Watch T20 World Cup live stream 2024: How to follow the cricket online

Jos Buttler batting for England as we explain how to watch T20 World Cup live stream 2024
(Image credit: Getty Images)

The ICC T20 World Cup 2024 streams during the next few days will show the matches determining who goes through from Groups B and D to the Super 8 stage. On Saturday England need to beat Namibia to remain in contention for qualification. England would then qualify so long as Scotland lose to Australia later that day.

On Sunday Bangladesh need to avoid defeat against Nepal to be certain of qualifying. If they lose, then the Netherlands have the chance to overtake them on net run rate if the Dutch win their game later that day against Sri Lanka.

The group stages end with a match on Monday between two teams in Group C with hundred per cent records – West Indies and Afghanistan

Follow our guide below for where to watch T20 World Cup live streams from anywhere with a VPN – and potentially for free.

ICC T20 World Cup 2024 live stream: 2024 TV schedule

The 2024 ICC T20 World Cup takes place June 1 – June 29.
• FREE STREAM — Disney+ Hotstar (India, mobile only)
• U.S. —
Willow TV / Sling
• U.K. — Sky / Now
• Watch anywhere — try NordVPN 100% risk free

The ninth ICC Men's T20 World Cup has a record number of 20 teams participating. The USA, Canada and Uganda are making their T20 World Cup debut.

The group matches will be held in the USA and across six Caribbean nations. All the Super 8 games, and the semi finals and final will be held in the Caribbean.

The teams are initially divided into four groups, with each side playing the other sides in their group once. The top two sides from each group go through to the Super 8s stage.

These eight teams are split into two groups in the Super 8s phase, and play each of their group members once. The top two teams in each of the two Super 8s groups go through to the semi-finals. The winning semi-finalists will contest the final in Barbados on June 29.

England are the holders of the T20 World Cup, having defeated Pakistan in Melbourne by five wickets in November 2022. England and the West Indies are the only teams to have won the T20 World Cup twice.

Here's how to watch every ball of the T20 World Cup 2024 from anywhere.

T20 World Cup upcoming games

  • June 15: India v Canada – 10:30 a.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. BST
  • June 15: Namibia v England – 1 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. BST
  • June 15: Australia v Scotland – 8:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 a.m. BST (June 16)
  • June 16: Pakistan v Ireland – 10:30 a.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. BST
  • June 16: Bangladesh v Nepal – 7:30 p.m. ET / 12:30 a.m. BST (June 17)
  • June 16: Sri Lanka v Netherlands – 8:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 a.m. BST (June 17)
  • June 17: New Zealand v Papua New Guinea – 10:30 a.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. BST
  • June 17: West Indies v Afghanistan – 8:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 a.m. BST (June 18)

Watch Free T20 World Cup live streams 2024

Cricket fans in India can watch all the T20 World Cup 2024 action for free on the Disney+ Hotstar mobile app.

But what if you aren't at home to catch the T20 World Cup 2024 live stream — and don't want to spend money on pay TV in another country when you'd be able to watch the T20 World Cup 2024 for free at home?

Don't worry — you can watch the T20 World Cup 2024 from anywhere with a VPN instead. We'll show you how to do that below.

T20 World Cup live streams around the world

Away from home at the moment and blocked from watching the cricket via your usual streaming service?

You can still watch the T20 World Cup live thanks to the wonders of a VPN (Virtual Private Network). The software allows your devices to appear to be back in your home country regardless of where in the world you are. So ideal for sports fans away on vacation or on business. Our favorite is NordVPN. It's the best on the market:

Image

There's a good reason you've heard of NordVPN. We specialize in testing and reviewing VPN services and NordVPN is the one we rate best. It's outstanding at unblocking streaming services, it's fast and it has top-level security features too. With over 5,000 servers, across 60 countries, and at a great price too, it's easy to recommend.

Get over 70% off NordVPN in the spring sale

Using a VPN is incredibly simple.

1. Download and install a VPN — as we say, our top choice is NordVPN.

2. Connect to the appropriate server location — open the VPN app, hit 'choose location' and select your usual location.

3. Go to the broadcaster's stream — head to your home broadcaster's site or app and watch as if you were back at home.

How to watch T20 World Cup 2024 online in the U.S.

US flag

(Image credit: Shutterstock)
T20 World Cup 2024 live stream from $10 a month:
Dedicated cricket streaming service Willow TV

T20 World Cup 2024 live stream from $10 a month:
Dedicated cricket streaming service Willow TV is showing T20 World Cup 2024 live streams in the U.S. Willow TV is available from a number of cable providers including Dish, Spectrum, Xfinity, Verizon Fios and more.

Not got cable? No worries, as Willow TV is also accessible via OTT provider Sling TV. There are options to pay just for Willow (from $10 a month), or add it to your existing Sling plan. You can check out your options and sign up on its website.

Watch T20 World Cup 2024 live streams in the U.K.

British flag

(Image credit: Shutterstock)
Sky Sports

All T20 World Cup 2024 cricket is being shown on Sky Sports and its dedicated Sky Sports Cricket channel in the UK. 

Sky Sports subscribers can watch the cricket on the go on mobile devices via the Sky Go streaming service, which has dedicated apps for iOS, iPadOS and Android devices, along with Xbox and PlayStation consoles. 

If you want to sign up, you can check out Sky TV deals and packages for today's best prices.

Don't fancy being locked into a long, expensive contract? Consider the more flexible streaming option, Now, (formerly Now TV).

To access your usual streaming service from outside the UK, you'll need to download a good VPN, as detailed above.

Watch ICC T20 World Cup 2024 live in Australia

Australian flag

(Image credit: Shutterstock)

All 55 matches will be shown live on Amazon's Prime Videoonline subscription streaming service in Australia and are available to Amazon Prime members in Australia at no additional cost to their membership. Amazon are offering a Prime Video 30-day free trial. Subscriptions cost $9.99 a month or $79 per year.

Amazon’s coverage includes an in-game language selection tool, which includes Hindi and a feature called Rapid Recap, where viewers watching a game can catch-up on the highlights and jump to live action at any time.

Where to watch T20 World Cup live streams in India

A segment of the Indian flag

(Image credit: Shutterstock)

Every game of the 2024 T20 World Cup is being live streamed for free via the Hotstar mobile app in India.

However, if you want to tune in on a larger screen, you'll need to pay for a Disney Star subscription. Matches will be shown live on a range of Star Sports channels. 

If you already subscribe to one of those services but are outside of India right now, you can simply choose one of the best VPN services such as NordVPN. to follow the India vs Sri Lanka live stream wherever you are are.

ICC T20 World Cup groups 2024

The league stage groups are:

  • Group A: India, Pakistan, Ireland, United States, Canada.
  • Group B: Australia, England, Namibia, Oman, Scotland.
  • Group C: Afghanistan, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Uganda, West Indies.
  • Group D: Bangladesh, Netherlands, Nepal, South Africa, Sri Lanka

The Super 8 groups are:

  • Group 1: India ; Australia; Afghanistan; Bangladesh or Netherlands 
  • Group 2: USA; England or Scotland; West Indies; South Africa 

ICC T20 World Cup fixtures and results 2024

  • June 1: USA beat Canada (Dallas)
  • June 2: West Indies beat Papua New Guinea (Guyana); Namibia beat Oman (Barbados)
  • June 3: Sri Lanka lost to South Africa (New York); Afghanistan beat Uganda (Guyana)
  • June 4: England v Scotland (Barbados) - no result; Netherlands beat Nepal (Dallas)
  • June 5: India beat Ireland (New York); Papua New Guinea lost to Uganda (Guyana); Australia beat Oman (Barbados)
  • June 6: USA beat Pakistan (Dallas), Namibia lost to Scotland (Barbados)
  • June 7: Canada beat Ireland (New York); New Zealand lost Afghanistan (Guyana); Sri Lanka lost to Bangladesh (Dallas)
  • June 8: Netherlands v South Africa (New York); Australia v England (Barbados); West Indies v Uganda (Guyana)
  • June 9: India beat Pakistan (New York); Oman lost to Scotland (Antigua)
  • June 10: South Africa beat Bangladesh (New York)
  • June 11: Pakistan beat Canada (New York); Sri Lanka v Nepal - no result (Florida); Australia beat Namibia (Antigua)
  • June 12: USA lost to India (New York); West Indies beat New Zealand (Trinidad)
  • June 13: Bangladesh beat Netherlands (St Vincent); England beat Oman (Antigua); Afghanistan beat Papua New Guinea (Trinidad)
  • June 14: USA v Ireland (Florida) - no result ; South Africa beat Nepal (St Vincent); New Zealand beat Uganda (Trinidad)
  • June 15: India v Canada (Florida); Namibia v England (Antigua); Australia v Scotland (St Lucia)
  • June 16: Pakistan v Ireland (Florida); Bangladesh v Nepal (St Vincent); Sri Lanka v Netherlands (St Lucia)
  • June 17: New Zealand v Papua New Guinea (Trinidad); West Indies v Afghanistan (St Lucia)

Super Eights stage

  • June 19: USA v South Africa (Antigua), England or Scotland v West Indies (St Lucia)
  • June 20: Afghanistan v India (Barbados), Australia v Bangladesh or Netherlands (Antigua)
  • June 21: England or Scotland v South Africa (St Lucia), USA v West Indies (Barbados)
  • June 22: India v Bangladesh or Netherlands (Antigua), Afghanistan v Australia (St Vincent)
  • June 23: USA v England or Scotland (Barbados), West Indies v South Africa (Antigua)
  • June 24: Australia v India (St Lucia), Afghanistan v Bangladesh or Netherlands (St Vincent)

Knockout stage

  • June 26: Semi-final 1 (Guyana)
  • June 27: Semi-final 2 (Trinidad)
  • June 29: Final (Barbados)

More from Tom's Guide

VPN statement

Roderick Easdale
Contributor

Roderick is a freelance sports journalist and a crossword complier. He is the author of five books, four of which are still in print: The Novel Life of PG WodehouseThe Don: Beyond BoundariesWally Hammond: Gentleman & Player and England’s Greatest Post-War All Rounder. An erratic fast bowler in his youth, as he aged he became an erratic medium pacer. His last wicket was a stumping, which made him decide it was time to retire. He now occasionally plays for the MCC – but for their golf team. He is a member of Trevose and has played golf in around two dozen countries.