IPL Apps: Best Apps to Watch TATA IPL 2022 Livestream in India & Around the World

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Indian Premier League is the world’s biggest T20 cricket tournament. It is conducted by BCCI (The Board of Control for Cricket in India). According to a report published in February 2022, the brand value of IPL is around 4.7 billion U.S. dollars. The first season of IPL was played in 2008. A new season of IPL happens every year, usually from March to May. The 15th season of the world’s greatest T20 tournament is started on 26th March and will continue till 29th May.

The IPL 2022 will be very exciting as, after 2011, 10 teams are participating in it for the first time. Star Sports Network has paid around 16,000+ crore for live streaming rights of 5 seasons of IPL. Besides, live telecasting the matches on their T.V. channels, they also have the official rights to stream TATA IPL 2022. As you might know, Star India has its OTT platform Disney Plus Hotstar. One can stream IPL matches on it.

5 Best Apps to Watch IPL 2022

In some regions where Disney Plus Hotstar is unavailable or not working, other streaming apps such as YuppTV, Kayo, sky sports, and Willow TV can stream TATA IPL 2022. So, If you want to know the best apps to watch IPL 2022, check out these five apps by which you can watch IPL anywhere in the world.

1. Disney Plus Hotstar

Disney Plus Hotstar is one of the most popular streaming apps in India. It has a vast catalogue of content in various niches like Sports, Movies, T.V. shows. As you know, IPL is streaming on the Star Sports Network, and the company owns Hotstar. You can stream IPL 2022 on the Hotstar app. You will have to take the subscription to Disney Plus Hotstar. There are two ways to take a subscription to Disney plus Hotstar.

By Mobile Recharge plan

Approximately all telecom providers like Jio, Airtel, Vi in India offer recharge plans that provide Disney Plus Hotstar subscriptions. The plans are a little costlier than a regular recharge plan. For example, in Jio, for a 2 G.B./day plan with 365 days validity, you have to pay 2879, and the same 2 G.B./day plan with a Hotstar subscription will cost you Rs. 3119. Below are the various recharge plans offered by Indian Telecom providers, including the Hotstar subscription.


Jio is India’s largest telecom provider. It has seven plans starting with Rs. 499. All these plans have a Disney Plus Hotstar subscription. Below are all those seven plans.

  1. Rs. 499 – 2GB/day with 28 days validity
  2. Rs. 2999 – 2.5GB/day with 365 days validity
  3. Rs. 3119 – 2GB/day with 365 days validity +10GB data
  4. Rs. 1066 – 2GB/day with 84 days validity +5GB data
  5. Rs. 799 – 2GB/day with 56 days validity
  6. Rs. 4199 – 3GB/day with 365 days validity
  7. Rs. 601 – 3GB/day with 28 days validity

India’s second-largest telecom provider, Airtel, has six plans that combine Hotstar subscriptions. Check out all these six plans.

  1. Rs. 499 – 2Gb/day with 28 days validity
  2. Rs. 599 – 3GB /day with 28 days validity
  3. Rs. 838 – 2GB /day with 56 days validity with prime video subscription
  4. Rs. 839 – 2GB /day with 84 days validity
  5. Rs. 2999 – 2GB /day with 365 days validity
  6. Rs. 3356 – 2Gb/day with 365 days validity

Vi is currently offering five plans with Disney Plus Hotstar subscription. Below are those five plans.

  1. Rs. 601 – 3GB /day with 28 days validity +16GB Extra Data
  2. Rs. 499 – 2GB /day with 28 days validity
  3. Rs. 901 – 3GB /day with 70 days validity +48GB Extra Data
  4. Rs. 1066 – 2GB /day with 84 days validity
  5. Rs. 3099 – 2GB /day with 365 days validity

Above are the plans offered by different telecom providers that also come with a Disney Plus Hotstar subscription in India. You will have a mobile connection to one of these providers. Pick the plan that suits your budget, and you will also get a Hotstar subscription.

Use Disney Plus Hotstar Subscription Directly

If you want to take the subscription directly from the Disney Plus Hotstar app, The streaming platform offers three different subscription plans: Mobile, Super, and Premium. If you’re going to watch the TATA IPL 2022 on a mobile phone, you can subscribe to the Mobile plan, which costs Rs. 499. You can access all the content, including Sports, Movies, T.V. shows. The plan’s limitation is that the quality of videos will be limited to 720p, and the audio will be of stereo quality.

Lastly, you can log in to your account on only one mobile. If you try to log in elsewhere, the account will be logged out on your first mobile. The Super plan costs Rs 899 per year. You can watch all the content in 1080p quality with Dolby 5.1 sound quality. Additionally, you will also access the content to watch on T.V. and Computer. The Premium plan, which costs Rs. 1499 per year will give 4K (2160p) video quality with Dolby 5.1 sound quality. You can enjoy Ad-free movies and T.V. shows. You can also log in to your Hostar Premium account on four devices simultaneously.

2. TATA Play App

TATA Play (earlier Tata Sky) is India’s most popular DTH service provider. Suppose you have a Tata Sky connection at your home and added the Star Sports channels. You can also watch the Star Sports channels on the TATA Play mobile app. You have to add Star Sports Hindi 1 for Hindi language broadcast or Star Sports 2 for English language broadcast. After adding these two channels, you can watch IPL in the Tata Play mobile app. However, you will also have to install the Disney Plus Hotstar app. Below are the steps to watch IPL 2022 using Tata Play App.

Step 1:Open TATA Play app and log in with your subscriber id or registered mobile number.

Step 2: After login, go to the live T.V. section, find the Star Sports channel, and select it.

Step 3: Now Tata Play app will redirect you to the Disney Plus Hotstar app, where live streaming starts automatically.

You can stream IPL 2022 on your smartphone using the Tata Play app by following the above steps. Although the streaming will happen on the Hotstar app, Tata Play allows you to stream the matches.

3. Yupp TV

Yupp TV is one of the popular apps to watch IPL 2022 in countries other than India. The platform includes different types of content like Sports, Movies, and T.V. shows. The app user interface is quite good, but it has a lot of ads. Some countries where Yupp is working are Bonaire, Brazil, Australia, Continental Europe (except U.K. and Ireland), Japan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives.

Also available in South East Asia (Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Macau, Mongolia, Myanmar, North Korea, Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam), Central & South America (Argentina, Ascension Island, Belize, Bolivia, etc. The Yupp TV app is available on the Google Play Store. You can also download its APK from APK downloading sites.

4. Willow TV

Suppose you want to stream IPL 2022 from the United States. Willow TV is an option to stream IPL in U.S. Willow TV is a platform that streams Cricket. Willow stream all types of on-demand cricket series and tournaments. The platform has agreements with several cricket boards as official broadcasters like the International Cricket Council (ICC), Indian Premier League (IPL), England Cricket Board, Cricket Australia.

The list also includes Cricket in South Africa, West Indies Cricket Board, Sri Lanka Cricket, Bangladesh Cricket Board, Pakistan Cricket Board, Zimbabwe Cricket, Pakistan Super League, etc. It means Every major cricket-playing nation. The Willow TV has a monthly subscription cost of $9.99. If it is something you can quickly pay for, you can take the subscription from Willow TV’s official website.

5. Kayo Sports

Australia has a massive fanbase for Cricket. If you live in Australia and want to stream IPL 2022, you can try Kayo. It is one of the best platforms to watch IPL 2022 in Australia. You will have to take a subscription. Kayo offers its users a 14-day free trial with their Basic and Premium subscriptions. The Basic subscription is accessible for 25$ for a month (approx Rs. 1,900), and the Premium plan costs 35$ (Approx Rs. 2,650).

In the basic plan, you can stream IPL 2022 on two devices simultaneously. In the premium plan, you can access content on three devices. You can visit the official Kayo website to take the subscription. Other than Cricket, you can also watch different types of sports on the platform, including International Cricket, BBL, AFL, NRL, Football, La Liga, Ligue 1, Motorsport, Formula, Supercars, Basketball, NBA, NBL, Rugby, NFL, and College Football, Tennis, Golf, UFC, Surfing.

Bottom Line

The 15th season of the world’s biggest Cricket tournament has started. The tournament began on 26th March and will continue till 29th May. You can see a carnival of ten teams playing for the IPL trophy. As you were looking for the best apps to watch IPL 2022, we have listed the top five apps to watch IPL 2022 above in the article. The list includes Disney Plus Hotstar, the TATA Play app, Yupp TV, Willow TV, and Kayo. So now, what are you waiting for? Go ahead, install one of these apps and start streaming IPL 2022.

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