"MS Dhoni's CSK Arrives in Ahmedabad for IPL 2023 Opener & Grand Opening Ceremony Buzz"

The 16th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) will kick off on March 31, 2023,

at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, with a match between Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings.

BCCI has planned a grand opening ceremony that will feature performances by Pan-India superstar Tamannaah Bhatia and singing sensation Arijit Singh.

The toss for the first match will take place at 7 pm IST,

The toss for the first match will take place at 7 pm IST,and the first ball of the season will be bowled at 7:30 pm IST.

The new season will see the implementation of new rules, including the Impact Player rule and a new toss rule, allowing teams to decide their playing 11s after the coin toss.

The defending champions this season are Gujarat Titans, led by Hardik Pandya, while MS Dhoni's Chennai Super Kings are four-time winners.

IPL Schedule 2023, Match Date & Time, Fixtures, Teams & Venue