The IPL is one of the most popular leagues in the world since its invention in 2008. In 2018 edition of IPL opening ceremony will see Varun Dhawan, Ranveer Singh, Parineeti Chopra, Tamanna, and Jacqueline take part on 7th April at Wankedhe Stadium, Mumbai. Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings will face each other in the opening match of the tournament.
Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals are making a comeback into IPL after serving a two-year ban regarding match-fixing.
The opening ceremony will go on until 45 minutes with 4 famous Bollywood stars performing to set the tone of the tournament. It has been a remarkable 10 years with young people, old and fans enjoying, coming to the crowd and watch their favorite cricketing stars play, hitting sixes. Since the advent of IPL in 2008, despite controversies, millions of people around the world on TV and hotstar.com want to watch the action.
Apart from Varun Dhawan, Ranveer Singh, Jacqueline, Mikha Singh, Parineeti Chopra, Tamanna, and Prabhudeva will also entertain the crowds at the iconic Mumbai stadium. It is going to be a massive tournament as Australian players David Warner and Steve Smith will not take part in IPL 2018 edition because of ball tampering case.
Like the previous years, IPL 2018 opening ceremony will be filled with Bollywood stars and would be entertaining the crowds. Only Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni would be taking part in the opening ceremony.
The IPL 2018 edition will start from 7th April and finishes on 27th May 2018. Mumbai Indians are defending Champions of IPL, beating Pune Super giants by just 1 run in last year’s finals. Every team has to play 14 matches each with top 4 teams qualifying for playoffs stage.
In 2017 IPL, 8 different venues had different opening ceremonies which did not work well for the people and organizers.
It is going to be a great tournament with top players all over the world taking part in the most popular leagues in the world.