New Delhi (India), 5th March 2023: Yesterday marked the beginning of the very first Women’s Premier League (WPL). The TATA WPL kick-started with a thrilling match between Gujarat Titans and Mumbai Indians. The opening ceremony of the event was graced by the presence of Bollywood stars.
The match took place at the DY Patil Cricket stadium and at the opening ceremony of the event, Kiara Advani was seen dancing to the song ‘Kya baat hai’ a song by Hardy Sandhu from her film Govinda Naam Mera’. She dazzled the stage with a shimmery pink costume and silver boots. Kriti Sanon also performed at the ceremony to her dance number ‘Thumkeshwari’ from her movie ‘Bhediya’ that she starred in along with Varun Dhawan.
Singer and rapper AP Dhillon also entertained the audience with his blockbuster songs. He performed ‘Brown Munde’ and danced along in an all black outfit. Later in the ceremony BCCI chair-holders came on the stage along with the captains of all the five teams.
(BCCI) President Roger Binny, Vice-President Rajeev Shukla, Secretary Jay Shah, Treasurer Ashish Shelar and IPL Chairman Arun Dhumal, and captains of all five teams, Smriti Mandhana (Royal Challengers Bangalore), Harmanpreet Kaur (Mumbai Indians), Meg Lanning (Delhi Capitals), Beth Mooney (Gujarat Giants) and Alyssa Healy (UP Warriorz) came onto the stage and consequently the trophy was unveiled and the first ever match was won by Mumbai Indians.