On March 11th, cricket’s T20 2016 World Cup began in India. Matches will continue through April 3rd across eight sites in the country and 16 teams are participating in this year’s tournament. Sri Lanka entered the T20 World Cup as the defending champions. This tournament will be the sixth T20 World Cup and Sri Lanka is the only team to have reached the finals three times in the first five tournaments. If you would like to watch the 2016 T20 World Cup online with ESPN and Willow HD, keep reading – because there are a couple of good ways to do so.
It will certainly be another exciting tournament, and you certainly don’t want to miss the 2016 T20 World Cup live stream. Thankfully, there are now great options to watch the T20 World Cup online or live streaming on ESPN3 and Willow HD (and other services internationally!) – below we provide the details to help you decide which will work best for you during the tournament.
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Watch The Entire T20 World Cup Live Stream in the US with Sling TV
Sling TV was launched in 2015 by Dish Network and has become a leading alternative for those looking to cut their cable packages in hopes of better programming at a lower cost. It has gained popularity due to how easy it makes to live stream your favorite TV shows and sporting events. It will also be your best way to every match of the T20 World Cup live stream.
After the success of Sling TV, Dish Network rebranded its DishWorld offering as Sling International. The service has over 200 international channels and can be used to watch a wide array of programming including the ability to watch live cricket streaming. If you’d prefer to only subscribe to the sports option, it only costs $10 a month for the International World Sports package.
The International World Sports package features channels like beIN Sports, Willow HD, One World Sports, Trace Sports Stars, and many more. Willow HD recently made an agreement with Sling TV, making the streaming service the largest provider of live cricket streaming in the United State. Every single match will be broadcast on Willow, so you can watch the T20 World Cup online and not miss a second of the action. And, your T20 World Cup live stream comes in HD!
One of the best parts about Sling TV is it is compatible with just about all of the major devices. This means you can watch live streaming sports just about anywhere you get an internet connection. Some of the compatible devices include computers, Androids, iPhones and iPads, Chromecast, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV. For $10 per month, Sling TV is definitely your best option to watch the T20 World Cup online.
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Watch Several Matches of the T20 World Cup Live Stream on WatchESPN in the US
Some of the matches during the T20 World Cup will be broadcast on ESPN3. Check the T20 World Cup schedule to see which games will be on ESPN3. Other than having a cable package or Sling TV (basic package includes ESPN3) you can also access ESPN3 on WatchESPN. The channel is available via live stream if your internet provide is approved by ESPN. Here is the list of approved providers. If your provider is on there, then this would be a free way to watch the T20 World Cup online.
You do not get the full features of WatchESPN in this manner, including missing out on some additional channels normally offered and the limitations on where you can watch. Currently, you can only stream WatchESPN on your computer or on an XBOX with an XBOX Live Gold Membership.
If you either have cable already or can even use someone else’s cable login on the ESPN site you’d have a little more flexibility. You can watch the T20 World Cup streaming regardless of your internet provider and would be able to watch it easily on your TV since WatchESPN is compatible with Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and Roku.
Watch the T20 World Cup Online in the UK
If you live in the UK, then you have one of the best ways to watch the T20 World Cup online. It’s called Now TV. What is Now TV? It’s a streaming service based in the UK with packages that allow you to live stream various pay-TV channels without a contract. With the sports pass, you’ll get popular events broadcast by Sky Sports, which means you can watch the T20 World Cup online live as it happens.
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How Can I Watch the T20 World Cup Online in India?
If you live in India, you can watch the T20 World Cup online at starsports.com. Star Sports also has mobile apps that allow you to watch on Android, iOS, and Windows mobile devices.
Can I Watch the T20 World Cup Online in Any Other Countries?
In general, legal streaming options vary by country. For example, in New Zealand Sky Sports has the rights, so you will need a Sky Sports Go subscription to watch. But if you are looking for a T20 World Cup live stream in Pakistan, PTV Sports will air all the matches for free online for residents of Pakistan. Looking to watch the T20 World Cup online in Canada? Your options are limited. You’re going to need ATN to watch live. And in Australia, to watch online you need a subscription to Foxtel Play.
Watch Even More Sports and Cricket Online
If you are impressed at how easy it is to watch the T20 World Cup online, you’ll be even more surprised at how easy it is to watch other sporting events as well. Check out our detailed guide on watching all types of sports online or head over to our full guide on live streaming cricket.