Cricket is the only sport in India that evokes emotions across the nation and binds the entire country together. As we move towards Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 and Champions trophy the cricketing fever in the country will be at its peak. Therefore, for a cricket fanatics like us, we have compiled a list of apps where you will be able to follow IPL Live updates via live streaming or ball by ball commentary or live score updates right on your phone.
5 Best apps for IPL 2021 live updates
Disney+ Hotstar holds the IPL’s streaming rights for in India of IPL. As per Star India subsidiary claims, more than 100 million viewers watched IPL 2020 on Disney+ Hotstar. With cheap data and free offering of Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription plans by Jio, Airtel and Vodfone, these numbers are expected to swell further this year.
Well, if you are a Reliance Jio subscriber then you don’t have to look beyond Jio TV at least till one more year. With Jio’s Prime membership you get unlimited access to all Reliance Jio apps, including the JioTV that allows you to stream more than 100 plus channels live for free. It basically brings you idiot box to your palms. Jio has an arrangement with Disney+ Hotstar therefore, Jio TV users will also be able to watch IPL live streaming on their phone.
CricBuzz is not exactly a live streaming app but it can keep you posted with a Live scorecard, ball-by-ball commentary, and text updates. It comes from the house of Times of India, so expect news, pre-match, post-match analysis, interviews and trivia information in one place.
Board Of Cricket Control In India too has a dedicated app for IPL fans. IPL’s own app keeps cricket fans updated with all the happenings of IPL cricket. Apart from the live ball by ball coverage, it also offers insights, experts comment, polls, videos, trivia and some engaging contests to keep fans hooked.
Espn Cricinfo is one of the most reputed and well-accredited sources when it comes to Cricket. The ESPNCricinfo app too offers live updates and ball-by-ball commentary. It also offers insights, statistic and archives and future schedule programs.