The ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2021 event is set to kick off on October 23, 2021. The first Super 12 game will be played between Australia and South Africa. However, the most anticipated contest is going to be between the India vs Pakistan match that will be held on October 24, 2021. We have already listed out ways to watch the T20 World Cup 2021 in our previous article. However, if you don’t care much about the tournament but are passionate about the India – Pakistan rivalry, here’s how you can watch the cricket match without spending much.

How To Watch India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup Match Live On Your Mobile and TV

The India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2021 match will light up the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday, October 24, 2021, at 7:30 PM IST (Indian Standard Time). If you are ready to shell out some cash, Disney+ Hotstar will offer the best experience, complete in Full HD resolution. For details on its subscription plans and offers, we recommend checking out this article.

If you are looking for a free alternative, Doordarshan (DD) Sports will telecast India vs Pakistan match on TV. The same thing will also be streamed over nexGT web client, which can be accessed by following this link. Alternatively, you can download the nexGTV app on your smartphone. If you are a Reliance Jio user, you can use the Jio TV app on your Android smartphone or iPhone to watch the DD Sports for free. MXPlayer used to offer access to DD Sports, but the app has recently dropped the channel.

Since DD Sports is a free-to-air channel, you can easily watch it on most set-top boxes. If you don’t wish to go through the TV guide, here are the channel numbers to watch DD Sports.

Set-Top Box

Channel Number

Airtel Digital

224 HD, 298 SD

Tata Sky


Dish TV


Big TV


Sun Direct


Hathway Cable


DD Free Dish


We are also adding a live scoreboard should you prefer text-based updates over the real action.

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Airtel, Jio, & Vi Recharge Plans With Free Disney+ Hotstar Subscription

As we mentioned earlier, you can watch the India vs. Pakistan and all other T20 World Cup 2021 matches live on Disney+ Hotstar. Some recharge plans from Airtel, Reliance Jio, and Vi come with a free Disney+ Hotstar subscription. All such plans are listed in the tables below along with their recharge amounts, Disney+ Hotstar subscription validity, and data allowance. Please note that the Disney+ Hotstar subscription that comes with these recharge plans will only be active until you have the recharge plan active.

Airtel Recharge Plan With Free Disney+ HotstarDisney+ Hotstar SubscriptionData & Validity
₹4991 Year Subscription3GB/Day For 28 Days
₹6991 Year Subscription2GB/Day For 56 Days
₹27981 Year Subscription2GB/Day For 365 Days

Jio Recharge Plan With Free Disney+ HotstarDisney+ Hotstar SubscriptionData & Validity
₹4991 Year Subscription3GB/Day For 28 Days + 6GB
₹6661 Year Subscription2GB/Day For 56 Days
₹8881 Year Subscription2GB/Day For 84 Days + 5GB
₹25991 Year Subscription2GB/Day For 365 Days + 10GB

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Vi (Vodafone Idea) Recharge Plan With Free Disney+ HotstarDisney+ Hotstar SubscriptionData & Validity
₹5011 Year Subscription3GB/Day For 28 Days + 16GB
₹9011 Year Subscription3GB/Day For 84 Days + 48GB
₹7011 Year Subscription3GB/Day For 56 Days + 32GB
₹25951 Year Subscription1/5GB/Day For 365 Days

Watch India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup Game From Abroad

If you are currently outside India and don’t wish to miss this clash, here’s a list of official T20 World Cup broadcasters from across the globe.





Willow, Willow Xtra



Sky Sports Cricket

Sky Sports app


Willow Canada


Continental Europe




Fox Cricket

Foxtel GO, Kayo Sports

New Zealand

Sky Sport 3 &





Astro Cricket


Hong Kong

Astro Cricket



Astro Cricket


Pacific Islands

TVWAN Action


South Africa

SuperSport Cricket

SuperSport app

Sri Lanka

Siyatha TV, Star Sports

Middle East and North Africa

CricLife Max

Switch TV, Starz Play


RTA Sports & Ariana TV



GTV, T-Sports & BTV

Rabbithole, Bioscope, MyGP

Nepal, Maldives, Bhutan

Star Sports


India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup Probable Squad

Both teams have announced their probable players for the upcoming games. India’s Board of Control for Cricket took it to Twitter to announce its 15 man squad. It looks like team India doesn’t want to reveal its playing 11 till the last minute.

As per the official T20 World Cup website, India is likely to field the following players against Pakistan:,



Rohit Sharma

Vice Captain

Virat Kohli


KL Rahul


Suryakumar Yadav


Rishabh Pant

Wicket Keeper

Hardik Pandya

All Rounder

Ravindra Jadeja

All Rounder

Ravichandran Ashwin

All Rounder

Mohammad Shami


Shardul Thakur


Varun Chakravarthy


Jasprit Bumrah


Pakistan, on the other hand, has confirmed its 12-man squad via Pakistan Cricket Board’s Twitter account.

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