Eden Gardens in race to host World Cup semi-finals
The iconic Eden Gardens stadium in Kolkata is in the race to host one of the semi-finals of the 2023 Cricket World Cup.
Eden Gardens is a popular venue for international cricket matches and has a capacity of over 100,000 spectators.
The stadium hosted the final of the 2011 Cricket World Cup, which was won by India.
If Eden Gardens is selected to host a semi-final, it will be a major boost for cricket in the eastern region of India.
The stadium is located in the heart of Kolkata and is easily accessible by public transportation.
The fans in Kolkata are known for their passionate support of cricket and are sure to create a great atmosphere for the semi-final match.
The weather in Kolkata in November, when the World Cup is scheduled to be held, is generally pleasant.