket haul.

Test 7, WI def India by an ings & 336 runs, 1958

    Captains: F Alexander (WI), Ghulam Ahmed (Ind)
    Scorecard: WI 614/5, Ind 124 & 154
    Centuries: Kanhai (256), Butcher (103), Sobers (106*)
    100-plus: 108 3rd Kanhai & Smith
    217 4th Kanhai & Butcher
    160* 6th Sobers & Solomon
    Bowling: 6/55 by R Gilchrist (9/73)
    Record:First double century at Edens.
    Three centuries in same innings.
    Biggest victory for a team.

Test 8, India vs Australia Draw, 1960

    Captains: Ramchand (Ind), Benaud (Aus)
    Scorecard: Ind 194 & 339, Aus 331 & 121/2
    Centuries: NC O’Neill (113)
    100-plus: 150 5th O’Neill & Burge
    Record:Chasing 203, Australia was left 82 runs short.
    Benaud grabbed 7 wickets in the test.

Test 9, India vs Pak Draw, 1960

    Captains:Fazal Mahmood (Pak), Contractor (Ind)
    Scorecard: Pak 301 & 146/3, Ind 180 & 127/4
    Bowling: 5/26 by Fazal Mahmood

Test 10, India def Eng by 187 runs, 1961

    Captains: Contractor (Ind), Dexter (Eng)
    Scorecard: Ind 380 & 252, Eng 212 & 233
    Bowling: 5/47 by Durani (8/113)
    Record:India’s first win at Eden Gardens.

Test 11, India vs Eng Draw, 1964

    Captains: Nawab of Pataudi jnr (Ind), Mike Smith (Eng)
    Scorecard: Ind 241 & 300/7d, Eng 267 & 145/2
    Centuries: Cowdrey (107), 129 (Jaisimha)
    Bowling: 5/73 by J Price

Test 12, India vs Aus Draw, 1964

    Captains: Simpson (Aus), Nawab of Pataudi jnr (Ind)
    Scorecard: Aus 174 & 143/1, Ind 235 &
    Bowling: 6/73 by Durani

Test 13, India vs New Zealand Draw, 1965

    Captains: John Reid (NZ), Nawab of Pataudi jnr (Ind)
    Scorecard: NZ 462/9d & 191/9d, Ind 380 & 92/3
    Centuries: Sutcliffe (151), Nawab of Pataudi jnr (153)
    100-plus: 101 3rd Dowling & Reid
    163 7th Sutcliffe & BR Taylor
    110 5th Borde & Nawab of Pataudi jnr

Test 14, WI def India by an ings & 45 runs, 1966

    Captains: Sobers (WI), Nawab of Pataudi jnr (Ind)
    Scorecard: WI 390, Ind 167 & 178
    100-plus: 105 5th Kanhai & Nurse
    Bowling: 5/51 by Lance Gibbs (7/87)
    Record:India lost second match at Edens by innings, against WI.

Test 15, Australia def India by 10 wickets, 1969

    Captains: Nawab of Pataudi jnr (Ind), W Lawry (Aus)
    Scorecard: Ind 212 & 161, Aus 335 & 42/0
    100-plus:101 3rd Ian Chappell & Walters
    Bowling: 6/67 McKenzie (7/101)
    7/98 Bedi
    Record:7/98 by Bedi was the best bowling performance at Edens till then in an innings.

Test 16, India def Eng by 28 runs, 1972

    Captains: Wadekar (Ind), Lewis (Eng)
    Scorecard: Ind 210 & 155, Eng 174 & 163
    Bowling: 5/65 Chandrasekhar (9/107), 5/24 by Tony Greig (6/37), 5/63 Bedi (7/122)

Test 17, India def WI by 85 runs, 1974

    Captains: Mansur Ali Khan (Ind), Clive Lloyd (WI)
    Scorecard: Ind 233 & 316, WI 240 & 224
    Centuries: Fredericks (100). Viswanath (139)
    Bowling: 5/50 by Andy Roberts (8/138)

Test 18, England def India by 10 wkts, 1977

    Captains: Bedi (Ind), Tony Greig (Eng)
    Scorecard: Ind 155 & 181, Eng 321 & 16/0
    Centuries: Tony Greig (103)
    100-plus: 142 4th Tolchand & Greig
    Bowling: 5/27 by Bob Willis (7/59)
    5/110 by Bedi

Test 19, India vs WI Draw, 1978

    Captains: Gavaskar (Ind), Kallicharran (WI)
    Scorecard: Ind 300 & 361/1d, WI 327 & 197/9
    Centuries: Gavaskar (107 & 182*), A Williams (111), Vengasarkar (157*)
    100-plus: 102 3rd Williams & Kallicharran
    344* 2nd Gavaskar & Vengasarkar
    Record: WI avoided defeat by 1 wicket chasing 335 runs.
    Gavaskar hit centuries in both innings, becoming the second batsmen to achieve the feat at Edens.
    First 300-plus partnership at Edens.

Test 20, India vs Australia Draw, 1979

    Captains: Kim Hughes (Aus), Gavaskar (Ind)
    Scorecard: Aus 442 & 151/6d, Ind 347 & 200/4
    Centuries: G Yallop (167)
    100-plus: 206 3rd Yallop & Hughes
    117 2nd Chauhan & Vengasarkar
    Bowling: 5/74 Kapil (6/107)
    Record:India fell short by 47 runs while chasing.

Test 21, India vs Pak Draw, 1980

    Captains: Viswanath (Ind), Asif Iqbal (Pak)
    Scorecard: Ind 331 & 205, Pak 272/4d & 179/6
    Bowling: 5/63 Imran Khan (9/130)
    Record: Pakistan could not chase 265 runs.

Test 22, India vs England Draw, 1982

    Captains: Fletcher (Eng), Gavaskar (Ind)
    MOM: Fletcher for his 69 & 60*
    Scorecard: Eng 248 & 265/5d, Ind 208 & 170/3
    100-plus: 105 5th Gower & Fletcher
    Bowling: 6/91 Kapil

Test 23, WI def India by ings & 46 runs, 1983

    Captains: Kapil (Ind), Lloyd (WI)
    MOM: Lloyd for his century
    Scorecard: Ind 241 & 90, WI 377
    Centuries: Lloyd (161*)
    100-plus: 161 9th Lloyd & Andy Roberts
    Bowling: 6/37 Marshall (9/102)
    Record:India registered below 100 score.

Test 24, India vs England Draw, 1984

    Captains: Gavaskar (Ind), Gower (Eng)
    Scorecard: Ind 437 & 29/1, Eng 276
    Centuries: Azharuddin (110) & Shastri (111)
    100-plus: 214 4th Azharuddin & Shastri
    Record:Azharuddin hit century on debut and went on to hit world record 3 consecutive centuries.

Test 25, India vs Pakistan Draw, 1987

    Captains: Kapil (Ind), Imran Khan (Pak)
    MOM: Roger Binny for his 52* & 8 wickets
    Scorecard: Ind 403 & 181/3d, Pak 229 & 179/5
    Centuries: Azharuddin (141)
    100-plus: 143 6th Azharuddin & Kapil
    101 7th Azharuddin & Roger Binny
    Bowling: 5/96 Wasim Akram, 6/56 Binny (8/101)
    Record:Azharuddin hit 2nd consecutive century at Edens.

Test 26, India vs WI Draw, 1987

    Captains: Viv Richards (WI), Vengasarkar (Ind)
    Scorecard: WI 530/5d & 157/2, Ind 565
    Centuries: Greenidge (141), Logie (101), Carl Hooper (100*), Vengasarkar (102) retired hurt
    100-plus: 157 2nd Greenidge & Richardson
    124 3rd Greenidge & Richards
    179 5th Logie & Hooper
    104 4th Vengasarkar & Azharuddin
    114 1st Greenidge & Haynes
    Record: WI had 3 centuries in an innings.

Test 27, India def England by 8 wkts, 1993

    Captains: Azharuddin (Ind), Gooch (Eng)
    MOM: Azharuddin for century
    Scorecard: Ind 371 & 82/2, Eng 163 & 286 (f/o)
    Centuries: Azharuddin (182)
    100-plus: 123 4th Tendulkar & Azharuddin
    Record:Azharuddin hit 3rd century in 4th innings. His 3rd innning saw 60 runs.

Test 28, South Africa def India by 329 runs, 1996

    Captains: Cronje (SA), Tendulkar (Ind)
    MOM: Kirsten for two centuries
    Scorecard: SA 428 & 367/3, Ind 329 & 137
    Centuries: Hudson (146), Kirsten (102 & 133), Azharuddin (109), Cullinan (153*)
    100-plus: 236 1st Hudson & Kirsten
    161 8th Azharuddin & Kumble
    212 2nd Kirsten & Cullinan
    Bowling: 6/104 Venkataesh Prasad, 8/64 (Klusener)
    Record: Kirsten scored centuries in both innings.
    Azharuddin hit 4th century in 5th innings.
    Klusener grabbed 8 wickets on debut.

Test 29, India def Australia by ings & 219 runs, 1998

    Captains: Azharuddin (Ind) & Mark Taylor (Aus)
    MOM: Srinath for 3 wickets each in both innings
    Scorecard: Aus 233 & 181, Ind 633/5d
    Centuries: Azharuddin (163*)
    100-plus: 122 5th Steve Waugh & Ponting
    191 1st Laxman & Sidhu
    140 3rd Tendulkar & Azharuddin
    158 5th Azharuddin & Ganguly
    Bowling:5/62 Kumble (8/106)
    Record:India registered its biggest Test Victory. Azharuddin in 6th innings scored 5th century, with a half-century.

Test 30, Pak def India by 46 runs, 1999

    Captains: Wasim Akram (Pak), Azharuddin (Ind)
    MOM: Anwar and Srinath
    Scorecard: Pak 185 & 316, Ind 223 & 232
    Centuries: Saeed Anwar (188)
    100-plus: 115 4th Saeed Anward & Yousuf Youhana
    108 1st Ramesh & Laxman
    Bowling: 5/46 Srinath & 8/86 (13/134)
    Record: Srinath registered best bowling figure of Edens.

Test 31, India def Australia by 171 runs, 2001

    Captains: Ganguly (Ind), Steve Waugh (Aus)
    MOM: Laxman for his epic inning
    Scorecard: Aus 445 & 212, Ind 171 & 657/7d
    Centuries: Steve Waugh (110), Laxman (281), Dravid (180)
    100-plus: 103 1st Slater & Hayden
    133 9th Steve Waugh & Gillespie
    117 4th Laxman & Ganguly
    376 5th Laxman & Dravid
    Bowling: 7/123 & 6/73 Harbhajan (13/197)
    Record:Epic test where despite a huge follow-on deficit a team won.
    Laxman became the highest scorer at Edens.
    Laxman & Dravid scored one of the biggest partnerships in Test.

Test 32, India vs WI Draw, 2002

    Captains: Ganguly (Ind), Hooper (WI)
    MOM: Tendulkar
    Scorecard: Ind 358 & 471/8, WI 497
    Centuries: Hinds (100), Chanderpaul (140), Samuels (104), Tendulkar (176) & Laxman (154*)
    100-plus: 172 1st Gayle & Hinds
    195 6th Chanderpaul & Samuels
    214 5th Tendulkar & Laxman
    Bowling: 5/115 Harbhajan Singh
    Record:Laxman hit his 2nd consecutive century.
    WI hit 3 centuries again in same innings.

Test 33, India def South Africa by 8 wkts, 2004

    Captains: Ganguly (Ind), Graem Smith (SA)
    MOM: Harbhajan Singh
    Scorecard: SA 305 & 222, Ind 411 & 120/2
    Centuries: Kallis (121)
    100-plus: 109 3rd Rudolph & Kallis
    137 2nd Sehwag & Dravid
    Bowling: 7/87 Harbhajan (9/141)

Test 34, India def Pakistan by 195 runs, 2005

    Captains: Ganguly (Ind), Inzamam (Pak)
    MOM: Dravid
    Scorecard: Ind 407 & 407/9d, Pak 393 & 226
    Centuries: Dravid (110 & 135), Younish Khan (147), Yousuf Youhana (104)
    100-plus: 122 3rd Dravid & Tendulkar (Ind) vs Pak, 2005
    211 3rd Younis & Yousuf (Pak),2005
    165 4th Dravid & Karthik (Ind) vs Pak, 2005
    Bowling: 7/63 Kumble (10/161)
    Record:Dravid hit centuries in both innings.
    Kumble grabbed 10-wkt haul in the test.

Test 35, India vs Pak Draw, 2007

    Captains: Dhoni (Ind), Younis Khan (Pak)
    MOM: Wasim Zaffer
    Scorecard: Ind 616/5d & 184/4d, Pak 456 & 214/4
    Centuries: Wasim Jaffer (202), Ganguly (102), Laxman (112*), Misbah (161*), Kamran Akhmal (119), Younis Khan (107*)
    100-plus:136 2nd Wasim Zaffer & Dravid (Ind) vs Pak, 2007
    175 3rd Zaffer & Tendulkar (Ind) vs Pak, 2007
    163 5th Ganguly & Laxman Pak vs (Ind), 2007
    207 6th Misbah & Kamran (Ind) vs Pak, 2007
    136* 5th Younis & Yousuf (Ind) vs Pak, 2007
    Bowling: 5/122 Harbhajan
    Record:Wasim Zaffer hit double century.
    Indian innings had 3 centuries and 3 half centuries.

Test 36, India def South Africa by ings & 57 runs, 2010

    Captains: Dhoni (Ind), Graem Smith (SA)
    MOM: Hashim Amla for his two centuries.
    Scorecard: SA 296 & 290, Ind 643/6d
    Centuries: Petersen (100), Amla (114 & 123), Sehwag (165), Tendulkar (106), Laxman (143*), Dhoni (132*)
    100-plus: 209 2nd Petersen & Amla
    249 3rd Sehwag & Tendulkar
    7th 259* Laxman & Dhoni
    Bowling: 5/59 Harbhajan Singh (8/123)
    Record:Indian innings had 4 centuries.
    Amla, who made debut earlier at Edens, scored centuries in both innings.
    AN Petersen scored century on debut, as opener.
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