The Indian Premier League (IPL) is due to begin tomorrow, April 7, 2018, with the opening ceremony being followed by the first match of the competition, which will take place in Mumbai and pit the defending champion Mumbai Indians against the traditional favourites Chennai Super Kings. Bollywood actors Varun Dhawan and Hrithik Roshan will perform at the inauguration ceremony on April 7 at 5 p.m.
The eleventh IPL season, IPL 11, will take place in India from April 7 to May 27. This year, eight teams are expected to compete, including the two teams making their comebacks following a two-year suspension: Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals. Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sun Risers Hyderabad, Kings XI Punjab, Delhi Daredevils, and Kolkata Knight Riders are some of the other teams competing.
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The Vivo IPL 2018 and the following five years will be aired globally on Star Sports. English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Bengali are the six languages in which Star Sports will broadcast the IPL 2018. Willow TV for the US and Canada, Sky Sports for the UK, Fox Sports for Australia, Sky Sport for New Zealand, SuperSport for sub-Saharan Africa, beIN Sports for the Middle East and North America, Flow TV for the Caribbean, Geo Super for Pakistan, Channel 9 for Bangladesh, and Lemar TV for Afghanistan won the rights to broadcast the games on television for the rest of the world.
If you enjoy watching the IPL online, you should be aware that Hotstar currently holds the digital rights for India, the US, and Canada, while Sky Sports for the UK, Fox Sports for Australia, Sky Sport for New Zealand, SuperSport for sub-Saharan Africa, beIN Sports for the Middle East and North America, Flow TV for the Caribbean, Geo Super for Pakistan, Channel 9 for Bangladesh, and YuppTV for Australia, Europe, and SE Asia won the rights for the rest of the world.
Watch IPL 2018 Live Online in India
As we already mentioned, Hotstar, a digital portal owned by Star, has been granted exclusive rights to broadcast the 11th IPL live in India. Hotstar recently opted to offer their Sports bundle individually, just in time for the IPL 2018. Hotstar is providing the All Sports Subscription at Rs 299/year as part of the inaugural deal. Even though the majority of live athletic events are also available to free members (although with a slight delay), Hotstar will only stream 10 minutes of the IPL for these customers.
However, Hotstar has partnered with Reliance Jio and Airtel, two of the largest telecom providers in India, to offer its users free access to IPL games on their computers and smartphones via Jio TV and Airtel TV, respectively.
A feature phone user can now watch the 2018 IPL live stream thanks to Reliance Jio’s announcement that the Hotstar app for JioPhone is now accessible. On Hotstar.com, Windows, Mac OS, and Linux desktop and laptop users can watch the IPL 2018 live stream.
Watch IPL 2018 Live Stream in US & Canada
The IPL 11 will be live streamed on Star’s internet platform Hotstar in the US and Canada. On Android or iOS, anyone can download the Hotstar app and watch the IPL 2018 live. Of course, the IPL will also be live streamed on the website Hotstar.com. in the US and Canada.
IPL games are anticipated to be streamed live in the US and Canada on Willow TV.
Watch IPL 2018 online in UK and Ireland
The 2018 IPL will be broadcast live in the UK on Sky Sports. The second-largest broadcaster in the nation has been granted exclusive rights to broadcast the 2018 IPL live in Britain. To view the IPL 2018 Live online, download the Sky Go app for Android or iOS. The 2018 IPL is anticipated to be streamed live in the UK on Now TV.
How to Watch IPL 2018 online in Australia
YuppTV has exclusive live streaming rights for IPL 11 in Australia. Here is the link to YuppTV’s IPL 2018 live stream. The digital rights to broadcast the IPL 2018 live online in Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Europe, South America, and Southeast Asia have been acquired by YuppTV.
IPL 2018 may be live streamed in Australia if you have a Foxtel membership that costs A$39 per month. Compared to YuppTV, it is an additional choice.
How to Watch IPL 2018 in Pakistan
Cricket fans in Pakistan will be able to watch the IPL 2018 online due to Geo Super even if Pakistani players aren’t competing in it this year. You can look at their apps and website .
How to watch IPL 2018 online live in South Africa
In the history of the IPL, South Africa has had a significant part to play. In addition to having multiple players affiliated with different IPL teams, the nation even hosted the IPL 2 in 2009. The IPL 2018 will be televised exclusively on SuperSport in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. You may watch the live broadcast online here if you already subscribe to SuperSport.
How to watch IPL 2018 online live in Bangladesh
Thanks to Channel 9, which has the official broadcasting rights for the IPL 2018, Bangladeshi cricket fans may also watch the 2018 tournament online. To learn more, go here.
How to watch IPL 2018 online live in Middle East
IPL fans in the Middle East and the rest of North America will be able to watch IPL 2018 online via beIN connect, which costs $18 a month to subscribe to, in addition to YuppTV, which we previously noted. UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt are among them.