IPL Broadcast Rights 2021 – Star Sports in India
IPL 2021 TV channels broadcasting worldwide are 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 flavour being international in nature. With 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. IPL 2021 to begin on April 9 and conclude on the 30th of May 2021.
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 its hands on the broadcasting rights of the IPL.
In 2017 September, Star India won the broadcasting rights to telecast the tournament for the next 4 years (2018-2022). Star India will broadcast the tournament 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 blue-ray player, streaming media player, gaming console, smartphone or tablet to watch the action, so there are many different ways you can get involved and keep up to date.
In the UK, the Sky network is showing this tournament via Sky Sports Cricket and Sky Sports Mix channels, while in the USA, Willow TV has been awarded 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, StarHub will broadcast the entire tournament at either 6 pm or 10 pm streamed exclusively over India’s video streaming app Hotstar. StarHub customers on a 12 or 24-month Indian+ plan can watch all IPL matches through Hotstar at no additional cost. Customers can sign up for an Indian+ Pass at $0 for the first three months (subsequently $15 per month) and enjoy up to 24 months of Hotstar at no extra cost. Existing StarHub Mobile or Fibre Broadband customers can add on Hotstar at $0 for the first three months and $5.83 monthly thereafter. This deal is applicable to a 12-month contract with Hotstar.
Other than just on television, the IPLT20 matches in HD will also be broadcast on the internet via live streaming. IPL telecast rights 2021 is placed below.
IPL 2021 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 2021 Broadcasters||Country|
|Star Sports Network (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, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Suvarna Plus Kannada, Jalsha Movies (Bengali), Maa Movies (Telugu)||India, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka|
|GEO Super (Unfortunately banned this year)||Pakistan|
|Sky Sports Cricket / Sky Sports Mix (IPL broadcast in the UK)||UK & Ireland|
|Willow TV, Disney+ Hotstar||USA, Canada|
|Supersport||South Africa & Sub-Saharan territories|
|BeIN Sport||MENA / UAE|
|SportsMax / Flow TV||Caribbean|
|Sky Sports||New Zealand|
|EMTV||Papua New Guinea|
|BeIN Sports||Arab World|
|Hotstar IPL Live Streaming IPL 2021 link||India, USA|
So as IPL 14 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 go 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 other fans throughout IPL 2021. 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 – a carnival-like atmosphere. There will also be special areas earmarked for women and children.
IPL 14 not only brings delight to the band of cricket lovers with its enticing concept. It also brings a smile to the broadcaster’s face with an earnest promise of a goldmine. Now, it is all down to players to make IPL 2021 an event to remember.