The 2017 Indian Premier League, the 10th edition of the popular Twenty20 cricket competition, will begin with its first opening ceremony and the opening match in Hyderabad today.
Bollywood celebrities like Amy Jackson, Shraddha Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra, Tiger Shroff, Riteish Deshmukh among others will grace the opening ceremonies with their presence.
Local favourites Sunrisers will play hosts to Royal Challengers Bangalore following what is expected to be a spectacular show, the first of eight in total.
Every city hosting the IPL this year―Hyderabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, Mohali, Mumbai, Pune and Rajkot―will receive its own ceremony to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the competition.
Hyderabad (April 5): Sunrisers Hyderabad v Royal Challengers Bangalore
Pune (April 6): Rising Pune Supergiants v Mumbai Indians
Rajkot (April 7): Gujarat Lions v Kolkata Knight Riders
Indore (April 8): Kings XI Punjab v Rising Pune Supergiants
Bangalore (April 8): Royal Challengers Bangalore v Delhi Daredevils
Mumbai (AprNew Delhi (April 15): Delhi Daredevils v Kings XI Punjabil 9): Mumbai Indians v Kolkata Knight Riders