Watch live T20 World Cup 2021 in USA (On ESPN Plus)

With the T20 World Cup set to start on 17th October 2021, fans around the world are getting excited. Since 2016, the competition has been halted for various reasons, the most recent reason being the COVID-19 Pandemic. But, cricket is set to return on an international level, starting with the T20 World Cup 2021 hosted in UAE. 

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Since Hotstar is Discontinue from 1st September in the USA, So watch Hotstar Sports content T20 World Cup including IPL 2021 in ESPN Plus or Disney Bundle as Hotstar’s sports content, Including IPL, T20 World Cup Moved to ESPN Plus and Hotstar entertainment contents are moved to Hulu.

Fans around the world know their ways to watch and experience the tournament. But what about the fans from Canada and the USA, especially the Indians who are eagerly waiting to watch their team lift the silver wear after 14 long years. In Canada and the USA, cricket is not so famous. Relax, you can enjoy the T20 World Cup and can have a better experience than the others.

Watch T20 World Cup From Sling TV

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Steps to Subscribe SlingTV to Watch T20 WC

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2. Enter your details and click the continue button.

3. You have to select now Sling Package Hindi or Switch to Sony Liv + World Sports Extra to get a 30% discount and enjoy with t20 World Cup.

4. You will get a 30% discount, Now enter your credit card details and click on Finish & Submit button.

About ESPN Plus

ESPN+ (pronounced ESPN Plus) is an American over-the-top subscription video streaming service available in the United States, owned by Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution, in partnership with ESPN Inc., a venture between The Walt Disney Company (which owns approximately 80% of the company) and Hearst Communications (which owns about 20%).

After the IPL, ESPN+ will broadcast 48 matches from the United Arab Emirates during the ICC men’s T20 World Cup 2021. And will stream ICC World Cup matches in both English and Hindi. ESPN+ is the home of hundreds of cricket matches featuring some of the biggest players and teams in the sport.

ESPN+ official statement about cricket:  

“For cricket fans, it doesn’t get any better than VIVO IPL and the ICC World Cup events, and we look forward to presenting all of it and more to our cricket fans in the U.S. on ESPN+ and ESPNCricinfo, We remain committed to delivering the most comprehensive coverage of top international cricket to a growing fan base in the U.S.”

Fans can sign up to ESPN+ for just $6.99 a month (or $69.99 per year) at ESPN.com, ESPNplus.com, or on the ESPN App (mobile and connected devices).

Subscribe ESPN Plus from Times Club.

Follow the below Steps on your subscription and Don’t Forget to use Promo: ZECKFE to get a $20 Signup Bonus. In Addition, you will get $10 back on a yearly subscription from the times club.

  1. You can subscribe Disney bundle, which will cost $13.99 a month, and save up to 25%. With Disney Bundle, You will Disney, Hulu+ & ESPN+, which has full Hotstar content.
  2. This is the best offer for Cricket fans who will be able to watch IPL 2021 and ICC T20 world cup.
  3. If you wish to watch Cricket only, subscribe to ESPN Plus, which will cost you $6.99 a month. Or $69.99 for a full year.

Steps to Subscribe ESPN+/Disney Bundle from TimesClub App:

  1. Click the Timesclub iOS App from iPhone Mobile. Note: Timesclub Android app is yet to launch, so if you do not have iOS (iPhone, iPad, MacBook), then take the help of any friend who has an iPhone.
  2. After clicking the link, it will open Timesclub App. Now fill in the details and Promo code: ZECKFE (It will be auto entered but if not, then enter referral Code: ZECKFE). This referral code will give you a $20 referral signup Bonus.
  3. You can link the Bank account to get bonus credit automatically. Here you might doubt if bank linking is safe or not. You do not need to worry. Plaid and Zelle act similarly. They use a secure system, Plaid same as Remitly, and many banks operate in the USA. Also, the Timesclub app was launched by the famous Indian news media Times of India and Indiatimes.
  4. You will also find many additional free offers in Times club-like F’ree Willow for 3 months, Gaana+, 5% cash back from all Indians stores in the USA, including Patel Brothers.

Subscribe ESPN Plus From Rakuten

Follow the below Process for ESPN Plus Annual Subscription and earn a $30 Signup bonus. In addition Up to $10 cashback from Rakuten.

1. $30 Rakuten Signup bonus: This is one of the top cashback programs which give the highest Signup and Referral Bonus. Click here or Below Link to get $30 for Rakuten Signup Bonus.

2. Enter ESPN+ on the Search box and It will route you to the ESPN+ site.

3. Now purchase ESPN+ annual subscription. You paid $69.99 but you will receive $40= $30 Rakuten Signup Bonus + $10 cashback bonus.

We know that you don’t want to miss out on the most entertaining cricket format’s world tournament, the T20 World Cup 2021. That’s why you are here, right? The top 8 teams are competing for the no.1 in the world title. It’s going to be a stroll!

You don’t have to miss out. Just subscribe to ESPN Plus today and buckle up for the T20 World Cup for the tournament. You will get access to other content by subscribing.

The T20 World Cup History                     

(To know more about ESPN Plus subscription and bonuses, skip to the end of this section)

Team India lifted the trophy of the inaugural season of the ICC T20 World Cup contested in South Africa, 2007. After a long-drawn match, India managed to sleek a victory by five runs left. Irfan Pathan was named the Player Of The Match. 

That was the beginning of a dominating era of team India. They then went off and won the 2011 ICC World Cup, with Dhoni hitting the final six with that beauty of a helicopter shot.

Pakistan managed to win the following tournament, held in 2009, by beating Sri Lanka in the finals hosted in England. They won by eight wickets, and Sahid Afridi was named the player of the match. 

In 2010, England won the tournament by defeating the Aussies. England won by seven wickets, and Craig Kieswetter was named the Player of the Match.

In 2012, West Indies won by defeating Sri Lanka on their home ground. West Indies won by 36 runs, and Marlon Samuels was the Player of the Match.

Finally, in 2014, after losing two finals, Sri Lanka won the tournament by defeating India. Sri Lanka won by six wickets, and Kumara Sangakkara was named the Player of the Match. 

West Indies won the latest edition of the tournament in 2016 by defeating England by four wickets. Marlon Samuels carried the team to victory by scoring 85 runs, not out. He was named the player of the match. West Indies is the most successful team in the tournament. They won two times while England, Pakistan, India, and Sri Lanka manage to win the tournament one time each.

T20 World Cup 2021

With the 2021 T20 World Cup arriving, all the heavyweights will be looking to lift the silver wear. Powerful teams like South Africa and Australia have never managed to win the tournament. Team India seems to be the favorites this time because of their severe form. After a trophy-less run since 2011, team India would be looking to put an end to that run. 

Here is the list of all winners and runner-ups of the tournament(2007 to 2016)

WinnerRunner upYear/Host
1. IndiaPakistan2007/South Africa
2. PakistanSri Lanka2009/England
3. EnglandAustralia2010/ West Indies
4. West IndiesSri Lanka2012/Sri Lanka
5. Sri LankaIndia2014/Bangladesh
6. West IndiesEngland2016/India

T20 World Cup India Full schedule:

MatchDateTimeVenue
IND vs PAKOct-247:30 PM ISTDubai
IND vs NZOct-317:30 PM ISTDubai
IND vs AFGNov-037:30 PM ISTAbu Dhabi
India vs B1Nov-057:30 PM ISTDubai
India vs A2Nov-087:30 PM ISTDubai
Semifinal 1Nov-107:30 PM ISTAbu Dhabi
Semifinal 2Nov-107:30 PM ISTDubai
FinalNov-147:30 PM ISTDubai

ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Group Team List

Round 1

Group A: Sri Lanka, Ireland, the Netherlands, and Namibia
Group B: Bangladesh, Scotland, Papua New Guinea, and Oman

Super 12s

Group 1: England, Australia, South Africa, West Indies, Winner Group A, and Runner-Up group B.
Group 2: India, Pakistan, New Zealand, Afghanistan, Runner-Up group A and Winner Group B.

Why choose ESPN Plus over other options to watch the T20 World Cup in the USA and Canada

  1. The best feature of Hotstar is that there are no commercial advertisement breaks between the matches. So no more ads after every wicket or over. You will miss nothing of the T20 World Cup. Man, it will be hard to get off the couch.
  2. If you are an Indian, you can listen to the commentary in 8 different regional languages. Get ready for those desi vibes.
  3. With the new “watch with your friends” mode, you can watch the matches and interact with your friends worldwide.
  4. The interface of the app is amicable, due to which every user can use this app comfortably.

More on Hotstar

Since Hotstar is Discontinue from 1st September in the USA, So watch Hotstar Sports content T20 World Cup including IPL 2021 in ESPN Plus or Disney Bundle as Hotstar’s sports content, Including IPL, T20 World Cup Moved to ESPN Plus and Hotstar entertainment contents are moved to Hulu.

Hotstar was developed in 2015 by the star network to provide more streaming services in India. Star CEO Sanjay Gupta said, “there weren’t many platforms available to Indian consumers offering high-quality, curated content besides, say, YouTube.” He also explained that the service would appeal most prominently to the growing young adult demographic and feature “very targeted” advertising. He estimated that by 2020, the service could account for nearly a quarter of Star’s annual revenue.

Hotstar got a significant boost in user count after the launch of LTE by JIO in 2016. JIO provided free unlimited internet for three months and later extended it for two more months. Due to the free services, people left no opportunity to gaze on these OTT platforms. 

After receiving the new funding from Star US holdings, Hotstar decided to create more original content to upload to the app. This was done to compete with other streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime. Amidst concerns, the service was beginning to hemorrhage cash.

Disney+ with Hotstar.

Later, in 2020, after the Walt Disney Company bought the rights of the Star Networks in 2019, they integrated Disney+ with Hotstar. This was solely done to introduce Disney+ to Indian users. Disney would not have succeeded if it wasn’t for Hotstar. In India, OTT platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime had already established a strong following. So to compete with them, Disney came up with the idea of integration with Hotstar.

The Motley Fool described Hotstar as Disney’s strategy to enter the Indian market.

The service officially launched with a “virtual red carpet premiere” of The Lion King and Disney+ series The Mandalorian, featuring actors Rana Daggubati, Katrina Kaif, Shraddha Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan, and Tiger Shroff participating in live interactions.

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