Since the Indian Premier League (season 14) has started on 9 April 2021, people are going crazy to see their favorite cricketers, but since the whole world is suffering from the COVID-19 Pandemic, the BCCI (The Board of Control for Cricket in India) declared to held the matches in zero crowds condition, so everyone has to watch the cricket online or on other streaming platforms.
The IPL 2021 has been held in India with zero crowds, so online streaming is the only way to watch IPL 2021. People can watch IPL through DTH services like Tata Sky, Airtel, etc., and OTT Apps like Hotstar that require Pro Subscription.
Since the Covid-19 pandemic has made a great impact on financial conditions thus everyone cannot afford that premium subscription. In this everyone is looking for ways to watch IPL 2021 for free without a Hotstar subscription. Here we have mentioned some paid and a free trick to watch IPL 2021 for free online.
Ways to Watch IPL 2021 for Free Online
There are a lot of ways to watch IPL 2021 online but here we have mentioned some easy and popular ways. Some of these methods are almost paid but we have mentioned a free way to watch IPL 2021 online.
1. Disney+ Hotstar
Hotstar is the only app that streams Star Sports and other channel’s live content, so you can watch IPL 2021 Online using Hotstar. But it requires a pro subscription which starts from Rs. 399 per year and the second plan is Rs. 1499 per year which is a premium plan with some extra benefits.
You can watch live sports including IPL cricket, football, and Formula 1 (F1 Racing) as well as blockbuster movies in various languages with Indian TV shows.
2. Reliance Jio Cricket Pack
If you are a prepaid user of Reliance Jio, you can get a free Hotstar subscription by recharging with Jio Cricket Packs launched by Reliance Jio. This new pack starts from Rs. 401 which is valid for a month and the last plan is Rs. 2599 that is valid for a year.
|Reliance Jio Cricket Plans|
|Rs. 401||90 GB Data + Unlimited Voice (FUP for Non-Jio Numbers) with SMS Service||28 Days|
|Rs. 499||84 GB Data + Unlimited Voice (FUP for Non-Jio Numbers) with SMS Service||56 Days|
|Rs. 598||112 GB Data + Unlimited Voice (FUP for Non-Jio Numbers) with SMS Service||56 Days|
|Rs. 777||131 GB Data + Unlimited Voice (FUP for Non-Jio Numbers) with SMS Service||84 Days|
|Rs. 2599||740 GB Data + Unlimited Voice (FUP for Non-Jio Numbers) with SMS Service||365 Days|
After recharging with any plan of above, you have to install the Jio TV app. You can download it from Play Store or App Store then you have to find and play the Star Sports channel, it will redirect to the Hotstar app and your channel will be played.
3. Flipkart Super coin
Another way to watch IPL 2021 online is by subscribing to Hostar Premium via Flipkart Super Coin. Whenever you order something from Flipkart, it gives you some super coins that can be used to purchase online on various websites/apps.
So if you a lot from Flipkart, you can buy a premium subscription to Disney+ Hotstar and watch the Dream 11 IPL 2021 for free.
The trick to watch IPL 2021 online for free
Here we have mentioned some easy steps to watch online IPL 2021 for free. But before that, let me know that this trick only works with Tata Sky connection users, so this trick won’t work for you.
Note: If one of your friends or relative has a Tata Sky connection, you can still follow these steps.
Watch Tata Sky without Hotstar Subscription
- Firstly, install the Tata Sky App from the Play Store or App Store.
- Then log in with your Tata Sky subscription ID and password or Registered Mobile Number (RMN).
- Now install the Hotstar app, but don’t open it.
- After all, open the Tata Sky app again and search for Star Sports Channel.
- Now tap on Play the channel and it will redirect you to the Hotstar app.
- It will ask you for Login or Skip, Just do it as your wish.
- Now it will start playing live IPL matches.
Now you will be able to watch the IPL 2021 online for free, but remember you must have to subscribe to the Star Sports Channel in order to watch Ipl 2021 for free matches.
Video Tutorial to Watch IPL 2021 for Free
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Chandramohan is a tech geek who enjoys writing about the Internet of Things, social media, and emerging technologies. He is an MCA student at GG University in Chhattisgarh with a strong foundation in computer science.