The stage is set for the first-ever edition of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) as five teams will now compete to become the champion. After the riveting auctions, teams are finally all geared up for the inaugural season of the WPL.
The action now moves to the on-field battle as the five teams hunt for a shot at glory. But before the first match between Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Giants, the WPL is set to have a grand opening ceremony.
WPL 2023 Opening Ceremony Date, Venue & Time
BCCI is planning to start the historic first season of WPL in a grand way. Top celebrities are set to grace the opening ceremony at the DY Patil Stadium on March 4 ahead of the first match between MI and GG at the same venue. The opening ceremony will start at 5:30 PM onwards, while the gates will open at 4:00 PM.
WPL 2023 Opening Ceremony: Performers
BCCI has planned a WPL anthem which will be sung by renowned singer and music composer Shankar Mahadevan, at the opening ceremony.
The star performers will be Bollywood actress Kiara Advani, who recently got married to her long time boyfriend and Shershaah co-star Sidharth Malhotra.
The other big names who will be performing at the occasion are singer AP Dhillon and actress Kriti Sanon.
Kiara and Kriti will be dazzling fans across the globe by dancing to some peppy Bollywood numbers.
WPL 2023 Opening Ceremony Ticket Bookings
It is expected that DY Patil Stadium will be fully packed during the opening ceremony and the match that follows. And with Kriti, Kiara, Shankar Mahadevan, and AP Dhillon performing, the hunt for tickets will intensify.
BookMyShow is the BCCI’s official ticketing partner, and the tickets for the first season of WPL have gone on sale on the bookings site. To create interest among fans, tickets have been made free for women and girls. And For men and boys, it starts at nominal prices of Rs 100 and Rs 400, reportedly.
WPL 2023 Opening Ceremony: Where and When to Watch?
The broadcasting rights of WPL 2023 bought by Sports18, while the Jio Cinema has purchased the streaming rights. So, WPL 2023 opening ceremony will be televised in India on Sports 18 TV channels, and it will be live-streamed on the Jio Cinema app and website on March 4th.
WPL 2023 FAQs
A. WPL 2023 will commence on 4 March 2023.
A. WPL 2023 will be aired on Sports 18 Network and streamed on Jio Cinema from March 4.
A. The tickets have been made free for women and it is being sold at nominal rates of Rs 100 and Rs 400, for men and boys, reportedly.