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As the second wave of COVID-19 wreaked havoc in India in April-May, the water-tight IPL bio-bubble was also breached, forcing the suspension of the tournament after 29 games. Last week, doubts over the smooth conduct of the tournament resurfaced with the outbreak of COVID-19 in the Indian team’s camp in England but fortunately for the organizers, the issue did not escalate and the available Indian and English players arrived here safely.
There are 31 games to be played in UAE conditions instead of the usual 60 and that could mean good pitches for the majority of the tournament. With the conditions different from India and pitches expected to be slower, all teams have emphasized starting from scratch.
These are 5 different ways to watch IPL 2021 for free.
1. How to watch IPL on Disney + Hotstar?
Disney+ Hotstar have two subscription options. First is Disney+ Hotstar VIP pack which costs per year while the Disney+ Hotstar Premium subscription is priced at Rs 1,499 per year.
Disney + Hotstar (VIP Pack)
The Disney+ Hotstar VIP pack includes Live sports including the IPL 2021 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 (Premium)
Disney+ Hotstar Premium subscription has 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, iPad, Android TV, and Apple TV.
2. How to watch IPL on Airtel? (Ticket to Cricket)
If you are fond of cricket and especially watching the Indian Premier League or IPL, then you will be happy to know that you can enjoy watching all the IPL live matches. Always stay updated with IPL live score, and use the Hotstar IPL match recording to catch up with the cricket score and highlights while being on the move. The Hotstar IPL Live can also be enjoyed at your Smart TV and sharing the excitement of IPL 2021 matches with your gang. Enjoy the IPL fever to the fullest with the Disney+ Hotstar Airtel packs and keep an eye out on the upcoming matches by searching today’s IPL match on the Hotstar app.
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3. How to watch IPL on Jio?
Reliance Jio Cricket Pack
The Jio Cricket Pack Rs 401 recharge offers 28 data validity, with unlimited voice calls and 3GB of data per day. If you want a longer duration recharge with similar Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription bundles, your 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.
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4. How to watch IPL on Vodafone (VI) for free?
Vi Recharge Plans to Watch IPL 2021 for Free. Vi has announced a partnership with Disney+ Hotstar to launch these new recharge packs with one year of free VIP membership.
For Vi Prepaid users, Vi is launching 3 new unlimited recharge plans + 1 data-only plan that will offer the 1-year Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription as a bundled benefit. All new and existing customers will be able to avail of the offer with these recharges, starting March 10, 2021. The companys Rs 499, Rs 699 and RedX plans will now give a 1-year Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription along with all the other benefits.
5. How to watch IPL with Flipkart Supercoins for free?
Flipkart users earn SuperCoins for every shopping they do greater than 100rs. Basically, for a specific amount of money you spend, you earn some coins, every Rs 100 you spend on Flipkart earns you 2 SuperCoins, which you can redeem or use them buy later. 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 earned super coins on Flipkart so far.
Steps To watch IPL using Flipkart Supercoins
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