The Indian Women’s Premier League (WPL), known as the TATA WPL due to sponsorship, is a women-only professional Twenty20 cricket franchise league. The BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) owns and operates the league which includes five competing franchises in the inaugural season in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai. The league provides a platform for India’s top women cricketers to showcase their skills and promote women’s cricket in the country.
How to Watch TATA Women’s Premier League (WPL) 2023 Live Online for Free
JioCinema has been appointed as the Official Live Streaming Partner for TATA WPL 2023 in India, providing free online coverage of all matches. The JioCinema app is accessible to users of all major service providers in the country including Airtel, Jio, Vi and BSNL. For those interested in watching TATA WPL 2023 live online in India, the guide below details how to do it for free.
To see all the live action of WPL games, you must have the JioCinema app on your device. If you don’t already have it, download it from the Play Store. Once you have installed the app, follow these steps.
- Launch the JioCinema app on your device.
- When a live WPL match is in progress, you will see a match banner at the top of the screen. Tap the banner to stream the game for free.
- If you don’t see the banner, scroll down to the Sports tab, which is at the bottom of the screen. Tap on it to access all sports content available in the app, including WPL games.
- Find the game you want to watch and tap on it to start streaming.
To watch WPL games live on your iPhone using the JioCinema app, follow these steps:
- Download the JioCinema app from the App Store if you haven’t already.
- Start the app on your iPhone.
- If a live WPL match is in progress, you will see a corresponding banner at the top of the screen. Tap the banner to stream the game for free.
- If you don’t see the banner, go to the “Sports” tab at the bottom of the screen. From there, you can access all of the sports content available on the app, including WPL games.
- Find the game you want to watch and tap on it to start streaming.
On Smart TV
If you have a Smart TV with Tizen OS 2.4 or higher, Android TV, Fire TV with OS6 or higher or webOS, you can stream WPL 2023 games through the JioCinema app. However, you need to download the app first as it doesn’t come preinstalled on your TV. Here’s how you can do it:
- Open the app marketplace on your smart TV, e.g. B. the Play Store for Android TVs.
- Search for “JioCinema” in the App Store.
- When you find the app, click the download button and wait for the installation process to complete.
- Once the app is installed, open it during game hours to access the live stream and watch WPL games on your big screen.
On the laptop
Unfortunately, JioCinema is not available as a standalone app for laptops and desktops. However, cricket fans can still enjoy the WPL 2023 live matches for free by visiting the JioCinema official website on their computer.
How do I subscribe to JioCinema?
If you want to subscribe to JioCinema and enjoy all premium content, follow these simple steps:
- First, enter your Jio Sim number to create your JioCinema account.
- After entering your number, click ‘Okay’ and you will receive an OTP to your Jio number.
- Once you have received the OTP, enter it on the JioCinema website or app to confirm your identity.
- After verifying your identity, create a new password for your account.
- Confirm your password and log in to JioCinema to start streaming your favorite movies and TV shows.
- You are now ready to watch your favorite content on JioCinema.
WPL 2023 schedule
Tata WPL 2023 kicked off on March 4th, 2023. Here is a full schedule with venues and times.
|Date and Time||Fit||Venue|
|March 4 at 7:30 p.m||Gujarat Giants vs. Mumbai Indians||dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai|
|March 5 at 3:30 p.m||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs. Delhi Capitals||Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai|
|March 5 at 7:30 p.m||UP Warriorz vs. Gujarat Giants||dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai|
|March 6 at 7:30 p.m||Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai|
|March 7 at 7:30 p.m||Delhi Capitals Women vs UP Warriorz||dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai|
|March 8 at 7:30 p.m||Gujarat Giants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai|
|March 9 at 7:30 p.m||Delhi Capitals vs. Mumbai Indians||dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai|
|March 10 at 7:30 p.m||Royal Challengers Bangalore Women vs. UP Warriorz||Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai|
|March 11 at 7:30 p.m||Gujarat Giants vs. Delhi Capitals||dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai|
|March 12 at 7:30 p.m||UP Warriorz vs Mumbai Indians||Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai|
|March 13 at 7:30 p.m||Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai|
|March 14 at 7:30 p.m||Mumbai Indians vs Gujarat Giants||Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai|
|March 15 at 7:30 p.m||UP Warriorz vs Royal Challengers Bangalore||dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai|
|March 16 at 7:30 p.m||Delhi Capitals vs. Gujarat Giants||Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai|
|March 18 at 3:30 p.m||Mumbai Indians vs UP Warriorz||dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai|
|March 18 at 7:30 p.m||Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Gujarat Giants||Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai|
|March 20 at 3:30 p.m||Gujarat Giants vs. UP Warriorz||Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai|
|March 20 at 7:30 p.m||Mumbai Indians Women vs. Delhi Capitals||dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai|
|March 21 at 3:30 p.m||Royal Challengers Bangalore Women vs Mumbai Indians||dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai|
|March 21 at 7:30 p.m||UP Warriorz vs. Delhi Capitals||Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai|
|March 24 at 7:30 p.m||eliminator||dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai|
|March 26 at 7:30 p.m||final||Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai|
Global Live Streaming Partners for WPL
If you want to follow WPL 2023 matches live, here are the official broadcasters for different regions:
- In Australia you can watch the games on Fox Sports.
- In New Zealand, the official broadcaster is Sky Sport NZ.
- For viewers in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa, matches will be broadcast on SuperSport.
- If you’re in the US, you can tune in to Willow TV for all of the WPL 2023 action.
1. When does the game start and where?
From March 3rd to 26th, WPL 2023 matches will be played at two venues in Mumbai – Brabourne Stadium and DY Patil Stadium. The tournament will feature knockout rounds before the championship match, making it an exciting and action-packed event for cricket fans.
2. Who owns these teams?
The WPL teams are owned by the following companies:
- Royal Challengers Bangalore is owned by Diageo.
- Indiawin Sports owns Mumbai Indians.
- The Adani Group owns Gujarat Giants.
- JSW Group and GMR Group jointly own Delhi Capitals.
- Capri Global owns UP Warriorz.
3. Who are the five captains?
The WPL teams have the following captains:
- Smriti Mandhana leads the Royal Challengers Bangalore team.
- Harmanpreet Kaur is the captain of the Mumbai Indians.
- Beth Mooney leads the Gujarat Giants team.
- Meg Lanning is the captain of the Delhi Capitals team.
- Alyssa Healy leads the UP Warriorz team.
4. Do I have to be a Jio member to see the games?
Any Jio customer can watch the WPL games for free with the Jio Cinema app.
5. What happens in case of a tie?
If both teams’ scores are equal after completing a game in the WPL, a Super Over occurs to determine the winner. If the Super Over also results in a tie, further Super Overs will be played until a winner is determined. However, if it is not possible to play or complete the Super Over, the game will be settled as a draw and both teams will each receive one point in the league standings.