IPL 2023 opening ceremony was held in Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Actresses Tamanna and Rashmika gave sizzling performances.

The ceremony started with a grand display of fireworks.

The ceremony also featured a performance by popular rapper Badshah.

Manish Paul, the popular Indian television personality hosted the IPL 2023

IPL will kickstart between the Gujarat Titans and the Chennai Super Kings in Ahmedabad at Narendra Modi Stadium on 31 March

The IPL trophy was unveiled amidst much fanfare and celebration.

The opening ceremony also featured tributing legendry cricketer MS Dhoni

The IPL 2023 ceremony was also attended by Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, and Akshay Kumar

The IPL 2023 opening match was played between the Chennai Super Kings and the Mumbai Indians

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