Indian Premier League or IPL is one of the biggest cricket tournaments in the world, which attracts tons and tons of Visitors from different parts of the world in an effective way. CSK or Chennai super kings won the title for the first time by beating Mumbai Indians in the year 2010. The tournament begins on April 7th, 2018 in Wankhede Stadium, where the first match is going to commence. The very first match of the IPL is played between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings captained by Rohit Sharma and Mahendra Singh Dhoni respectively.
Scroll down to know more about the Indian Premier League Ceremony
- When will the opening ceremony start?
The opening ceremony attracts a lot of fans, and only two captains from the playing teams will be attending because of Logistic issues. The ceremony begins at 6.15IST and goes on for an hour before starting the pay effectively. It is important for everyone to witness the ceremony before the play starts because it helps them to understand the gravity and depth of the tournament in an effective way.
The tournament is all set to begin on April 7th, 2018 in Mumbai and ends on 27th May in the same stadium. It is evident that fans in Mumbai are lucky to witness the ceremony and majority of the matches in tournament regularly. The ceremony will be telecasted from 5 PM on channels, but the actual ceremony is said to start at 6.15.
- Where does it take place?
The opening ceremony takes place in Wankhede stadium with some of the Bollywood stars performing to entertain the crowd. Wankhede is more like a Mecca of Indian Cricket, which has introduced some of the great players over a period. The 2-month long tournament is all set to take off from Mumbai with a massive ceremony for the sports fans. The opening ceremony can be witnessed either by visiting the stadium or on TV. Hotstar has bought the rights from star to telecast the opening ceremony and matches live from time to time.
The previous Indian Premier League matches of Mumbai Indians used to take place in the Mumbai or Pune, but 2018 IPL Mumbai Home matches are played only in Wankhede, which is a big loss for Pune cricket fans. It is important for every fan to watch the ceremony of the IPL because it presents some of the previous stars of the tournament effectively.
- Who is performing and their Charges?
It is a known fact that Indian Premier League is one of the biggest and the richest sports tournaments in the world, which pays a hefty amount for stars to perform on stage in an effective way. It is reported that Varun Dhawan, Hrithik Roshan, and Jacqueline Fernandez are performing on the stage. Ranveer Singh and Parineeti Chopra are rumoured to share the stage with other stars to enhance the ceremony in an effective way. Ranveer Singh has sited shoulder injury, which has disappointed a lot of fans in Mumbai.
The charges or fees of the stars are not known officially, but it would be an honor for every star to take part because of various reasons. As Indian Premier League is watched by millions of fans from different parts of the world, it is evident that every star would prefer to perform in order to promote them and to increase their fan base in an easy way.
As Indian premier league is watched by millions of people in India and other parts of the world, it is a pleasure and honor for stars to perform effectively. It is a known fact that IPL invites different people from Bollywood every year because it helps them to kick-start the tournament.
- Team and Captain Present and Absent
The defending champions will be played against Chennai Super Kings, who are participating after two year Ban because of match-fixing scandals. Mumbai Indians would be represented by Rohit Sharma, who is also the interim captain of India in the absence of Virat Kohli. Rohit Sharma has proved a point by winning the triangular series against Bangladesh and Sri Lanka before the Indian Premier League.
The Chennai Super Kings is lead by Mahindra Singh Dhoni, who was removed as a captain of Pune Rising giants last year because of performance issues. Though Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the successful captains in T20 format across the world, it is important to make a point by winning the first match of the tournament. The Chennai super kings are the most successful teams in the Indian Premier league by appearing in the most number of finals ever since the tournament has started.
Only Rohit Sharma and Mahendra Singh Dhoni would be present in the ceremony because other captains are busy in preparation. Logistics is one of the main issues to consider because it wastes a lot of time for every team captain.
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- WHAT’S NEW FROM THE LAST CEREMONY?
IPL is a popular and one of the richest tournaments across the world and provides a new feel every year. IPL 2018 is more like a new beginning because most of the teams have shuffled their players extensively compared to the last year. As Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals are giving the entry after a two-year ban, it is evident that both the teams are eagerly waiting to prove a point effectively.
The Ceremony pays respects to all the previous IPL or Indian premier league stars in the mark of the 11th anniversary. The opening ceremony of IPL 2018 would be remarkable because people get to see some of the favorite stars under one roof. The ceremony is going to last for an hour entertaining the crowd and presenting some of the great stars of Cricket and IPL for the last ten years. It is evident that the Indian premier league 2018 ceremony would be mind-blowing because it gives you a different feel by having a huge shuffle among players from teams effectively.