ENG vs PAK ICC ODI World Cup 2023: Eden Gardens Kolkata Pitch, Venue Stats, Record, Average Score

Updated on: Nov 10, 2023 2:50 pm IST

Eden Gardens

England and Pakistan will play their respective last league match in the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 as the two teams meet at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Saturday at 2:00 PM IST.

England have only won two matches and lost six in the competition and they will be eyeing a win here to secure their berth in the Champions Trophy 2025.

Pakistan, on the other hand, have a mathematical chance to qualify for the semifinals but they look out of the race realistically. However, they would look to finish their campaign on a high with a win.

Check Eden Gardens Pitch, Venue Stats, Record, and Average Score ahead of the World Cup clash between England and Pakistan.

Eden Gardens Kolkata Pitch Report

It is a decent wicket to bat on and plenty of runs are available for the batters. However, the pacers will get seam movement off the surface and the spinners will also get some turn off the wicket.

Is Eden Gardens Kolkata batting or bowling pitch?

Eden Gardens Kolkata pitch offers a sporting surface. It is a good batting surface but there is help available for the bowlers too. This surface offers a good balance between the bat and the ball.

Last Three Results at the Venue:

  • India (326/5 in 50 overs) defeated South Africa (83/10 in 27.1 overs) by 243 overs – 5 November 2023
  • Bangladesh (204/10 in 45.1 overs) lost to Pakistan (205/3 in 32.3 overs) by 7 wickets – 31 October 2023
  • Netherlands (229/10 in 50 overs) defeated Bangladesh (142/10 in 42.2 overs) by 87 runs – 28 October 2023

England ODI record in Eden Gardens

England have played 4 ODI matches at this venue. They have won only one and lost three.

England’s Highest Total at the venue: 321/8 in 50 overs vs India in 2017
England’s Lowest Total at the venue: 176/10 in 37 overs vs India in 2011

Pakistan ODI record in Eden Gardens

Pakistan have played 7 ODI matches at this venue. They have won six matches here and lost only one.

Pakistan’s Highest Total at the venue: 293/4 in 49 overs vs India in 2004
Pakistan’s Lowest Total at the venue: 224/10 in 43.1 overs vs Sri Lanka in 1997

Eden Gardens Ground Info

Seating Capacity: 66000
Number of matches hosted: 42 Tests, 34 ODIs, and 11 T20Is.

Eden Gardens ODI Stats and Records

Total Matches Played: 34
Home Team (India) Won: 14
Visiting Team Won: 8
Neutral Side Won: 11
No Result: 1
Match Tied: 0

Average 1st Innings Score: 237
Matches Won Batting 1st: 20
Matches Won Batting 2nd: 13
Highest Team Total: 404/5 by India vs Sri Lanka in 2014
Lowest Team Total: 83/10 by South Africa vs India in 2023
Highest Run Chase: 317/3 by India vs Sri Lanka in 2009

Highest Individual Score: 264 by Rohit Sharma (India) vs Sri Lanka in 2014
Best Bowling Figures: 6/12 by Anil Kumble (India) vs West Indies in 1993
Most Runs: Sachin Tendulkar (India) – 3496 runs in 13 matches
Most Wickets: Anil Kumble (India) – 14 wickets in 6 matches
Most Sixes in ODIs at this venue: Rohit Sharma (India) – 12 Sixes

England Players at Eden Gardens

  • Jonny Bairstow – 56 runs in 1 match
  • Jos Buttler – 11 runs in 1 match
  • Ben Stokes – 57 runs and 3 wickets in 1 match
  • Chris Woakes – 34 runs and 2 wickets in 1 match
  • David Willey – 1 wicket in 1 match

Pakistan Players at Eden Gardens

  • Abdullah Shafique – 68 runs in 1 match
  • Fakhar Zaman – 81 runs in 1 match
  • Mohammad Rizwan – 26 runs in 1 match
  • Shaheen Afridi – 3 wickets in 1 match
  • Haris Rauf – 2 wickets in 1 match
  • Mohammad Wasim Jr – 3 wickets in 1 match
  • Iftikhar Ahmed – 2 wickets in 1 match

most runs at Eden Gardens (Active Players)

  • Virat Kohli (India) – 431 runs in 8 matches
  • Rohit Sharma (India) – 328 runs in 4 matches
  • Ajinkya Rahane (India) – 126 runs in 4 matches

most wickets at Eden Gardens (ACtive Players)

  • Ravindra Jadeja (India) – 14 wickets in 5 matches
  • Kuldeep Yadav (India) – 8 wickets in 3 matches
  • Hardik Pandya (India) – 5 wickets in 3 matches

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