India vs Sri Lanka 2nd ODI: Kolkata Pitch Report, Team India’s Record at Eden Gardens

Updated on: Jan 12, 2023 10:45 am IST

  • India vs Sri Lanka 2nd ODI

    India vs Sri Lanka 2nd ODI: The Indian men are set to face Sri Lanka on Thursday (January 12) at 1:30 PM (IST). It’s the second match of the three-match One Day International (ODI) series and will be played at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

    India, earlier, won the first ODI of the series at ease. The hosts would be keen to seal the series in Kolkata. The side now, with Rohit Sharma, will be aiming for a flawless stint during the World Cup year at home.

    On the other hand, Sri Lanka will be looking to do their best. The visitors in the first game couldn’t get over the line and are behind 0-1 in the bilateral series. The Dasun Shanaka and co. will be targeting to at least level the series, away from home.

    As India vs Sri Lanka contest is at the edge, here’s the pitch report and more from Kolkata.

    India vs Sri Lanka 2nd ODI: Kolkata Pitch Report, Team India’s Record at Eden Gardens

    It’s a balanced pitch at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata to say and is better suited for both, the spinners and the pacers.
    Based on the last five ODIs played at the venue, the average first innings score has been around 245 and the average first innings score varied around 206. 32 ODIs have been played at the Eden Gardens and 19 of them have been won by batting first and 12 have been won by the teams while chasing.

    Until now, Eden Gardens has hosted 32 ODIs. Since 2011, India have played five games at the venue. Here is a table featuring India’s record at Eden Gardens.

    Match

    Result Year

    India vs England

    India won by 95 runs 2011
    India vs Pakistan Pakistan won by 85 runs

    2013

    India vs Sri Lanka

    India won by 153 runs 2014
    India vs England England won by 5 runs

    2017

    India vs Australia

    India won by 50 runs

    2017

    IND vs SL ODI Series Schedule

    Match

    Date Venue
    India vs Sri Lanka
    1st ODI
    January 10

    Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati

    2nd ODI

    January 12 Eden Gardens, Kolkata
    3rd ODI January 15

    Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram

     

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