Live Updates

  • 6:56 PM IST

    Indian T20 League 2018 Opening Ceremony Updates: Last performer of the day, Hrithik Roshan takes up the stage. He dances to the Dhoom 2 title song, to begin off his performance with.

  • 6:49 PM IST

    Indian T20 League 2018 Opening Ceremony Updates: Jacqueline Fernandes takes up the stage now. White dress, purple highlights and she starts off with a Dhishoom song.

  • 6:44 PM IST

    Indian T20 League 2018 Opening Ceremony Updates: Singer Mika Singh takes the stage now, he is wearing a white jacket and matched sneakers here. The Mahendra Singh Dhoni-fan is seen dancing to the beats.

  • 6:39 PM IST

    Indian T20 League 2018 Opening Ceremony Updates: Meanwhile, the Mumbai crowd look least interested in the opening ceremony, they want the match to get underway as soon as possible,

  • 6:37 PM IST

    Indian T20 League 2018 Opening Ceremony Updates: Tamannah Bhatia takes stage, she makes entry in a majestic way in a chariot which has three lions on his front.

  • 6:34 PM IST

    Indian T20 League 2018 Opening Ceremony Updates: Rohit Sharma takes the stage, brings the IPL trophy on the stage.

  • 6:33 PM IST

    Indian T20 League 2018 Opening Ceremony Updates: All the eight captains take pledge. They also sign autograph.

  • 6:26 PM IST

    Indian T20 League 2018 Opening Ceremony Updates: Meanwhile, Prabhu Deva challenges Varun Dhawan for a dance-off.

  • 6:20 PM IST

    Indian T20 League 2018 Opening Ceremony Updates: Actor Varun Dhawan is the first star to take the stage in the opening ceremony. Drums sets to toll before he enters the stage. And here comes the local boy, he dances on his ABCD 2 move song — “ganpati bappa moriya.”

  • 6:19 PM IST

    Indian T20 League 2018 Opening Ceremony Updates: “I declare the VIVO IPL open,” says Rajeev Shukla, the chairman. Movie celebrities to follow here for the performance.

Hello and welcome to the updates from the Indian T20 League from the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The opening ceremony is set to start at 6.15  IST followed with the Mumbai-Chennai match set to begin at 8 pm.

Earlier, Ranveer Singh and Parineeti Chopra withdrew from performing at the IPL Opening ceremony while Top movie stars like Tamannaah Bhatia, Hrithik Roshan are expected to perform.

We are already done with 10 seasons of the lucrative professional T20 league which has produced a lot of success for the BCCI. We move to another season here, a lot of excitement for sure. Stay tuned with us for all the updates throughout the season.