Star Sports: TATA IPL 2022 match timings, how to add or subscribe, channel list, numbers on Airtel DTH, Tata Play, Dish TV and more

Star Sports is BCCI’s official broadcaster in India. The network holds the exclusive rights to live telecast and stream all matches conducted by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), including the TATA IPL 2022. There are as many as 16 Star Sports channels running in the country, including SD and HD, that cover a variety of sports in different languages. TATA IPL 2022 alone will be available in nine languages on TV as well as online. The tournament is all set to commence on March 26th. If you are wondering how to subscribe to the Star Sports channel on Airtel Dish TV, Tata Play (Tata Sky), and Dish TV to watch TATA IPL 2022 and more, we have got you covered. 

TATA IPL 2022 broadcast rights in India

Star Sports Network holds the broadcasting rights of TATA IPL 2022 in India. Star India signed a five-year deal with BCCI for TV and digital rights for the franchise-based T20 league from 2018-2022 for a whopping Rs 16,347.50 crore. 

TATA IPL 2022 match timings on Star Sports

TATA IPL 2022 will have a total of 70 group matches of which 12 matches will be played in the afternoon at 3:30 pm IST and 58 matches during the night at 7:30 pm IST. All these matches will be played in the 4 assigned venues across Maharashtra namely Wankhede Stadium, DY Patil Stadium, Brabourne Stadium and MCA Stadium. Coming to the four playoffs matches, these will most likely be played during the night but the venues have not been revealed as of yet.

List of Star Sports channels to watch TATA IPL 2022 on TV

The TATA IPL 2022 will be live broadcasted in different languages on the following channels of Star Sports Network. Do note that the on-screen match scores and text will be in the language based on the commentary language for respective channels.

  • Star Sports 1 HD (Hindi commentary)
  • Star Sports 1 (Hindi commentary)
  • Star Sports Select 1 (English commentary)
  • Star Sports Select 1 HD (English commentary)
  • Star Sports 3 HD (English commentary)
  • Star Sports 3 (English commentary)
  • Star Sports 1 Kannada
  • Star Sports 1 Bangla
  • Star Sports 1 Telugu
  • Star Sports 1 Tamil

How to add Star Sports channel on Airtel DTH, Tata Play and Dish TV

Subscribing to Star Sports channels on various DTH operators is as simple as sending an SMS or giving a missed call to phone numbers. Here’s how you can activate the said channels on the most popular DTH operators to binge-watch TATA IPL 2022.

On Airtel DTH

To activate or subscribe to Star Sports channels on Airtel DTH channel, follow these steps:

  • From your registered mobile number, send an SMS with ADD to 54325. Make sure to turn on the Airtel DTH set top box while sending the SMS. You’ll receive a confirmation SMS to add a channel to your monthly subscription. The channel numbers of various Star Sports channels are mentioned below in the table.
  • Alternatively, Airtel DTH users can give a missed call from their registered mobile number to 9154052### where the last 3 digits represent the channel number.
  • Also, Airtel telecom users can add and remove any given channel via the ‘Airtel Thanks’ app.

On Tata Sky (Tata Play)

Follow either of the below-mentioned methods to add Star Sports channels to Tata Play.

  • To add a channel to Tata Play, send an SMS with ADD <channel number> to 56633 from your registered mobile number.
  • You can also call on Tata Play’s customer care number at 1800-208-6633 from your registered mobile number and ask the executive to add your preferred Star Sports channel to your monthly pack.

On Dish TV

Here’s how you can add Star Sports channels to your Dish TV pack.

  • You can add a Star Sports channel to your Dish TV by sending an SMS from the registered mobile number to 57575 with DISHTV GET <channel number>.
  • Alternatively, you can also activate a channel by giving a missed call to 1800-568-XXX where the last 3 digits represent the channel number. The list of Star Sports channel numbers can be found in the table below. Once done, it can take around 15 minutes to get activated.

On Videocon d2h

The process to add a Star Sports channel to Videocon d2h is as follows.

  • To add a channel to your Videocon d2h, simply send an SMS to 566777 with ADD <channel number> using your registered mobile number.
  • Another way around this is by giving a missed call to 89680-89680 using the registered phone number. Accordingly, you’ll be able to add a Star Sports channel to your pack.

Stars Sports channels list on Airtel DTH, Tata Play, Dish TV and Videocon d2h.

Cricket fans can subscribe to the following channels to enjoy the IPL 2022 on respective DTH operators.

On Airtel DTH

The channel list for Star Sports along with their prices are as follows on Airtel DTH.

Channel No.

Channel Name

Price (Rs)

277

Star Sports 1

Rs 22.42

278

Star Sports 1 HD

Rs 22.42

283

Star Sports Select 1

Rs 22.42

284

Star Sports Select 1 HD

Rs 22.42

306

Star Sports 3

Rs 2.36

974

Star Sports 1 Kannada

Rs 22.42

738

Star Sports 1 Bangla

Rs 22.42

928

Star Sports 1 Telugu

Rs 22.42

803

Star Sports 1 Tamil

Rs 20.06

On Tata Sky (Tata Play)

These channels will broadcast TATA IPL 2022 on Tata Sky (Tata Play).

Channel No.

Channel Name

Price (Rs)

455

Star Sports 1

Rs 22.42

454

Star Sports 1 HD

Rs 22.42

464

Star Sports Select 1

Rs 22.42

463

Star Sports Select 1 HD

Rs 22.42

460

Star Sports 3

Rs 4.72

1638

Star Sports 1 Kannada

Rs 22.42

1323

Star Sports 1 Bangla

Rs 22.42

1421

Star Sports 1 Telugu

Rs 22.42

1516

Star Sports 1 Tamil

Rs 20.06

On Dish TV

Dish TV subscribers can catch up with IPL 2022 matches on the following Star Sports channels.

Channel No.

Channel Name

Price (Rs)

603

Star Sports 1

Rs 22.42

602

Star Sports 1 HD

Rs 22.42

646

Star Sports Select 1

Rs 22.42

645

Star Sports Select 1 HD

Rs 22.42

649

Star Sports 3

Rs 4.72

1865

Star Sports 1 Tamil

Rs 20.06

On Videocon d2h

These are the channels on Videocon d2h which will live broadcast IPL 2022 matches.

Channel No.

Channel Name

Price (Rs)

401

Star Sports 1

Rs 19

923

Star Sports 1 HD

Rs 19

429

Star Sports Select 1

Rs 19

929

Star Sports Select 1 HD

Rs 19

436

Star Sports 3

Rs 4

689

Star Sports 1 Kannada

Rs 19

750

Star Sports 1 Telugu

Rs 19

521

Star Sports 1 Tamil

Rs 20.06