Heavy rain failed to dampen the spirit of 'City of Joy' as a dazzling Bollywood-style opening ceremony kick started the eighth edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket after a one and a half hour delay at the decked-up Salt Lake stadium here today.
An organisation that works to protect the rights of artists has issued notice to the IPL governing council, the West Bengal government and event managers claiming that the organisers of the IPL-8 inaugural show are "reluctant" to pay the fees for playing music, a statement said on Sunday.
Every year, every die hard cricket fan waits with bated breath to watch the most glamorous, spectacular and nail-biting action in the universal favourite Indian Premier League (IPL) that brings together hand picked cricket talents from all around the world playing hard to emerge the best of the lot.
The `City of Joy` opened its heart to the cricket world as a dazzling Bollywood-style opening ceremony kicked off the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here today, with American rapper Pitbull and superstar Shah Rukh Khan stealing the limelight.
He has given several performances but composer Lesle Lewis is eagerly looking forward to his stint at the opening ceremony of the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Tuesday where he plans to belt out all fun songs.