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TV channels showing IPL matches in US, Canada, UK, Australia, India, UAE and Africa


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Looking for all TV channels that are broadcasting Indian Premier League (IPL) inaugural series from April’18, Here is grand list of all continents/countries and the respective TV channels. I’ve tried my best to include the schedule of the channel links for convenience of match start times and channel numbers.

US – Direct TV & Dish Network

Direct TV DirectTV announces on its website the $59 package –

Don’t miss India’s newest and hottest cricket series for Indian Cricket Sports. A Twenty20 competition created by the Board of Control and sanctioned by the International Cricket Council. The series has a total of 59 matches all played in India over a six-week period. Cost is $59.00 (only $1 per match)!

Dish Network

Call Dish Network (USA) and tell customer service that you want cricket – IPL channel. It is reported that event ID for IPL is 96591 and its cost is $59. Ask them the channel number as looks like the numbers are 455 and 471.

Canada – ATN-CBN

ATN TV channel has the broadcast rights of IPL in Canada for five years. ATN will be telecasting Indian Premier League (IPL) matches live on Commonwealth
Broadcasting Network (CBN) and the matches will be re-telecast on ATN- Cricket Plus. CBN and ATN- Cricket Plus are two sports channels that ATN operates in Canada.

Asian Television Network via kwout

UK – Setanta Sports

This time its not our popular Sky Sports but it is Setanta Sports channel and value is £15.00 a month

Indian Premier League – Setanta Sports via kwout

India – Sony’s Set Max

SetMax bought the rights for next five years to broadcast all IPL matches in India.

IPL 2008 via kwout

Australia – Network 10

Network 10 (Channel 10) has bought the rights to show every IPL game live in Australia on free-to-air television for the next five years.

Click on the link and then select your city and look in tvguide for times of IPL (it’s around 11:30PM )

UAE, Dubai & Middle East – ART Prime Sport

From IPL Wiki – For the Middle East viewers IPL will be broadcasted on ADD’s ART Prime Sport, and will be available to viewers in the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Sudan and Libya.

Africa – Supersport

Supersport provides coverage for IPL matches in Africa continent.


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Posted By: Kalyan | Date: April 17, 2008 | Categories: Cricket

10 Responses to TV channels showing IPL matches in US, Canada, UK, Australia, India, UAE and Africa

  1. Anonymous says:

    called DISH and was told that there is NO IPL on dish

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  4. Anonymous says:

    The hindi commentary on set max is crap.
    The thing that makes matches enjoyble is the noise of crowd backed by some good english commentary. This IPL is missing both and i bet that this IPL is gonna be a failure for the above two reasons.

  5. bulls says:

    please spare us with the painful, boring, out of sync, lifeless hindi commentary of IPL.. where the hell is the broadcast with sunny, ravi and marc nicolas?? i have not been able to enjoy even a single match with the lifeless mohinder amarnath and arun lal in his hindi avatar…please setmax …save us from the torture

  6. IPLFan says:

    IPL is now on you tube !!

  7. neil says:

    what channles are showing live ipl matches in the uk

  8. ... says:

    Australia isnt showing 🙁

  9. some person says:

    Why cant it be in whole of asia

  10. Aman verma says:

    Dishnetwork is offering IPL in only $20.00 on willo cricket channel no. 582.

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