Do you want to watch or live stream the T20 World Cup 2021 from the USA & Canada? Find out the official broadcasters and live streaming apps for the much-awaited event here.
The ICC T20 World Cup 2021 is finally here after years of postponements & changes in schedule due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. Cricket fans all over the globe are extremely hyped about the high-voltage matches that are about to take place.
IND vs PAK, AUS vs SA, ENG vs NZ are only some of the encounters that the official schedule involves. By looking at the itinerary, any cricket fan would guess that the event is going to be worth a watch.
As a cricket fan, you wouldn’t want to miss the exciting matches of Cricket at any cost. No matter where you live. That’s why ICC has planned to broadcast the event live to every corner of the world.
How to Live Stream/Watch the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 in the USA?
The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 is about to begin and cricket fans all around the planet are really excited. The qualifiers and warm-up matches of the tournament have already started and the action already seems very intense.
The event is planned to be broadcasted live to every country of the world where Cricket fans reside. The hosts UAE and Oman have made special arrangements to offer live streaming of the tournament in extremely good quality.
The viewers in the USA can watch the T20 World Cup 2021 on ESPN+ and Willow TV. It will be available on both live television and OTT Platforms. The rights for the television broadcast are owned by Willow, which is available on most satellite and cable networks.
Whereas, fans can live stream the T20 World Cup 2021 in the USA using ESPN+. The one-month subscription to ESPN+, costing $6.99 per month, will be enough to live stream the whole tournament.
How to Live Stream/Watch the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 in Canada?
The official broadcasters for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 in Canada are the same as the USA. This means that the cricket fans in Canada can watch the T20 World Cup live on Willow TV and ESPN+.
Satellite and Cable subscribers can watch the matches live on Willow while the OTT users can use ESPN+ to live stream the event. The timings will also be the same as there is no timezone difference between the USA and Canada.
Earlier, Hotstar owned the rights as the official broadcaster of the T20 World Cup in the USA and Canada. However, Hotstar has shut down its services in these countries from 1st September.
So, the Sports content including the T20 World Cup 2021 was moved to ESPN Plus while the Entertainment content was shifted to Hulu.
How to use ESPN+ to watch the T20 World Cup 2021 in the USA & Canada?
If you were a Hotstar subscriber for the Sports content, we’d recommend you to switch to ESPN+ now. If you are new to it and want a little guidance, it is available below:
- Visit the ESPN Plus website and subscribe to a suitable ESPN+ plan.
- Now install and launch the ESPN app on your TV, PC, Mobile, or any other device (Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, etc).
- Next, click on the “Settings” icon present in the upper right corner.
- Choose “Account Information” and then select “Log in to ESPN Account.”
- You will then receive an ‘Activation Code.’
- Now visit https://espn.com/activate in a browser and enter the code.
- Next, log in using your ESPN+ account details.
- After that, you’ll be able to see the ESPN+ tab in the ESPN tab.
That’s it. You can now simply search T20 World Cup and the live matches will be right in front of you. You can also watch the highlights of your favorite matches.
Why you must watch the ICC T20 World Cup 2021?
This year’s ICC Men’s T20 World Cup will be a really exciting contest with a total of 16 teams participating. The 16 teams are as follows:
- South Africa
- New Zealand
- West Indies
- Sri Lanka
- Papua New Guinea
These teams will participate in 3 rounds (Qualifiers, Super 12, and Finals) to be crowned as the T20 Champions of the World. The T20 World Cup will start on 17th October 2021 and the Final match will be played on the 14th of November.
For almost a month, Cricket fans will have treats of matches featuring thrilling and nail-biting contests. The first high-voltage match is going to be between India and Pakistan which will kick off the Super 12 round on 24th October 2021.
Along with that, there are so many exciting matches waiting to take place in the luxurious stadiums of UAE & Oman. No true Cricket fan would want to miss any of them.