WPL opening ceremony: All you need to know

Rishav Narang

Mar 1, 2023

WPL kicks off on March 4

The inaugural Women's Premier League (WPL) will kick off on March 4. The first match will start at 7:30 PM IST.

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2 venues to host WPL

The WPL will be played at DR DY Patil Sports Academy and Brabourne Stadium. The final will be played at the Brabourne Stadium.

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Opening ceremony before WPL opener

The opening ceremony of the tournament will take place before the first match at DY Patil Stadium from 5:30 PM IST.

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Gujarat Giants to face Mumbai Indians in first game

Gujarat Giants will face Mumbai Indians in the first game of the tournament to be played after the opening ceremony.

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Kiara Advani to perform at opening ceremony

The BCCI has confirmed that Kiara Advani will perform at the opening ceremony. She acted in MS Dhoni's biopic released in 2016.

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Kriti Sanon to join Kiara Advani


Sanon will also perform at the opening ceremony. Singer AP Dhillon will also be in action at the opening ceremony. Credit: BCCI

Harmanpreet Kaur to lead Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians have announced that Harmanpreet Kaur will be their captain. She joined MI for Rs 1.8 crore in the auction.

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Smriti Mandhana to lead RCB

Smriti Mandhana will be leading Royal Challengers Bangalore in the tournament. She emerged as auction's highest pick and joined RCB for Rs 3.4 crore.

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WPL final on March 26

The final of the Women's Premier League will take place on March 26. Less than a week after WPL, the BCCI will stage IPL 2023 across different centres in the country.

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