With eight teams ready to hit it off, fans have been waiting breathlessly for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 to commence, with the first match scheduled to occur on April 9 in Chennai.
With overwhelming enthusiasm among the viewers and the prevailing restrictions prohibiting watching the games in stadiums, everyone wants to know where to watch IPL 2021 matches live without interference.
In India, the executive broadcasters have produced eight language feeds that will get showcased across 24 Star Network Channels and streamed live on Disney+Hotstar.
● Star Sports
StartSports has acquired rights of IPL for five years until 2022 for INR 16347.50 Crore. They have complete rights to TV and OTT (Audio, Video as well as other media services via the internet) and will broadcast IPL 2021 on ten different channels.
● Online Platforms
Here are some FAQs by fans online that might be of help to you if you are considering watching the game from the comfort of your home –
1. Which TV channels will telecast IPL 2021 live?
IPL 2021 will get broadcasted on the Star Sports Network. This renowned Indian broadcaster has planned to telecast the games in several languages and on multiple network channels.
2. How can I watch the live streaming of IPL 2021 games?
The live broadcasting of the IPL 2021 matches will be made available on Disney+ Hotstar if you are watching the game online. You can also view the live match updates on insidesport.co.
3. When will I be able to see the first match of IPL 2021?
MI and RCB are set to clash at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on April 9, 2021.
4. When will the teams play the final match of IPL 2021?
The final match of IPL 2021 will get played on May 30, 2021.
5. What time will the IPL 2021 matches begin?
IPL night matches will commence from 7.30 pm IST.
IPL afternoon matches will commence from 3.30 pm IST.
With all eight teams fully equipped and ready to enter the battlefield with their squad and improvised tactics, fans have been biting nails waiting for the matches to commence.
Since the government has not permitted viewers to attend matches in the stadium, they seek other sources to enjoy their favourite sport, be it TV or the internet.
You can follow this guide above to know the sources, and platforms that stream IPL 2021 matches live, so you never miss a run or a wicket when your favourite team is on the pitch.