After all the frenzy and build up, the 10th edition of the much-awaited sporting extravaganza, the Indian Premier League finally kicks off in Hyderabad on April 5, 2017.
The opening match features hosts and defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad locking horns with the much fancied but injury-ravaged Royal Challengers Bangalore in Hyderabad.
This season is unique as there will be as many 8 opening ceremonies at all the 8 venues for all the franchises.
Bollywood celebrities like Amy Jackson, Shraddha Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra, Tiger Shroff, Riteish Deshmukh among others will grace the opening ceremonies with their presence.
Amy Jackson will perform at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium on Wednesday ahead of the inaugural match of the IPL.
Earlier editions have also witnessed Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone.