Best apps to watch TATA IPL 2022 playoffs in India
1. Disney Plus Hotstar
Disney Plus Hotstar is one of the most popular IPL streaming apps in India. You can use the Disney+Hotstar app or website to watch the live telecast of the matches. However, for that, you need a subscription. This IPL app comes with three subscription options: Mobile, Super and Premium. If you want to watch the IPL 2022 on a mobile phone, you can opt for the Mobile plan which costs Rs 499. You can access movies, live sports, TV, and specials as well with this plan. The quality will be limited to 720p and the audio will be of stereo quality. You’ll also see occasional ads with this plan. However, if you opt for the Super plan, which costs Rs 899 per year, you can watch all the content in Full HD (1080p) quality with Dolby 5.1 sound quality. Additionally, you also get to access the content from TV and laptop as well. The Premium plan, which costs 1,499 per year, will up the video quality to 4K (2160p) and also gets rid of the ads.
Disney+Hotstar can be accessed from several devices including web browsers, Android and iOS apps, AndroidTV, Apple TV (4th Gen onward), Fire TV, Google Chromecast, and more devices. In addition to live streaming, you can also watch IPL highlights via the app.
2. Tata Play (formerly known as Tata Sky)
Tata Play is our next pick for the best apps to watch IPL 2022 in India. However, to watch the IPL on the Tata Play app, your Tata Sky/Play DTH connection must have the Star Sports channel subscription. Apart from the sports content, the Tata Play app can be used to access on-demand content as well as movies, news, music, and more from live TV channels. Tata Play is available on Android as well as iOS devices.
- Download Tata Sky (formerly known as Tata Play) on your device
- Login with your subscriber ID or registered mobile numbers
- Select Live TV tab from the bottom of your screen
- Look for Star Sports channels or select IPL cards
- This will redirect you to Disney Plus Hotstar where you can watch the TATA IPL 2022 live without a subscription
If you want to access the upcoming IPl 2022 series, YuppTV is one of the best choices available. YuppTV provides OTT content all over the world including movies, TV shows, live TV, and more. That said, this IPL app is available in the following regions: Australia, Continental Europe (except UK and Ireland), Japan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, South East Asia (Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Macau, Mongolia, Myanmar, North Korea, Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam), Central & South America (Argentina, Ascension Island, Belize, Bolivia, Bonaire, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Falkland Islands, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela), Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan).
You can download the app for several platforms including Android, Xbox, PS3, Apple TV, and more from here.
Willow is another option if you want to access the live stream of IPL 2022 in the US. Willow brings live and on-demand cricket streaming from all over the world. This best IPL app has exclusive agreements with several cricket boards to be the official broadcaster including The International Cricket Council (ICC), Indian Premier League (IPL), England Cricket Board, Cricket Australia, Cricket South Africa, West Indies Cricket Board, Sri Lanka Cricket, Bangladesh Cricket Board, Pakistan Cricket Board, Zimbabwe Cricket, Pakistan Super League and others.
The app is available in the USA as a monthly subscription for $9.99 (~Rs 762) a month (approximately Rs 750), which can be purchased on Willow’s website. Willow TV channel is also available on several other internets, telecom and streaming service providers including Google Fibre, Fios, Xfinity, Sling, Dish, Spectrum, and more.
5. Sky Sports
Sky Sports is a subscription-based sports channel that is quite popular in the UK. You’ll be able to watch every match of the IPL 2022, if you have a Sky subscription, for just £25 extra a month (approximately Rs 2,500). The plan will include complete access to the Sky Sports package. However, if you’re new to Sky, you can purchase Sky access at the starting price of £46 a month. The subscription can be purchased at the Sky Sports website. Sky Sports can be accessed on several devices including Android, iOS, PC, Mac, browsers, and more.
If you don’t want to shell out for a complete Sky Sports package, you can purchase the NOW subscription and access the IPL tournament. NOW subscription costs £33.99 a month (approximately Rs 3,400). If you want to access IPL for just 24 hours, you can purchase a day’s worth of subscription for just £11.99 (approximately Rs 1,200). You can additionally add the BOOST add-on to the 24-hour plan to enjoy ad-free streaming in Full HD quality and surround sound on up to three devices at the same time.
NOW Sports is available on a slew of devices including Android, iOS, Windows, Macs, several smart TVs, Xbox, Apple TV, Chromecast, and more.
If you want to stream IPL 2022 in Australia, Kayo Sports is one of the best choices available. Kayo is Australia’s sports streaming service. You can watch over 50 sports from Australia and around the globe including International Cricket, BBL, AFL, NRL, Football, La Liga, Ligue 1, Motorsport, Formula 1, Supercars, Basketball, NBA, NBL, Rugby, NFL and College Football, Tennis, Golf, UFC, Surfing & much more, live and on-demand.
Kayo Sports can be accessed on several devices including Android, iOS, PlayStation, web browsers, Apple TV, Android TV, Chromecast, and more. Kayo offers 14 days free trial on its Basic and Premium plans for new customers. The Basic plan starts at $25 a month (approximately Rs 1,900) and the Premium plan at $35 per month (approximately Rs 2,650). The Basic plan lets you access content simultaneously on two devices and the Premium lets you access the content simultaneously on up to three devices. You can take the trial and decide if it’s worth the cost. The subscription can be purchased at the Kayo website.
|Disney Plus Hotstar||India||Paid – starting at Rs 299|
|Tata Play||India||Free for Tata Sky (Play) DTH users|
|YuppTV||Australia, Continental Europe, Japan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, South East Asia, Central & South America, Central Asia||Paid – Rs 49/ month|
These were among the best IPL apps for streaming live matches and more. The apps have browser versions as well to watch TATA IPL 2022 on smart TVs and laptops, in addition to mobile phones.