Watch IPL 2020 Online: List of Plans that Offer Free Live Cricket Streaming

The much-awaited IPL 2020 Cricket tournament is finally started in United Arab Emirates (UAE) with an inaugural match between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings. Star Sports is the official broadcaster for the IPL matches and Disney+ Hotstar is the only official streaming platform for all matches.

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IPL 2020

If you are a paid subscriber than you can watch all IPL 2020 matches either on your phone, personal computer using their official app or website. There is no other official way to watch the matches online without any subscription.

Table of Contents
1. Airtel Disney+ Hotstar Plans
2. Jio Disney+ Hotstar Plans
3. Jio Disney+ Hotstar Addon Plans
4. Watch IPL 2020 on Tata Sky App
5. Watch IPL 2020 Free on JioFiber
6. Watch IPL 2020 Free on Airtel Broadband
7. Jio new ₹222 Disney+Hotstar Plan

If you are planning to buy the subscription directly from Disney+ Hotstar, there are three plans – ₹1,499/year Premium plan, ₹299/month Premium plan or ₹399/year VIP plan. You can directly go to the Hotstar’s website or app and subscribe to any of these plans to watch IPL 2020 online. Both VIP & Premium plans include access to Live Sports including Dream11 IPL, IPL 2021, EPL, Formula 1 etc, Exclusive Hotstar Specials and Star serials before TV. The premium plan will give additional access to Disney+ Originals.

However, these plans come with only a subscription. But, Disney+ Hotstar has partnered with Jio and Airtel to provide ₹399 VIP Plan with almost same price but with additional data benefits. Check out the details below.

Airtel Disney+ Hotstar Plans

Total Data30GBUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited
Validity28 Days28 Days28 Days56 Days365 Days

Things to remember

  • There is no data cap for ₹401 plan, means you can use 30GB data without any daily FUP limit. Rest all plans come with data limits like 2GB/day or 3GB/day. Data will be reduced to 128Kbps after you complete the daily FUP limit.
  • ₹401 Pack will get activated immediately from current date along with Hotstar subscription irrespective of the validity of your existing plan.
  • ₹448, ₹599 and ₹2,698 packs will get activated after the existing pack expires. Means, if your existing pack is valid till 25th September 2020, then these packs will get activated post 25th September along with Disney+ Hotstar Subscription.
  • If you’re a new Airtel customer or recharging your number for the first time on Airtel, you can recharge with ₹499. It’s a first-time recharge pack and not applicable to existing airtel subscribers. This pack will get activated immediately from the current date along with Disney+ Hotstar subscription.

Note for Airtel Users: One of the key highlights of the Airtel Plans is the independent Disney+ Hotstar subscription. The subscription will continue even if you port out of Airtel or shift to another prepaid pack during the validity of Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription. The subscription will be linked to your mobile number, not the operator.

Jio Disney+ Hotstar Plans (Jio Cricket)

Total Data90 GB84GB112GB131GB 740GB
Jio to
Jio Calls
Jio to
Non-Jio Calls
1000 MinsNo2000 Mins3000 Mins12,000 Mins
Validity28 Days56 Days56 Days84 Days365 Days

Jio Disney+ Hotstar Addon Plans

72 GB
12 Vouchers
30 days x 4
30 days x 6
30 days x 8
Calls6000 Mins
Jio to Non-Jio
ValidityExisting Plan120 Days180 Days240 Days

Note for Jio Users: Unlike Airtel, complimentary Disney+ Hotstar subscription on Jio Cricket Plans is not independent. Users must have an active plan to use the Disney+ Hotstar subscription. Means, you’ll not be able to use Disney+Hotstar, if your Jio number doesn’t have validity.

Disney+Hotstar subscription will be activated automatically once you recharge your number with above-mentioned plans. Additionally, you will also get a link via SMS to activate the Disney+Hotstar membership. Open the link and login onto Disney+ Hotstar App with the same number on which the recharge has been done to get access to the content.

Watch IPL 2020 on Tata Sky App

If you are already a Tata Sky customer you can watch IPL 2020 by paying as low ₹8 per month. if you’ve subscribed to Star Sports on your Tata Sky DTH connection, you can watch it on your mobile phone by downloading the Tata Sky Mobile app without any additional cost. The app is available to download on Android and iOS. You can also watch it on your Laptop or computer by visiting this link.

Watch IPL 2020 free on JioFiber

Jio has recently revamped its JioFiber tariffs in India. The new plan starts at ₹399 per month and go up to ₹8,499 per month. ₹399 and ₹499 are basic plans that do not include free access to OTT apps. Except these two plans, rest all plans including ₹999, ₹1,499, ₹2,499, ₹3,999, and ₹8,499 plans provide free access to Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription. So, if you already a JioFiber subscriber with a plan ₹999 or above, you can watch IPL 2020 without any additional cost or subscription. Check more details here.

JioFiber Plans with Free Disney Hotstar Subscription
JioFiber Plans with Free Disney Hotstar Subscription

Watch IPL 2020 free on Airtel Broadband

Just like Jio, Airtel has also revamped its broadband plans in India with speeds upto 1 Gbps, Unlimited Internet without FUP, Unlimited Calls, Airtel Xstream Android 4K TV Box and also access to OTT content. Airtel Broadband plans start at ₹499 per month and go up to ₹3,999 per month. If you already have Airtel Broadband at home with a plan ₹999 or above, you can watch IPL 2020 without any additional cost or subscription. Check out the plans below.

Speed200 Mbps 300 Mbps1 Gbps 
Airtel Xstream
4K TV Box 
OTT Apps
Amazon Prime
Amazon Prime
Amazon Prime

New Jio ₹222 Plan with free Disney+Hotstar subscription

Apart from the above-mentioned Jio Cricket plans, Jio has also announced a new ₹222 plan that gives you 15GB of Data and Free Disney+Hotstar subscription for 1-year. This plan doesn’t include any validity and works on the basis of your existing plan validity.

Make a note that this plan is available for a very limited period of time for specific users. There is any official communication or press release from Jio about the criteria. Open MyJio app on your phone and try your luck. If you are eligible, the ₹222 should be visible under Jio Cricket plans with tab named ‘Exclusive Limited Period Upgrade Offer‘.

That’s a wrap. These are the ways to watch IPL 2020 free on Disney+ Hotstar. We’ll update in case of any new plans or new ways to watch the IPL 2020 for free. Stay tuned with GizArena on Facebook and Twitter for latest updates.

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