IPL 2018 Broadcasters

IPL Broadcast Rights 2018 – Star Sports in India

IPL Broadcasters 2018IPL 2018 TV channels broadcasting worldwide is placed here. The Indian Premier League needs no introduction. The presence of the Goliath of domestic cricket can be seen and felt across the globe with its flavor being international in nature. With an ever increasing viewership statistics being recorded owing to the exhilarating style of cricket played, the ‘wow’ factor of the IPL is at an all-time high.

Viewership base is what the broadcasting firm work for and the IPL’s popularity would have to be just what the doctor ordered. It’s quite obvious that every firm would like to lay their hands on the broadcasting rights of the IPL.

The eleventh edition of the Indian Premier League will see the return of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals after two years, as they were banned due to the spot-fixing case, which took place in 2013. MS Dhoni is all set to return to the Chennai side as captain for the upcoming season.

In 2017 September, Star India won the broadcasting rights to telecast the tournament for the next 4 years (2018-2022). Star Sports also telecast the IPL player retention.

Sony broadcast the IPL in India, Nepal and Bhutan uintil now (first ten seasons). The BCCI have stated that they are happy with the dedicated efforts of Sony India to nurture IPL and make it the most popular cricket league in the world. Sony SIX broadcast the tournament in english while the Tamil, Bengali, Telugu, and Hindi language feeds were telecast on SONY ESPN channels. Sony MAX exclusively broadcast the event in Hindi. Star India will broadcast the tournament from IPL 2018 onwards in 6 languages (English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Bengali) on 10 Star Sports channels. IPL can turn around the fortunes of any broadcasting firm. Let’s wait and see what the new folks manage to do with it.

The rights to show the action in Europe, South America, South East Asia and Australia have just been sold by Star India to YuppTV, so fans in those areas will be able to enjoy great coverage. YuppTV is going to bring coverage to those areas in many different ways, something that is going to only add to the fan experience. You will be able to watch the live coverage on the www.yupptv.com website, or via many different devices. Use your Smart TV, Smart blu-ray player, streaming media player, gaming console, smart phone or tablet to watch the action, so there are many different ways you can get involved and keep up to date.

In the UK, Sky network is showing this tournament via Sky Sports Cricket and Sky Sports Mix channels, while in USA, Willow TV has been awarded to Media rights. Although the Pakistan players won’t be able to play the tournament to be held in the country due to the differences between the two nations, they will able to watch the event nevertheless on the GEO Super Channel. In Singapore, Eleven Sports digital platform elevensports.sg will show the entire tournament for a one-off fee of $33.90 or via daily pass for $2.99 per day. After the 9th of April, the package will cost $41.90. In contrast, cable television operator SingTel is showing the tournament.

Other than just on television, the IPLT20 matches in HD will also be broadcast on the internet via live streaming. IPL telecast rights 2018 is placed below.

IPL 2018 Broadcasting Rights


Below is a list of the broadcasting channels and the countries they will broadcast in, make sure you check it out and stay tuned. 

IPL 2018 Broadcasters Country
Star Sports (10 channels in 6 languages)

Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports Select 1 & Star Sports Select 1 HD (in English Commentary), Star Sports 1 Hindi & Star Sports 1 Hindi HD (in Hindi Commentary), Star Sports 1 Tamil, Suvarna Plus Kannada, Jalsha Movies (Bengali), Maa Movies (Telugu)

India, Bhutan, Nepal
GEO Super (Unfortunately banned this year) Pakistan
Sky Sports Cricket / Sky Sports Mix (IPL broadcast in UK) UK & Ireland
Willow TV, ESPN USA, Canada
Channel 9 Bangladesh
Fox Sports Australia
Lemar TV Afghanistan
Measat (Astro) Malaysia, Brunei
Supersport South Africa & Sub-Saharan territories
BeIN Sport Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
Now TV Hong Kong
SingTel, Eleven Sports, Starhub Singapore
Flow TV Caribbean
Carlton Sports Network, ESPN, STAR Cricket Sri Lanka
Sky Sports New Zealand
EMTV Papua New Guinea
Hotstar IPL Live Streaming IPL 2018 link India, USA

So as IPL 11 is about to kick-off, the broadcasters will be hoping that this tournament is a bigger success than ever and their TRP and broadcasting rights goes to a new level that will also increase their monetary value.

IPL Fan Parks in your city: Witness IPL stadium like experience in the company of 1000’s of other fans throughout IPL 2018. The matches will be streamed on giant screens. Entry is free and on a first-come-first-serve basis. With access to food and beverage stalls and music the fans will be able to feel like they are in the stadium – carnival like atmosphere. There will also be special areas earmarked for women and children. Last year saw fans turn out in large numbers to these VIVO IPL fan parks.

IPL 11 not only brings delight to the band of cricket lovers with its enticing concept. It also brings a smile on the broadcaster’s face with an earnest promise of a goldmine. Now, it is all down to players to make IPL 2018 an event to remember.

79 comments… add one
  • Hotstar pe dekh lo jisko dekhna hai ….. Enjoy i.p.l

  • Grapes are sour for pakistanis. They will have to live like this way only.

  • O Yaar Ipl Pakistan Mai Bi Telecast Karo

  • Can we watch live ipl 2018 on dd sports ?

  • it is immensive pleasure that IPL not telecasting in pakistan and we dont need this richest IPL we have own PSL it is lowest in value but it is the most beautiful for entire pakistani nation we proud it …. so i again request to pemra dont remove bane from star sports and geo super … IPL is a pathetic for our pakistani nation and we have no time to watch and wast time over it… and it is the first thre season of PSL when its eleventh like as IPL the 11th one its value will be 27crore ..write it from here then i will say is this 27cror vlue PSL?

  • I would like to screen IPL 2018 in big screen in my restaurant in Guwahati. Do, I need any permission for this? If yes, then from whom and how? Please advise.

  • PSL price money is Rs. 6cr and at opening ceremony of IPL only Hrithik Roshan took Rs. 10cr. 😀

  • Bhai dish tv lagwao or ipl enjoy kar q k khel ki koi sarhad nhe hoti khel me siyasat lana achi bat nhe

  • Everybody says psl is richest player league so, the winning prize is only 6 crore….and ipl winning prize is 20 crore runner prize is 12.75 and 3rd and 4th team of qualifier gets 8.75 crore….. Really psl is richest player league ….. bloody fool

  • IPL will not be telecast in Pakistan. Pakistan Government taken action against Geo Super. Pakistan Zindabad. PSL is a big brand. Ipl have low quality players.

  • what the fucking happend with geo super

  • IPL live telecast in star sport channel
    Star sport first pe live ipl telecast chali ga ya nhe

  • I love PSL and Afridi…. but indian didnot telecast it .

  • I hate IPL And love PSL ..this league is only for richest people ..not going to broadcast on DD sport and FTI channels.. Pakistan supper leaugue i love it

  • Is the IPL will be available on sony MAX ? Or not?

  • Which channel broadcast vivo ipl2018 english ?????

  • Which channel telecast IPL2018 in Singapore?

  • I love the ipl I am from Pakistan
    The fucking Pakistan government has banned geo super I am extremely depressed and I want to watch the ipl
    Will ipl be available on Sony six hd

  • star sport first par nahi ayaga ipl

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