Eden Gardens © BCCI
Eden Gardens © BCCI

Kolkata: The one-off Twenty 20 International during the West Indies‘ tour of India  will be held on November 4 at the Eden Gardens, Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president and former India captain Sourav Ganguly  said on Saturday. There will be a full West Indies tour between October and November featuring three Tests, five One-Day Internationals and a one-off T20I.

“We will host the Caribbean Team for the one-off T20 international at the Eden Gardens,” Ganguly said in a statement. He announced that a new look Eden Gardens may also host the IPL qualifiers if Pune fails to host it. The Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) has been awarded the playoff matches (Eliminator and Qualifier-2) of IPL-11.

Earlier, BCCI had turned down ICC’s request of rescheduling an IPL match in Kolkata. ICC is scheduled to have a meeting in Kolkata and since it is overlapping with IPL, world body wanted BCCI to ensure that its members could at least watch a home match of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).