One of the most successful T20 leagues in the world, The Indian Premier League 2018 will take start soon. Vivo IPL Season 11 2018 will start from 7th April 2018 where on the same day, opening ceremony of Indian Premier League 2018 will also take place.
A 45-minutes long opening ceremony will witness some powerful performances from Bollywood’s popular actors.
IPL Season 11 2018 Opening Ceremony Details:
Date- 7th April 2018, Sunday
Venue- Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Earlier opening ceremony of IPL 2018 was planned on 6th April 2018 but recently BCCI confirmed the opening ceremony to be held on 7th April 2018.
The Vinod Rai-led committee has also reduced the budget by Rs 20 crores.
At the Inaugural ceremony of Season 11 IPL, popular Bollywood celebs like Ranveer Singh, Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Parineeti Chopra, Tamannah, Mika Singh and Prabhudeva will enthrall the audience with their power-packed performances.
Bollywood Celebrities’ Performance at IPL Opening Ceremony-
IPL season 11 2018 First Match between:
Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
Indian Premier League 2018 first match will be played between defending champion Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings.
As per the itinerary, the opening ceremony will end at 7:15 pm and then by 7:30pm, two captains Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni will come out for the toss.
Earlier, this year IPL 2018 opening ceremony budget was approved to be Rs 50 crore but it has been reduced to Rs 30 Crore.
With this season, Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals will return to the league after two years of suspension. Chennai Super Kings is a two-time winner. CSK and RR were suspended as their officials were involved in betting.
The Indian Premier League 2018 season 11 will be played at 9 venues across 51 days.
Meanwhile, the second match will be of Delhi Daredevils with Kings XI Punjab at the Feroz Shah Kotla Ground in New Delhi.
Kings XI Punjab will play their three home matches in Indore and four matches at home in Mohali.
The final match of IPL Season 11 2018 between the winner of Qualifier 1 and the winner of Qualifier 2 will be played at Wankhede Stadium on May 27.
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