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    How to Watch IPL 2021 Free With Vi, Airtel, Jio Plans – Here’s How

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    The remaining IPL 2021 matches are scheduled to start off from September 19, 2021, in the United Arab Emirates. There are Vi, Jio and Airtel recharge plans that offer Disney+Hotstar subscription alongside additional benefits for you to watch the upcoming mega cricket event.

    By Sagnik Dasgupta | 
    Updated: 19th Sep 2021 20:55 IST

    Table Of Contents

    • 1
      Disney+ Hotstar: Types of Plans to Watch IPL 2021
    • 2
      Vi Recharge Plans to Watch IPL 2021 for Free
    • 3
      Airtel Recharge Plans to Watch IPL 2021 for Free
    • 4
      Jio Recharge Plans to Watch IPL 2021 for Free
    • 5
      Disney+ Hotstar Mobile: Steps To Activate Post Recharge
    • 6
      IPL 2021 Schedule

    Highlights of the Story

    • IPL 2021 resumption matches are all set to begin from September 19, 2021.
    • The mega cricket event can be watched right from your mobile phones via Disney+Hotstar subscription.
    • Vi, Airtel and Jio is offering recharge plans that come with Disney+Hotstar subscription.

    The IPL 2021 resumption matches have been scheduled to kick off from September 19, 2021. When it comes to the location, the matches will be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Now, as the IPL 2021 schedule and stadium information are out of the way, let us talk a bit about the matches. The resumption matches will start off with Mumbai Indian taking on Chennai Superkings in an opening match. On the very next day, we will be witnessing Kolkata Knight Riders go against Royal Challengers Bangalore. For the complete schedule, visit the official IPLT20 website.

    Now, you must be wondering how to watch IPL 2021 for free. The answer to that is there are no legitimate ways to do that. However, a great workaround is to go for certain Vi, Airtel and Jio recharge plans. These plans offer data and voice call benefits alongside subscriptions to Disney+ Hotstar. Now, the subscription will allow you to watch IPL 2021 free without subscription at no extra cost. It is all included in your chosen prepaid recharge plan.

    Also read: Important USSD Codes List in 2021 For Vi, Airtel, and Jio

    Besides, an important thing to note here is that with all these plans you will be getting the Disney+ Hotstar Mobile subscription worth Rs. 499 for free. This particular plan has a validity of a year and even if your recharge plan expires, your Disney+ Hotstar Mobile subscription will last for a year.

    Further, before proceeding to the plans, let us take a quick look at a couple of important things. For starters, there are three kinds of Disney+ Hotstar plans. Understanding these plans is important to make the right choice and know what each of these plans offer.

    Disney+ Hotstar: Types of Plans to Watch IPL 2021

    Disney+ Hotstar plans are broadly divided into three main categories. These are:

    1. Disney+ Hotstar Mobile: This particular subscription is a mobile only plan. In addition, it offers content streaming in HD quality to its users. The plan comes with a price tag of Rs. 499 per year and is limited to one device at one time.
    2. Disney+ Hotstar Super: This is a new plan which has recently replaced the Disney+ Hotstar VIP plans. They offer HD content streaming as well but, offer two screens at one time. Moreover, it is not a mobile only plan and extends to tablets, laptops and Smart TVs. The plan comes with a price tag of Rs. 899 for a year.
    3. Disney+ Hotstar premium: This is the most premium subscription plan and offers users with 4K content streaming support. In addition, users can stream from four screen simultaneously. The plan comes with a price tag of Rs. 1,499 for a year.

    Now, let us take a quick look at the Airtel, Vi and Jio prepaid recharge plans that offer Disney+ Hotstar subscription to watch IPL 2021 for free.

    Vi Recharge Plans to Watch IPL 2021 for Free

    PLANBENEFITSVALIDITY
    Rs. 5011 Year Disney+ Hotstar Mobile, 3GB/Day Data, Additional 16GB Data, Truly Unlimited Voice Calls, 100 SMS/Day, Binge All Night (12AM-6AM), Weekend Data Rollover, Vi Movies & TV VIP access.28 Days
    Rs. 6011 Year Disney+ Hotstar Mobile, 75GB Total Data, Vi Movies & TV access.56 Days
    Rs. 7011 Year Disney+ Hotstar Mobile, 3GB/Day Data, Additional 32GB Data, Truly Unlimited Voice Calls, 100 SMS/Day, Binge All Night (12AM-6AM), Weekend Data Rollover, Vi Movies & TV VIP access. 56 Days
    Rs. 9011 Year Disney+ Hotstar Mobile, 3GB/Day Data, Additional 48GB Data, Truly Unlimited Voice Calls, 100 SMS/Day, Binge All Night (12AM-6AM), Weekend Data Rollover, Vi Movies & TV VIP access. 84 Days
    Rs. 2,595 1 Year Disney+ Hotstar Mobile, 1.5GB/Day Data, Additional 16GB Data, Truly Unlimited Voice Calls, 100 SMS/Day, Binge All Night (12AM-6AM), Weekend Data Rollover, Vi Movies & TV VIP access. 365 Days

    Also read: How to Check Vi (Vodafone Idea) Balance, Data Usage, Validity Using USSD Codes

    Airtel Recharge Plans to Watch IPL 2021 for Free

    The Airtel prepaid recharge plans to watch IPL 2021 at no extra cost are:

    PLANBENEFITSVALIDITY
    Rs. 4991 Year Disney+ Hotstar Mobile, Amazon Prime Mobile Edition Free Trial, 3GB Data/Day, Truly Unlimited Voice Calls, 100 SMS/Day, Apollo 24|7 Circle for 3 Months, Free Online Courses for 1 Year with Shaw Academy, Wynk Music Free, Rs. 100 cashback on FASTag and Free Hellotunes.28 Days
    Rs. 6991 Year Disney+ Hotstar Mobile, Amazon Prime Mobile Edition Free Trial, 2GB Data/Day, Truly Unlimited Voice Calls, 100 SMS/Day, Apollo 24|7 Circle for 3 Months, Free Online Courses for 1 Year with Shaw Academy, Wynk Music Free, Rs. 100 cashback on FASTag and Free Hellotunes. 56 Days
    Rs. 1 Year Disney+ Hotstar Mobile, Amazon Prime Mobile Edition Free Trial, 2GB Data/Day, Truly Unlimited Voice Calls, 100 SMS/Day, Apollo 24|7 Circle for 3 Months, Free Online Courses for 1 Year with Shaw Academy, Wynk Music Free, Rs. 100 cashback on FASTag and Free Hellotunes. 365 Days

    Jio Recharge Plans to Watch IPL 2021 for Free

    The Jio prepaid recharge plans to watch IPL 2021 at no extra cost are as follows:

    PLANBENEFITSVALIDITY
    Rs. 4991 Year Disney+ Hotstar Mobile Subscription, 3GB Data/ Day, Additional 6GB Data, Unlimited Voice Calls, 100 SMS/Day, Access to JioTV, JioCinema, JioNews, JioSecurity and JioCloud.28 Days
    Rs. 6661 Year Disney+ Hotstar Mobile Subscription, 2GB Data/ Day, Unlimited Voice Calls, 100 SMS/Day, Access to JioTV, JioCinema, JioNews, JioSecurity and JioCloud. 56 Days
    Rs. 8881 Year Disney+ Hotstar Mobile Subscription, 2GB Data/ Day, Additional 5GB Data, Unlimited Voice Calls, 100 SMS/Day, Access to JioTV, JioCinema, JioNews, JioSecurity and JioCloud. 84 Days
    Rs. 2,5991 Year Disney+ Hotstar Mobile Subscription, 2GB Data/ Day, Additional 10GB Data, Unlimited Voice Calls, 100 SMS/Day, Access to JioTV, JioCinema, JioNews, JioSecurity and JioCloud. 365 Days

    Disney+ Hotstar Mobile: Steps To Activate Post Recharge

    Disney Plus Hotstar Sports

    After recharging your Vi, Airtel or Jio SIM with any of the above mentioned plans, you need to activate your Disney+ Hotstar subscription to enjoy the upcoming IPL 2021 resumption matches. To do so, follow these simple steps:

    Step 1: Head over to the Google Play Store or App Store for Android or iOS devices, respectively.

    Step 2: Search for Disney+ Hotstar and tap on Download.

    Step 3: After the successful download and installation of the app, open it.

    Also read: 4 Tricks To Reset And Bypass Jio Daily Data Limit

    Step 4: Log in using your mobile number on the Disney+ Hotstar website or app.

    Step 5: As an alternative, you can also visit Airtel Thanks, My Jio, and Vi App to activate your subscription.

    Step 6: Finally, buckle your seatbelts and enjoy the upcoming IPL 2021 matches right from your mobile phone!

    IPL 2021 Schedule

    MATCHDATETIME
    Match 30: CHENNAI SUPER KINGS
    MUMBAI INDIANS
    September 19, 202119:30 IST (14:00 GMT), 18:00 LOCAL
    Match 31: KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS
    ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE
    September 20, 202119:30 IST (14:00 GMT), 18:00 LOCAL
    Match 32: PUNJAB KINGS VS
    RAJASTHAN ROYALS
    September 21, 202119:30 IST (14:00 GMT), 18:00 LOCAL
    Match 33: DELHI CAPITALS VS
    SUNRISERS HYDERABAD
    September 22, 2021 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT), 18:00 LOCAL
    Match 34: MUMBAI INDIANS VS
    KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS
    September 23, 2021 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT), 18:00 LOCAL
    Match 35: ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE VS
    CHENNAI SUPER KINGS
    September 24, 2021 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT), 18:00 LOCAL
    Match 36: DELHI CAPITALS VS
    RAJASTHAN ROYALS
    Match 37: SUNRISERS HYDERABAD VS
    PUNJAB KINGS
    September 25, 2021 15:30 IST (10:00 GMT), 14:00 LOCAL
    19:30 IST (14:00 GMT), 18:00 LOCAL
    Match 38: CHENNAI SUPER KINGS VS
    KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS
    Match 39: ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE VS
    MUMBAI INDIANS
    September 26, 2021 15:30 IST (10:00 GMT), 14:00 LOCAL
    19:30 IST (14:00 GMT), 18:00 LOCAL
    Match 40: SUNRISERS HYDERABAD VS
    RAJASTHAN ROYALS
    September 27, 2021 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT), 18:00 LOCAL
    Match 41: KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS VS
    DELHI CAPITALS
    Match 42: MUMBAI INDIANS VS
    PUNJAB KINGS
    September 28, 2021 15:30 IST (10:00 GMT), 14:00 LOCAL
    19:30 IST (14:00 GMT), 18:00 LOCAL
    Match 43: RAJASTHAN ROYALS VS
    ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE
    September 29, 2021 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT), 18:00 LOCAL
    Match 44: SUNRISERS HYDERABAD VS
    CHENNAI SUPER KINGS
    September 30, 2021 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT), 18:00 LOCAL
    Match 45: KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS VS
    PUNJAB KINGS
    October 1, 202119:30 IST (14:00 GMT), 18:00 LOCAL
    Match 46: MUMBAI INDIANS VS
    DELHI CAPITALS
    Match 47: RAJASTHAN ROYALS VS
    CHENNAI SUPER KINGS
    October 2, 2021 15:30 IST (10:00 GMT), 14:00 LOCAL
    19:30 IST (14:00 GMT), 18:00 LOCAL
    Match 48: ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE VS
    PUNJAB KINGS
    Match 49: KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS VS
    SUNRISERS HYDERABAD
    October 3, 2021 15:30 IST (10:00 GMT), 14:00 LOCAL
    Match 50: DELHI CAPITALS VS
    CHENNAI SUPER KINGS
    October 4, 2021 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT), 18:00 LOCAL
    Match 51: RAJASTHAN ROYALS VS
    MUMBAI INDIANS
    October 5, 2021 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT), 18:00 LOCAL
    Match 52: ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE VS
    SUNRISERS HYDERABAD
    October 6, 2021 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT), 18:00 LOCAL
    Match 53: CHENNAI SUPER KINGS VS
    PUNJAB KINGS
    Match 54: KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS VS
    RAJASTHAN ROYALS
    October 7, 202115:30 IST (10:00 GMT), 14:00 LOCAL
    19:30 IST (14:00 GMT), 18:00 LOCAL
    Match 55: SUNRISERS HYDERABAD VS
    MUMBAI INDIANS
    Match 56: ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE VS
    DELHI CAPITALS
    October 8, 2021 15:30 IST (10:00 GMT), 14:00 LOCAL
    19:30 IST (14:00 GMT), 18:00 LOCAL
    QUALIFIER ONE October 10, 2021 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT), 18:00 LOCAL
    ELIMINATOR October 11, 2021 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT), 18:00 LOCAL
    QUALIFIER TWO October 13, 2021 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT), 18:00 LOCAL
    FINAL October 15, 2021 19:30 IST (14:00 GMT), 18:00 LOCAL

    Also read: Best Jio Prepaid Recharge Plans Under Rs. 300

    We hope these recharge plans allow you to watch IPL 2021 seamlessly in your devices right from the very comfort of your homes.



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