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IPL Live Channel 2021: how to add Star Sports channel on Dish TV to watch IPL live on your TV

BCCI has announced the full schedule and venues for the remainder of Vivo IPL 2021 recently. The much-anticipated cricketing event will resume on September 19th with a match between the defending champions, Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings. Disney+ Hotstar is the official streaming partner for the tournament and is offering free live streaming to its Mobile, Super, and Premium subscribers.

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However, not everyone has access to the internet and more so, to a Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription. On the other hand, DTH TV is far more accessible in India. Dish TV is one to the top two DTH service providers in India with a 29.49 percent market share. If you are a Dish TV DTH subscriber, you can watch IPL live channel on Dish TV. Here’s everything you need to know about IPL live 2021 channel list on Dish TV.

How to add the IPL live channel on Dish TV

Dish TV is the second largest DTH provider in India

Dish TV is the second-largest DTH provider in India

In India, the Vivo IPL 2021 is being broadcasted by the Star Sports network. The IPL live 2021 is available on all major Star Sports channels including Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 2, Star Sports 2 HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi and Star Sports 1 Hindi HD, and more. You can activate the Star Sports channel on Dish TV using two methods:

  1. Add channel on Dish TV online
  2. Add channel on Dish TV through your registered mobile number

Add Star Sports to Dish TV online

In order to add the Star Sports channel to your Dish TV subscription to watch IPL 2020, you have to follow these steps:

  1. Visit the official website of Dish TV and log in using your VC
  2. Under the ‘Packs and Channels’ tab, select ‘Add-on Pack’
  3. Select the channels that you wish to add, in this case, Star Sports
  4. Your new channels will be activated within a few minutes

Add Star Sports on Dish TV through your registered mobile number

Dish TV users can also send an SMS from their registered phone number to get new channels added. Below are the methods to do so:

  1. Give a missed call to 1800-568-XXXX, where you replace XXXX with the channel number. For 3 digit channels, add a “0” before the channel number. The channel will be activated in 15 minutes.
  2. Send SMS “DISHTV GET <Channel No.>” to 57575 from your registered mobile number

In case your channels do not appear in your set-top box after some time, you will need to refresh your Dish TV. We have added the procedure to do so at the end of this article.

Star Sports channel numbers on Dish TV

Users need channel numbers in order to activate them on Dish TV

Users will need to provide channel numbers in order to activate them on Dish TV

As is evident now, users cannot add channels on Dish TV without knowing the channel numbers. Here is the complete list of Star Sports network channels and their numbers:

  1. Star Sports 1 – 603
  2. Star Sports 1 HD – 602
  3. Star Sports 2 – 605
  4. Star Sports 2 HD – 604
  5. Star Sports First – 2349
  6. Star Sports Select 1 – 646
  7. Star Sports Select 1 HD – 645
  8. Star Sports 1 Hindi – 607
  9. Star Sports 1 Hindi HD – 606
  10. Star Gold – 353
  11. Star Gold HD – 352
  12. Star Jalsha – 1404

List of Star Sports channels and prices

Star Sports on Dish TV starts from as low as Rs 3 in India

Star Sports on Dish TV starts from as low as Rs 3 in India

The Star Sports channels start from as low as Rs 6 on Dish TV. Below is the complete list of Star Sports network channels on Dish TV and their monthly tariffs:

 

  1. Star Sports 1 – Rs 19/month
  2. Star Sports 1 HD -Rs 19/month
  3. Star Sports 2 – Rs 19/month
  4. Star Sports 2 HD – Rs 19/month
  5. Star Sports First – Rs 1/month
  6. Star Sports Select 1 – Rs 19/month
  7. Star Sports Select 1 HD – Rs 19/month
  8. Star Sports 1 Hindi – Rs 19/month
  9. Star Sports 1 Hindi HD – Rs 19/month
  10. Star Gold – Rs 8/month
  11. Star Gold HD – Rs 10/month
  12. Star Jalsha – Rs 19/month

How to refresh your Dish TV DTH account

In order for the channel to reflect in your Dish TV account, the TV must be on and at channel number 96 for 15 minutes, after adding the new channel. In case, you missed doing this or for some other reason the newly added channel is not showing up, you can refresh your DTH account to get it. You can do it either online or through SMS.

Refresh Dish TV DTH account online

  1. Visit www.dishtv.in and click on the Help tab on the top
  2. Click on Refresh your account, on the next page
  3. On the next page, provide either your VC or registered mobile number
  4. Click Next and follow the on-screen instructions

Refresh Dish TV DTH account through SMS

While refreshing through SMS, users are required to keep the set-top box on channel number 999 for an hour after sending the SMS.

  1. From the registered mobile number, send ‘DISHTV REFRESH’ to 57575
  2. From a non-registered mobile number, send ‘DISHTV REFRESH <11 DIGIT VC NUMBER> to 57575
Star Sports Dish TV Channel nameStar Sports Dish TV Channel numberPrice
Star Sports 1 HD602Rs 19/month
Star Sports 1 603Rs 19/month
Star Sports 1 HD Hindi606Rs 19/month
Star Sports 1 Hindi607Rs 19/month
Star Sports Select HD 1645Rs 19/month
Star Sport Select 1646Rs 19/month

IPL Live 2021 schedule and fixtures

The Vivo IPL 2021 was postponed earlier this year due to the coronavirus pandemic and key players coming down with the deadly disease. However, the BCCI has now announced that the tournament will resume from September 19th. The remaining matches in the tournament will be played across Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, and Dubai.

Below is the entire schedule of the upcoming IPL Live 2021.

MatchDateTimeVenue
Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai IndianSeptember 19th19:30Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers BangaloreSeptember 20th19:30Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan RoyalsSeptember 21st19:30Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers HyderabadSeptember 22nd19:30Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight RidersSeptember 23rd19:30Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super KingsSeptember 24th19:30Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan RoyalsSeptember 25th15:30Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab KingsSeptember 25th19:30Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight RidersSeptember 26th15:30Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai IndiansSeptember 26th19:30Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan RoyalsSeptember 27th19:30Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi CapitalsSeptember 28th15:30Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Mumbai Indians vs Punjab KingsSeptember 28th19:30Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers BangaloreSeptember 29th19:30Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super KingsSeptember 30th19:30Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab KingsOctober 1st19:30Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Mumbai Indians vs Delhi CapitalsOctober 2nd15:30Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super KingsOctober 2nd19:30Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab KingsOctober 3rd15:30Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers HyderabadOctober 3rd19:30Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super KingsOctober 4th19:30Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai IndiansOctober 5th19:30Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers HyderabadOctober 6th19:30Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab KingsOctober 7th15:30Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan RoyalsOctober 7th19:30Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai IndiansOctober 8th15:30Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi CapitalsOctober 8th19:30Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Qualifier 1October 10th19:30Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
EliminatorOctober 11th19:30Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
Qualifier 2October 13th19:30Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
FinalOctober 15th19:30Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai

FAQs

How can I check my DishTV plan?

You can check your current DishTV plan by logging into your DishTV account online, send Dish TV DTH account balance query to 57575 or 09250078787 from your registered mobile number, or simply SMS CALL ME to 57575.
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