Kolkata, Mar 12: The Opening Ceremony of the sixth edition of Indian Premier League (IPL 6) will be held on April 2 at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata, the organisers announced on Tuesday.
"The Pepsi IPL 2013 will commence with an Opening Ceremony on the evening of Tuesday, 2 April 2013, at the Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata. The IPL has signed Red Chillies Entertainments Pvt Ltd as promoters for the Opening Ceremony," IPL said on its website.
"We are delighted to have tied up with Red Chillies Entertainments Pvt Ltd, which has a proven track record of organising and executing events on a grand scale. The Opening Ceremony of the Pepsi IPL 2013 will be one of the most spectacular events ever witnessed, in keeping with what will follow in the tournament itself, over the following seven weeks," Rajeev Shukla, Chairman, IPL, said.
IPL 6, which features nine teams, will be held from April 3 to May 26.