How to watch the IPL for free in 2021: Are you looking for a way to watch IPL 2021 for free on your phone or laptop? We’re here to assist you. The Indian Premier League (IPL) is now in its 14th season, with eight teams playing against each other: MI, CSK, RCB, PSKS, SRH, DC, KKR, and RR. A doubleheader is part of the IPL 2021 schedule today. At 03:30 pm in Chennai, PBKS (Punjab Knights) will face SRH aka Sunrisers Hyderabad, while KKR (Kolkata Knight Riders) will face CSK (Chennai Super Kings) at 07:30 pm in Mumbai. On screens, you will watch the action unfold live. Here are a few ways to watch IPL 2021 for free on your phone or laptop from the comfort of your own home.
How to watch IPL 2021 on mobile for free:
It’s worth noting that Disney Plus Hotstar has exclusive rights to live-stream the IPL 2021 in India. On mobile phones, you can watch IPL 2021 via the streaming service.
- On Android phones and iPhones, the Disney Plus Hotstar app is available for free download from Google Play Store and App Store.
- To watch the IPL live stream, you must first log in with your Facebook account, email address, or mobile number.
- The first 5 minutes are free for everyone; after that, you’ll be asked to subscribe to Disney Plus Hotstar VIP or Premium.
- The VIP account for Disney Plus Hotstar costs Rs 399 per year, while the Premium account costs Rs 299 per month or Rs 1,499 per year.
With select Jio, Airtel, Vi recharge packs, and Flipkart SuperCoins – the details of which can be found here – you can avoid those fees and watch IPL 2021 for free on your mobile phone. Users of Tata Sky DTH can also watch IPL 2021 online for free using the company’s app. To do so, subscribe to Star Sports channels –> download the Tata Sky app for Android –> and log in with your DTH account details. For iOS and Android, get the Tata Sky app.
How to watch IPL 2021 on a laptop for free:
- You can also watch IPL 2021 on your laptop with the Disney Plus Hotstar ID.
- Log in with your Facebook, email, or mobile number at https://www.hotstar.com/in.
- The streaming service is compatible with all major browsers, including Google Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.
The best apps for watching the IPL 2021:
- Disney+ Hotstar
- Kayo Sports
- Hotstar US and Canada
- Now Sky Sports
In India, the best app to watch IPL 2021 online is Disney Plus Hotstar. Outside of India, YuppTV, Kayo Sports, Willow TV, and Now Star Sports, among others, provide live streaming of the IPL. YuppTV has exclusive digital rights to the IPL in nearly 100 countries worldwide, including Australia, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, the Maldives, Europe, South and Central America, and South-East Asia (except Singapore and Malaysia). The app needs a subscription, which costs Rs 49 per month in India at the very least.
Fans in Australia can use the Kayo Sports app to watch the IPL online, while those in the United States and Canada can use the Hotstar app to watch the matches live. Now Sky Sports allows IPL fans in the United Kingdom to watch the game live on TV, tablet, or laptop.
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Where can I watch the IPL 2021 on television?
Subscribe to Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 3, or Star Sports 3 HD to watch the IPL 2021 live on TV. The monthly cost of the channel is Rs 22.42 per person. If you own a smart TV, you can use the Disney Plus Hotstar app to watch the IPL.
The night matches will start at 7.30 p.m. IST, while the day matches will begin at 3.30 p.m. IST. There are 11 doubleheaders in all.
IPL 2021 schedule this week:
|MATCH||DATE & DAY||TIME (IST)||VENUE|
|CSK vs RR||April 19, Monday||19:30||Mumbai|
|DC vs MI||April 20, Tuesday||19:30||Chennai|
|PBKS vs SRH||April 21, Wed||15:30||Chennai|
|KKR vs CSK||April 21, Wed||19:30||Mumbai|
|RCB vs RR||April 22, Thursday||19:30||Mumbai|
|PBKS vs MI||April 23, Friday||19:30||Chennai|
|RR vs KKR||April 24, Saturday||19:30||Mumbai|
|CSK vs RCB||April 25, Sunday||15:30||Mumbai|
|SRH vs DC||April 25, Sunday||19:30||Chennai|