India vs West Indies 2nd T20 live streaming, channels: How to watch India vs WI T20 series free online and on TV

Want to watch India vs West Indies T20 series? Here's how you can watch through Disney+ Hotstar, recharge plans, and live television.

After India vs West Indies ODI series, the action shifts to T20Is. The three-match T20 series began on February 16th, with India winning the first match by six wickets. India has taken the 1-0 lead and is looking to win the series with the 2nd T20 match. The India vs West Indies 2nd T20 match will take place at Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata at 7:00 pm (IST) on Friday, February 18th. As announced by BCCI, the T20 matches will be played in front of 75 percent crowd attendance. The Indian team will be led by full-time white-ball captain Rohit Sharma, while Kieron Pollard will lead the West Indies side. With many cricket fans looking forward to the matches, in this article we will guide you through all the different ways on how you can watch the game on TV & online platforms, the schedule of the series and more. So without further ado, let’s begin.

India vs West Indies live streaming

In India, the Star Sports Network holds the exclusive rights to air India vs West Indies series on TV. On the other hand, those who prefer watching online can enjoy live streaming on Disney+ Hotstar.

How to watch India vs West Indies T20 matches online in India

Disney Plus Hotstar is the official online platform to watch India vs West Indies T20I series. Cricket enthusiasts can stream the matches on Hotstar’s mobile app or the website. However, that is possible only when you subscribe to paid plans which are mentioned below.

Watch India vs West Indies on Disney Plus Hotstar

  • Rs 149 – Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile for 3 months
  • Rs 499 – Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile for 1 year
  • Rs 899 – Disney Plus Hotstar Super for 1 year
  • Rs 299 – Disney Plus Hotstar Premium for 1 month
  • Rs 1,499 – Disney Plus Hotstar Premium for 1 year

    The best part is, even the most basic plan of Rs 149 is enough to stream India vs West Indies series. But do note that it’s limited to just a single device i.e. either a smartphone or a computer. If you wish to stream on TV, the other two higher-priced plans are the way to go.

    How to watch India vs West Indies T20 on TV in India

    As with all cricket matches, India vs West Indies T20 series will be broadcast live on certain TV channels. These channels are either offered by DTH operators on a monthly pack, or you’ll have to manually add them. The channels are as follows.

    • Star Sports 1/HD
    • Star Sports 1 Hindi/HD
    • Star Sports 1 Tamil
    • Star Sports 1 Telugu
    • Star Sports 1 Kannada
    • DD Sports exclusively on DD Free Dish and DTT platforms

    How to watch India vs West Indies T20 series online for free

    If you do not wish to pay for any subscriptions, then there are other options as well offered by telecom operators, which include the Hostar subscription as a complementary perk within the recharge plans. Here’s a quick look at how to watch India vs West Indies T20 series online in India for free:

    Jio TV

    Users with an active Jio number can watch India vs West Indies T20 series online in India for free with Jio TV app. This is how it works:

    • Download the Jio TV app from Google Play Store and App Store
    • Login with your Jio number
    • Verify with the OTP
    • Now, tap on India vs West Indies banner to watch the livestream
    Jio TV doesn’t have desktop support yet. But, if you wish to watch it on your PC, download an Android emulator and login with your Jio number.

    Jio Prepaid plans with Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile plan

    In addition to Jio TV, Jio users can also watch India vs West Indies series online for free with the telcos Disney Plus Hotstar plans. That said, you can only stream the matches on a mobile phone.

    • Rs 499 – 2GB data/ day and 28 days validity
    • Rs 601 – 3GB data/ day + 6GB and 28 days validity
    • Rs 799 – 2GB data/ day and 56 days validity
    • Rs 1066 – 2GB data/ day + 5GB and 85 days validity
    • Rs 3119 – 2GB data/ day + 10GB and 1 year validity
    • Rs 659 – 1.5GB data/ day and 56 days validity

    All the above-mentioned plans (except for the last one) come with unlimited voice calling and 100 SMSes per day and complimentary access to Jio services. Also, once the internet data is exhausted it’ll be capped to 64 Kbps.

    Airtel Prepaid plans with Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile plan

    Airtel doesn’t offer access to India vs West Indies live stream with its live TV app, but you get recharge plans that offer subscriptions to Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile plan for free. Airtel prepaid plan with Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription is as follows:

    • Rs 599 – 3GB data/day and 28 days validity
    • Rs 838 – 2GB per day and 56 days validity
    • Rs 3,359 – 2GB data per day and 365 days validity.

    The above mentioned Airtel prepaid plans come with unlimited voice calling, 100 SMSes per day and a free 30-days Amazon Prime Video mobile trial.

    VI Prepaid Plans with Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile plan

    • Rs 501 – 3GB/day and 28 days validity
    • Rs 901 – 3GB data/day and 70 days validity
    • Rs 3,099 – 1.5GB/ data and 365 days validity

    These Vi recharge plans along with 1-year Disney+ Hotstar offer unlimited free calls, 100 SMSes per day, premium access to Vi Movies & TV VIP, Binge All Night and the option to claim 2GB backup data per month without additional cost.

    Jio Postpaid Plus and Jio Fiber plans with Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile plan

    People with a Jio postpaid SIM card can avail Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile plan by opting for the basic Postpaid Plus plan which costs Rs 399 and also includes complimentary access to Netflix and Amazon Prime subscriptions. On the other hand, Jio Fiber broadband users can get Disney+ Hotstar with the monthly Rs 999 plan.

    India vs West Indies T20I schedule

    The schedule for India vs West Indies series is as follows.

    First India vs West Indies T20I Match

    • Date: February 16
    • Time: 07:30 PM (IST)
    • Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

    Second India vs West Indies T20I Match

    • Date: February 18
    • Time: 07:30 PM (IST)
    • Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

    Third India vs West Indies T20I Match

    • Date: February 20
    • Time: 07:30 PM (IST)
    • Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

    India T20I squad: Rohit Sharma (c), Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Venkatesh Iyer, Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, KL Rahul, Ishan Kishan, Rishabh Pant, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Ravi Bishnoi, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel.

    West Indies T20I squad: Kieron Pollard (c), Fabian Allen, Nkrumah Bonner, Darren Bravo, Shamarh Brooks, Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran, Kemar Roach, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Hayden Walsh.

    So folks, these were all the details on how you can catch up on the India vs West Indies series 2022.