IPL 2018 live: Over the years IPL has earned its reputation as the most popular Indian Cricketing event. Apart from Cricket, IPL earned has a reputation for its glitz and the glamour. Who could forget the ostentatious opening ceremony that made us witness the steps from Dwayne Bravo along with the sizzling performances from Bollywood actors Riteish Deshmukh, Tiger Shroff, and actresses like Katrina Kaif, Parineethi Chopra, Disha Pathani, etc
The IPL 2018 termed as IPL 11, is going to start on April 7th and there are many speculations over who is going to perform in the opening ceremony. Many reports suggest that Hrithik Roshan, Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Parineethi Chopra etc., will be performing in this year’s opening ceremony.The ceremony will be attended by many of the Bollywood’s top officials and all of the officials related to Cricket. Unfortunately, the Captains of other teams Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Kane Williamson, Gautam Gambhir, Dinesh Karthik and R Ashwin will be unavailable for the opening ceremony. The two captains MS Dhoni, and Rohit Sharma will be attending the ceremony since it is in Mumbai as is the first match.
The first match of IPL which is going to start after the ceremony is between the defending Champions Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings. Mumbai Indians made it into history by winning the IPL trophy for the third time in 2017. Chennai Super Kings is back after a 2-year ban from IPL in 2015. The match has been organized in the Wankhede Stadium, one of the most prestigious venues in Mumbai.
Statistically, the match is reported to be a thrilling one since the two teams have battled each other in the previous IPL in 2015. While this is going to attract the cricket enthusiasts, the fact that the captains have faced each other in the previous IPL 2017 is another intriguing factor.
Though the factor that really makes this battle a great one, to begin with, is the team on both sides. Mumbai Indians possesses one of the best teams in IPL 2018 with players like Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Pat Cummins, Mustafizur Rahman, Ben Cutting, etc.,
Chennai Super Kings matches this power with MS Dhoni leading, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shane Watson, Shardul Thakur, Ambati Rayudu, Murali Vijay, Harbhajan Singh etc. With these kinds of experienced players on both teams, the audience can be assured of a nerve-wracking first game between the two teams.
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