The highly anticipated 16th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has finally arrived, promising to be bigger and more exciting than ever before. The IPL 2023, which kicks off on March 31st, will provide fans with the perfect T20 cricket experience, filled with drama, tension, and nail-biting finishes. This year marks a significant change for the IPL, as it returns to its traditional home-and-away format after being limited to select venues due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
But that’s not all. This year, IPL fans can expect even more changes, such as the introduction of new rules like the Impact Player and the availability of DRS for wides and no-balls.
Additionally, a new broadcasting partner, Viacom18, will be airing all 410 matches of the IPL for the next five seasons, replacing the previous partner, Disney+ Hotstar.
How to watch IPL 2023 Online?
To access the live matches, viewers can simply download the Jio Cinema app, which will stream the matches for free without requiring an annual subscription.
Watching IPL 2023 on Jio Cinema offers numerous benefits, including the ability to watch in 4K resolution, switch between multiple camera angles, and display features such as score and pitch heat map. With broadcasting available in 12 different channels, viewers can also switch the audios and get unique content in every language.
How to watch IPL 2023 on TV?
On TV, IPL matches will continue to be broadcasted on the Star Sports Network.
The deal between BCCI and Viacom18 was officially announced on July 14th, 2022, with the BCCI fetching a staggering amount worth ₹48,390 crore through IPL media rights. Disney Star retained the TV rights by paying ₹23,575 crore, while Viacom18 acquired the digital deal for ₹20,500 crore. Viacom18 also won the non-exclusive Package C, paying almost ₹3000 crore extra.
IPL 2023 promises to be a thrilling and unique experience for cricket fans around the world. With the return of the traditional home-and-away format, the introduction of new rules, and a new broadcasting partner offering free streaming on Jio Cinema, fans have much to look forward to in the coming months.
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