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FIFA World Cup 2022: Broadcasters List, TV Channel in India, Kick Off Times, Live Streaming Info of Qatar 2022

The FIFA World Cup 2022 (also known as Qatar 2022) will kick off with hosts Qatar locking horns with Ecuador at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor on November 20.

The show-piece tournament that starts with group stages will see 32 teams divided into eight groups of 4 with each team facing the remaining three teams of their respective group in single round-robin matches.

While the group stage kicks off with a single fixture on November 20, the following day on November 21 will see three fixtures, and the schedule will see four fixtures in a single day, starting from November 22 to December 2. Group stage matches will be held across eight venues.

Then, once the group stages are completed, the winner and runner up of each group will progress to the round of 16, which is scheduled to be held from December 3 to December 6. The matches will take place across eight venues.

FIFA World Cup 2022 ScheduleFIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule

Later, the winners of each round of 16 match (8 teams) will reach the quarterfinal, scheduled to be held on December 9 and 10 with the matches taking place at 4 different venues.

The quarterfinals winners will then progress to semifinals which is scheduled to take place on December 13 and December 14. The semifinals will be played at Lusail Iconic Stadium in Lusail and Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor

The losers of the semifinal will clash in the third-place play-off on December 17 at the Khalifa International Stadium in Al Rayyan. Meanwhile, the winners of the last four clash will battle for the World Cup trophy on December 18 at the Lusail Iconic Stadium in Lusail.

Here is all you need to know about the date, time and telecast information for FIFA World Cup 2022:

FIFA World Cup 2022 Groups

FIFA World Cup 2022 Groups

Qatar England Argentina France
Ecuador Iran Saudi Arabia Australia
Senegal USA Mexico Denmark
Netherlands Wales Poland Tunisia
Spain Belgium Brazil Portugal
Costa Rica Canada Serbia Ghana
Germany Morocco Switzerland Uruguay
Japan Croatia Cameroon South Korea
FIFA World Cup 2022 start date and timing

FIFA World Cup 2022 start date and timing

When does FIFA World Cup 2022 start and end?

The FIFA World Cup 2022 starts on November 20 with the group stages and ends with the final on December 18.

What time (IST) do the FIFA World Cup 2022 matches kick off?

There are a few kick off times for the group stage matches. The early kick off is at 3:30 PM IST followed by 6:30 PM IST, 8:30 PM IST, 9:30 PM IST and finally 12:30 AM IST (the next day).

In the knock out stages, the round of 16 and quarterfinal matches will kick off at 8:30 PM IST and 10:30 PM IST.

The semifinals will kick off at 10:30 PM IST, while the third-place play-off and final will kick off at 8:30 PM IST.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Broadcasters List

FIFA World Cup 2022 Broadcasters List

Country or Territory Broadcaster(s)
Argentina TVP, TyC Sports
Australia SBS
Austria ORF, ServusTV
Bangladesh T Sports
Belgium RTBF, VRT
Brazil TV Globo
Cameroon CRTV
Canada Bell Media
Caribbean SportsMax
Central Asia Saran Media
China CCTV, Migu
Costa Rica Teletica
Croatia HRT
Denmark DR, TV 2
Ecuador Teleamazonas
Europe EBU
France TF1, beIN Sports
Ghana GBC
Germany ARD, ZDF, Deutsche Telekom
Hong Kong PCCW
Iceland RÚV
Indian subcontinent Viacom18
Indonesia Emtek
Ireland RTE
Italy RAI
Japan Abema, Fuji TV, NHK, TV Asahi
Malaysia Astro, RTM
Middle East & North Africa (MENA) beIN Sports
Mexico Sky, Televisa, TV Azteca
Myanmar Sky Net
Namibia NBC
Nepal Media Hub
Netherlands NOS
New Zealand Sky
Pakistan ARY Digital Network
Poland TVP
Portugal RTP, SIC, Sport TV, TVI
Senegal RTS
Serbia RTS
Singapore MediaCorp, Singtel, StarHub
South Korea SBS, KBS, MBC
Spain RTVE, Mediapro, Movistar Plus+
Switzerland SRG SSR
United Kingdom BBC, ITV
United States Fox, Telemundo
Uruguay ANTEL, Canal 4, Canal 10, Teledoce, TyC Sports

Which TV channel will telecast FIFA World Cup 2022 matches in India?

In India, fans can watch matches on Sports 18 channels - Sports 18-1 (English) as well as MTV HD and Sports 18 Khel (Hindi).

Provider Sports 18-1 Channel No. Sports 18 Khel Channel No.
Jio TV 262 261
Dish TV 643 (HD) 4033
Airtel Digital TV 293 (SD) and 294 (HD) -
Tata Play 487 (HD) 488
D2H 666 -
Sun Direct 983 505

How to stream FIFA World Cup 2022 matches online in India?

FIFA World Cup 2022 will be streamed live on Jio Cinema for free in India.

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Story first published: Saturday, November 19, 2022, 11:20 [IST]
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