"Could the IPL opening be any more tacky?" Omar posted on micro-blogging site Twitter.
Omar, who is a keen follower of cricket, said he could not believe IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla praising the opening ceremony.
"Can't believe Rajeev Shukla said 'If the beginning is like this' you can understand how the tournament will go'. God, I hope he's wrong," Omar said.Indian Premier League 2012: Complete Coverage of fifth season of IPL