The best of cricket and Indian entertainment at $99.99 a year –
(November 7, 2018 – New York, NY) The 2018 International Cricket Council’s Women’s World T20 gets underway on November 9th on Hotstar. The sixth edition of the tournament (and the second hosted by the West Indies) will feature eight cricket rich nations divided into two groups. Group A consists of England, South Africa, Sri Lanka, the defending champion West Indies and Bangladesh, while Group B is home to India, Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan and Ireland.
On November 11th, India, led by captain Harmanpreet Kaur, will face rival Pakistan in one of the many exciting matches set for group play. The top two teams from each group will qualify in the semi-finals, and the tournament final will follow on November 24th at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium. Hotstar, the official digital streaming partner for ICC Women’s World T20, will live stream all the matches for the duration of the tournament.
Hotstar has already broadcasted the Unimoni Asia Cup and the Paytm India vs. West Indies Series as part of its 160 days of live cricket this year. Aside from the ICC Women’s World T20, tournaments to look forward to include the Paytm India vs. Australia Series in February 2019, the VIVO IPL in April 2019 and, finally, the ICC Cricket World Cup in May 2019.
“We are extremely proud to be the digital streaming partner of the ICC Women’s World T20 and to give our subscribers the opportunity to root for the women in blue,” said Ipsita Dasgupta, President of Hotstar International and Strategy at Star India. “Hotstar’s cricket calendar this year makes it the unquestioned, go-to streaming platform for cricket enthusiasts in North America.”
Hotstar has introduced an attractive, annual subscription for $99.99, which will give consumers complete access to the cricket calendar and entertainment library throughout the year. For monthly subscribers, a sports + entertainment pack is $19.99 a month.
India’s largest premium streaming platform for dramas, movies, and live sports, is now also available in the US, Canada and the UK. Hotstar, a subsidiary of Star India owned by 21st Century Fox, was launched in India in 2015 and became the fastest app to reach a million downloads. The platform offers a bouquet of rich and diverse content encompassing the latest movies, popular TV shows, documentaries, and live sports. By delivering premium, on-demand content across devices and in multiple languages, Hotstar ensures South Asians across the world are never too far from their favorite entertainment. The platform can be accessed through us.hotstar.com, ca.hotstar.com, uk.hotstar.com or via iOS AppStore, Google Playstore, Roku, Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick and Android TV.