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. Amidst growing frenzy surrounding the T20 World Cup live streaming content, 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 kick-start from 6 PM local time (07:30 PM IST). One can catch the action on any one of the T20 World Cup 2021 broadcasting channel based on their language preferences.
T20 World Cup 2021 Live Streaming Details & Telecast Channel
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|
|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.
Many of the top betting operators like Bet365 and ComeOn do provide live streaming services that are able to cover many other live sports in detail. They do not charge any fees for accessing the live stream content. Instead, these operators would only require a positive account balance or a bet on the particular game. Even though T20 World Cup live streaming is not available on these platforms, one can enjoy other sports content without any hindrance.
T20 World Cup 2021: List of TV Channels Broadcasting Live in India
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 T20 World Cup 2021 live streaming channels at their respective DTH operators including Airtel DTH, Reliance Jio Fiber TV, Sun Direct, Tata Sky, and Videocon D2H:
- Star Sports 1
- Star Sports 1 HD
- Star Sports 1 HD (Hindi)
- Star Sports 1 (Hindi)
In regional Langauges:
- Star Sports 1 (Kannada)
- Star Sports 1 (Tamil)
- Star Sports 1 (Telugu)
It is worth mentioning that the T20 World Cup 2021 broadcasting channel can be accessed by paying a fee, which differs from one channel to the other.
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 pandemic concerns in the country.
Q3: Is it possible to catch T20 world cup live streaming for free?
Ans: Since bookmakers like Bet365 are not licensed to offer T20 World Cup live streaming, the best bet for catching free streams would be to use the Jio TV app.