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IPL 2017 Opening Ceremony from Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Hyderabad

Cricketnext Staff | April 5, 2017, 7:33 PM IST

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  • 19:11 (IST)

    Kala Chashma is the next in her playlist. She is dancing with a Kala Chashma (Black Goggles) on. Electric atmosphere all round the Hyderabad stadium.

  • 19:10 (IST)

    Dressed in golden outfit, Amy Jackson shows her moves on the dancing tracks of Ladki Beautful and Lets Nacho.

  • 19:09 (IST)

    Tamma Tamma

  • 19:08 (IST)

    Amy Jackson starts her performance on a beautiful song - Sara Zamana Haseeno Ka Diwana

  • 19:07 (IST)

    Amy Jackson

  • 19:01 (IST)

    David Warner,

  • 18:59 (IST)

    Virat Kohli - Royal Challengers Bangalore

  • 18:59 (IST)

    Here come the captains amidst drums and beats

  • 18:54 (IST)

    IPL Chairman Rajiv Shukla felicitates India batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar.

  • 18:53 (IST)

    Virender Sehwag.

  • 18:51 (IST)

    Sachin Tendulkar

  • 18:50 (IST)

    Virender Sehwag

  • 18:49 (IST)

    Virender Sehwag

  • 18:48 (IST)

    Sourav Ganguly

19:33 (IST)

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19:11 (IST)

Kala Chashma is the next in her playlist. She is dancing with a Kala Chashma (Black Goggles) on. Electric atmosphere all round the Hyderabad stadium.

19:10 (IST)

Dressed in golden outfit, Amy Jackson shows her moves on the dancing tracks of Ladki Beautful and Lets Nacho.

19:09 (IST)

The popular track - Tamma Tamma - is the next one. Amy shows her moves on this dancing track.

19:08 (IST)

Amy Jackson starts her performance on a beautiful song - Sara Zamana Haseeno Ka Diwana

19:07 (IST)

Amy Jackson makes a superb entry on the tune of Orange Army, as reported by CricketNext.

19:04 (IST)
19:04 (IST)
19:03 (IST)
19:03 (IST)

RCB captain Virat Kohli presents SRH skipper David Warner a token which symbolises the true spirit of cricket.

19:02 (IST)

RCB captain Virat Kohli presents SRH skipper David Warner a token which symbolises the true spirit of cricket.

19:01 (IST)

Warner gets out of the golf card holding the coveted trophy and a big smile on his face.

19:01 (IST)

The king of Orange army makes his entry is style - David Warner, captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad.

18:59 (IST)

Virat Kohli - Royal Challengers Bangalore

18:59 (IST)

Here come the captains amidst drums and beats

18:56 (IST)
18:56 (IST)
18:54 (IST)
18:54 (IST)

IPL Chairman Rajiv Shukla felicitates India batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar.

18:53 (IST)

Acting BCCI secretary Amitabh Chaudhary felicitates Virender Sehwag.

18:52 (IST)

CK Khanna, acting president of BCCI, felicitates Sourav Ganguly.

18:52 (IST)

Head of COA Vinod Rai felicitates VVS Laxman.

18:51 (IST)

"Good cricket should be played in right spirit. That's why people come in huge number to enjoy this game," Tendulkar says.

18:51 (IST)
18:51 (IST)

"Cricket has gone to those countries who doesn't follow cricket. It is all because of IPL," master blaster Sachin Tendulkar says.

18:50 (IST)

"I never changed my mind while cricket. I hit the ball whether it is Test, ODI or T20I cricket. I believe in aggressive style of playing cricket," Virender Sehwag says.

18:49 (IST)

"I never changed my mind while cricket. I hit the ball whether it is Test, ODI or T20I cricket. I believe in aggressive style of playing cricket," Virender Sehwag says.

18:48 (IST)

Sourav Ganguly recalls the reaction from the fans during the football world cup. He is expecting the same atmosphere this season too. 
 

18:47 (IST)

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IPL 2017 Opening Ceremony from Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Hyderabad

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The Indian Premier League is as much about the cricketing action on the field as it is a carnival for the fans. The euphoria that lasts for close to one and-a-half month starts with the gala opening ceremony at the venue of the opening game. But the 10th edition of the IPL shall see 8 separate opening ceremonies at the home grounds of the 8 franchises.

Here's the full list:

Sunrisers Hyderabad – April 5

Rising Pune Supergiants – April 6

Gujarat Lions – April 7

Kings XI Punjab – April 8

Royal Challengers Bangalore – April 8

Mumbai Indians – April 9

Kolkata Knight Riders – April 13

Delhi Daredevils – April 15

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Pos Team P W L T/NR PTS NRR
1
ENG
5 4 1 0 8 +1.86
2
AUS
5 4 1 0 8 +0.81
3
NZ
4 3 0 1 7 +2.16
4
IND
4 3 0 1 7 +1.02
5
BAN
5 2 2 1 5 -0.27
6
SL
5 1 2 2 4 -1.77
7
WI
5 1 3 1 3 +0.27
8
SA
5 1 3 1 3 -0.20
9
PAK
5 1 3 1 3 -1.93
10
AFG
5 0 5 0 0 -2.08

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Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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1 England 5720 124
2 India 5990 122
3 New Zealand 4121 114
4 South Africa 4647 111
5 Australia 4805 109
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1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 Australia 5471 261
5 India 7273 260
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