Where to Watch India Vs. Pakistan T20 World Cup 2021

It's that time of the year again — the time when the craze of cricket will be in full force. Every home, shop, or public place will have cricket playing on TV. It is time for the T20 World Cup 2021 and this time, India will be facing Pakistan after 5 years.


Taking into consideration the excitement of cricket lovers across the country, in this article, we will be shedding some light on everything you need to know about the India vs. Pakistan T20 World Cup. We have tried to cover every important detail including the venue, time, list of players, and more.

Everything On The India Vs Pakistan T20 Match

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will host the T20 World Cup in Oman and the United Arab Emirates. The dates for the tournament are October 17 to November 14. To increase your excitement, even more, India and Pakistan have been placed in the same group, which means they will go head to head in the T20s.

After five years, India and Pakistan will come face to face in T20 international cricket, keeping the fans on their toes. India has won every match against Pakistan in all the T20 World Cup editions, taking the excitement off the roof.

While the fans wait for the face-off scheduled to take place on October 24, the T20 World Cup will begin on October 17. The 45 matches of the T20 World Cup will happen in four stadiums in Dubai. The India-Pakistan match will be played in the stadium with the largest capacity out of the four.

The tickets for the match were all sold out within a few hours, which proves the fans' enthusiasm. Keeping this in mind, let’s share the timings and venue of the match.

Venue And Timings

Earlier, the matches were to be held in India but seeing the continuing spread of COVID-19, they are all set to be held in UAE. The 45 matches of the T20 World Cup will be played in 4 significant stadiums in Dubai. The India vs. Pakistan match will take place at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, which has a capacity to accommodate 25,000 people.

The match between the two teams will take place at night from 7:30 pm IST onwards on the 24th of October.

Details of Teams Involved

The Mighty Indian Team

The players of the Indian team for the T20 World Cup are:

  • Virat Kohli (captain)
  • KL Rahul
  • Rohit Sharma
  • Shreyas Iyer
  • Suryakumar Yadav
  • Axar Patel
  • Hardik Pandya
  • Ravichandran Ashwin
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • Ishan Kishan
  • Rishabh Pant
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  • Deepak Chahar
  • Jasprit Bumrah
  • Mohammad Shami
  • Rahul Chahar
  • Shardul Thakur
  • Varun Chakravarthy

The Vibrant Pakistan team

The players of the Pakistan team to play India vs. Pakistan match include:

  • Babar Azam (captain)
  • Asif Ali
  • Farhan Zaman
  • Haider Ali
  • Khushdil Shah
  • Imad Wasim
  • Mohammad Hafeez
  • Mohammad Nawaz
  • Mohammad Wasim
  • Shadab Khan
  • Shoaib Malik
  • Mohammad Rizwan
  • Sarfaraz Ahmed
  • Haris Rauf
  • Hasan Ali
  • Shaheen Afridi
  • Shahnawaz Dahani
  • Usman Qadir

Where To Watch The Match?

As the T20 World Cup 2021 is about to begin soon, the Prasar Bharati network is set for full tournament coverage. Doordarshan TV, the state-run network, and All India Radio have made arrangements for the complete live coverage of all matches and radio commentary.

The main channel covering the World Cup with live matches, DD Sports, has also announced special shows to increase public participation and involvement.

DD Sports will also broadcast all the matches of India and the semi-final and the final match of the T20 World Cup. You can tune into these channels to enjoy the live matches and commentary and cheer for your favorite team from the comfort of your home.

You can watch the commentary in English on Star Sports 1, Star Sports Select 1, Star Sports 1 HD, and Star Sports Select 1 HD. If you like to hear the commentary in Hindi, then you can watch the match live on Star Sports 1 Hindi and Star Sports 1 Hindi HD.

Apart from Hindi and English, the Star network has commentaries available in Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, and several other regional languages. Moreover, all the afternoon matches shall begin at 3:30 PM IST and the night matches at 7:30 PM IST.

Here's a list of channel numbers to watch the match on several DTH operators.

Channel Names Channel Number on different DTH services
Tata Sky Dish TV Videocon d2h Airtel Digital TV DTH
Star Sports 1 455 603 401 277
Star Sports 1 HD 454 602 923 278
Star Sports 2 460 605 403 279
Star Sports 2 HD 459 924 280
Star Sports 1 Hindi 464 607 407 281
Star Sports 1 HD Hindi 463 606 925 282
Star Sports Select 1 1421 646 429 283
Star Sports Select 1 HD 1516 645 929 300

If you want to watch the match on your phone or laptop, Disney+ Hotstar holds the rights to stream all the matches live. However, you will need a premium subscription to the app to watch India vs. Pakistan world cup live streaming and other T20 matches.

Bottom Line

If you are a cricket fan, you must have been eagerly waiting for the India vs. Pakistan T20 World Cup, which is scheduled for October 24, 2021.However, the wait is over because the T20 World Cup is set to begin on October 17.

The matches will be live streaming on Disney+ Hotstar, and the Star Sports network has the broadcasting rights of the World Cup. We have also covered crucial details about the India vs. Pakistan 2021 match above for your convenience.

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