FIFA World Cup 2022 broadcast in India: How to watch FIFA World Cup knock out matches live telecast, schedule, timing, and more

Here's a detailed guide on how to watch FIFA World Cup 2022 on TV

FIFA World Cup 2022 round of 16 knockout matches begin today. And much like the group stage, Reliance-backed media group Viacom 18 has the right to broadcast FIFA World Cup 2022 live on TV in India. The media group will broadcast all knockout matches of the football world cup in Qatar, in five languages, including English, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, and Bengali. The coverage will also include pre-game and post-game shows offering a comprehensive preview and review of all the games with prominent World Cup heroes. On that note, here’s a quick look at how to watch FIFA World Cup 2022 live telecast in India, schedule, India timing, teams, and more:

FIFA World Cup 2022 match live telecast today: venue, India time

Japan vs Croatia

  • Time: 08:30 pm (IST)
  • Venue: Al Janoub Stadium

Brazil vs South Korea

  • Time: 12:30 am (IST), December 6th
  • Venue: Stadium 974

How to watch FIFA World Cup 2022 live telecast in India

The FIFA World Cup 2022 broadcasting rights have been bagged by the Indian media giant, Viacom18 for a total sum of Rs 450 crores. As a part of the deal, all the FIFA matches will be live broadcasted on the company’s newly-launched Sports 18 channels in standard and HD resolutions. Let’s take a look at the Sports 18 price and channel numbers across DTH connections in India.

Sports 18 channels price in India

  • Sports 18 1 – Rs 14.16
  • Sports 18 1 HD – Rs 14.16
  • MTV HD – Rs 5.9
  • Sports 18 Khel – Included with DD Free Dish
DTH OPERATORCHANNEL NAMECHANNEL NO.
Airtel DTHSports 18 1293
Sports 18 1 HD294
MTV HD479
Tata Play (Sky)Sports 18 1488
Sports 18 1 HD487
MTV HD (Hindi)806
Sun DirectSports 18 1505
Sports 18 1 HD983
MTV HD891
Dish TVSports 18 1644
Sports 18 1 HD643
MTV HD454
d2hSports 18 1NA
Sports 18 1 HD666
MTV HD272
DD Free DishSports 18 Khel (Hindi)25

JioTV+

JioTV+ is an exclusive app that comes pre-installed on the Jio set box when opting for an OTT-compliant JioFiber broadband plan of Rs 999 and above. This particular app curates content from all streaming services such as Disney+ Hotstar, Prime Video, Voot etc. and clubs them into one single place for easy access. As for Sports 18 channels, these can be found on the following channel numbers on JioTV+

DTH OPERATORCHANNEL NAMECHANNEL NO.
JioTV+Sports 18 1262
Sports 18 1 HD261


FIFA World Cup 2022 round of 16 teams

Teams to have qualified for the round of 16 FIFA World Cup 2022 include:

  • Netherlands
  • USA
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • France
  • Poland
  • England
  • Senegal
  • Japan
  • Croatia
  • Brazil
  • South Korea
  • Morroco
  • Spain
  • Portugal
  • Switzerland

FIFA World Cup 2022 knockout schedule

MATCHDATE & TIMEVENUE
Netherlands vs USA3rd December 2022 at 8:30 PMKhalifa International Stadium
Argentina vs Australia4th December 2022 at 12:30 AMAl Rayyan Stadium
France vs Poland4th December 2022 at 8:30 PMAl Thumama Stadium
England vs Senegal5th December 2022 at 12:30 AMAl Bayt Stadium
Japan vs Croatia5th December 2022 at 8:30 PMAl Janoub Stadium
Brazil vs South Korea6th December 2022 at 12:30 AMStadium 974
Morroco vs Spain6th December 2022 at 8:30 PMEducation City Stadium
Portugal vs Switzerland7th December 2022 at 12:30 AMLusail Stadium
Quarterfinal 19th December 2022 at 8:30 PMEducation City Stadium
Quarterfinal 210th December 2022 at 12:30 AMLusail Stadium
Quarterfinal 310th December 2022 at 8:30 PMAl Thumama Stadium
Quarterfinal 411th December 2022 at 12:30 AMAl Bayt Stadium
Semifinal 1 14th December 2022 at 12:30 AMAl Bayt Stadium
Semifinal 2 15th December 2022 at 12:30 AMLusail Stadium
Third place 17th December 2022 at 8:30 PMKhalifa International Stadium
Finals18th December 2022 at 8:30 PMLusail Stadium

FAQs

What time will the FIFA World Cup 2022 matches take place In India?

FIFA World Cup 2022 matches will generally take place throughout the afternoon and evening in India with most of the matches beginning at 03:30 PM, 06:30 PM, and 09:30 PM. There are certain matches scheduled to start at the midnight as well.

Can you watch FIFA World Cup 2022 live telecast on TV via Voot app?

No, you can’t watch FIFA World Cup 2022 live telecast on Voot app.