Photos: Katrina Kaif, Jacqueline Fernandez sizzle at IPL 2016 Opening Night

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A high voltage glitzy opening ceremony which was conducted on April 08, 2016 at National Sports Club of India, Mumbai has kick started this year’s edition of Indian Premiere League.

The inaugural event was blessed with the performances of some noted Bollywood celebrities. Dwayne Bravo, World Cup Hero of West Indies captured the hearts of audiences with his wild Caribbean dance, and with some unique ‘Champion’ steps.

It was Jacqueline Fernandez who triggered the fire on stage. The Sri Lankan actress who is now one of the most hottest properties in Bollywood shook her hips to some groovy fast numbers. World Hip Hop Championships’ Bronze medalist was the next to enter the stage, and they performed some mind blowing acrobatic stunts and dance moves.

World Hip Hop Championships’ Bronze medalist was the next to enter the stage, and they performed some mind blowing acrobatic stunts and dance moves.

IPL Opening Night

Soon, all the captains of the teas came to the front, and signed the pledge which proclaims ‘play hard and fair and thus upholding the spirit of the game’.

They also posed with the Championship trophy, and it was soon followed by a speech delivered by Rajiv Shukla, Chairman of IPL.

The arrival of Katrina Kaif on the stage literally pulled the audiences to a state of ecstasy. She performed some very popular Indian songs on stage, and it was well received by the viewers. Then came the ‘performance of the day’ by West Indian all rounder Dwayne Bravo. He did that ‘Champion’ dance which the whole team was doing throughout their World Cup campaign.

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Soon, Yo Yo Honey Singh and Ranveer Singh too made their presence felt. Ranveer Singh came in front of the audience in a cricketing attire, and it entertained everyone.

For the next 51 days, the World of Cricket will witness some high voltage clashes between eight Indian Premier League teams.

Today, Mumbai Indians will take on Rising Pune Supergiants at 08.00 PM. The match will be live streamed bY Set Max and ESPN in India and the United States of America respectively.

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