The ICC T20 World Cup 2021 is finally knocking at the door. This is going to be the seventh edition of the tournament. The group stage will begin on Sunday, 17 October. This time, the tournament will be held in UAE and Oman.
The round of 12 will begin from October 23 and will continue till November 8. The knock out round will start from 10 November 10. The final match of this tournament will be held on November 14.
Today we will know about all the possible ways to watch the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 here.
How to watch ICC T20 World Cup from anywhere?
Cricket is very popular in Asian Subcontinent. It becomes a festive occasion in the country like India, Pakistan, Srilanka and Bangladesh during the world cups. You will have plenty of options to watch the matches from Asia. Different tv providers from different countries will broadcast this tournament. Gazi TV, Ten Sports, PTV Sports, Star Ports Network, Fox Channels will show the matches in the Asian region. The tv channels according to the country list are given below:
- Bangladesh: Gazi TV
- Pakistan: Ten Sports and PTV Sports
- India: DD Sports, Star Sports 1, Star Sports 2, Sports 3, Star Sports HD
- Sri Lanka: SLRC
- Malaysia: Fox Channels
- Hong Kong: Star Cricket
- Singapore: Singtel, Star Hub, and Star Cricket
Australia and New Zealand:
Fox Sports and Channel Nine has the right to broadcast the tournament in Australia. You will need a cable connection of the channels on your TV to watch the matches.
Sky Sports NZ will broadcast the matches to the fans of New Zealand. If you don’t have the channels on your TV, call your operator soon.
- Australia: Fox Sports, Channel Nine
- New Zealand: Sky Sport NZ
South Africa, United Kingdom, and the Caribbean:
The people of West Indies will eagerly be waiting for the tournament as they are the defending champions. ESPN will be broadcasting the match in West Indies. In South Africa, you will have super sports to watch the tournament.
If you are someone from England, you will be able to watch the match on SkySports. You will have to log in with your cable operators details to catch the live actions.
The full TV list in these areas are given below:
- South Africa & Sub-Sahara: SuperSport
- United Kingdom: Sky Sports
- Caribbean/West Indies: ESPN
USA and Rest Of the World:
Cricket has been very popular in the USA nowadays and the fans from the USA tries to catch all the major tournaments on TV. They will have a proper watching guide here. If you are someone from the USA, you will be able to catch all the live actions of the T20 world cup on Willow TV.
- USA: Willow TV
- Most of the world: Hot Star
How to Live Stream The Tournament?
Sky Go App:
If you are someone from the UK, you will be able to catch all the live actions of the ICC T20 World Cup in the Sky Go App. But you will have to be their subscriber at first. You have to select the Family Bundle+ Sky Sports Channel which will cost you £35 per month. All seven sky sports channels will be available in this package. You will also get 20 entertainment live channels and TV on-demand on your laptop. The app is available on your mobile, tablet, pc, laptop and other streaming devices.
If you want to watch the tournament without sky sports, you will have Now TV as an option. They show all the sky sports channels. You can take a daily pass or a monthly pass. For daily pass, it will cost you £12.99. You will be able to stream all eleven sky sports channels in HD in this package. You can also take the monthly package. It will cost you £33.99 per month. They also offer a 7 days trial option.
If you want to cut the cable charge in Australia, you can take the help of Kayo Sports. Kayo Sports will be broadcasting the tournament to their subscribers. They will offer you 50 other sports like soccer, F1, NFL, NRL and many more. You can’t get all these options in fox. The basic package will cost you $25 per month. You’ll be able to stream to up to two devices in this package. If you want to take the premium package, it will cost you $35 per month. Kayo will offer you a 2-week free trial option.
The cricket fans of the US will be able to watch the tournament on Sling TV. It is also available in Canada. The monthly subscription fee of sling TV will cost you $35. You will be able to try Willow TV there with only a $5 add on. Sling TV will offer you 35+ channels. It is supported in Android, iOS, mobile, computer, Xbox and other streaming services.
ESPN+ has the right to broadcast the ICC T20 World Cup. They will show all the matches to their paid subscribers in the US. The monthly subscription of ESPN+ is only $6.99. You can also select the yearly package for $69.99.
Disney Plus Hotstar:
If you are living in India, you can watch the live stream of the match on Disney Plus Hotstar. You will get all the latest TV shows, movies, sports here. You will also get originals from Disney on this platform. The Disney Plus Hotstar will cost you Rs 499. The all-access content plan will cost you Rs 1,499. The app is available on Android, iOS, and Apple TV.
PTV Sports will broadcast the tournament on both TV and online platform. You will have to go to the official website of PTV Sports and tune in to the match to watch the match. The broadcast is fully free to the viewers. That means you will not have to subscribe or pay any extra cash to watch the tournament on their official website.
The long wait of the cricket fans is finally going to be over. T20 is the most exciting part of cricket and the World Cup is a kind of festival for them. The fans are finishing all their preparations to support their fan. Flags have been raised in houses of the supported teams all over the world. If you are a cricket fan, call all your friends and enjoy this festival of cricket altogether.