The IPL 2023 opening ceremony will start at 6 pm on Friday Mar 31st, 2023 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Fans can watch the ceremony and other matches live on Star Sports. The Jio Cinema app provides free live streaming of the event. According to Zee Business, viewers from overseas can watch the match on DAZN. In the UK, ITV will broadcast the match for free.
The ceremony will feature famous singer Arijit Singh, and actresses Rashmika Madanna and Tamanna Bhatia. The opening ceremony was canceled in 2019 and couldn’t happen from 2020-2022 due to Covid-19 restrictions. After the ceremony, the defending champions, Gujarat Titans, will play against Chennai Super Kings at the same stadium. This year, the WPL’s inaugural season also had a grand opening ceremony, and the BCCI is expected to match it.