The most hyped cricket tournament of the year, ICC World Cup 2023 has started. India is hosting the biggest cricket tournament across all its states. India, Pakistan, Australia, England, New Zealand, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and the Netherlands are the 10 teams that have arrived to play the World Cup 2023.
Star Sports owns the right to telecast and stream World Cup 2023 in India. However, you can use other apps to watch the ICC World Cup 2023 live online. In this guide, we have listed seven apps using which you can watch the ICC Cricket World Cup live online no matter where you are. Let’s check out the list here.
ICC World Cup 2023: Today’s Match Date, Time, and Venue
|Match No||Date||Match||Time (IST)||Venue|
|6||October 9, 2023||New Zealand vs Netherlands||02:00 PM||Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad|
Top Apps to Watch ICC World Cup 2023
The best and the easiest way to watch ICC World Cup 2023 is to install Disney+ Hotstar app on your smartphone and laptops. It’s the official app by Star Network which means it has all the rights to stream the tournament in India. The platform has also announced that it will stream all the cricket matches during the tournament for free. However, that will be limited to 240p resolution. Disney+ Hotstar is available for iOS devices, Android, Windows, Smart TVs and Mac.
You don’t need a subscription to watch the ICC World Cup on Disney+ Hotstar, but if you want to watch it in high resolution, you will have to buy a subscription. Check the pricing below.
- Super: Rs 899 per year
- Premium: Rs 1499 per year
- Premium: Rs 299 per month
Jio or Viacom 18 doesn’t own the direct rights to stream ICC World Cup live this year, you can still watch the matches using its JioTV app. JioTV live streams all the TV channels on mobile phones however, if you try to watch any Star Sports channel, it will redirect you to Disney+ Hotstar. So, here’s what you can do.
All you have to do is install the JioTV app and open the DD Sports channel. Now, you can watch the match live for free. However, DD Sports will only showcase India matches on its channel so you can watch it for free via JioTV.
JioTV is a free app for Jio users. You need a Jio SIM to log in and watch free content on the app.
Tata Play is another app for Indian users using which you can watch ICC World Cup 2023 live on your smartphone. The service will be available only if you own a Tata Play DTH subscription and have subscribed to the Star Sports pack. 455 and 457 are the official channel numbers for Start Sports 1 and Star Sports 2 respectively on Tata Play DTH.
This is a great option for those who have a Tata Play DTH subscription but cannot watch TV as they are generally outside because of work or some other reason.
Tata Play app will let you stream ICC World Cup matches if you are subscribed to Start Sports channels on its DTH service. Most of these channels cost between Rs 5 to Rs 25.
KayoSports is another popular streaming service that telecasts popular tournaments from Fox Sports, ESPN, etc. Australia has a huge cricket base and those missing out on all the action of ICC World Cup 2023, can install Kayo Sports and watch the whole tournament. All you have to do is subscribe to the Kayo Sports subscription and you are good to go. Along with live streaming, it also offers highlights and replays of popular moments from the World Cup matches.
Kayo offers three subscription plans:
- Kayo One: $25 per month
- Kayo Basic: $27.50 per month
- Kayo Premium: $35 per month
Yupp TV is the best app to watch the ICC World Cup 2023 if you are living out of India. The service will be streaming the tournament in various countries, including Europe, South Asia, South America, Hong Kong, and Malaysia. But here’s a benefit of using Yupp TV, even if you don’t live in any of these countries, just take a subscription and you are good to enjoy the cricket match using its website or app. It also gives you details of upcoming matches and live updates.
Yupp TV offers a monthly subscription which costs Rs 49.
SuperSport is another good app to watch ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 for free online. However, the streaming service is limited to audiences living in South Africa. So, if you live outside Africa, you will need a VPN to use it. The best part about SuperSport is it doesn’t ask for any subscription to watch cricket matches. However, you need to sign up for which you require a South Africa number. It also offers repeat streaming of past matches.
SuperSport doesn’t require a subscription. It is free for South African users.
Willow TV streams cricket in the United States of America (USA) and Canada. This year, it is confirmed to live stream the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 in both of these countries. If you are living outside, then you will need a VPN to access it. Willow TV holds the right to stream the tournament on TV however, thanks to its digital platform; we can watch the live matches online as well. You can also use it to stream other matches than the ICC World Cup 2023.
Willow TV has different prices for US and Canada, here’s the pricing.
- USA: $9.99 (Rs 830) per month
- Canada: $7.99CAD (Rs 488) per month