Batting Records At Eden Gardens

With almost half of the test matches being drawn, India has managed a positive edge in 36 tests played at Eden Gardens, winning 9 and losing 8 tests. The batting records are dominated by India, specially by Azharuddin, Laxman & Dravid. India has scored 4 of the top 5 high scores.

Indian Test Record at Eden Gardens
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
Biggest Test Partnerships at Eden Gardens

Azharuddin has the best average on this ground, while Laxman is the leading scorer. Azharuddin has scored 50-plus scores in all the 7 test matches he played. In 9 innings he scored 860 runs with the help of 5 centuries and 2 half-centuries.

Laxman is the highest scorer on the ground with 1041 runs, the only batsmen to have scored above 1000 runs at Edens. In 14 innings of 9 test matches he has scored 4 centuries, including the historical 281 against Australia, and 3 half-centuries.

Dravid with 843 runs is the third best batsmen at Edens. In 15 innings of 8 matches he has scored 3 centuries and 3 half-centuries.

Tendulkar is comparatively less successful at Edens. Yet, playing the maximum test matches at Edens he has scored 4th highest runs. In 17 innings of 10 test matches he has scored 743 runs with the help of 2 centuries and 2 half-centuries. His average 49.53 falls below his test average.

Sehwag has one of the best averages here. In 7 innings of 4 tests he has scored 404 runs with a century and 2 half-centuries.

Dhoni has the best average on this ground, although he has played only 3 innings in 2 tests. Remaining unbeaten on 2 occasions he has scored 219 runs with an unbeaten century and an unbeaten half-century. His average reads 219 at Edens.

281 by Laxman in the epic test against Australia is the highest individual score at Eden Gardens. Besides Laxman, 256 by Kanhai (WI), 202 by Jaffer (Ind) are the only other double centuries scored here.

Among foreign players Younis Khan (Pak), Everton Weekes (WI), Hashim Amla and Gary Kirsten (South Africa) have scored the maximum 2 centuries at this historical ground.

Two centuries in a Test
Everton Weekes was the first batsman to achieve the feat.

    162 & 101 Weekes (WI) vs Ind, 1948 (Test Drawn)
    107 & 182* Gavaskar (Ind) vs WI, 1978
    102 & 133 Kirsten (SA) vs Ind, 1996
    110 & 135 Dravid (Ind) vs Pak, 2005
    114 & 123 Amla (SA) vs Ind, 2010 (Lost)

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