If you are looking for legal ways to watch TATA IPL 2022 that’s scheduled to start on March 26, 2022, then you have opened the right webpage. Simply continue reading!

Not everyone has a Hotstar subscription, so a smart TV user may wonder, how to watch IPL matches on Hotstar for free? or how to watch IPL 2022 Online?

Some people are also looking to score Disney Plus Hotstar Premium free membership to watch 2022 IPL Online.

Star Sports and Hotstar have the exclusive rights to broadcast IPL across different platforms.

To watch IPL matches online for free, you can try these ways and watch the IPL tournament with ease.

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Method 1: Free Disney Plus Hotstar on Airtel, Vodafone/Vi, and JIO: How to Watch Hotstar for Free

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Jio, Vi, and Airtel bundle many goodies with their plans to make them a good deal. As the IPL fever is catching on, the SIM card brands have started to sweeten the pot with Free Hotstar VIP membership.

You can now enjoy the free Hotstar membership on the Airtel plan of Rs. 499, which is valid for 28 days but offers one-year Disney+ Hotstar membership, on top of the 2 GB data/day and unlimited calls, SMS.


Plans Data / per day Validity Free Hotstar VIP
Rs. 499 2GB 28 days 1 year
Rs. 599 3GB 28 days 1 year
Rs. 838 2GB 56 days 1 year
Rs. 2999 2GB 365 days 1 year


To Watch Free Hotstar on Jio mobile SIM, you can recharge with the following plans to get a free Hotstar Disney+ VIP subscription.


Plans Data / per day Validity Free Hotstar VIP
Rs. 499 2GB 28 days 1 year
Rs. 601 2GB + 6GB 28 days 1 year
Rs. 799 2GB 56 days 1 year
Rs. 4199 3GB 365 days 1 year

Do note that with the first three plans you get Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription while with the last Rs. 4199 plan you get 1 year Disney Plus Hotstar Premium subscription.

Finally, VI users can recharge with any one of these plans. They also offer weekend data rollover option. All your weekday’s unused data can be used on the weekends to watch IPL online.

VI Plans

Plans Data / per day Validity Free Hotstar VIP
Rs. 499 2GB 28 days 1 year
Rs. 601 3GB 28 days 1 year
Rs. 901 (Talktime) 3GB 70 days 1 year
Rs. 3099 2GB 365 days 1 year
Rs. 1066 2GB 84 days 1 year

Method 2: Watch Start Sports online on PC, Smartphones using the DTH plan

You may not have a DTH installed at your place, but it can still be used to watch it online. Major DTH operators in India such as Tata Sky, DishTV offer LIVE TV for smart devices.

Watch Star Sports for Free online using the anywhere apps offered by both.

Things you need:
1. Stable Internet connection with a speed of at least 2-4 Mbps.

2. Smart devices (Android or iOS), such as phones, tablets, or TVs.

3. Access to your friend, family, or colleague’s DTH user ID

Install the anywhere apps of the DTH provider and enter the OTP as received on their phone.

You will be logged into the app, and now you can watch IPL for Free online.

Method 3: Jio Fiber Plans with Hotstar

Jio Fiber broadband users can avail themselves of the benefits of OTTS on their Rs. 999 and above plans. Along with free Hotstar Premium, you get OTT services like Amazon Prime, Alt Balaji, Zee5, Jio Cinema, and many more services that are being added frequently.

Jio packs with Free HotstarYou can upgrade your fiber plan through the Jio App. After changing the plan, you can watch IPL for free using Hotstar on PC, TV, Smartphones.

Method 4: DTH Apps

Tata Sky and DishTV subscribers can watch IPL online from anywhere using their apps, available for Android and iOS. You need to be subscribed to Star Sports 1 and other channels broadcasting IPL in order to watch it on the apps.

1. Install the official app from Play store(Android) or App store(Apple devices)

2. Log into the app using the credentials. In most cases, it is the mobile number with OTP based.

3. Select the channel Star Sports and start watching IPL online.

Method 5: YuppTV and WillowTV

The cricket loving audience of the USA, North America, and Canada can stream IPL online through YuppTV and WillowTV. 

They are the official IPL broadcasters for the west, offering cable-based experience along with online streaming. 

You can get the YuppTV app for a dozen of platforms. Just like that, Willow TV also offers a TV everywhere option.

Where to watch IPL on TV?

You can watch IPL on TV worldwide on different TV channels where there is a demand for the mega cricketing event.

Watch Tata IPL 2022 on these channels from various parts of the world. If they are not available in your region, ask the cable provider to include them in the pack for watching T20 matches.

  1. India, Bhutan, Nepal: Star Sports Network (Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 2, Star Sports 3, Star Sports HD2, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 4, Star Sports HD1), DD Sports
  2. United Kingdom: Sky Sports Network
  3. United States: Willow TV
  4. Australia: Fox Sports
  5. MENA Countries: BeIN Sports
  6. South Africa: SuperSport
  7. New Zealand: Sky Sport NZ
  8. Caribbean: Flow Sports (Flow Sports 2)
  9. Canada: Willow TV, Hotstar Canada
  10. Bangladesh: Channel 9, Gazi TV (GTV)
  11. Afghanistan: Radio Television Afghanistan (RTA)
  12. Sri Lanka: SLRC (Channel Eye)
  13. Malaysia: Measat
  14. Singapore: Starhub, Eleven Sports
  15. Papua New Guinea: EM TV


  • Can I watch IPL on Hotstar for free?

    Disney+ Hotstar offers 10 min of free IPL stream before you get a prompt to subscribe or login into a premium account. You will need a legit Hotstar account to stream IPL online.

    The premium plan allows 4 screens at once, so you can split the cost and share the account with friends, family, and colleagues.

  • What’s the best way to watch IPL for free?

    The best way for the Indian audience to watch IPL for free is by subscribing to a cricket pack of their SIM carrier. If you are on BSNL or MTNL, then check that you might not get access to Disney+ Hotstar Mobile like the other private cellular companies are offering.

  • How to watch Hotstar on TV?

    Hotstar users can stream IPL on TV using the official apps provided by the service. The app is available for Android, iOS, Amazon Firestick, and several other leading Smart TVs.


So these were some of the best methods for watching TATA IPL Online for free using the Hotstar App on your smartphone and PC.