The inauguration event of the seventh edition of Pepsi Indian Premier League has just got evoked in Abu Dhabi last night, offering the audience a rich event along with the spoonful fun and spree.
H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mubarak Al Nahayan, the Minister of Culture, Youth & Community Development, has conveyed a welcome speech in the beginning part of the event, in which he brought up the persistence of UAE as a country to go forward in the sporting domain.
Ravi Shastri, afterwards, started anchoring the event and brought on all the eight IPL captains for affiancing of their adherence in order to keep up the rectitude of cricket by signing the MCC Spirit of Cricket plaque.
Sunil Gavaskar, the interim president of the BCCI, later, conveyed an ardent speech, sustaining with the issue of the cricket’s image. He particularly mentioned that how he along with his colleagues at the BCCI in contemplation of taking each and every attainable step concerning to weed out every cloud of corruption and extortion from the game.
The former captain turned president has urged the entire cricket buffs crosswise the world to keep up their trust in cricket and have faith in its solemnity.
When all the serious business got over, the entertainment part started to set the fire. The light and sound show, which is the main attraction of the UAE’s culture and tradition, has been portrayed after that. Later, India hitched on them in one breath to draw out a harmonious hookup between the two countries.
Bollywood magnificent actress Deepika Padukone has sputtered the stage with some of her cheeky dance tracks, which captivated the crowd very much.
But all the attraction has been stolen by the King of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan, when he has entered upon the stage, which was the last but definitely not least by any means temptation of the evening for the audience. The co-owner of the IPL franchise side Kolkata Knight Riders has left the crowd mesmerizing with his wonderful sense of humor. He has made the cricketers to do funny things, such as Shane Watson had to play the guitar and sing a song, Virat Kohli had to mocker with him and Shah Rukh made Dhoni to sublime his fans with his adolescent appeal.
The wonderful event has come to its completion when the most radiant and stunning fireworks, which enliven the atmosphere of the audience following the declaration of the Pepsi IPL 2014.