The opening ceremony of the sixth season of the Indian Premiere League (IPL) is going to start at 7 pm on Tuesday at Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata.
Bollywood superstars Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone and international rapper Pitbull will perform infront of around 1,20,000 people in the stadium.
Sony Set Max, the official broadcaster of the IPL, will broadcast the ceremony live at 7 pm. The event will be also be streamed online on the official web site iplt20.com.
The first tournament of the sixth season will begin on 3 April with the match between Knight Riders and the Delhi Daredevils, at the Eden Gardens stadium. A total of 76 matches will played between the nine franchisee and it will conclude on 26 May.
For schedule details of the IPL6, click HERE.
TV channels that will broadcast the IPL 6 live worldwide are:
1. Australia : Network Ten (2008), One HD (2009-2010)
2. Bangladesh : Channel 9
3. Canada : Sportsnet One/Omni Television/Sportsnet (Rogers media )
4. Caribbean : Sportsmax
5. Hong Kong : Now TV (PCCW)
6. India and Nepal: Set Max
7. Malayasia and Brunei : Astro
8. New Zealand : Sky Television Network
9. Pakistan : Geo Super
10. South Africa: SuperSport
11. Singapore : StarHub
12. Sri Lanka : Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation: Channel Eye
13. UAE and other Arab Countries : CricOne (Arab Digital Network)
14. UK : ITV4 (ITV)
15. USA: NEO Sports, Echostar
16. Middle East: Pehla Platform
17. Ireland: Setanta