In tenth season of Indian Premier League (IPL) opening ceremony will be organised at all eight franchise home ground as stated by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and every opening ceremony will be organised on the first home match of the every team. This is the new thing happening in this season of IPL.
First Opening Ceremony for tenth season of IPL 2017 will be held on 5rd April 2017 at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad before the IPL opening game between the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will facilitate the five cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman and Virender Sehwag at this opening ceremony as told by Rajeev Shukla told the reporter at the IPL Governing Committee meeting.
“The decision was taken at the GC meeting today that five legends of Indian cricket — Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman and Virender Sehwag will be felicitated during the opening ceremony in Hyderabad on April 5,” IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla.
One-time ex-gratia payment cheque will be given to the chosen former India women’s cricketers by the BCCI at their local IPL venue during the matches.
Amy Jackson will perform in Hyderabad as stated by Hyderabad Cricket Association
“Amy is set to perform and we will also have other regional faces. Apart from that, we could also have a laser show as also we will have the official digital signing of the eight captains and bringing the trophy back into play for this season,” an official of the Hyderabad Cricket Association
On 6th April 2017 opening ceremony will be organised at Maharastra Cricket Association International Stadium, Pune at the Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) vs. Mumbai Indians match. Ritesh Deshmukh will be performing at Mumbai IPL Opening Ceremony
Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot will host the opening ceremony 7th April at the Gujarat Lions vs. Kolkata Knight Riders match. At Rajkot Tiger Shroff will be performing along with Sachin-Jigar and Bhoomi Trivedi.
“We will have the super talented Tiger performing at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium. Apart from him, we will also have Sachin-Jigar and the Ram-Leela fame singer Bhoomi Trivedi. It should be a fascinating night and one that all will remember,” an SCA official said.
At Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore will host the opening ceremony for Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) where they will play against Rising Pune Supegiants (RPS) on 8th April. Tiger Shroff is set to perform at Indore Opening Ceremony.
Bengaluru will host the opening ceremony on 8th April during the match between home team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Delhi Daredevils (DD) at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai will be hosting the Opening Ceremony for Mumbai Indians during the Mumbai Indians vs. Kolkata Knight Riders match on 9th April, 2017.
Opening Ceremony will be organised at Eden Garden, Kolkata on 13th April before the Kolkata Knight Riders vs. Kings XI Punjab match. Shraddha Kapoor is set to perform with Monali Thakur in Kolkata in the support of Kolkata Knight Riders.
And the final Opening Ceremony is to be hosted on 15th March at Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi before the Delhi Daredevils vs. Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) match and Parineeti Chopra will be performing.
Tickets for Opening Ceremony
No special tickets will be available for opening ceremony; the day’s match ticket will be treated as the opening ticket as the ceremony will be hosted at the same venue.
To check the Match Tickets visit: IPL 2017 Match Ticket Booking