The 2023 Indian Premier League is upon us, featuring 10 teams competing for the trophy. Last year, debutants Gujarat Titans won the title after defeating Rajasthan Royals in the final. Lucknow Super Giants came in third, followed by Royal Challengers Bangalore in fourth place. The two T20 league superpowers, Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians, had a forgettable season and finished ninth and tenth, respectively.
On Friday, March 31, CSK and Gujarat Titans will kick off proceedings at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
There will be an opening ceremony before the game. According to reports, performers at the show include Rashmika Mandanna, Tamannaah Bhatia, Arijit Singh, Katrina Kaif and Tiger Shroff.
The IPL's broadcast rights have entered a new era, and this will bring about significant changes to the T20 league. Viacom18 will broadcast the matches online while Star Sports Network has the rights to televise it.
Jio Cinema will broadcast the IPL for free across mobile networks.
In a nutshell, here are basic details about the IPL opener and telecast times.
Where can you watch the live stream?
Jio Cinema app and website will live stream this year’s edition of the IPL for free.
What time is the opening ceremony?
The opening ceremony is scheduled for 6 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).
What is the venue of the opening ceremony?
The Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The ceremony will be followed by the first game between Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings.