The ICC World Twenty20 2016 is a Twenty20 International cricket tournament to be held in India from 8 March to 3 April 2016 and this will be the sixth edition of the ICC World Twenty20, and the first to be hosted by India.
This year 16 teams from across the globe will play 35 matches in all during the tournament and this will be available live on multiple channels and websites. If you plan to watch the tournament online, here is how to do it.
The official broadcaster of the game is Star Sports, so this should be available on TV on Star Sports. As of now we do not have information on which all Star Sports channel it would be telecast, but we will update it once we have the confirmation. Here is the list of broadcasters for the tournament.
ICC World Twenty20 2016 – Broadcasters
|Country||Free Channels||Paid Channel|
|Australia||Channel 9||Fox Sports|
|Afganistan||Ariana TV Network||Star Sports India|
|Bangladesh||BTV (only Bangladesh Matches)||Star Sports India|
|India||DD National (only India Matches)||ESPN Star (all Matches)|
|New Zealand||SkySports NZ|
|UK||ITV 1 & 4 (only match highlights)||SkySports (All Matches Live)|
|USA||ESPN3 (Selected Matches)||Willow TV (all matches Paid online service)|
|Sri Lanka||SLRC (Sri Lanka matches)||Star Sports India|
|Pakistan||PTV Sports (Only Pakistan Matches)||Star Sports India|
|South Africa||SuperSports (Every match live)|
|Middle East||OSN Sports|
|Canada||SportsNet (Selected matches)||WillowTV (Online paid service)|
How to Watch Online:
1. Star Sports:
If you plan to watch it online, you can head over to StarSports.com and here there will be live streaming, in fact, it would a deferred live streaming. This means the match will be streamed with a difference in timing. But you can still watch it online on the site.
This streaming will only be available in Asian countries. You can also check Hotstar for more details on the live telecast.
2. Willow TV:
If you are in a country where Star Sports in not streaming, you can try Willow TV which is an online paid service which will stream these matches. You can watch the matches here.
Android and iOS Apps:
ICC has announced the official tournament App for the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 which is available for free download. It is available for Android and iOS. Although there won’t be any live streaming, you can get live scores and also watch match videos & match highlights using the app.
The app also provides extensive details, schedules, results and more about the tournament.
Download Mobile Apps:
You can also have a look at the YouTube channel of ICC which will be uploading videos.