T20 World Cup 2021 Live Streaming & Telecast Channel: When and Where to watch the ICC T20 WC 2021?

T20 World Cup 2021 Live Telecast & Streaming: The sixth edition of the T20 World Cup is all set to kickstart in UAE and Oman starting October 17. The tournament will be played in two phases. Round 1 will see the teams from the T20 World Cup qualifiers alongside Sri Lanka and Bangladesh compete for the four spots in the Super 12 stage. The top two teams from each of the two groups in the Super 12 will qualify for the knockouts in T20 WC 21.


Here's a more detailed look at the live streaming details for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2021:


ICC T20 World Cup Live telecast Match Timings:

The live telecast for most matches in the T20 World Cup 2021 is scheduled to start at two different times. All the afternoon matches will begin at 2 PM local time (03:30 PM IST) while the evening games will kickstart from 6 PM local time (07:30 PM IST).


T20 World Cup 2021 Live Streaming Details & Telecast Channel
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Star Sports is the official broadcaster for the T20 World Cup 2021

Being one of the marquee ICC events, the T20 World Cup always evokes a great sense of anticipation among the fans. The upcoming T20 World Cup 2021 is no different as it is being hosted after a span of five years. Star Sports holds the official broadcast rights for T20 WC 2021. The Star Sports broadcasting network will live telecast the action of the T20 World Cup starting October 17. The live streaming of the T20 World Cup 2021 will also be available on digital platforms courtesy Disney+Hotstar App in India and other sub-continent regions.

Being the official broadcaster, Star Sports also distributes the rights to other networks to televise the live coverage in their respective countries. Here's the list of TV Channels that will broadcast the ICC event across the globe:

TV Channel or Network Country
Star Sports India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka
OSN Middle-East & North Africa
SKY Sports UK & Republic of Ireland
SuperSport South Africa
Willow TV USA
Fox Sports Australia
SKY TV New Zealand
PTV & Ten Sports Pakistan
GTV & BTV Bangladesh


How to watch T20 World Cup 2021 live for free in India?

The live streaming for the T20 World Cup can be accessed for free at the Jio TV app. Users can download the app from the Playstore to enjoy uninterrupted coverage for the entire tournament. Even mobile operators such as Airtel, and VI provide mobile recharge plans that offer free services to access the Disney+Hotstar along with premium subscription on the app. Airtel users can even download the Airtel TV to enjoy live streaming for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2021.


T20 World Cup 2021: List of TV Channels Broadcasting Live in India
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The broadcasting network shows live coverage in various languages

As mentioned earlier, Star Sports holds the official broadcast rights to telecast the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. Star Sports will live telecast the action at the following list of channels in India. Subscribers can access these channels at their respective DTH operators including Airtel DTH, Reliance Jio Fiber TV, Sun Direct, Tata Sky, and Videocon D2H:

In English:

  • Star Sports 1
  • Star Sports 1 HD

In Hindi:

  • Star Sports 1 HD (Hindi)
  • Star Sports 1 (Hindi)

In regional Langauges:

  • Star Sports 1 (Kannada)
  • Star Sports 1 (Tamil)
  • Star Sports 1 (Telugu)


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1. When is T20 World Cup 2021?

Ans: The T20 World Cup 2021 begins on October 17, 2021. Oman and Papua New Guinea will feature in the opening match of the tournament.

Q2: Where is T20 World Cup 2021?

Ans: T20 World Cup 2021 will be hosted in UAE and Oman. The venue was changed from India after rising COVID-19 concerns in the country.