ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Live Streaming & TV Channel
Star Sports is the official broadcasting media partner for the live coverage of ICC T20 World Cup 2021 in India and its nearby regions such as Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, & Afghanistan. All Matches of ICC T20 WC 2021 can be streamed live on OTT Platforms such as Disney+ and Hotstar.
The 7th Edition of the ICC T20 World Cup was originally scheduled to be hosted in Australia but due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the tournament was canceled by the Australian Government. Now, the 2020 edition of the tournament will be hosted by Australia in 2022 as India is likely to host the ICC Twenty20 World Cup Tournament 2021.
But, due to rising cases of the Coronavirus, BCCI is likely to postpone the tournament or should shift the tournament to UAE. As there is no confirmation to that, but the possibilities of the ICC T20 World Cup being hosted by the United Arab Emirates are high. We have to wait for few months as if the situation calms down in India, then surely India will be going to host the Tournament.
A total of 16 Teams will be participating in the ICC tournament which is divided into 2 Groups with Eight teams in each. Eight Teams including Australia, Pakistan, India, England, South Africa, New Zealand, West Indies, and Afghanistan directly qualify for the Super 12 Stage while Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have not qualified for the Super 12s which means they have to compete in the Group Stage along with the six ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Qualifiers Teams which are Ireland, Oman, Netherlands, Scotland, Namibia, and Papua New Guinea.
Where to Watch ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Live Streaming
The YuppTV is the World’s Largest OTT Provider for South Asian Content which owned the official digital media rights for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021; YuppTV to live stream all ICC T20 WC matches including Semi-final and Final in Australia, Singapore, South America, South East Asia, Mena Countries, and in Continental Europe.
India’s best Sports TV channel operated by Star Network India bought the Official TV license for telecasting all International Cricket Council (ICC) Events from 2015 till 2023 which means that Star Sports will broadcast T20 WC 2021 all matches in India on Television.
The Live Telecast of ICC T20 WC 2021 will be available on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 2 HD, Star Sports 2 HD, and Star Sports 1 HD in Hindi, English, Tamil, & Telugu. Star Sports TV Channel is operated in various languages which include Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, and Marathi. Also, it offers the Live Radio Commentary of the live matches.
Ten Sports is the Sports TV Channel in Pakistan that is the subsidiary of Sony Network India which usually broadcasts major sports coverage of WWE, Moto GP, Tennis, Football Leagues, Hockey, Kabaddi, and many other sports in Pakistan also on-air all ICC mega-events.
For the seventh edition of the ICC T20 World Cup tournament, Ten Sports bagged the official broadcasting TV rights in Pakistan so that cricket lovers residing in Pakistan can easily watch the HD quality matches on Television.
The First Government Satellite Sports Channel, PTV Sports attained the Official License to on-air the Live telecast of ICC T20 World Cup 2021 in Pakistan as it’s the only TV channel that broadcast all ICC Mega-Events as well as other Sports such as Olympics, Football, Tennis, and other sports in Pakistan. If you are looking for a Free cost live coverage, you can easily enjoy the live stream of all T20 World Cup matches on your TV Screens.
The Largest TV Network in the Caribbean acquired the broadcast rights for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 in St Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & The Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago, Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Bermuda, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, and Jamaica. So, if you reside in any of these countries, stay tuned to ESPN for watching ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Live Telecast in the Caribbean.
OSN Sports Cricket purchased the official TV Rights for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 live Telecast in the Middle East and North African countries which includes Algeria, Egypt, West Bank and Gaza, Western Sahara, Yemen, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, and Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, and Oman.
The South African Sports TV Channel is one of the greatest Sports channels that provide flawless services for decades. SuperSport will provide the live broadcast coverage of ICC T20 World Cup 2021 in Sub Saharan Africa, South Africa, and its nearby regions which includes (Chad, Comoros Islands, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Senegal, Seychelles, Togo, Uganda, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mozambique, St Helena, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Eritrea, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Swaziland, Tanzania, Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Malawi, Sao Tome and Principe, Zambia, Zaire, and Zimbabwe & South Africa).
ICC Twenty20 World Cup Tournament Format and Schedule
Concerning the tournament format, it is divided into three different stages which feature First Round, Super 12, and Knockout Stage. In the First Stage, there will be Qualifiers where 6 teams will compete with each other in two different groups, Group A & B.
|Group A||Sri Lanka, Ireland, Papua New Guinea, and Oman|
|Group B||Bangladesh, Namibia, Netherlands, and Scotland|
|1st Match||18 Oct||First Round||A||Sri Lanka vs Ireland||N/A||02:00 PM LOCAL|
|2nd Match||18 Oct||First Round||A||Papua New Guinea vs Oman||N/A||07:00 PM LOCAL|
|3rd Match||19 Oct||First Round||B||Bangladesh vs Namibia||N/A||02:00 PM LOCAL|
|4th Match||19 Oct||First Round||B||The Netherlands vs Scotland||N/A||07:00 PM LOCAL|
|5th Match||20 Oct||First Round||A||Ireland vs Oman||N/A||02:00 PM LOCAL|
|6th Match||20 Oct||First Round||A||Sri Lanka vs Papua New Guinea||N/A||07:00 PM LOCAL|
|7th Match||21 Oct||First Round||B||Namibia vs Scotland||N/A||02:00 PM LOCAL|
|8th Match||21 Oct||First Round||B||Bangladesh vs the Netherlands||N/A||07:00 PM LOCAL|
|9th Match||22 Oct||First Round||A||Papua New Guinea vs Ireland||N/A||02:00 PM LOCAL|
|10th Match||22 Oct||First Round||A||Sri Lanka vs Oman||N/A||07:00 PM LOCAL|
|11th Match||23 Oct||First Round||B||Netherlands vs Namibia||N/A||02:00 PM LOCAL|
|12th Match||23 Oct||First Round||B||Bangladesh vs Scotland||N/A||07:00 PM LOCAL|
Super 12 Stage
The Second Phase of the Tournament includes the Super 12s where four qualifier teams qualifying from the First Round will be matched with the Eight Top Ranked T20 Teams who directly qualified for the Super 12 stage. These eight teams will be divided into two Groups A and B.
Group A includes Group 1 includes Pakistan, Australia, West Indies, New Zealand, and the 1st Qualifier Team from Group A of First Round along with the second qualifying team from Group B of the First Round. While Group B includes South Africa, England, Afghanistan, India, and the first Qualifier team from Group B of the first round and the second qualifier team from Group A of the First Round.
|Group A||Group B|
|South Africa||New Zealand|
|1st in Round 1 Group A||1st in Round 1 Group B|
|2nd in Round 1 Group B||2nd in Round 1 Group A|
The final phase of the ICC T20 World Cup includes the Knockout stage where the Top Four Teams at the Points table will battle for the Semi-final and final match of the ICC T20 WC 2021 to be known as the Champions. The Knockout Stage includes 4-Matches which feature 2 Semi-Final Matches, one-Third Position, and the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Final Match.
ICC T20 WC Live Streaming & Broadcasting TV Channel List, T20 World Cup 2021
|Country||Broadcasting TV Channels|
|India & Sub Continent||Star Sports 1, Star Sports 2, Star Sports 3, Star Sports HD, DD Sports, DSport, Sony Ten, Sony Ten 2, Sony Six HD, Sony Six, Hotstar, Disney+, SonyLiv (App), FanCode|
|Pakistan||PTV Sports, Ten Sports Pakistan, Geo Super, BSports Pakistan, Jazz TV, MJnuoon TV, Tapmad,|
|Australia||Fox Sports, Channel 9, YuppTV, Kayo Sports, Foxtel Sports|
|United States||Willow TV, Willow Xtra, YuppTV, Hotstar, Disney+|
|United Kingdom||Sky Sports, Sky Go App, SlingTV|
|New Zealand||Sky Sports NZ, Spark Sports, Fan Pass|
|Singapore||Star Cricket, Star Hub, Singtel|
|Hong Kong||Star Cricket, Now TV|
|Caribbean||ESPN, Flow Sports|
|Bangladesh||Gazi TV (GTV), T-Sports, Rabbitholebd, Maasranga TV, BTV|
|Sri Lanka||Channel Eye (SLRC)|
|The Middle East & North Africa||OSN Cricket HD|
|Malaysia||Astro Cricket HD|
|Mena Countries||OSN Play|
|Japan||ICC’s Facebook Page|
|China||Fox Network Group|
|Fiji||Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC TV)|
ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule
ICC has not Announced the T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule, Venue, Time, and Fixtures Yet.