Champions League T20 opening ceremony: Bangalore (M. Chinnaswamy Stadium)
The Opening Ceremony promises to be a breathtaking visual extravaganza which will showcase worldclass international acts and the global nature of the tournament. Just prior to the commencement of the Opening Ceremony the 12 team captains participating in the inaugural edition of the Airtel Champions League Twenty20 will exchange team flags and take the "MCC Spirit of Cricket" oath to respect their opponents their teams and their umpires. The captains will then leave their handprints in clay as an attestation to play the game within the spirit of cricket. Meanwhile 200 school children will perform a choreographed sequence to the Airtel Champions League Twenty20 theme song before revealing the team logos and releasing balloons.