Glenn Maxwell will lead KXIP in IPL 10    AFP
Glenn Maxwell will lead KXIP in IPL 10 AFP

For the fourth time, Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 will host the opening ceremony at Holkar Cricket Stadium (HCA), Indore. It will be held before Match No. 4 between Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS). Board of Cricket for Control in India (BCCI) came up with the new initiative of hosting eight opening ceremonies at as many venues to up the excitement level. The opening ceremony will begin at IST 14:00. The live telecast of the fourth opening ceremony of IPL 10 will be available on Set Max, Sony Six, Sony Six HD, Sony ESPN and Sony ESPN HD. The live online streaming of IPL 2017 opening ceremonies will be available at ESPN, SonyLIV and Hotstar. Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) vs Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS), IPL 2017, Match 4 at Indore: Video preview

The first of the eight opening ceremonies was held on the opening day of IPL 2017 at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad, just before the first game of the tournament was played between reigning champions Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and last year s runners-up Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), while the second opening ceremony of the tournament was held before the second match between Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) and Mumbai Indians (MI) and the third opening ceremony of the tournament was held before the third match between Gujarat Lions (GL) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).

Actor Disha Patani will be seen performing in this opening ceremony.

Coming to the fourth match, the Steven Smith-led RPS finished at second place in the points table in the previous edition, which was also their first in IPL, while KXIP finished last in the last season of IPL.

Taking into consideration all these aspects, we can definitely guarantee that we are in for a cracker of contest at Indore.