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Watch FREE T20 World Cup & MAJOR Games on Doordarshan?!

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, in collaboration with Prasar Bharati, has announced exciting news for all sports fans in India. Starting from June 2, 2024, Doordarshan will be broadcasting the T20 World Cup matches live from the West Indies and USA on the DD Free Dish platform.

Special Launch Event

The announcement was made by Shri Gaurav Dwivedi, CEO of Prasar Bharati, during a media interaction in New Delhi. Present at the event were Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Shri Sanjay Jaju, and Chairman of Prasar Bharati, Shri Navneet Kumar Sehgal. They unveiled a special anthem titled “Jazba” for the T20 World Cup, sung by the renowned Shri Sukhwinder Singh. Additionally, a promotional video narrated by the famous storyteller Shri Neelesh Misra was launched to build excitement for the event.

Beyond the T20 World Cup

Doordarshan’s sports coverage will not stop at the T20 World Cup. Viewers can look forward to an impressive lineup of international sporting events, including:

  • Paris Olympic Games 2024 (July 26 – August 11)
  • Paris Paralympic Games 2024 (August 28 – September 8)
  • India vs Zimbabwe Cricket Series (July 6 – July 11)
  • India vs Sri Lanka Cricket Series (July 27 – August 7)
  • French Open Finals 2024 (June 8 & 9)
  • Wimbledon Finals 2024 (July 13 & 14)

Expanding Sports Content

Prasar Bharati has also partnered with leading global sports bodies like the NBA and PGTA to broadcast a variety of sports content on DD Sports. This includes the NBA 2K League matches, which are already being telecast on the channel. Negotiations are ongoing with other sports bodies to bring even more diverse sports content to Indian viewers.

Extensive Sports Coverage

In the past year, DD Sports has produced and aired numerous sporting events across India, such as:

  • Khelo India University Games in the North East
  • Khelo India Youth Games in Tamil Nadu
  • National Games in Goa
  • Khelo India Para Games in New Delhi
  • Khelo India Winter Games in Gulmarg and Leh

The feed for these events was shared with major private channels like Star Sports, Jio Cinema, and Sony Network, expanding the reach of these exciting sports events.

Comprehensive Cricket Coverage

Doordarshan provided extensive coverage of the Indian Cricket Team’s tour of the West Indies in August 2023, broadcasting matches in multiple languages, including regional ones like Bhojpuri, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, and Kannada, catering to a wide audience across India.

Stay Tuned

Don’t miss the thrilling sports action coming your way on DD Sports. Catch the T20 World Cup and other major sporting events live on the following platforms:

  • TATA Sky: Channel 453
  • Sun Direct: Channel 510
  • Hathway: Channel 189
  • DEN: Channel 425
  • Airtel Digital TV: Channel 298
  • D2H: Channel 435
  • Free Dish: Channel 79
  • Dish TV: Channel 435

Follow DD Sports on social media for the latest updates:

  • Twitter: @ddsportschannel
  • Facebook: Doordarshansports
  • Instagram: doordarshansports

Get ready for an exciting year of sports with Doordarshan, bringing the best of global and Indian sports to your screens!

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