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IPL 2017 Opening Ceremony performance live updates, photos, videos and reactions; Amy Jackson sizzles; Sachin, Sourav, Laxman and Sehwag felicitated

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Updated: 05 April 2017 19:21 IST - Published: 05 April 2017 19:17 IST
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That's it from the small but unique opening ceremony. Stay tuned for the live commentary of the first match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore, that starts from 8 pm.
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She ends her sequence with "Kala Chashma", a blockbuster song from the Katrina Kaif-starrer, Baar Baar Dekho.
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With an army of choreographers doing the "wave" around her in white, Amy is shaking a leg to the immensely groovy song "Chull", from the movie Baar Baar Dekho.
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She has transformed into a golden outfit, grooving to the beats of "Haseeno ka Deewana", a popular song remixed for the 2017 Bollywood movie, Kaabil.
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Amy Jackson has made a stunning entry into the ground. She looks ravishing in a red outfit. 
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David Warner hands over a token to Kohli, the visiting captain, to highlight the spirit of the game.
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Winner of the 2016 IPL, David Warner is the next captain to enter the stage. Alongside him is the glittering IPL trophy. The Orange Army contingent is presenting a dance sequence around him.
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A shoulder injury will prevent the 28-year old from taking the field for the first few matches of his team's campaign.
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Virat Kohli, captain of the RCB, is the first skipper to enter the stadium, amidst a rousing response. The RCB "Play Bold" anthem is resonating in the background.
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For some reason, Rahul Dravid is not part of the felicitation ceremony.
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And finally, Rajiv Shukla, Chairman of the IPL, felicitates Sachin Tendulkar.
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Amitabh Choudhary presents a golden bat to Virender Sehwag.
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CK Khanna is the next one to felicitate the Prince of Kolkata, Sourav Ganguly.
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Vinod Rai, Chairman of CoA felicitates VVS Laxman with a golden bat. 
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Sachin Tendulkar paints his thoughts about the IPL:"Cant believe we have completed 10 years. When IPL was announced in 2007, I never thought IPL will become so big. Because of IPL, the game has gone to those countries who have nothing associated with cricket".
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"It takes your game and confidence to a different level. It can't get bigger than this!", says Sourav Ganguly.
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"We are looking forward to IPL 10. IPL has revolutionised the dynamics of the game and the mindset of the players. It is becoming a real entertainment. IPL has provided it to one and all", says VVS Laxman.
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VVS Laxman and Sachin Tendulkar are being driven around the stadium in a golf cart, acknowledging a boisterous crowd. Sehwag and Ganguly are at the other end in another cart.
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The loudest cheer has been reserved for Sachin Tendulkar, who walks in at the end to meet his former teammates.