The excitement is building up for the 16th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), and the anticipation is heightened with the announcement of the IPL 2023 opening ceremony.
Here’s everything you need to know about the IPL 2023 opening ceremony:
When and where will the IPL 2023 Opening Ceremony take place?
The opening ceremony will take place on Friday, March 31, 2023, before the first match between the defending champions Gujarat Titans and four-time champions Chennai Super Kings at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The ceremony will start at 6:00 PM IST, an hour before the match’s scheduled start time.
Who will perform at the Opening Ceremony?
The opening ceremony promises to be a star-studded event with Bollywood actors and singers performing live. Confirmed performers include actors Tamannaah Bhatia, Rashmika Mandanna, and singer Arijit Singh. There are also rumors that other movie stars, including Katrina Kaif and Tiger Shroff, might perform, but an official announcement is yet to be made.
How to watch the IPL 2023 Opening Ceremony?
Fans can catch the IPL 2023 opening ceremony live on the Star Sports network. For those who want to watch the ceremony online, the JioCinema app and website will live-stream the event on mobile devices. The app is free for users of all telecom service providers.
Are tickets available for the IPL 2023 Opening Ceremony?
Yes, tickets are available for the IPL 2023 opening ceremony. Fans can book tickets online via PayTM insider and BookMyShow apps, with prices ranging from Rs 800-10,000. Tickets will be delivered to the buyer’s address at least 2-3 days before the start of the game.
What to expect from the IPL 2023 Opening Ceremony?
Apart from the exciting performances by Bollywood stars, the ceremony is likely to feature several cultural acts. It will be the first time since 2018 that the IPL opening ceremony will take place, as the ceremony was canceled in 2019 as a tribute to the soldiers who lost their lives in the Pulwama attack. Additionally, the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions prevented large gatherings, so the ceremony could not take place during the past two seasons.
The IPL 2023 opening ceremony promises to be an exciting event that cricket fans should not miss. Tune in to catch the performances by your favorite Bollywood stars and kickstart the IPL season with a bang!
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