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The Eden Gardens stadium just before the beginning of the Indian Premier League match between the Kolkata Knight Riders and the Chennai Super Kings, on the 18th of May, 2008.

Knight Riders captain Saurav Ganguly won the toss and decided to bat first, much to the jubilation of the some 80000-strong crowd. But as has been the trend of the Knight Riders in this inaugural IPL tournament, the batting failed to fire once again. Only Salman Butt gave something to cheer in his 54-ball-73 as the Knights managed an under-par 149/5 in their 20 overs.

The crowd hoped of some repetition of the fiery bowling of Shoaib Akhtar that had sent the Delhi Daredevils packing in the last match at Eden. But nothing such happened and the Super Kings were cruising happily along when the Nor-Westers accompanied by thundershowers came and put an end to the game. The dropped catch of Parthiv Patel by Ashok Dinda off Ajit Agarkar finally turned out to be the decisive factor as the Super Kings won the match by 3 runs in the Duckworth-Lewis method.

In the end, it was a dejected walk back home for the ever-enthusiastic crowd as their team lost out yet again in a close match and are now virtually out of contention for the semifinals of IPL '08.

Still Eden Gardens rocks, and we are proud of the best stadium in India and one of the best in the world.

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Camera location22° 33′ 52.48″ N, 88° 20′ 35.79″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo

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