The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 is about to begin and we couldn’t hold our excitement. The biggest sporting event of 2021 is about to kickstart on October 17th and will end on November 14. This year T20 World Cup 2021 is happening right after the IPL 2021, which was held in UAE. Interestingly, the cricket tournament will be played in UAE this year.
This year T20 World Cup 2021 will surely give you a nail-biting experience. And to top it up, what could be better than the India vs Pakistan match on October 24, which will be held on October 24th. That said, there are countries like Australia, New Zealand, England, South Africa, and more that will be going all out to win this year’s trophy. More importantly, we will also see teams from countries like Oman and Papua New Guinea that will participate in this tournament. So, if you are still figuring it out how to watch all this action on your TV, mobile, laptop or any other device, then you have come to the right place. In this article, we will provide a detailed insight on how to watch all the T20 World Cup 2021 matches for free on your mobile, laptop or TV. So, without further ado, let’s get started.
T20 Cricket World Cup 2021: Today’s Schedule for Group Stage Matches (India Time)
|14-Nov||New Zealand vs Australia||19:30||Dubai||TBH|
Where to Watch T20 World Cup 2021 Live Streaming Online on Mobile, Laptop and TV?
If you are planning to watch the T20 matches on your mobile device or on your laptop, Disney+ Hotstar is the right application for you. The platform will be streaming all the matches. But it is important to note that you need to buy a subscription to watch the cricket matches on the platform.
Disney+ Hotstar currently has three subscription plans. The entry-level plan is known as Disney+ Hotstar Mobile and it comes with a price tag of Rs 499 per year. The plan allows you to watch all the content on a mobile device.
The next plan on the list is the Disney+ Hostar Super plan. The pack comes with a price tag of Rs 899 and allows you to watch all the Disney and Hotstar content on two devices simultaneously. You can also watch the content on your Smart TV with this subscription.
Lastly, we have the Disney+ Hotstar Premium plan. The latest plan from the company allows you to watch content in up to 4K resolution. Furthermore, you can watch the content on four devices simultaneously.
Furthermore, one can also watch all the T20 World Cup 2021 action on Star Sports channels, if you have a DTH connection at your home. Interestingly, the broadcaster also brings you matches in regional languages like Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, and more. As per the information available, one can watch the T20 World Cup matches on the following channels:
- Star Sports 1
- Star Sports 2
- Star Sports 1 Hindi
- Star Sports 1 HD
- Star Sports 2 HD
- Star Sports 1 HD Hindi
- Star Sports 1 Tamil
- Star Sports 1 Telugu
- Star Sports 1 Kannada
When Does T20 World Cup 2021 Cricket Matches Begin (Date and Time in India)?
The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 is scheduled to start on October 17th and the winner will be decided on November 14th. The world cup will feature a total of 42 matches in different group stages and Super 12 rounds. The first match will be played on October 17th at 3:30 PM IST. For those who are eagerly waiting for the India match, it will take place on October 24th at 7:30 PM IST.
How to Watch T20 World Cup 2021 Cricket Live Streaming Online for Free in India?
There are different ways through which you can watch the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup matches for free on your mobile device and more. This is primarily because there are a plethora of prepaid plans available from big operators like Airtel, Vodafone Idea, and Reliance Jio that provides a free subscription of Disney+ Hotstar. Furthermore, there are some DTH players that allows you to watch matches for free on your mobile device as well. Let’s a closer look:
Reliance Jio Prepaid Recharge Plans to Watch T20 World Cup 2021
Reliance Jio has dedicated plans for its customers that will help them to watch all the T20 matches on their mobile devices. The company is currently offering separate Cricket plans for its prepaid customers that bring a Disney+ Hotstar subscription.
The first plan on the list is Rs 499. The pack brings a Disney+ Hotstar subscription along with 3GB of data per day, 28 days of validity, unlimited voice calls, and more.
Next, we have a Rs 666 plan that brings 2GB of data per day, unlimited voice calls, and 56 days of validity. You also get a free subscription to Disney+ Hotstar Mobile.
Then we have Rs 888 and Rs 2,599 prepaid plans from Jio that brings 2GB of data per day. The former comes with a validity of 84 days, while the latter offer validity of 365 days. Both the plans bring Disney+ Hotstar Mobile subscription for free.
Airtel Prepaid Recharge Plans to Watch T20 World Cup 2021
If you are an Airtel customer, you can also watch T20 World Cup 2021 matches for free as the operator is offering a host of different prepaid plans for its customers.
The first plan is a Rs 499 prepaid plan, which offers 3GB/day data, 28 days of validity, unlimited voice calls, and a Disney+ Hotstar Mobile subscription for free.
Airtel also has a Rs 699 plan that provides 2GB of data per day, unlimited voice calls, 56 days of validity and a free Disney+ Hotstar Mobile subscription.
Lastly, we also have a long-term plan from the operator. The pack comes with a price tag of Rs 2,798 and it offers 365 days of validity along with 2GB of data per day and unlimited voice calls. The plan also brings a free Disney+ Hotstar subscription.
Vodafone Idea Prepaid Recharge Plans to Watch T20 World Cup 2021
Vodafone Idea is not far behind and offers a new range of prepaid plans that comes bundled with the Disney+ Hostar subscription. The company is offering Rs 501, Rs 601, Rs 701, Rs 901, and Rs 2595 prepaid plans that offer free Disney+ Hotstar Mobile subscriptions.
The Rs 501 plan offers 3GB of data along with 16GB of additional data and comes with 28 days of validity.
The Rs 601 prepaid plan provides 75GB of data and comes with 56 days of validity.
The Rs 701 plan offers 3GB/day and comes with a validity of 56 days.
Rs 901 plan is available with 3GB/day and is valid for 84 days.
Lastly, we have a Rs 2595 plan that provides 1.5GB of data per day and comes with a validity of 365 days.
Jio Fiber Broadband Plans for T20 World Cup 2021
There are a host of Jio Fiber plans that provide you with free Hotstar+ Mobile subscription. All the Jio Fiber plans starting from Rs 999 comes bundled with Disney+ Hotstar subscription.
The Rs 999 broadband plan offers 150Mbps of speed, Rs 1,499 offers 300 Mbps, Rs 2,499 provides 500Mbps of internet speed, Rs 3,999 offers 1Gbps of speed, and Rs 8,499 comes with 1Gbps of speed with a FUP limit of 6,600GB data.
Airtel Xstream Fiber Broadband Plans for T20 World Cup 2021
Airtel Xstream Fiber broadband is also offering free Disney+ Hotstar subscription with its range of broadband plans. The company has revealed that Airtel Xstream customers will get free Disney+ Hotstar Super subscription with the broadband plans starting at Rs 999. The Entertainment plan is priced at Rs 999 and offers 200Mbps of internet speeds, while Rs 1,499 Professional plan comes with 300Mbps of internet speed. Lastly, we have the Rs 3,999 Infinity plan that comes with 1Gbps of internet speed.
Tata Sky Binge Subscription with Free Disney Plus Hotstar
Tata Sky is also offering a free Disney+ Hotstar subscription with its Tata Sky Binge service. The service is available for both Tata Sky customers and normal users. One can choose a Tata Sky Binge Premium Plan subscription for Rs 299 per month. The subscription provides access to 11 OTT applications including Disney+ Hotstar, Sony LIV, Zee5, Voot Select, Eros Now, Voot Kids, Curiosity Stream, Shemaroo, Hungama Play, and more.
Disney+ Hotstar Premium Subscription Discount Offers
There are some offers through which you can buy the Disney+ Hostar subscription at a discounted price. Here’s what you need to know
GYFTR HDFC SmartBuy Discount Offer
If you are an HDFC Bank credit or debit cardholder, then you can easily avail the GYFTR offer. Under this offer, the website is giving cashback when you purchase the Disney+ Hotstar Premium subscription using your HDFC Bank credit or debit card. As per the offer, customers will get an extra 5x reward points on select credit cards and 5 per cent instant cashback on Disney+ Hotstar gift vouchers. So, if you have an Infinia Card and Diners Black credit card, you will get regular reward points worth 45, bonus reward points 180, which has a total value of Rs 225. This means you can get Disney+ Hotstar Premium at an effective price of Rs 1,274.
Furthermore, if you Regalia credit card, Diners Privilege credit card, Millennia credit card, and PayZapp card, then you will get a cashback of Rs 74.95. This brings down the cost of the Disney+ Hotstar Premium plan to Rs 1,424.05. Lastly, if you have a Millennia debit card, you can get a cashback of Rs 149.9, which means you can get the subscription at an effective price of Rs 1,349.1
Magicpin Disney+ Hotstar Premium Offer
If you are a Magicpin subscriber, then you can use your magicpoints to avail some good discounts on the Disney+ Hotstar Premium subscription. The company has revealed that customers will be entitled to a 7 per cent discount on purchasing the subscription from Magpicpin. One can get a subscription, which usually cost Rs 1,499, for just Rs 1,394 using this offer. One can head toward this page and avail of this offer with ease.
T20 World Cup 2021 Full Schedule with Date and Time (IST)
The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 will be held in different stages. To start with, there will be Round 1, which is divided into two groups:
- Group A: Sri Lanka, Ireland, the Netherlands and Namibia
- Group B: Bangladesh, Scotland, Papua New Guinea and Oman
Then, we have Super 12s, which also has two groups. It is important to note that the winner and runner-up from the Round 1 qualifier will be present at this stage.
- Group 1: England, Australia, South Africa, West Indies, A1 and B2.
- Group 2: India, Pakistan, New Zealand, Afghanistan, A2 and B1.
After the Super 12s, we will see the Knock-out stage that will start from November 10 and the finals will be held on November 15. That said, here is the full list of matches:
|1||17-Oct-21||Round 1||Oman Vs Papua New Guinea||2:00 PM||Muscat|
|2||17-Oct-21||Round 1||Bangladesh Vs Scotland||6:00 PM||Muscat|
|3||18-Oct-21||Round 1||Ireland Vs Netherlands||2:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|4||18-Oct-21||Round 1||Sri Lanka Vs Namibia||6:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|5||19-Oct-21||Round 1||Scotland Vs Papua New Guinea||2:00 PM||Muscat|
|6||19-Oct-21||Round 1||Oman Vs Bangladesh||6:00 PM||Muscat|
|7||20-Oct-21||Round 1||Namibia Vs Netherlands||2:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|8||20-Oct-21||Round 1||Sri Lanka Vs Ireland||6:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|9||21-Oct-21||Round 1||Bangladesh Vs Papua New Guinea||2:00 PM||Muscat|
|10||21-Oct-21||Round 1||Oman Vs Scotland||6:00 PM||Muscat|
|11||22-Oct-21||Round 1||Namibia Vs Ireland||2:00 PM||Sharjah|
|12||22-Oct-21||Round 1||Sri Lanka Vs Netherlands||6:00 PM||Sharjah|
|13||23-Oct-21||Super 12||Australia vs South Africa||2:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|14||23-Oct-21||Super 12||England vs West Indies||6:00 PM||Dubai|
|15||24-Oct-21||Super 12||A1 vs B2||2:00 PM||Sharjah|
|16||24-Oct-21||Super 12||India vs Pakistan||6:00 PM||Dubai|
|17||26-Oct-21||Super 12||South Africa Vs West Indies||2:00 PM||Dubai|
|18||26-Oct-21||Super 12||Pakistan Vs New Zealand||6:00 PM||Sharjah|
|19||27-Oct-21||Super 12||England Vs B2||2:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|20||27-Oct-21||Super 12||B1 Vs A2||6:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|21||28-Oct-21||Super 12||Australia Vs A1||6:00 PM||Dubai|
|22||29-Oct-21||Super 12||West Indies Vs B2||2:00 PM||Sharjah|
|23||29-Oct-21||Super 12||Pakistan vs Afghanistan||6:00 PM||Dubai|
|24||30-Oct-21||Super 12||South Africa Vs A1||2:00 PM||Sharjah|
|25||30-Oct-21||Super 12||England Vs Australia||6:00 PM||Dubai|
|26||31-Oct-21||Super 12||Afghanistan vs A2||2:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|27||31-Oct-21||Super 12||India vs New Zealand||6:00 PM||Dubai|
|28||01-Nov-21||Super 12||England Vs A1||6:00 PM||Sharjah|
|29||02-Nov-21||Super 12||South Africa vs B2||2:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|30||02-Nov-21||Super 12||Pakistan Vs B2||6:00 PM||Dubai|
|31||03-Nov-21||Super 12||New Zealand vs B1||2:00 PM||Dubai|
|32||03-Nov-21||Super 12||India vs Afghanistan||6:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|33||04-Nov-21||Super 12||Australia Vs B2||2:00 PM||Dubai|
|34||04-Nov-21||Super 12||West Indies Vs A1||6:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|35||05-Nov-21||Super 12||New Zealand vs A2||2:00 PM||Sharjah|
|36||05-Nov-21||Super 12||India vs B1||6:00 PM||Dubai|
|37||06-Nov-21||Super 12||Australia Vs West Indies||2:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|38||06-Nov-21||Super 12||England Vs South Africa||6:00 PM||Sharjah|
|39||07-Nov-21||Super 12||New Zealand vs Afghanistan||2:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|40||07-Nov-21||Super 12||Pakistan vs B1||6:00 PM||Sharjah|
|41||08-Nov-21||Super 12||India vs A2||6:00 PM||Dubai|
|42||10-Nov-21||Semi-Final||TBC vs TBC||6:00 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|43||11-Nov-21||Semi-Final||TBC vs TBC||6:00 PM||Dubai|
|44||14-Nov-21||Final||TBC vs TBC||6:00 PM||Dubai|
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