How To Watch IPL 2021 For Free On Your Mobile? The first match of the tournament is going to take place between the defending champion Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings on 19th September.
This will be a rematch of the IPL 2020 final where MI beat CSK and won the trophy. So, it will be really exciting to watch these two teams lock horns and rumble again.
Star Sports has the exclusive rights to broadcast the IPL 2021 tournament on TV, while the live streaming of IPL 2021 is also available on Disney Plus Hotstar, both of which are paid services.
But the viewers can save their dimes if they are either Jio or Airtel or Vodafone customers.
Both of these leading Telcos are offering special tailor-made recharge plans for their users. They have clubbed the subscription of Disney Plus Hotstar for free into their existing plans, making an enticing offer to the fans of the game.
Method 1: Install Disney+ Hotstar
Star Sports has the exclusive rights to broadcast the game officially on their channels.
So, a Disney+ Hotstar plan is all you need to watch the game from your phone.
Previously Hotstar used to stream IPL for free with five minutes delay from the live game. But from this year, you need to have an additional subscription to watch the game streaming live on your smartphone.
Disney+ Hotstar has two variants of yearly plans from which you can choose. The first one is the Premium plan that costs Rs 1,499 per year, and the second plan is the VIP plan, which costs Rs 399 per year. If you intend only to watch cricket and other sports live on your smartphone, the VIP plan will be enough. Follow the steps below and learn how to stream IPL 2021 live from Hotstar on your smartphone.
When will IPL 2021 be Started? – Date
- IPL 2021 will start from April 9, 2021.
When will IPL 2021 Final be Played? – Date
- IPL 2021 Final will start on 30 MAY, 2021
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What Time IPL 2021 matches Will begin? TimeIPL 2021 Dates matches Will begin
- Night matches will start at 7.30 pm IST
- Afternoon matches will start at 3.30 pm IST
Disney+ Hotstar is available with two subscription options. There is the Disney+ Hotstar VIP pack which costs Rs 399 per year while the Disney+ Hotstar Premium subscription is priced at Rs 1,499 per year.
The Disney+ Hotstar VIP pack includes Live sports including the IPL 2021 cricket streaming as well as the Premier League football and Formula 1, as well as Multiplex blockbusters, Disney+ content dubbed in Hindi, Indian TV shows and Hotstar Specials.
Disney + Hotstar (VIP Pack)
The higher-spec Disney+ Hotstar Premium subscription includes all that the Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription offers, plus Disney+ Original shows as well as American TV shows and movies. The Disney+ Hotstar service is available on the web as well as apps for a variety of platforms including Android, iOS, iPad, Android TV, and Apple TV.
2. Jio Reliance Jio Cricket Pack
If you are a Reliance Jio prepaid user, there are multiple prepaid recharge options that you can pick and get the Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription bundled. The Jio Cricket Pack Rs 401 recharge offers 28 data validity, with unlimited voice calls and 3GB data per day.
If you want a longer duration recharge with similar Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription bundles, you choices include the Rs 598 plan (56 days validity, 112GB data and unlimited calls), the Rs 777 recharge (84 days validity, 131GB data and unlimited voice calls) and the Rs 2599 pack (365 days validity, 740GB data in total and unlimited calls).
There is also the Rs 499 Jio Cricket Pack recharge option that offers 56 days validity with a total of 84GB data bundled—that works out to 1.5GB data per day. But this does not bundle any voice calls.
The recently added Reliance Jio Fibre is one of the best ways through which you can watch the IPL 2021 on your mobile phone. The process is really easy since you will have to install the same into your mobile and then subscribe in for a pack. The Jio Fibre Gold stands around Rs 999 (150Mbps speed and unlimited data), the JioFiber Diamond plan for Rs 1,499 (300Mbps speed), the JioFiber Diamond+ plan for Rs 2,499 (500Mbps speed). There is another plan called the Jio Fiber Platinum which stands at Rs 3999.