IPL 2023 is set to begin today with the Gujarat Titans taking on Chennai Super Kings in the inaugural clash of the season. Unlike the previous seasons, there is one important change that has been made to the coverage of the Indian Premier League. The cricket tournament will no longer be live-streamed on Hotstar. In case you missed it, Viacom 18 acquired the streaming rights for IPL from BCCI, paying a whopping Rs 20,500 crore for online coverage of the tournament in India. The good news for cricket lovers is that IPL 2023 can be streamed online for free. Here’s how.
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How to stream IPL 2023 online for free?
IPL 2023 can be streamed online for free on the Jio Cinema app. You don’t need to create an account to watch IPL 2023 on Jio Cinema. The tournament will be broadcasted in 12 languages including English, Hindi, Tamil, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Telugu, and more. All matches can be streamed in 4K resolution. Jio Cinema will also provide multiple camera angles and special ‘fanzone’ commentary for all participating teams.
While the streaming rights may have gone to Viacom 18, Star Network still retains the TV broadcasting rights for IPL 2023. Star Network will continue to broadcast IPL on television for the next 5 years, paying Rs 23,575 crores for the coverage rights. TV audiences can watch IPL 2023 on the Star Sports Network.
Jio has also been rolling out its 5G network coverage across the country. To switch to Jio 5G, read our article here. As of now, you can enjoy 5G network on your current 4G data plan without paying any extra costs. Jio has also launched three new ‘Cricket’ data plans at an attractive pricing of Rs 219, Rs 399, and Rs 999. These data plans provide 3GB of mobile data per day for 14 days, 19 days, and 84 days respectively. Apart from the daily 3GB mobile data allowance, you also get an additional 2GB, 6GB, and 40GB data on these prepaid subscription plans.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I watch IPL 2023 for free online?
You can watch IPL 2023 on the Jio Cinema app for free. You don’t need to make an account to enjoy the IPL 2023 coverage.
Where can I watch IPL 2023 on TV?
You can watch IPL 2023 on the Star Sports Network on TV.
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