It is happening! The 15th edition of the most-famous Indian Premier League (IPL) has been announced. Vivo IPL 2021 will be available for live streaming exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar in India. Interestingly, after nearly two years, the IPL is finally happening in India and will be hosted in different cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru and Ahmedabad. The season is all set to kickstart on April 9th in Chennai with defending champions Mumbai Indians going against tough competitor Royal Challengers Bengaluru.
Like always, the Vivo IPL 2021 will be live-streamed exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar as it holds exclusive digital rights. Customers who have opted for the subscription of the streaming app will be able to view all the matches, Disney+ Hotstar offers two subscriptions including Disney+ Hostar VIP and Disney+ Hostar Premium for Rs 399 and Rs 1,499 respectively. In case you don’t have a subscription but still want to watch IPL matches live for free online, there are a few workarounds.
1. Reliance Jio Prepaid: Jio IPL 2021 Cricket Recharge Plans
Jio is offering various plans with the Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription bundle. These plans start as low as Rs. 401 and offer calls and mobile data along with the VIP subscription. Following are the plans that come bundled with Disney+ Hotstar VIP benefits which let you watch IPL 2021 free on your mobile, TV and laptop,
- Rs 401 plan: The pack offers 90GB of data (3GB daily + 6GB extra) in total, unlimited voice calls, 100 SMSes per day, and comes with 28 days validity.
- Rs 499 plan: This is a 4G data voucher plan that comes with a validity of 56 days. The voucher offers 84GB of data (1.5GB per day) in total and there are no calling and SMS benefits.
- Rs 598 plan: The Jio Cricket plan comes with a validity of 56 days, offers unlimited voice calls and gives 100 SMS per day. The pack offers a total of 112GB of mobile data (2GB data/day) in total.
- Rs 612 plan: This yet another 4G data voucher that offers a Disney+ Hotstar subscription. The pack validity is the same as the base plan. It offers 72GB of data in total with no calling benefits and SMS benefits.
- Rs. 777 plan: The plan comes with 131GB (1.5GB daily + 5GB extra) mobile data in total, unlimited voice calls, 100 SMSes per day, and you get 84 days of validity.
- Rs 1004 plan: The voucher plan comes with a validity of 120 days. The pack offers 200GB of data in total. It does not come with voice and SMS benefits.
- Rs 1206 plan: The 4G data plan from Jio comes with 180 days of validity and users get 240GB of data in total.
- Rs 1208 plan: The plan comes with 240 days of validity along with 240GB of data in total.
- Rs 2599 plan: The plan offers unlimited voice calls and comes with a validity of 365 days. It provides 740GB (2GB daily + 10GB extra) mobile data in total.
2. Airtel Prepaid: Ticket to Cricket Packs
Similar to Jio, Airtel is also offering combos that come bundled with Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription, using which you can watch IPL 2021 matches on your mobile. These plans start as low as Rs 401 and offer regular calls, and mobile data benefits along with the VIP subscription. Check out the following Airtel plans that come bundled with Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription for live streaming the IPL 2021 edition on your smart TV, mobile or laptop.
- Rs 401 plan: 30GB data, with 28 days validity,
- Rs 448 plan: 84GB data (3GB daily), truly unlimited voice calling, Airtel Xstream Premium access, Wynk Music, Rs 150 off on FasTag, online courses for 1 year with Shaw Academy, free caller tunes, with 28 days validity.
- Rs 599 plan: 112GB data (2GB daily), truly unlimited voice calling, Airtel Xstream Premium access, Wynk Music, Rs 150 off on FasTag, online courses for 1 year with Shaw Academy, free caller tunes, with 56 days validity.
- Rs 2,698 plan: 730GB data(2GB daily), truly unlimited voice calling, Airtel Xstream Premium access, Wynk Music, Rs 150 off on FasTag, online courses for 1 year with Shaw Academy, free caller tunes, with 365 days validity.
3. Vodafone Idea Recharge Plans with Disney Plus Hotstar Subscription
- Rs 401 plan: 84GB data (3GB daily) plus additional 16GB extra data, 28 days validity, truly unlimited calls, weekend data rollover facility, Binge all night for free from 12AM to 6AM, Vi Movies & TV VIP access, 100 daily SMS.
- Rs 601 plan: 168GB (3GB daily data) plus additional 32GB data, 56 days validity, truly unlimited voice calls, weekend data rollover facility, Binge all night at no extra cost from 12AM to 6AM, Vi Movies & TV VIP access and 100 daily SMS balance.
- Rs 801 plan: 252GB high speed 4G data (3GB per day) plus additional 48GB data, 84 days validity, truly unlimited voice calling, weekend data rollover facility, Binge all night at no extra cost between 12AM and 6AM, Vi Movies & TV VIP access and 100 daily SMS balance
- Rs 501 plan: The plan offers flat 75GB of 4G data and a validity of 56 days. The plan does not offer any other benefits, except the Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription.
4. Jio Fiber Plans with Disney Plus Hotstar Subscription
Similar to Jio mobile recharges, Jio is also bundling Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription with its JioFiber plans. These plans are priced at Rs. 999, 1,499, 2,499, 3,999, and 8,499 and offer various other benefits in addition to the Disney Plus Hotstar subscription to let you live stream IPL 2021 without any trouble on your mobile and TV.
5. TataSky Mobile app
In case you’re a TataSky subscriber, you can stream all the TV content on your mobile device with the help of the official TataSky mobile app. If you pay for Star Sports channel on your TataSky DTH connection, you should be able to watch IPL matches online on Star Sports on your smartphone.
All you need to do is subscribe the Star Sports channel for as low as Rs 6 per month and watch free on mobile via Tata Sky app.
6. Redeem Flipkart SuperCoins
In case you shop regularly on the e-commerce portal Flipkart, you might know that the e-commerce giant has a reward program in the form of the coins, called SuperCoins. These SuperCoins can be redeemed for various benefits including Disney Plus Hotstar VIP and Premium benefits.
To redeem VIP annual subscription, you need to spend 399 SuperCoins, and for the Premium annual subscription, you need to spend for 1,499 SuperCoins. To those unaware, Flipkart offers 2 SuperCoins every Rs 100 spent on the platform, but you can earn a maximum of 100 SuperCoins per order.
These are all the ways through which you can enjoy IPL live streaming on your smartphone/tablet without paying any additional subscription fee. That’s all for now, for more such helpful guides, keep following MySmartPrice.
IPL 2021 Live Telecast on TV Channels
The IPL 2021 will be live broadcasted in India and around the world in 125 countries. Here’s a list of channels on which you can watch the latest edition of IPL in India and around the globe.
List of Star Network Channels that are Live Telecasting IPL 2021 in India
As we know that the IPL 2021 will be live-streamed on Star Sports channels in India. Customers can also watch the Livestream on the Disney+ Hotstar application. This time the IPL 2021 will be broadcasted in 8 different languages. Here’s on which channel you can IPL 2021 in your regional language.
- Hindi: Star Sports 1 Hindi HD and SD channels and Star Sports First (all matches)
- Telugu: Star Sports Telugu (all matches) and Maa Movies (only for live matches on all Sundays)
- Tamil: Star Sports Tamil (all matches) and Vijay Super SD channel (only for live matches on all Sundays)
- Kannada: Star Sports Kannada (all matches), Star Suvarna SD and HD (live matches on all Sundays)
- Bengali: Star Sports Bangla; Jalsa Movies SD and HD (only for lives matches on all Sundays)
- Marathi: Star Pravah SD and HD for the live matches on all Sundays
- Malayalam: Asianet Plus SD channel for live matches on all Sundays
List of Channels that are Live Telecasting IPL 2021 in Other Countries
In case you wish to watch the IPL cricket matches from the comfort of your television, here are the channels which are airing IPL in various countries:
ATN Cricket Plus HD
|Hong Kong||Now TV|
|Sri Lanka||Star Cricket|
|United Kingdom(UK)||Sky Sports|
|United States of America(USA)||Willow TV|