IPL 2024 Opening Ceremony

IPL 2024 Opening ceremony: Date, Time, Venue, Performance, Celebs, Tickets, First Match, Teams, Venues, All you need to know

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IPL 2024 Opening ceremony Date, Time, Venue: IPL opening ceremony will take place before the opening match between CSK and RCB on March 22 at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The stage is set, the lights are bright, and the stars are ready to shine at the TATA IPL 2024 opening ceremony! Get ready for an unforgettable fusion of cricket and entertainment ft. a stellar lineup! 22nd March, 6:30 pm onwards.”

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Opening Ceremony DateMarch 22, 2024
Opening Ceremony Time6:30 PM IST
Opening Ceremony VenueMA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai
Opening Ceremony PerformersAkshay Kumar, Tiger Shroff, AR Rahman, Sonu Nigam
First MatchChennai Super Kings vs. Royal Challengers Bangalore
Match TimeCeremony starts at 6:30 PM IST, toss at 7:30 PM IST, first innings at 8:00 PM IST
Tournament DurationMarch 22 to May 28, 2024
Total Matches74 (70 league matches, 1 Eliminator, 2 Qualifiers, 1 Final)
Ticket InformationAvailable on Paytm Insider and BookMyShow apps, also at venue box offices
Ticket Price RangeRs 1700–10,000
Ticket DeliveryTickets delivered 2-3 days before the match
TV BroadcastStar Sports Network
Online Streaming (India)JioCinema app
Online Streaming (Int’l)DAZN, ITV (UK), Willow TV, ESPN+ (USA)
Participating TeamsChennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, Gujarat Titans, Kolkata Knight Riders, Lucknow Super Giants, Mumbai Indians, Punjab Kings, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad
VenuesNarendra Modi Stadium (Ahmedabad), M Chinnaswamy Stadium (Bengaluru), MA Chidambaram Stadium (Chennai), Arun Jaitley Stadium (Delhi), Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium (Dharamshala), Assam Cricket Association Stadium (Guwahati), Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium (Hyderabad), Sawai Mansingh Stadium (Jaipur), Eden Gardens (Kolkata), Ekana Cricket Stadium (Lucknow), Inderjit Singh Bindra Stadium (Mohali), Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai)
Additional InfoChennai Metro extends timings for fans attending matches at Chepauk Stadium. 16 matches broadcasted free-to-air in the UK by ITV. Final match between Qualifier 1 winner and Qualifier 2 winner at Narendra Modi Stadium.

IPL five time champions Chennai Super Kings will face IPL mighty Royal Challengers Bangalore in the inaugural match at 7:30 PM, slightly after the opening ceremony at the same stadium.

The tournament will stretch for almost two months and have its final on May 28. A total of 74 matches (70 league matches, one Eliminator, 2 Qualifiers and one Final) will be played.

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The final match will be played between the winner of Qualifier 1 and the winner of Qualifier 2 at the Narendra Modi Stadium

Here, we bring you information regarding the IPL 2024 opening ceremony, its date, time, venue, performance, celebs, tickets, first match, teams and venues.   

Opening ceremony date: March 22, 2024, 

Time: Prior to the start of the Chennai Super Kings-Royal Challengers Bangalore match, which will begin at 8:30 PM at the opening ceremony venue.

The first match will see Chennai Super Kings take on Royal Challengers Bangalore. Due to the opening ceremony, toss has been pushed from 7:00 PM IST to 7:30 PM IST, with the first innings set to begin at 8:00 PM IST. The IPL 2024 opening ceremony will take place at 6:30 PM IST.

Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai

IPL Opening Ceremony Performers

The star-studded opening ceremony will be the talk of the town, with stars such as Akshay Kumar, Tiger Shroff, AR Rahman and Sonu Nigam lined up to perform.

IPL Opening Ceremony Tickets

Tickets for IPL 17 are available at the Paytm Insider and BookMyShow mobile applications. IPL fans can also purchase tickets at the venues’ box offices. Tickets are available at a cost of Rs 1700–10,000. Paytm Insider and BookMyShow will deliver tickets to the buyer’s address at least 2-3 days before the start of the match.

Match 1

Home team and five-time winners Chennai Super Kings will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore.

IPL 2024 Opening Ceremony Live Updates: Chennai Metro extends timings

In light of the IPL from tonight that will take place at Chepauk Staudium, Chennai Metro has reportedly extended metro services beyond 11 PM. This initiative is aimed for the fans to return home safely after the match.

Official broadcasters: The opening ceremony of the IPL 2024 and all matches will be broadcast live on Star Sports. It retained the broadcasting rights last year. 

Viacom18 has the exclusive internet streaming rights, and people can watch all IPL matches on its Jio Cinema app for free.

For foreign audiences, online streaming company, DAZN, and ITV will broadcast 16 matches on a free-to-air basis in the United Kingdom.

In the USA, Willow TV has TV broadcast rights, while the ESPN+ app has internet streaming rights.   

Teams: A total of 10 teams will be in the fray for the trophy. Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, Gujarat Titans, Kolkata Knight Riders, Lucknow Super Giants, Mumbai Indians, Punjab Kings, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad

Venues: There will be a total of 12 venues for the matches. Himachal Pradesh Cricket Stadium in Dharamshala is set to host IPL matches for the second time.

Narendra Modi Stadium (Ahmedabad), M Chinnnaswamy Stadium (Bengaluru), MA Chidambaram Stadium (Chennai), Arun Jaitley Stadium (Delhi), Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium (Dharamshala), Assam Cricket Association Stadium (Guwahati), Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium (Hyderabad), Sawai Mansingh Stadium (Jaipur), Eden Gardens (Kolkata), Ekana Cricket Stadium (Lucknow), Inderjit Singh Bindra Stadium (Mohali), Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai)

FAQ

When will the IPL 2024 opening ceremony take place?

The IPL 2024 opening ceremony will take place on Friday, March 22, 6:30 PM IST.

Where will the IPL 2024 opening ceremony take place?

The IPL 2024 opening ceremony will take place at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

How to watch the live broadcast of IPL 2024 opening ceremony on television?

The IPL 2024 opening ceremony will be broadcasted live in India via Star Sports Network.

How to watch live stream of IPL 2024 opening ceremony?

The IPL 2024 opening ceremony will be live streamed via JioCinema app in India.