One of India’s most coveted cricketing event IPL 2018 is here and expect nothing less than a bang at its opening ceremony at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The first match of the season will commence after the ceremony. Defending champions Mumbai Indians will battle it out with the two-time winners Chennai Super Kings. The 11th edition of the Indian Premier League is all set for a gala event with special performances by Hrithik Roshan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Varun Dhawan, and Parineeti Chopra. Here’s everything you will need to know about the IPL 2018 Opening Ceremony.
IPL 2018 Opening Ceremony Schedule
The extravaganza will be held at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium and start at 6:15 pm IST on Saturday, April 7, 2018.
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All Captains won’t attend IPL 2018 Opening Ceremony
For all 10 seasons captains of every team used to attend the opening ceremony of IPL, but not this season. Due to logistics, the only two Captains of the team playing after the ceremony will attend the ceremony.
IPL 2018 Opening Ceremony Live Coverage
The live coverage of the ceremony will be broadcasted on Star Sports Network at 5:00 pm IST.
Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports Select 1 and Star Sports Select 1 HD will have English commentary whereas Star Sports 1 Hindi and Star Sports 1 Hindi HD will have Hindi commentary.
IPL 2018 Opening Ceremony Live Streaming
IPL 2018 Opening Ceremony live streaming will be available on Hotstar and Jio. You can also catch the live update on our website.