7 Best Mobile Apps to Live Stream Cricket & IPL 2022


Indian Premier League or IPL 2022 is here, and that too, in its full form. The 15th season of one of the biggest sports tournaments is going to be more special this year due to many reasons:

  • It is going to be played in India. Isn’t there a smile on your face yet?
  • There will be two new teams, i.e., Lucknow Super Giants & Gujarat Titans. We are sure that they will add more spirit & energy to the game.
  • The audience. However, only 25% will be allowed to watch the IPL matches live from the stadium, unlike last year, where the games were played in empty stadiums.

In India, almost everybody loves watching cricket. And here we are, featuring the top 7 mobile apps that will let them live stream IPL 2022 & all the other international matches, so they don’t miss out on anything.

If you want to know video streaming app development costs — get in touch with BR Softech.

Below are the 7 best mobile apps to watch live cricket on mobile:

Disney+ Hotstar

  • Play Store Rating: 3.5
  • Apple App Store Rating: 4.6

When it comes to watching sports on mobile — Disney+ Hotstar is the first choice of viewers across India. It is the leading company that provides live coverage of all the cricket games and other sports.

The all & only condition is that one must be a subscribed user to stream content on Hotstar. Moreover, Hotstar’s yearly subscription charges are comparatively the lowest, and even its cheapest — VIP plan — allows you to enjoy sports.

Also, Hotstar’s VIP or mobile pack can be purchased through various recharge packs. Almost all the telecom companies offer free VIP subscriptions with most of their unlimited plans.

For example, Jio and Airtel offer Disney+ Hotstar VIP annual subscription for Rs. 401, along with data, calling, or messaging benefits.


  • Play Store Rating: 3.3
  • Apple App Store Rating: 2.7

YuppTV is an OTT platform that allows its users to enjoy IPL matches, even if you are based in Canada or America. Like all the other OTTs, it charges a basic subscription fee & gives you access to its services on a monthly, half-yearly, or yearly basis.


  • Play Store Rating: 4
  • Apple App Store Rating: 4.6

One of the world’s largest sports networks, ESPN has always been a very famous brand when it comes to sports. Be it cricket, golf, tennis, NBA, Formula 1, etc. — it telecasts them all. ESPN mobile app allows its users to get the latest updates & highlights about sports events. It also plays live cricket & all the other sports for its Australian-based users.

Tata Play

  • Play Store Rating: 3.8
  • Apple App Store Rating: 2.8

You must have heard about Tata Sky, if not used it — did you?

Tata Sky is now known as Tata Play. Its mobile app allows its users to access all the TV channels via live TV, including sports, where live cricket can be enjoyed.

And by all the TV channels, we mean those channels that the user has selected while choosing the subscription plan.

Tata Play offers various subscription plans depending on the services & budget. You can pick or add the desired sports channels to watch cricket.


  • Play Store Rating: 1.7
  • Apple App Store Rating: 2.7

Willow is a US & Canada-based sports channel & cricket live streaming service. Specifically for cricket lovers, besides live action — they can also watch international matches highlights, fixtures, scorecards, replays, etc. Only paid subscribers are eligible to enjoy Willow’s content. Its standard price is $9.99/month for a premium subscription for 30 days.

However, fans cannot enjoy IPL on Willow as it covers only international games.


  • Play Store Rating: 3.7
  • Apple App Store Rating: 3.6

SonyLiv is an OTT platform of Sony Pictures India — it is a popular platform in India and streams vast content of all kinds, including cricket. It also offers cricket highlights, replays, etc.

SonyLiv is commonly known for movies & web series — also, it doesn’t stream IPL as Disney has the rights.

Comparatively, SonyLiv’s plans are cheaper and vary from 299 to 999 depending on the plan duration.


  • Play Store Rating: 4
  • Apple App Store Rating: 3.2

JioTV is one of the best live sports streaming apps for smartphone users. It provides high-quality content of all kinds — TV channel content, movies, shows, cricket, football, & tennis in 15+ languages.

For cricket, you can watch the following TV channels on your mobile via JioTV — Sony Six, Sony Ten 1, MI TV, DD Sports, Eurosport, JioFootball, & JioCricket. The app is also the simplest, fast, & easy to use.

JioTV is free if you are Jio’s prime member.


Above are the top ways to watch live cricket on mobile. With the times changing, more and more users are switching to live streaming cricket and other content.

Android users can download the featured apps from the Google Play Store, and so the iOS users can do the same via Apple App Store.

Downloading these apps is free — but afterward, you must become a subscribed user to watch or live stream the content.

Video Streaming App Development

Video streaming apps have now become the primary source of entertainment.

Video streaming app development is a high technology-based process — yet new OTTs and live streaming platforms are coming almost every month.

Live Streaming Market

This is high time to get into this business as the OTT or live TV industry is booming and making the people already there richer.

As per Statista’s report, the OTT or video live streaming market will be touching massive figures of 46 billion rupees by the end of this year.

Final thoughts

The above apps can be downloaded as per the user’s taste & content preference.

Android 5 or above versions support these apps with 100% functionality — versions below that may face technical or functional issues.



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