Viswanathan Anand-Magnus Carlsen on Sourav Ganguly's wishlist to ring Eden Bell
Friday, November 8, 2019, 8:10 AM
Reigning and former world chess champions Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand in all likelihood would ring the customary Eden bell on one of the days during the historic day/night India-Bangladesh Test here from November 22-26. According to CAB sources, Anand has already accepted the invitation and they are now awaiting a nod from Carlsen, which could make it a double delight.
2 IPL 2018 play-off matches shifted to Kolkata from Pune
Friday, May 4, 2018, 4:09 PM
The historic Eden Gardens will host two play-off matches that were originally scheduled in Pune, Indian Premier League governing council confirmed today. "The GC has confirmed that Kolkata will host the Eliminator and Qualifier 2 on May 23 and 25 respectively," IPL GC chairman Rajeev Shukla told. The 67,000 capacity Eden Gardens emerged as the frontrunner and was adequately compensated by the IPL GC.