Glittering ceremony planned ahead of Warriors`s 1st home game

Mumbai: Prior to their first IPL home game against Kings XI Punjab on Sunday, Pune Warriors will organize a glittering opening ceremony featuring a host of Bollywood stars including Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Dia Mirza and Preity Zinta at the Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium.

The ceremony will start at 5:30 pm, to be held at the newly-constructed Stadium in Pune. The spectators can also witness traditional cultural shows with 120 dholak and trumpet players along with another 100 lezim dancers showcasing their talent.

There will also be dance performances of various states including Kashmir, West Bengal, Punjab, UP, Rajasthan, Gujarat, South Indian, along with traditional Marathi dance form in Lavani.

The match between the Warriors and Kings XI would be the first match of the IPL franchise at the Sahara stadium after all the home games of the 2011 season were held at the D Y Patil Stadium, in Navi Mumbai.