Commonwealth Games 2018 Opening Ceremony: Start time, when and where to watch, live streaming

The Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, which is the 21st edition of the CWG and hosted by Australia for the fifth time, will begin on Wednesday with its opening ceremony. The competition gets underway on the subsequent day when over 6,500 athletes from 71 countries will compete for 275 gold medals on offer across 18 sports. 

Commonwealth Games 2018 Opening Ceremony: Start time, when and where to watch, live streaming
Badminton ace PV Sindhu will be India's flagbearer at the CWG 2018 Opening Ceremony (Image: Twitter)

The Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, which is the 21st edition of the CWG and hosted by Australia for the fifth time, will begin on Wednesday with its opening ceremony. The competition gets underway on the subsequent day when over 6,500 athletes from 71 countries will compete for 275 gold medals on offer across 18 sports. 

At the opening ceremony, the Indian contingent will be led by its flagbearer PV Sindhu - the country's ace badminton player. Sindhu is one of the brightest gold-medal hopes for India in the women's singles event.

Among the 225-member contingent, hopes of a gold rush are led by the wrestling and shooting squads as the Indian athletes strive to cross the last edition's 15 gold medals and finish in the top three on the medals tally. 

Here's all you need to know about when and where to watch the opening ceremony:

When is CWG 2018 opening ceremony?
April 4

Where will the CWG 2018 opening ceremony be held?
Carrara Stadium in Gold Coast, Queensland

What is the start time of CWG 2018 opening ceremony?
3 pm IST

On which TV channel the CWG 2018 opening ceremony will be broadcast?
Sony Six, Sony Six HD, Sony Ten 2 and Sony Ten 2 HD with English Commentary; Sony Ten 3 and Sony Ten 3 HD with Hindi commentary.

Where is the live streaming of CWG 2018 opening ceremony available?
SonyLiv.com. 

The live updates and commentary on the opening ceremony can also be followed at ZeeNews.com.

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