IPL 2020: 5 ways fans can watch IPL 2020 for FREE

The biggest cricketing extravaganza, Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) is all set to kickoff its 13th edition and the fans can’t wait to watch the action live. While they won’t be able to go to stadiums and watch their favourite stars in action, here are a few ways by which you can watch the matches LIVE at home completely for FREE.

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The cricket buffs are eagerly waiting for exciting offers to get free subscription for Disney+Hotstar VIP to watch the Indian Premier League action from anywhere they wish to. And the good news is Airtel and Jio has got you covered.

Both the telecom giants have launched specific plans to enjoy IPL action. The only caveat is that you need to be Airtel or Jio subscriber to enjoy it.

The IPL 2020 tournament which is being played in the UAE after the delays because of the Coronavirus pandemic, will be broadcast Live on the Star Sports channels as well as live streamed on the Disney+ Hotstar platform. If you are yet to activate your Disney+ Hotstar subscription just yet, you may just want to take advantage of some of these offers to snare a free subscription or be able to stream the IPL 2020 for free.

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IPL 2020 MI vs CSK LIVE Here are the plans:

1. Disney + Hotstar
Disney + Hotstar (Premium)

Disney+ Hotstar is available with two subscription options. There is the Disney+ Hotstar VIP pack which costs Rs 399 per year while the Disney+ Hotstar Premium subscription is priced at Rs 1,499 per year.

The Disney+ Hotstar VIP pack includes Live sports including the IPL cricket streaming as well as the Premier League football and Formula 1, as well as Multiplex blockbusters, Disney+ content dubbed in Hindi, Indian TV shows and Hotstar Specials.

Disney + Hotstar (VIP Pack)

The higher-spec Disney+ Hotstar Premium subscription includes all that the Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription offers, plus Disney+ Original shows as well as American TV shows and movies. The Disney+ Hotstar service is available on the web as well as apps for a variety of platforms including Android, iOS, iPadOS, Android TV and Apple TV.

2. Airtel (Ticket to Cricket)

If you are an Airtel prepaid user, there is the Airtel prepaid recharge pack for Rs 599 that bundles 2GB data per day, has 56 days validity, offers unlimited voice calls and bundles the Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription. You also have the option of the Rs 448 plan with the 28 days validity. This pack bundles3GB data per day, with unlimited calls and the Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription. If you are looking for an even longer-term recharge option, you may want to opt for the Rs 2,698 recharge option—this has 365 days validity with 2GB data per day, unlimited calls and the Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription. All plans also include the Airtel Xstream video streaming app subscription.

3. Jio
Reliance Jio Cricket Pack

If you are a Reliance Jio prepaid user, there are multiple prepaid recharge options that you can pick and get the Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription bundled. The Jio Cricket Pack Rs 401 recharge offers 28 data validity, with unlimited voice calls and 3GB data per day. If you want a longer duration recharge with similar Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription bundles, you choices include the Rs 598 plan (56 days validity, 112GB data and unlimited calls), the Rs 777 recharge (84 days validity, 131GB data and unlimited voice calls) and the Rs 2599 pack (365 days validity, 740GB data in total and unlimited calls). There is also the Rs 499 Jio Cricket Pack recharge option that offers 56 days validity with a total of 84GB data bundled—that works out to 1.5GB data per day. But this does not bundle any voice calls.

Reliance JioFiber Unlimited Plans

The recently updated Reliance JioFiber home broadband plans also bundle subscriptions to video streaming platfoms, as part of the subscription. The new broadband plans start at Es 399 per month, but the streaming app subscription bundles start with the Rs 999 plan, also called the JioFiber Gold plan. The Jio Fiber Gold plan for Rs 999 (150Mbps speed and unlimited data), the JioFiber Diamond plan for Rs 1,499 (300Mbps speed), the JioFiber Diamond+ plan for Rs 2,499 (500Mbps speed) and the JioFiber Platinum plan for Rs 3,999 (1Gbps speed) all bundle the Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription, along with Sony Liv, Jio Cinema, Voot and Zee5 to name a few.

4. Flipkart Supercoins

If you regularly shop on Flipkart, you may not have realized but you could have been earning SuperCoins. Basically, for a specific amount of money you spend, you earn some coins—every Rs 100 spent on the platform earns you 2 SuperCoins, which you can then redeem later. Head to Flipkart.com and then to the SuperCoin Zone to know the offers. At this time, you can collect a Disney+ Hotstar VIP annual subscription for 399 SuperCoins or a Disney+ Hotstar Premium annual subscription for 1,499 SuperCoins. Depends on how much you have shopped on Flipkart so far, but of you have enough SuperCoins, this could be a good value pick.

5. Insidesport

The live streaming of the IPL 2020 MI vs CSK match will be available on Disney+ Hotstar. You can also catch the live updates, latest happenings and all the live updates on insidesport.co

Note:

Airtel: For Airtel users, the plan is for Rs 401 under the data section. Users will get 30gb for 28 days. Moreover, they will get an annual subscription of Disney+Hotstar VIP.

Jio: For Jio users, the plan is for Rs 499 under the cricket section. Users will get 84gb (1.5gb per day) for 56 days. The annual Disney+Hotstar VIP subscription will be available with it.

IPL 2020: Full Schedule JIO, Airtel

Match No Date Teams vs Teams Venue Time
match 1 19-Sep Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 07:30 PM
match 2 20-Sep Delhi Capitals vs Kings XI Punjab Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 07:30 PM
match 3 21-Sep Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 07:30 PM
match 4 22-Sep Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 07:30 PM
match 5 23-Sep Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 07:30 PM
match 6 24-Sep Kings XI Punjab vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 07:30 PM
match 7 25-Sep Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 07:30 PM
match 8 26-Sep Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 07:30 PM
match 9 27-Sep Rajasthan Royals vs Kings XI Punjab Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 07:30 PM
match 10 28-Sep Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 07:30 PM
match 11 29-Sep Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 07:30 PM
match 12 30-Sep Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 07:30 PM
match 13 01-Oct Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 07:30 PM
match 14 02-Oct Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 07:30 PM
match 15 03-Oct Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 03:30 PM
match 16 03-Oct Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 07:30 PM
match 17 04-Oct Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 03:30 PM
match 18 04-Oct Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Super Kings Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 07:30 PM
match 19 05-Oct Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 07:30 PM
match 20 06-Oct Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 07:30 PM
match 21 07-Oct Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 07:30 PM
match 22 08-Oct Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kings XI Punjab Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 07:30 PM
match 23 09-Oct Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 07:30 PM
match 24 10-Oct Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 03:30 PM
match 25 10-Oct hennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 07:30 PM
match 26 11-Oct Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 03:30 PM
match 27 11-Oct Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 07:30 PM
match 28 12-Oct Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 07:30 PM
match 29 13-Oct Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super Kings Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 07:30 PM
match 30 14-Oct Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 07:30 PM
match 31 15-Oct Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 07:30 PM
match 32 16-Oct Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 07:30 PM
match 33 17-Oct Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 03:30 PM
match 34 17-Oct Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 07:30 PM
match 35 18-Oct Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 03:30 PM
match 36 18-Oct Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 07:30 PM
match 37 19-Oct Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 07:30 PM
match 38 20-Oct Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Capitals Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 07:30 PM
match 39 21-Oct Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 07:30 PM
match 40 22-Oct Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 07:30 PM
match 41 23-Oct Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 07:30 PM
match 42 24-Oct Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 03:30 PM
match 43 24-Oct Kings XI Punjab vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 07:30 PM
match 44 25-Oct Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 03:30 PM
match 45 25-Oct Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 07:30 PM
match 46 26-Oct Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 07:30 PM
match 47 27-Oct Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 07:30 PM
match 48 28-Oct Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 07:30 PM
match 49 29-Oct Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 07:30 PM
match 50 30-Oct Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 07:30 PM
match 51 31-Oct Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 03:30 PM
match 52 31-Oct Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 07:30 PM
match 53 01-Nov Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 03:30 PM
match 54 01-Nov Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai 07:30 PM
match 55 02-Nov Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 07:30 PM
match 56 03-Nov Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 07:30 PM