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India vs England 2021 live: how to add Star Sports channels in Tata Sky, Dish TV, d2h, Airtel Digital TV DTH, price, validity and more

On: February 4, 2021

India is finally hosting a cricketing event on its home soil after a gap of a year and a half. The England National Cricket Team is touring India from February 5th to March 28th. Both sides will play four test matches, five T20s, and three ODIs during the tour. The series against England marks the comeback of international live cricket on Indian soil. The last test match in India was played back in November 2019 against Bangladesh.

Also read: India vs England 2021 live telecast, streaming: list of Star Sports channels, channel numbers in Tata Sky, Dish TV, d2h, Airtel Digital TV DTH

Additionally, the last ODI and T20 matches were played against Australia and Sri Lanka, respectively in January 2020. Considering the long gap, the anticipation is soaring high and Star Sports has revealed that the series is witnessing a strong interest in advertising from auto, ed-tech, e-commerce, and financial services. Notably, the Star network is the official broadcaster of the series in India. Let’s take a look at all details.

Star Sports channels that live broadcast India vs England 2021

Star Sports will be broadcasting the Ind vs Eng 2021 tour

Star Sports will be broadcasting Ind vs Eng 2021 tour

  1. Star Sports 1
  2. Star Sports 1 HD
  3. Star Sports 1 Hindi
  4. Star Sports 1 HD Hindi
  5. Star Sports 1 Telugu
  6. Star Sports 1 Tamil
  7. Star Sports 1 Kannada

Star Sports channels validity in Tata Sky, Dish TV, Videocon d2h, and Airtel Digital TV DTH

All prices mentioned above are charged on a monthly basis by DTH service providers. These DTH service providers in India also allow users to pay for a longer duration in one go, such as 12 months. In case a user opts to recharge for a longer duration, there are attractive offers and cashbacks being offered.

How to add Star Sports channels in Tata Sky DTH

In case you have a Tata Sky connection, you can follow the below steps to add Star Sports Channel

  1. Head to the official Tata Sky portal 
  2. Click on the ‘Select packs’ option
  3. Enter your registered mobile number or Tata Sky subscriber ID
  4. Enter the OTP sent to your registered mobile number to sign
  5. On the next page, click on the ‘Your Pack’ option on the right
  6. You will all channels of your existing pack on the next page
  7. You will see a + icon beside each category.
  8. Scroll to the Sports category and click on the ‘+’ icon and add Star Sports channels that you want
  9. Click on Select and Proceed at the bottom
  10. Make payment for the selected channels

Star Sports channels prices in Tata Sky DTH

  1. Star Sports 1 – Rs 22.42
  2. Star Sports 1 HD – Rs 22.42
  3. Star Sports 1 Hindi – Rs 22.42
  4. Star Sports 1 HD Hindi – Rs 22.42
  5. Star Sports 1 Telugu – Rs 22.42
  6. Star Sports 1 Tamil – Rs 22.42
  7. Star Sports 1 Kannada – Rs 22.42

How to add Star Sports channels in Dish TV DTH

In order to add the Star Sports channel to your Dish TV subscription, follow the steps below.

  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

Star Sports channels prices in Dish TV DTH

  1. Star Sports 1 – Rs 19
  2. Star Sports 1 HD – Rs 19
  3. Star Sports 1 Hindi – Rs 19
  4. Star Sports 1 HD Hindi – Rs 19
  5. Star Sports 1 Telugu – Rs 19
  6. Star Sports 1 Tamil – Rs 17
  7. Star Sports 1 Kannada – Rs 19

How to add Star Sports channel in Videocon d2h

Here’s how to add Star Sports Channel in d2h.

  1.  Head to d2h official portal and login with your registered mobile number
  2. You will see a list of available packs and channels for d2h
  3. On the right-hand side, you will see options of HD Channels, SD channels, Bouquets, and Basic Service Tier
  4. Click on any option and select the desired Star Sports Channel
  5. Click on Proceed
  6. Review your channel selection and price
  7. Confirm and make payment

Star Sports channels prices in Videocon d2h

  1. Star Sports 1 – Rs 19
  2. Star Sports 1 HD – Rs 19
  3. Star Sports 1 Hindi – Rs 19
  4. Star Sports 1 HD Hindi – Rs 19
  5. Star Sports 1 Telugu – Rs 19
  6. Star Sports 1 Tamil – Rs 17
  7. Star Sports 1 Kannada – Rs 19

How to add Star Sports channel in Airtel Digital TV DTH

Below are the steps to add Star Sports Channel in Airtel Digital TV DTH.

  1. Visit the Airtel self-care portal
  2. Enter the registered mobile number with Airtel DTH
  3. Click on ‘Click to get One Time Password (OTP)’
  4. Enter the OTP received and click on ‘Login’
  5. Under Digital TV you can see customer ID of your Airtel Digital TV
  6. Click on the right arrow button next to the customer ID
  7. You’ll see your active packs, a-la-carte, and broadcasters bouquet
  8. Select Star Sports channels of your choice
  9. Once done, click on Review and Buy
  10. Click on Confirm button

Star Sports channels prices in Airtel Digital TV DTH

  1. Star Sports 1 – Rs 22.42
  2. Star Sports 1 Hindi – Rs 22.42
  3. Star Sports 1 Telugu – Rs 22.42
  4. Star Sports 1 Kannada – Rs 22.42

India vs England 2021 live: series details

India vs England series 2021 is all set to begin from February 5th

India vs England series 2021 is all set to begin from February 5th

The England National Cricket Team will face the Indian side for the ICC World Test Championship 2021, ICC Cricket World Cup Super League ODI series, and a T20I series. The series will take place over three venues including Chennai, Ahmedabad, and Pune.

The ICC world Test Championship Series for the Anthony de Mello Trophy between India and England will kick-off on February 5th. The first two Tests will be played in Chennai while the next two will be in Ahmedabad. Then both sides will play the entire T20I series in Ahmedabad before moving on to Pune for the three-ODI ICC Cricket World Cup Super League series.

India vs England 2021 live: tour schedule

ICC World Test Championship Series for the Anthony de Mello Trophy

1st Test – February 5 to 9, Chennai

2nd Test – February 13 to 17, Chennai

3rd Test – February 24 – 28, Ahmedabad (pink-ball Test)

4th Test – March 4 – 8, Ahmedabad

T20I Series

1st T20I – March 12, Ahmedabad

2nd T20I – March 14, Ahmedabad

3rd T20I – March 16, Ahmedabad

4th T20I – March 18, Ahmedabad

5th T20I – March 20, Ahmedabad

ICC Cricket World Cup Super League series

1st ODI – March 23, Pune

2nd ODI – March 26, Pune

3rd ODI – March 28, Pune

India vs England 2021 live: team squads

India and England will play a series of test matches, ODIs and T20s till March 28th

India and England will play a series of test matches, ODIs, and T20s till March 28th

India: Virat Kohli (C), Ajinkya Rahane (VC), Mayank Agarwal, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Shubman Gill, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (WK), Axar Patel, Cheteshwar Pujara, KL Rahul, Wriddhiman Saha (WK), Ishant Sharma, Rohit Sharma, Mohammed Siraj, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav

England: Joe Root (C), Jofra Archer, Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Dom Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler (WK), Zak Crawley, Ben Foakes, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Dom Sibley, Ben Stokes, Olly Stone, Chris Woakes

Star Sports cricket broadcasting rights in India

In India, the series will be available on Star Sports Network as it is an official broadcaster of BCCI in the country. Star India bagged the television broadcast and digital rights for all domestic as well as international cricket under the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for five years back in 2018.

The India vs England 2021 series will be broadcasted on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Telugu, Star Sports 1 Tamil, and Star Sports 1 Kannada. As is clear, the matches will be telecasted in Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada languages. The series will also be live-streamed on Disney+ Hotstar, which is owned by Star Network.

Star Sports FAQs

How can I stream Star Sports in India?

Star Sports is available through Disney+ Hotstar on their website and mobile app. You’ll need to be subscribed to the VIP or Premium membership to be able to stream, Star Sports channels.

How can I watch Star Sports for free?

Hotstar includes Star Sports under its Live TV section, wherein you can watch it for free.

Are Star Sports first and STAR Sports 1 the same channels?

No, Star Sports First and Star Sports 1 are not the same. While Star Sports First is a Hindi-language sports TV channel, Star Sports was renamed to Star Sports 1. Star Sports is an English language channel that telecasts sports and related programs.

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