How to Watch IPL Free

Star India Network has exclusive rights to live broadcast and stream Indian Premium League till 2022. This media right is not only for TV channels but also for the IPL live streaming in mobiles through the Disney+ Hotstar app. For getting access to this app, you need to take any of its two subscription plans, VIP or Premium. However, if you wonder how to watch IPL 2021 free, you are on the right page. Yes, you heard it right; there are some ways that will allow you to watch T20 matches for free without taking the Hotstar subscription directly. Go through this blog to know the apps you can use for watching the series.

Top Apps to Watch IPL 2021 Live For Free

1. Disney+ Hotstar

It has complete rights for digital live streaming of Vivo IPL 2021, which will commence from 9th April 2021. Both Premium and VIP subscribers would watch IPL matches on their mobile screen, smart TV and PC. To your surprise, you can stream IPL matches live for free online even without taking the subscription of Hotstar+Disney. However, Airtel and Jio subscribers can reap the benefits of the same. All you would have to do is recharge your pre-paid number with the ideal recharge plan.

How to activate Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription after Recharge?

  • Once you have recharged your number with the ideal recharge plan, you can download the Disney+ Hotstar app or visit its official website.
  • Complete the log-in process and enter your Airtel/Jio number on which you have made the recharge.
  • One can log-in from different devices, including laptops, smartphones and Smart TV  or tablets, to watch IPL 2021 free online but check whether your subscription allows for one or three devices.

2. Airtel Xstream App

In order to watch Vivo IPL 2021 LIVE Streaming, Airtel users can download Airtel Xstream App. Airtel has recently partnered with Disney+ Hotstar, allowing you to watch IPL live streaming without any hassle.

How to watch IPL 2021 live free on Airtel Xstream App?

  • If you are an Android user, visit the Google Play store and download the Airtel Xstream App.
  • Log-in to the account.
  • Click on the Star Sports channel for IPL matches.
  • Once you click on the same channel, you would be routed to the Disney+ Hotstar VIP app, where you would be able to watch IPL Live 2021 Matches on your Mobile screen, PC or smartphone

3. Jio TV

Another platform to enjoy the exiting IPL 2021 is on Jio TV app. You can enjoy live IPL with a free app right here. If you are among Jio subscribers then you get this app for free. 

How to watch IPL live 2021 free on Jio App?

  • Download Jio App for Live IPL Cricket match.
  • Log-in or create your account.
  • Go to Live TV channel for sports.
  • You will reach the Hotstar app.
  • Enjoy the IPL matches live for free online.

4. Tata Sky App

Another place to watch Vivo IPL 2021 Live streaming on the DTH apps like TataSky App. This is for 22 million Tata Sky subscribers who enjoy the DTH services. However, if you also download the app, you can enjoy live IPL 2021 matches on your mobile screen. If you are also looking watch the matches in Tata Sky, you can go through IPL Channel List 2021 to know the channel number.

How to watch Live IPL 2021 free on mobile via Tata Sky App?

  • Download the Tata Sky App
  • Log-in using your credentials
  • Go to the Star Sports channels.
  • Watch the live streaming of the IPL 2021 on your phone.

5. Yupp TV App

Yupp TV is one of the best OTT platforms available in South Asian countries. When you are outside India and cannot access Hotstar India, then watch Indian Premier League 2021 matches on your mobile through this app. It will do the live IPL streaming for all 60 matches, and no matter wherever you go; you can carry T20 thrill in your pocket. The first-month subscription is free if you are new to Yupp TV.

How to Watch IPL 2021 Live Free Online On Yupp TV?

  • Download the app on your smartphone.
  •  Create your account or log-in.
  • Go to the live matches and enjoy T20 every day.

IPL Live Streaming Free using Flipkart SuperCoins

Flipkart is a well-known online marketplace, and when you shop, you get SuperCoins. You can use these coins for watching IPL live stream for free in the Flipkart app. If you are wondering how it works, here is the anser for you! You need to have ₹399 SuperCoins for Hotstar VIP subscription, while you need to spend ₹ 1499 SuperCoins for getting a premium subscription. If you are not aware of the differences between these plans, read Hotstar Vip vs Premium before paying for the plan.


Vivo IPL 2021 is the 14th season of the most awaited T20 cricket series. It is the merger of glamour, entertainment and sports, and that’s what hooks the attention of cricket lovers. This cricket festive season is thrilling and brings the team fans together to cheer them up. When there are restrictions on live stadium spectators, you can watch IPL 2021 Live streaming conveniently over various platforms. Here we have listed the apps which you can watch for free or by getting a free subscription. We hope this blog was informational for you. So, get all prepped up for the series of exciting IPL 2021 and never miss a match of your favourite team. Happy Streaming!

Check also: IPL Winners List

Watch IPL Live Free FAQ’s:

1. Where can I watch IPL 2021 match for free?

You can watch IPL 2021 for free through various methods. Firstly get Airtel and Jio recharge plans that offer free Hotstar subscription; secondly, go for DTH apps you have subscribed for free live streaming; thirdly, you can use apps like YuppTV for watching live IPL matches internationally.

2. How can I watch IPL without Hotstar?

Yes, you can use the DTH apps like TataSky app, Dish TV app or international app such as Yupp TV to watch Live IPL without subscribing to Hotstar.

3. How to watch IPL live with HD quality?

You can watch Star Sports HD in Hotstar for a good quality match experience. Alternatively, remember to change the resolution setting in the apps you are using for HD quality.

4. How can I see IPL 2021 live on a mobile phone?

Using apps like Hotstar, Airtel TV, Jio TV, Yupp TV, Tata Sky, and more, you can watch live Twenty20 IPLL matches.

5. How to watch IPL on Hotstar?

It would be best to take the subscription of Disney+ Hotstar VIP or Premium to access IPL matches 2021.

6. Is IPL live streaming app free for Jio users?

With selected Jio recharge plans, you can get a free Hotstar subscription and enjoy IPL for free.

7. Can we watch IPL on Amazon Prime?

No, you cannot watch IPL on Amazon Prime.

8. Which is the best IPL live streaming app?

Undoubtedly, Disney+ Hotstar is the best app to watch IPL live on your mobile.

9. Which IPL Live Streaming devices are compatible with Hotstar India?

You can watch the match on your smartphones, PC or SmartTV.

Shradha Shalini Lakra

Shradha Shalini Lakra

Shradha is Gurgaon based author who has an eye for the need of the readers. Her wide range of writing experience has polished her skills to produce well designed content. Her maturity and understanding of the subject is reflected in her writing. She is enthusiastic about baking, reading and gardening.

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Shradha Shalini Lakra

Shradha is Gurgaon based author who has an eye for the need of the readers. Her wide range of writing experience has polished her skills to produce well designed content. Her maturity and understanding of the subject is reflected in her writing. She is enthusiastic about baking, reading and gardening.

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