Eden Gardens is a cricket ground located in Kolkata city of West Bengal. It is one of the oldest stadium of India and can accommodate more than 66 thousand cricket fans during a live cricket match. It was established in 1864 and it is 150+ years old cricket stadium. The Indian Army is the owner of this huge stadium. It is operated by the Cricket Association of Bengal. Tenants of this Kolata stadium are an India national cricket team, Bengal cricket team and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
It is the home ground of Kolkata Knight Riders IPL teams and KKR has great support of Kolkata cricket fans. Residents of Kolkata and nearby areas gather in the Eden gardens to watch the KKR IPL matches. In this post I am going to share the information about Kolkata Eden gardens 2018 IPL tickets booking procedure along with online and offline tickets with seat map, guidelines, facilities, etc.
Eden Garden IPL Tickets 2018
Bengal cricket fans are crazy about the Football and Cricket matches and IPL matches are super hot here in every season. In every IPL season, it is very tough to book the Eden gardens IPL tickets due to high demand and limited capacity, however stadium seating capacity is largest in India but due to high demand it looks small. Kolkata IPL tickets for KKR teams are available in mostly two modes, online and offline. I am going to share both the modes to make it simple for cricket fans to book tickets well in advance.
Eden Garden IPL Tickets Online
Buy KKR IPL tickets online is most simple method to book these tickets. Number of tickets are available online and are easier to book from the comfort of home and office. These days most of the stadium tickets are available online for transparent and easy management. Eden gardens Online tickets generally opens few days before the IPL matches through some of the reputed website like bookmyshow, kyazoonga, ticketgenie, etc.
Few steps must be followed to book Eden Garden IPL tickets 2018 without any hassle. Visitors need to visit IPL booking site and select the match listed on the site. After selecting the match, visitors can select the tickets as per the price range. Seat number and stands are also mentioned in the online ticket layout. Sometimes tickets can be home delivered or can be collected from the box office. After selecting the tickets, the prepayment is must. Payments can be done from the net banking, debit card, credit card, mobile wallets, UPI, etc. After the payment, check the mail for all the necessary details.
Eden Gardens Offline Tickets and Counter Tickets
Few of the tickets are available for the offline sale and these tickets are generally sold from the Eden gardens stadium ticket counter and some of the tickets kiosk and outlets in the city. These can be bought directly from the counters and original entry tickets are provided in this mode. Full details of Eden gardens counter tickets will be displayed here after the official announcement.
Eden Gardens 2018 IPL Schedule
A full schedule and fixture of Eden Garden IPL matches is announced and whole schedule is shared here. It is the home ground of Kolkata Knight Riders, therefore half of the match of Eden Gardens IPL are scheduled to be played here in this stadium.
|Teams||Time||Day and Date|
|Kolkata Knight Riders KKR vs Royal Challengers Bangalore RCB||20:00 IST (14:30 GMT)||Sunday 8th April 2018|
|Kolkata Knight Riders KKR vs Sunrisers Hyderabad SRH||20:00 IST (14:30 GMT)||Saturday 14th April 2018|
|Kolkata Knight Riders KKR vs Delhi Daredevils DD||20:00 IST (14:30 GMT)||Monday 16th April 2018|
|Kolkata Knight Riders KKR vs Kings XI Punjab KXIP||16:00 IST (10:30 GMT)||Saturday 21st April 2018|
|Kolkata Knight Riders KKR vs Chennai Super Kings CSK||20:00 IST (14:30 GMT)||Thursday 3rd May 2018|
|Kolkata Knight Riders KKR vs Mumbai Indians MI||20:00 IST (14:30 GMT)||Wednesday 9th May 2018|
|Kolkata Knight Riders KKR vs Rajasthan Royals RR||20:00 IST (14:30 GMT)||Tuesday 15th May 2018|
Eden Gardens Kolkata Seating Layout and Map
Eden gardens stadium seating map is displayed below. All the stands, pavilions, seat map are depicted in the virtual layout of the Kolkata cricket stadium. Entry gates, nearby roads, stands, parking lot, pitch, boxes are also shown in the layout. This map of Eden, garden stadium will be helpful for those who wants to plan their visit well in advance.
Eden Gardens Stadium Guidelines
Some of the guidelines of Eden Gardens must be followed by every cricket fan while visiting the stadium for watching IPL matches. Camera, binoculars, sticks, power banks, data cables, ear phone, headphone, match box, chewing gum, lighters, crackers, tobacco products, helmets, coins, water bottles, etc. are not allowed inside the stadium. Only mobile phones and wallets are allowed inside the stadium. Baby food and diapers can be carried inside the stadium after the proper checking by the security officials. Visitors are advised not to carry any prohibited item in the stadium because there is no safekeeping for these items. Visitors are also advised to reach stadium at least two hours before the scheduled time of the match. Tickets are available for single entry.
Facilities at Eden Gardens Stadium
All the basic facilities are provided in the stadium for the convenience of the visitors. Ample number of washroom area available inside the stadium. Multiple food stalls are also set up for the visitors. Parking is also available, but it is very limited. Visitors are advised to reach here via public transport due to heavy traffic in the vicinity due to IPL matches.
I hope this information will be useful for those who want to watch IPL live match at the Eden Gardens stadium.