Superstar Salman Khan who was the guest of honour at the opening ceremony at the held in Kochi unveiled the flag at the event.
The unveiling ceremony was followed by the toss between Mumbai Heroes headed by Sunil Shetty and Kerala Strikers headed by South superstar Mohanlal. The toss was won by Mumbai Heroes, who decided to bat.
"We don't want any pressure in the first game, so we will bat," Sunil Shetty said.
Talking about his opponent Mohanlal, Shetty said that he was a good person and a close friend.
Varun Badola and Sunny Singh were the first ones to bat from Mumbai Heroes.