In addition to free and live access to the matches, the company revealed that it will also allow its subscribers to play along “Jio Cricket Play Along” game on MyJio app. This game gives users a chance to win prizes while providing all the essential information regarding the World Cup including match schedules, scores, results, and more. This game is available for both Jio, as well as Non-Jio users.
Beyond this, Reliance Jio also highlighted that users can use its Cricket pack worth ₹ 251 to watch the Cricket World Cup 2019 matches. This “Cricket Season Data Pack” is separate from the regular plans to cricket lovers who may need more data. To access the matches live and for free, users simply need to open their Hotstar app while using mobile data on Reliance Jio connection. In case they don’t have Hotstar app and open JioTV app to watch the matches, they will be redirected to Hotstar to watch the match.
The company has further clarified that the free part of the access to the match only refers to the subscription to access the match live. The mobile data used to access these matches will be calculated according to the data plan that the user has subscribed to. On this note, the Jio Cricket Season special data pack provides users with 102GB data at high speed for 51 days which translated to 2GB data per day.