Five ways to watch the IPL 2020 magic in your smartphone, PC, laptop, or TVVignesh Subbaian (Author) Published Date : Sep 20, 2020 15:13 IST
It is that time of IPL magic again in India for millions to watch their favorite cricketers battle it out in UAE. With the pandemic causing havoc in India, all doubts about the thirteenth edition of IPL cleared with its start yesterday, September 19.
And CSK won their long time rivals MI once again to the joy of Dhoni and CSK fans. The following are the best five ways to watch this IPL miracle happening every day for the next two months.
View IPL 2020 from many channels on TV
As usual, Star Sports India has got the official rights to live telecast the IPL 2020 played in UAE without any audience in the stadiums. But Star TV has added background sounds of fans roaring for their cricket Gods.
With many DTH networks, Airtel Digital TV, Sun Direct, Tata Sky, Videocon D2h, and Dish TV show, the IPL matches live from yesterday.
View IPL 2020 on the smartphones or Tablets with Disney + Hotstar
The official online streaming partner for IPL 2020 is Disney+ Hotstar. But unlike last year, viewers need not wait for five minutes to stream the live telecast. With two plans, it is easy to download the app in the smartphones to stream it live.
The first plan is the best and economical at Rs. 399 for the whole year. Even after the two months of IPL bonanza, enjoy local movies, serials, and others for the remaining ten months.
The second plan is Premium, which costs Rs. Two hundred ninety-nine per month, and for two months, it will take the total cost to Rs. 598. But the benefit of the Premium is, it offers the best of American movies, original series, and others.
View IPL 2020 from Android TV or Chromecast
If not having a DTH connection but having an Android TV or a Google Chromecast, it is again easy to watch IPL 2020. Tap on the casting icon on top of the smartphone or tablet and select the Android TV or Chromecast to watch IPL 2020 live.
But all should be connected to the same Wi-Fi network. In case of having Android TV or AOSP or Android-based TV, it is also easy to install the Disney+ Hotstar app on it to stream the IPL 2020 matches live.
View IPL 2020 from non-Android smart TVs
If you have smart TVs of major brands, it is again easy to stream the IPL 2020 live as Disney+ Hotstar apps are installable on these smart TVs. In the case of older smart TVs where it is not possible to download the app, it is still easy to see IPL 2020.
Mirror the smartphone or tablet screen on these TVs by using Miracast and look for the screen mirroring option on the TV to watch IPL 2020 live.
View IPL 2020 on laptop or PC, continuing your work from home
For the next two months also many will be working from home only. And to make it easy for them to have fun with work is possible. They can enjoy the streaming IPL 2020 matches on the TV while working on their laptop or desktop.
Connect your laptop or desktop to the TV using an HDMI cable and do the work from home on the PC or desktop while watching the match live on the TV.