Defending Champions, the Mumbai Indians will take on two-time champions, the Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural game of the Indian Premier League T20 game at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. The match will start at 8:00 PM India time.

Live updates:

Overs 3 - CSK 19/0

Mumbai Indians 164/4 in 20 overs

Mumbai 62/2 in 9 overs

MS Dhoni won the toss and asked Mumbai to bat first.

The toss will take place at 7:30 PM. Stay tuned for the line-ups and live cricket score.

Mumbai Indians XI

Chennai Super Kings XI

IPL opening ceremony

The opening ceremony will start at 6 PM where Bollywood celebs Hrithik Roshan, Jackeline Fernandez and others will perform.

All the performers along with a host of their support dancers were seen rehearsing at the stadium on Friday.

Stephen Fleming, the Chennai Super Kings coach, has confirmed that Faf du Plessis is unavailable for selection.

Chennai has a positive record against every team in the IPL apart from Mumbai Indians, against whom they have won 10 games and lost 12. Dhoni will have this in mind before he and his men take on the field.

Rohit Sharma is yet to reveal if he will open the batting or come two down. He said "I would like to keep that as a surprise. Our middle order is very good and we have got good openers in Evin Lewis and Ishan Kishan"

Tv telecast and online streaming

Star Sports will telecast the IPL 2018 in India.

The live streaming can be watched on and on Reliance Jio and Airtel.

People in Pakistan can watch the MI vs SCK game on Geo Super.

Maasranga Tv will telecast in Bangladesh while Willow Tv and Sky Sports will broadcast the games live in the Us and UK respectively.

Chennai fans are ecstatic to see their team back in the IPL after completing a ban of two years. The team was embroiled in match-fixing scandal.