Disney+ Hotstar to livestream warm-up matches for T20 World Cup 2021

  •  October 19,2021 By IndianTelevision Team

Mumbai: Disney+ Hotstar will exclusively livestream the warm-up matches of the top eight teams at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 that is slated to begin on 17 October. The warm-up fixtures amongst the top eight teams will be played between 18 and 20 October.

India’s first warm-up game against England and Australia will be played on 18 October starting at 7:30 p.m IST and will be followed by its warm-up game against Australia on 20 October starting at 3:30 p.m IST. The matches will be available for viewing on Disney+ Hotstar as well as the Star Sports Network, said the statement.

“ICC Men’s T20 World Cup is the pinnacle of international T20 cricket and in an industry first we will exclusively stream all the warm-up matches of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup on our platform,” said Disney+ Hotstar India president and head Sunil Rayan. “In line with our strategy, Disney+ Hotstar continues to strengthen itself as the preferred digital destination for all the sporting action, constantly offering newer engagement opportunities to fulfill the growing appetite of the sports fanatics in India.”

Post the warm-up matches, India will begin their ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 campaign against Pakistan in Dubai in a Super12 Group 2 stage clash on 24 October.