The Indian Premier Leaguer (IPL) 2017 tenth edition start on Wednesday with the match of defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore in at the Rajiv Gandhi International stadium Hyderabad. The tournament Organisers are gearing up for opening ceremonies at each of the eight cities, just before the opening match at that centre. The IPL 2017 chairman Rajeev Shukla announced on April 2nd that, unlike the previous seasons, when the contest always start with a massive opening ceremony, but this year would be special as that the league plans to host 8 different opening ceremonies. Which will colourful with Bollywood and cricket Star attractions for these ceremonies are yet to be disclosed.
IPL Opening Ceremony
IPL 10-year anniversary this year – Every city to be hosted own opening ceremony of Indian Premier League this year Hyderabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, Mohali, Mumbai, Pune and Rajkot.
- Show Time: Start at 06:30 PM IST or 18:00 hours IST (Hyderabad)
- Live Broadcast: Set Max, Sony Six, Sony Six HD, Sony ESPN and Sony ESPN HD.
- Online live: ESPN and SonyLIV website and on Hotstar.
“It would be unfair to say it was my idea. All the members sat together and decided to have separate opening ceremonies across all the host cities to give the fans an opportunity to witness the opening of the 10th edition of the IPL live,” Shukla said, according to a report in Cricketnext.
“The various segments of the ceremony will be on our culture, the culture and tradition of the host cities as also highlighting the high points from the last nine editions of the tournament. We will also have performances from Bollywood stars, spirit of cricket signing, etc.,” he further added.
Very excitement update to IPL fans this year 8 opening ceremonies will be beautiful with Bollywood star performing just like the previous editions.
This year performances
Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium
- Star: Amy Jackson
- April 5
- Sunrisers Hyderabad v Royal Challengers Bangalore
- Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad
Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium
- Star: Riteish Deshmukh
- April 6
- Rising Pune Supergiant v Mumbai Indians
- Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium
- Star: Tiger Shroff
- April 7
- Gujarat Lions v Kolkata Knight Riders
- Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
- Star: Shraddha Kapoor and Monali Thakur
- April 13
- Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab
- Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Feroz Shah Kotla Ground
- Star: Parineeti Chopra
- April 15
- Delhi Daredevils v Kings XI Punjab
- Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, New Delhi
The celebrities delightful the stage at Bangalore, Indore and Mumbai is yet to be confirmed. The 1st match at Bangalore and Indore is on the 8th of April while Mumbai will host their first match on the 9th of April.