ICC T20 World Cup 2021 live streaming free: How to watch New Zealand vs Australia ICC T20 Cricket World Cup matches online in India

After 44 odd matches, the finalists of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 have been decided. The ICC Test Champion 2021 New Zealand will take on Australia, which has won the most ICC tournament. The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 final is scheduled for November 14th. Star Sports holds the exclusive rights to broadcast all ICC events, including the T20 Cricket World Cup 2021, on TV as well as its digital platform Disney Plus Hotstar. It reportedly bought the rights for all world-stage events till 2023 for a whopping $1.98 billion (~Rs 11,880 crore) back in 2015. While Hotstar works across devices including smartphones and laptops, you will need a subscription to stream its content. If you are wondering how to watch ICC T20 World cup 2021 live online in India for free on mobile phones and laptops, here’s a quick guide.

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ICC T20 Cricket World cup 2021 Final

Which two teams have been qualified for the finals?

New Zealand and Australia have been qualified for the ICC Men’s T20 World cup finals. This is the third straight ICC final for the New Zealand side across three formats, having taken out the inaugural World Test championship earlier this year. 

At what time the match will kickstart?

New Zealand vs Australia ICC Cricket T20 World Cup 2021 final will kickstart at 07:30 pm (IST) today, i.e. November 14th.

Where will the match be played?

The venue for T20 World Cup final is Dubai International Stadium in UAE.

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ICC T20 World Cup 2021 live streaming: Where to watch T20 World cup online in India

Star Sports holds the exclusive rights to broadcast and live stream all matches of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in India. To stream the tournament online on mobile phone, laptop, and select smart TVs, you need a Disney Plus Hotstar subscription. The subscription plans of the streaming service are as follows:

  • Rs 499 for Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile
  • Rs 899 for Disney Plus Hotstar Super
  • Rs 1,499 for Disney Plus Hotstar Premium

All these plans are valid for a year and offer access to all content. That said, the Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription is exclusive to smartphones and iPad, while Disney Plus Hotstar Super offers HD content on up to two screens at a time. The Premium subscription can stream 4K content on up to four concurrent screens.

It’s worth mentioning that the Disney Plus Hotstar VIP plan has been discontinued; however, if you are still subscribed to it, you can use the subscription to watch the T20 World Cup 2021 live on mobile phones and laptops.

ICC Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup: Important dates and matches

The Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup will begin with group stage matches from October 17th. A total of eight teams, divided into two groups, will compete against each other. The top two teams from either group will qualify for the Super 12, which begins on October 23rd with Australia vs South Africa and England vs West Indies. The Super 12 also comprises two groups and the top two teams from either group will qualify for the semi-finals.

  • ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Semi-finals: November 10th and 11th
  • ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Final: November 14th

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 India schedule

Match

Date

Time (IST)

Venue

India vs Pakistan

October 24th

7:30 PM

Dubai

India vs New Zealand

October 31st

7:30 PM

Dubai

India vs Afghanistan

November 3rd

7:30 PM

Abu Dhabi

India vs B1 (Qualifier from Group B)

November 5th

7:30 PM

Dubai

India vs A2 (Qualifier from Group A)

November 8th

7:30 PM

Dubai

How to watch ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 live on mobile in India for free

You can watch T20 World Cup 2021 live on mobile phones in India for free thanks to the select Jio, Airtel, and Vi recharge plans. These plans come with a free subscription to Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile, along with unlimited voice calls, free SMS and data, and other benefits. Let’s take a closer look at these Jio, Airtel, and Vi recharge plans:

Jio Cricket plans to watch ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 online for free 

  • Rs 499 Jio recharge plan: Benefits include Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription, 3GB data/ day + 6GB additional data, free voice calls, 100 SMSes per day, and complimentary access to Jio apps. The recharge plan has a validity of 28 days.
  • Rs 666 Jio recharge plan: Benefits include Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription, 2GB data/ day, free voice calls, 100 SMSes per day, and complimentary access to Jio apps. The recharge plan has a validity of 56 days.
  • Rs 888 Jio recharge plan: Benefits include Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription, 2GB data/ day + 5GB additional data, free voice calls, 100 SMSes per day, and complimentary access to Jio apps. The recharge plan has a validity of 84 days.
  • Rs 2,599 Jio recharge plan: Benefits include Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription, 2GB data/ day + 10GB additional data, free voice calls, 100 SMSes per day, and complimentary access to Jio apps. The recharge plan has a validity of 365 days.
  • Rs 549 Jio add-on recharge plan: Benefits include Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription, 1.5GB data/ day, and complimentary access to Jio apps. The recharge plan has a validity of 56 days.
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Airtel Cricket plans to watch ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 live streaming for free

  • Rs 499 Airtel recharge plan: Benefits include Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription, 3GB data/ day, free voice calls, 100 SMSes per day, Prime Video Mobile-edition free trial, and complimentary access to Airtel apps. The recharge plan has a validity of 28 days.
  • Rs 699 Airtel recharge plan: Benefits include Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription, 2GB data/ day, free voice calls, 100 SMSes per day, Prime Video Mobile-edition free trial, and complimentary access to Airtel apps. The recharge plan has a validity of 56 days.
  • Rs 2,798 Airtel recharge plan: Benefits include Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription, 2GB data/ day, free voice calls, 100 SMSes per day, Prime Video Mobile-edition free trial, and complimentary access to Airtel apps. The recharge plan has a validity of 365 days.
Also Read: Airtel new prepaid plans 2021: Best Airtel recharge plans with voice and data benefits available in India right now

Vi Disney Plus Hotstar plans to watch T20 World Cup 2021 online for free

  • Rs 501 Vi recharge plan: Benefits include Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription, 3GB data/ day + 16GB additional data, free voice calls, 100 SMSes per day, and complimentary access to Vi TV & movies. The recharge plan has a validity of 28 days.
  • Rs 701 Vi recharge plan: Benefits include Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription, 3GB data/ day + 32GB additional data, free voice calls, 100 SMSes per day, and complimentary access to Vi TV & movies. The recharge plan has a validity of 56 days.
  • Rs 901 Vi recharge plan: Benefits include Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription, 3GB data/ day + 48 GB additional data, free voice calls, 100 SMSes per day, and complimentary access to Vi TV & movies. The recharge plan has a validity of 84 days.
  • Rs 2,595 Vi recharge plan: Benefits include Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription, 1.5GB data/ day, free voice calls, 100 SMSes per day, and complimentary access to Vi TV & movies. The recharge plan has a validity of 365 days.
  • Rs 601 Vi data add-on recharge plan: Benefits include Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription, 75GB data, and complimentary access to Vi TV & movies. The recharge plan has a validity of 56 days.

How to activate Disney Plus Hotstar free subscription

After recharging your Airtel, Vi, and Jio numbers with select plans, download Disney Plus Hotstar app on your mobile.

  • Choose login
  • Enter your mobile number
  • An OTP will be sent
  • Use that OTP to activate Disney Plus Hotstar subscription to watch ICC T20 World Cup 2021

Jio Postpaid Plus and Fiber plans with free Disney Plus Hotstar subscription

You can also watch T20 World Cup 2021 live for free on mobile phone with Jio Postpaid Plus and Fiber plans. Both services come with Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription. The subscription is available with all Jio Postpaid Plus plans including the base Rs 399, while Jio Fiber users can subscribe to the broadband plans starting at Rs 999.

Also Read: Jio Fiber Plans: List of Jio broadband plans, benefits, and validity in India in 2021

How to watch T20 World Cup 2021 on laptop in India for free

If you wish to watch ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 on a laptop in India, you need to have Disney Plus Hotstar Super or Premium subscription. You can get that for free with Flipkart SuperCoins. SuperCoins, as you may know, is a reward-based system that Flipkart offers every time you shop from its platform. You earn two SuperCoins (max 100 per order) for every Rs 100 spent on Flipkart. One SuperCoin is worth Re 1. So if you’ve 899 SuperCoins, you can redeem them for a Disney Plus Hotstar Super subscription worth Rs 899. This way you will be able to watch the ICC event online for free on a laptop. Similarly, 1,499 SuperCoins can be redeemed for Disney Plus Hotstar Premium subscription.

How to avail Disney Plus Hotstar subscription with Flipkart SuperCoins

  • Login with your ID on Flipkart and go to SuperCoin Zone. The option will be in your profile section.
  • You’ll see the SuperCoins on your account on the following screen. If you have 399, 899 or 1,499 SuperCoins, click/ tap on ‘View All’ beside the ‘Stay Entertained’ section.
  • Now, click/ tap on Disney Plus Hotstar subscription to redeem SuperCoins
  • Once the process is complete you’ll be able to watch IPL 2021 online for free on mobile, laptop, or smart TV.

How to watch ICC Men’s T20 World Cup online without Disney Plus Hotstar subscription

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup can be streamed online on mobile phones without Disney Plus Hotstar subscription via the Tata Sky app. If you have a Tata Sky connection with Star Sports subscription, download the app from Google Play Store and App Store and log in with your DTH connection details to watch the T20 World Cup live online.

How to check T20 World Cup 2021 live score online

The ICC T20 World Cup 2021 live score can be checked through several platforms out there. The easiest one is a quick Google search. However, if you are looking for detailed coverage, then you can follow the below platforms:

  • Cricbuzz
  • Cricinfo
  • T20worldcup.com
  • Cricket 24 app

ICC T20 World Cup 2021 India squad

The India squad announced for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 includes Virat Kohli (Capt), Rohit Sharma (vc), KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Varun Chakravarthy, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and Mohd Shami. The standby players are Shreyas Iyer, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar.

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup team list

As many as 16 teams have qualified for this edition of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. The tournament will begin with group stages, followed by Super 12, semi-finals, and final. The T20 World Cup 2021 final is scheduled to be played on November 14th.

  • Afghanistan
  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • England
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Namibia
  • The Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Scotland
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • West Indies

FAQs

Where can I watch ICC T20 World Cup live on TV?

All matches of the ICC T20 World Cup will be available to watch on TV on the following channels:

  • Star Sports 1 SD/ HD
  • Star Sports 2 SD/ HD
  • Star Sports 1 Hindi SD/ HD 
  • Star Sports Tamil
  • Star Sports Telugu
  • Star Sports Kannada
  • Star Sports Bangla

Can you watch ICC Men’s T20 World Cup on Doordarshan?

Yes, you can watch ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 on DD Sports, but only India matches, semi-finals, and Final on DD Free Dish. In addition to this, All India Radio will broadcast live ball-by-ball commentary of all matches in Hindi and English.