The Opening Ceremony have taken place before the start of the cricket league in every season since 2008, except for last year in 2019, when the funds were used to aide the families of soldiers who lost their lives in Pulwama terror attacks.
In the past, Performers like Katy Perry, Akon, Pit Bull, Katrina Kaif, Salman Khan and many others performed the opening ceremony of the tournament and BCCI was paid lot of money.
Then after a BCCI official told the newspaper: “The opening ceremonies are a waste of money. The cricket fans don’t seem to be interested, and the performers have to be paid a lot.”
The Indian Premier League has supposedly chosen to scrap opening functions from the following season, considering them a ‘misuse of cash’.
The Bollywood-style spectacle, which has supposedly cost the board near Rs 30 crore previously, won’t longer occur from IPL 2020, as it was chosen by the IPL administering gathering meeting on Monday, the Indian Express revealed.
The thought could be attempted in household rivalry ahead of the pack up to the IPL and the move could likewise possibly give another sponsorship chance to the League like breaks and third umpire referrals.
The first IPL GC meeting after Sourav Ganguly assumed responsibility for BCCI likewise denoted a remarkable mellowing of the Board’s position towards establishment interests.
Franchisees keen on playing friendlies abroad to advance their image will be permitted to do as such. “Friendlies will be permitted. For what it’s worth, we are playing only two months. After that we don’t have any action. We need to hope to advocate the game,” the part included.
“The thought is to have brand advancements in new markets. This doesn’t include the fundamental players who might be occupied with playing global cricket, yet even the nearness of the group’s legends will help execute the thought,” said an establishment official.