Cricket is every bit a passionate and entertaining sport. Indian Premier League (IPL) adds some much needed drama and glamour to this already existing passion and entertainment. The cricketing carnival is played across two months in various cities of India. Fans all over India would get a chance to see their favorite cricketers play live. This glamorous event starts with some extravagant and enthralling opening. IPL 2018 Opening Ceremony is going to set the benchmarks high as all the previous years’ opening ceremonies did.
IPL 2018 Opening Ceremony
Time: 6:30 pm IST, (2 pm BST)
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai (India).
TV listings: India: Hotstar, Sony Six / HD.
Celebrities: Ranveer Singh, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Chris Brown, Major Lazer, Katrina Kaif, Jacqueline Fernandez
2018 IPL Opening ceremony will have cricketing legends from India and all over the world in attendance. In the Indian Premier League 2017 opening ceremony veteran cricket legends were felicitated in front of a massive crowd. The Indian cricketing celebrities who ruled the 90’s and 2000’s were give their much deserved due. These legends were Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly, Virender Sehwag and VVS Laxman. These five champions are also known as the Fab-5 of the Indian cricket.
Cricketers’ presence in a cricketing league is very obvious, but the specialty of IPL 2018 Opening ceremony akin to all other previous IPL opening ceremonies is going to be the performances of the who’s who of Bollywood and Hollywood. Various celebrities have entertained us in the past in IPL opening ceremonies. Fans are expecting IPL 2018 Opening ceremony to take this a notch higher than the past ceremonies in the department of glitz, glamour and entertainment.
In 2017, IPLt20 was celebrating its landmark 10 years by organizing eight opening ceremonies in eight cities namely, Hyderabad, Pune, Indore, Bangalore, Mumbai, Rajkot, Kolkata and New Delhi. Earlier to 2017, only one opening ceremony used to be organized in the defending champions’ home ground. However, last year’s eight opening ceremonies got us spoilt and left us wanting for more. Hopefully, IPL 2018 Opening Ceremony will live up to the previous year’s extravaganza and our expectations.
IPL 11 Bollywood & Hollywood Celebrities Performances
Amy Jackson, Parineeti Chopra, Riteish Deshmukh, Shraddha Kapoor , Tiger Shroff and many more Bollywood and local celebrities performed and got the approval of the crowds at various opening ceremonies of IPL 2017. This IPL 2018 Opening Ceremony’s performers list is not yet released to the public but the expectations are to see some A-list celebrities to groove to foot thumping Bollywood and Hollywood numbers.
This year’s IPL would be the eleventh edition of the games and the enthusiasm of fans is beyond boundaries as two teams are making a comeback this year. Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royal would be playing the league after 2 years. Chennai and Rajasthan fans are elated with this news and are already vouching for great performances from both the teams. We would get to see these IPL 2018 teams and their owner in the IPL 2018 Opening Ceremony.
Don’t miss IPL 2018 Opening Ceremony for anything in this world. Glue to your TV screens, IPL11 live streaming channels or even better get yourself a IPL 2018 ticket for the opening ceremony and enjoy the spectacular show of glitz and glamour.