Since 1999 defeat to Pakistan, India has lost just once (vs Eng) in the last 10 tests, winning 7 of them (2 each against West Indies, South Africa and 1 each against Australia, New Zealand and Pakistan) and drawing 2 against West Indies and Pakistan. The result can be contributed to the arrival of spinning duo of Kumble and Harbhajan.
Indian Test Record at Eden Gardens
Batting Records At Eden Gardens
Highest and Lowest Scores at Eden Gardens
History of Centuries at Eden Gardens
Biggest and Narrowest Test Victories at Eden Gardens
Biggest Test Partnerships at Eden Gardens
Harbhajan Singh leads the wicket taking list at Edens with 46 wickets in 13 innings of 7 tests, while Kumble follows him with 40 wickets in 15 innings of 8 tests. Both have taken a 10-wicket haul in test once. Harbhajan has taken 6 5-wkt haul, most by any bowler at Edens, while Kumble has grabbed twice 5-wicket haul in an innings.
Harbhajan shares the record of maximum wicket in a test with Srinath. Both grabbed 13 wickets in a test. But, Srinath has the best bowling performance in a match with 13/132, while Harbhajan had the figure of 13/196.
Only three more occasions saw 10 or more wickets taken by a bowler in a test. Benaud and Ghulam Ahmed registerd 10-wicket haul in 1956 match which Australia won by 94 runs.
Best Performance in a match
- 13/132 Srinath (Ind)
13/196 Harbhajan (Ind)
11/105 Benaud (Aus)
10/130 Ghulam Ahmed (Ind)
10/161 Kumble (Ind)
Top Performance in an Innings
Srinath shares the the best performance in an innings at Edens grabbing 8 wickets, with Lance Klusener of South Africa. Harbhajan has taken 5-wickets in an innings maximum 6 times, while Bedi has achieved the feat at Edens thrice. have achieved the feat twice each.
5-wkt in an innings
Phadkar of India was the first bowler to grab 5-wkt haul at Edens when he grabbed 5/72 against Pakistan in the draw test of 1952.
39 times Edens has witnessed 5-wkt haul in an innings. 27 players had the opportunity to achieve the feat at Edens.
- 6- Harbhajan Singh (Ind)
2-Kumble, Kapil Dev, Srinath, Durani (Ind), Benaud (Aus)
1-Gupte, Phadkar, Ghulam Ahmed, Chandrasekhar, Venkatesh Prasad, Roger Binny, Bhuvneswar Kumar, Shami (Ind), Imran Khan, Wasim Akram, Fazal Mahmood (Pak), R Gilchrist, Gibbs, Andy Roberts, Marshall, Shillingford (WI), J Price, Willis, Tony Greig, D Allen (Eng), McKenzie (Aus), Klusener (SA)
Best Performances in An Innings
- 8/64 Lance Klusener (SA) vs Ind, 1996