IPL 2023 Opening Ceremony: Check date, time, venue, and the performances
IPL 2023 Opening Ceremony: Check date The 16th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to kick off on March 31, with a high-octane match between the Chennai Super Kings and defending champions, Gujarat Titans. The tournament will be held across 12 venues, with the opening ceremony taking place at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The final of the tournament is scheduled to be held on May 28 at the same venue. The IPL is a T20 cricket extravaganza that draws top players from all around the world.
Who are performing at the opening ceremony?
This year’s IPL opening ceremony is not just about cricket, but also music and entertainment. Arijit Singh, a popular Indian singer, will be performing at the event, along with actresses Tamannaah Bhatia and Rashmika Mandana. The ceremony will also feature many other celebrities from the film industry, with reports suggesting that Katrina Kaif and Tiger Shroff might also be performing. The event promises to be a star-studded affair, with many fans eagerly waiting to see their favorite celebrities perform.
“Get ready to rock & roll! To celebrate the biggest cricket festival, @arijitsingh will be performing LIVE during the #TATAIPL Opening Ceremony at the biggest cricket stadium in the world – Narendra Modi Stadium,” a tweet read on Twitter page of IPL.
Get ready to rock & roll! ?— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) March 29, 2023
To celebrate the biggest cricket festival, @arijitsingh will be performing LIVE during the #TATAIPL Opening Ceremony at the biggest cricket stadium in the world – Narendra Modi Stadium! ?️
?️ 31st March, 2023 – 6 PM on @StarSportsIndia & @JioCinema pic.twitter.com/K5nOHA2NJh
Where to watch it LIVE?
The IPL 2023 opening ceremony is set to commence at 6 pm, and fans can catch the ceremony as well as other matches live on Star Sports. For live streaming, viewers can tune in to the Jio Cinema app, which is free of cost. According to a report by Zee Business, viewers watching the matches from abroad can watch via DAZN. Fans in the UK can catch the match on a free-to-air basis on ITV. With various options available for watching the matches live, fans can enjoy the IPL 2023 season from the comfort of their homes.
IPL 2023 Venues
Indian Premier League 2023 will be held across 12 venues in India, with Mohali, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Jaipur, Mumbai, Guwahati (Royals’ second home) and Dharamsala (Kings’ second home) hosting the matches. The tournament will return to its customary home-and-away schedule in India after a two-year break, with each team playing 14 matches – seven at their respective home grounds and the remaining seven at away venues.
The matches will be played at two different timings, with the day matches starting at 3:30 PM IST and the night matches commencing at 7:30 PM IST. The teams have been divided into two groups – Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, Delhi Capitals and Lucknow Super Giants in Group A, and Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Punjab Kings and Gujarat Titans in Group B. The IPL 2023 promises to be an exciting tournament, with fans eagerly anticipating the matches.
Today’s IPL match 2023
The 16th edition of the IPL will commence with a match between Gujarat Titans (GT) and Chennai Super Kings. The game will witness a battle between two generations of Indian cricket. CSK captain MS Dhoni led India to significant success from the late 2000s to the early 2010s, winning the inaugural ICC T20 World Cup (2007), ICC Cricket World Cup (2011), and ICC Champions Trophy (2013). He remains the only captain to have achieved these three major titles. On the other hand, GT skipper Hardik Pandya catapulted to superstardom after leading his team to the title in their debut season. Pandya has also captained India to wins in the shorter formats at the international level and is a possible future white-ball skipper.
Here are the squad members for both teams:
GT Squad: Abhinav Manohar, Shubman Gill, Kane Williamson, Hardik Pandya(c), Rahul Tewatia, Matthew Wade(w), Rashid Khan, Shivam Mavi, Alzarri Joseph, Mohammed Shami, Yash Dayal, Srikar Bharat, Wriddhiman Saha, Sai Sudharsan, Urvil Patel, Vijay Shankar, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Odean Smith, Jayant Yadav, Joshua Little, Darshan Nalkande, Noor Ahmad, Mohit Sharma, Pradeep Sangwan
CSK Squad: Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu, Moeen Ali, Ben Stokes, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni(w/c), Dwaine Pretorius, Deepak Chahar, Simarjeet Singh, Ajinkya Rahane, Subhranshu Senapati, Shaik Rasheed, Nishant Sindhu, Mitchell Santner, Bhagath Varma, Tushar Deshpande, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Ajay Jadav Mandal, Prashant Solanki, Akash Singh.
IPL Opening Ceremony 2023: Date, Time, Venue
The ceremony will take place on Friday, March 31, 2023, before GT vs CSK Match at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.
ipl opening ceremony 2023 guest list
Rashmika Mandana. The event promises to be a breathtaking visual extravaganza which will showcase top Bollywood celebrities, including Rashmika Mandana and Tamannaah Bhatia. …
Top 5 overseas debutants in IPL 2023.
- Kyle Jamieson (New Zealand) – The tall Kiwi pacer is known for his fiery spells and is expected to make an immediate impact in the IPL.
- Tim David (Australia) – The middle-order batsman from Australia has been in terrific form in the BBL and is expected to bring that form to the IPL.
- Adil Rashid (England) – The experienced English spinner is a proven match-winner in the shorter formats of the game and could be a valuable addition to any team.
- Wanindu Hasaranga (Sri Lanka) – The leg-spinner from Sri Lanka has been in great form in recent times and could be a surprise package in the IPL.
- D’Arcy Short (Australia) – The hard-hitting left-handed batsman from Australia is expected to add firepower to any team’s top-order and could prove to be a game-changer in the IPL.