ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Live Telecast Channels in India: How and Where to Watch India vs Afghanistan Cricket Match on TV

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.

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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.

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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)

Date Matches Time (IST) Venue Result
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.

Match Date Time Venue
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

 

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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)

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

 

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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:

Countries TV Channels
Austraila Kayo, Foxtel
United Kingdom Sky Sports
United States Willow TV
South Africa Super Sport
New Zealand Sky Sports
Canada ATN PPV
Caribbean ESPN
Afghanistan Moby TV
Pakistan
PTV Sports, Ten Sport
Hong Kong Star Cricket
Malaysia Astro
Singapore
Star Cricket, Singtel, Star Hub
China Fox Network
Bangladesh Gazi TV
Sri Lanka SLRC
Europe ICC TV
Japan ICC TV
Fiji FBC TV

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