ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 is right around the corner and the world is waiting for the next champion. The latest cricket tournament will be quite competitive this year as all the countries will do their best to bring the trophy with them once the tournament is over. The T20 World Cup 2021 tournament will kickstart on October 17th and will end on November 14th. And, as you know Start Sports will be broadcasting all the matches on their respective Star Sports channels on your TV. One can also watch all the T20 matches online via Disney+ Hotstar. This is primarily because Star Sports have already bagged the rights to broadcast ICC T20 World Cup 2021 in India and its neighboring countries including Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Maldives, Bhutan, and Afghanistan.
For those who are not aware, ICC has already announced that Star India and Star Middle East will broadcast all the major ICC tournaments for eight years. So, if you are planning to watch all T20 matches on your Smart TV, you should know on which channel it will be broadcasting. So, in order to make things easier, we have compiled a detailed guide that will help you to find out the best possible way to watch all the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 matches right from the comfort of your home. So, without further ado, let’s begin.
ICC T20 Cricket World Cup Schedule Today (India Time)
|03-Nov||New Zealand vs Scotland||15:30||Dubai||TBH|
|03-Nov||India vs Afghanistan||19:30||Abu Dhabi||TBH|
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T20 Cricket World Cup 2021: Important Dates and India Matches
The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 will kickstart on October 17th and will end on November 14th. The tournament will be held in different stages. The Round 1 will start on October 17th and there will be two groups: Group A (Sri Lanka, Ireland, the Netherlands and Namibia) and Group B (Bangladesh, Scotland, Papua New Guinea and Oman).
The teams that will be in first and second positions will enter Super 12s with the rest of the teams. The matches for Super 12 will start on October 23rd. India has already qualified for Super 12 and the first match will be against its arch-rival Pakistan on October 24th. Here’s a full list of important dates and India matches for your easy reference.
|India Vs Pakistan||October 24, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|India Vs New Zealand||October 31, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|India Vs Afghanistan||November 3, 2021||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|India Vs TBD||November 5, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|India Vs TBD||November 8, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|Semi-Final 1||November 10, 2021||7:30 PM||Abu Dhabi|
|Semi-Final 2||November 11, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
|Final||November 14, 2021||7:30 PM||Dubai|
How to Watch T20 Cricket World Cup 2021 Free on TV?
As you know that Star Sports will be telecasting all the matches on its range of channels. However, you can also watch most of the matches for free on DD Sports. Yes, the state-owned sports channel has announced that it will be broadcasting all India matches along with Semi-Finals, and the Final on DD Sports. However, the catch here is that one can only view it on DD FreeDish and DTT platforms (Digital Terrestrial Television)
You can watch all games LIVE on DD Sports 📺 (DD Free Dish & DTT Platforms). All India Radio will broadcast live commentary of all Super 12 games starting October 23.
— Doordarshan Sports (@ddsportschannel) October 17, 2021
Furthermore, All India Radio will broadcast live ball-by-ball commentary of all matches in Hindi and English language. However, if don’t have DD FreeDish at your home, then you can purchase the below-mentioned Star Sports channel and watch all the matches:
- 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
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T20 Cricket World Cup 2021: Live Telecast Channels List in India with Price and Channel Numbers
Here’s a list of all Star Sports channels along with their channel numbers for Tata Sky, Airtel Digital TV, Dish TV, and Videocon D2H operators along with its prices.
|Serial No.||Channel Name||Channel numbers on Tata Sky||Channel numbers on Airtel Digital TV DTH||Channel numbers on Videocon d2h||Channel numbers on Dish TV||Price|
|1||Star Sports 1||455||277||401||603||Rs 22.42|
|2||Star Sports 1 HD||454||278||923||602||Rs 22.42|
|3||Star Sports 2||457||279||403||605||Rs 22.42|
|4||Star Sports 2 HD||456||280||924||604||Rs 22.42|
|5||Star Sports 1 Hindi||460||281||407||607||Rs 22.42|
|6||Star Sports 1 HD Hindi||459||282||925||606||Rs 22.42|
|7||Star Sports 1 Tamil||1516||803||521||1865||Rs 20.06|
|8||Star Sports 1 Telugu||1421||928||750||NA||Rs 22.42|
|9||Star Sports 1 Kannada||1638||974||689||NA||Rs 22.42|
T20 Cricket World Cup 2021: Live Telecast Channel List Across the World
Here’s a complete list of all TV channels that will be broadcasting in other countries:
|United Kingdom||Sky Sports|
|United States||Willow TV|
|South Africa||Super Sport|
|New Zealand||Sky Sports|
PTV Sports, Ten Sport
|Hong Kong||Star Cricket|
Star Cricket, Singtel, Star Hub
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