How to Watch FIFA World Cup in India [2022]

Wondering how to watch FIFA World Cup in India? This article will give you a detailed overview of watching the FIFA World Cup in India, be it in Hindi, English, Bengali, Tamil, or Malayalam.

The FIFA World Cup 2022 is on the horizon. The biggest tournament of men’s football will go underway on 20th November in Qatar.

The Groups are drawn and fixtures are all set. Football fans around the world are getting crazy with each day, hanging flags and wearing jerseys of their favorite teams. It’s high time to get ready and never miss any action.

How to Watch FIFA World Cup 2022 in India

  • 📺 TV: Viacom 18
  • 💻 Live Stream: Voot, JioCinema

How to Watch the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 on TV in India

How to watch FIFA World Cup in India

Viacom 18 holds the World Cup 2022 broadcasting rights in India. Indian fans can watch their favorite teams play in the tournament live via Viacom 18’s channels.

Viacom 18 is a private media company in the country that owns FIFA broadcasting rights. Fans can watch the FIFA World Cup via its sports channels – Sports 18 Khel and Sports 18 1.

The channels will be available to watch via cable or satellite. You can find Sports 18 on Channel No. 488 on Tata Play. It will be available on Channel No. 293 on Airtel Digital TV.

How to Live Stream World Cup 2022 in India

Indian fans will be over the moon to learn that the World Cup live streaming will be free in India.

Viacom’s OTT platforms JioCinema and VOOT will provide the Qatar World Cup live stream in India. These streaming platforms are subscription-based. It means you need to buy a subscription to watch the premium content. But the real catch is that the World Cup streaming will be absolutely free. Simply download the apps on your device and enjoy the matches live.

“The most important thing is, it is going to be without any subscription fee. This will be the first time, when marquee content like FIFA, people can just download the app and watch it for free,” said Sports CEO at Viacom 18.

Groups in the World Cup 2022

Let’s look at the FIFA World Cup groups and find out where your favorite team is.

Group A

  • 🇶🇦 Qatar
  • 🇪🇨 Ecuador
  • 🇸🇳 Senegal
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands

Group B

  • 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 England
  • 🇺🇸 USA
  • 🇮🇷 Iran
  • 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 Wales

Group C

  • 🇦🇷 Argentina
  • 🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia
  • 🇲🇽 Mexico
  • 🇵🇱 Poland

Group D

  • 🇫🇷 France
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark
  • 🇹🇳 Tunisia
  • 🇦🇺 Australia

Group E 

  • 🇪🇸 Spain
  • 🇩🇪 Germany
  • 🇯🇵 Japan
  • 🇨🇷 Costa Rica

Group F

  • 🇧🇪 Belgium
  • 🇨🇦 Canada
  • 🇲🇦 Morocco 
  • 🇭🇷 Croatia

Group G

  • 🇧🇷 Brazil
  • 🇷🇸 Serbia
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland
  • 🇨🇲 Cameroon

Group H

  • 🇵🇹 Portugal
  • 🇺🇾 Uruguay
  • 🇬🇭 Ghana
  • 🇰🇷 Korea Republic

World Cup Bracket

Round of 16 Matchups

  • A1 vs B2
  • B1 vs A2


  • C1 vs D2
  • D1 vs C2


  • E1 vs F2
  • F1 vs E2


  • G1 vs H2
  • H1 vs G2

Quarter-Finals Matchups

  • 1 (A1 vs B2) vs (C1 vs D2)
  • 2 (B1 vs A2) vs (D1 vs C2)
  • 3 (E1 vs F2) vs (G1 vs H2)
  • 4 (F1 vs E2) vs (H1 vs G2)

Semi-Finals Matchups

  • 1 vs 3
  • 2 vs 4

We have tried to cover how to watch the FIFA World Cup in India. We hope the content was helpful to you.

Golam Muktadir is a passionate sports fan and a dedicated movie buff. He has been writing about both topics for over a decade and has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with his readers. Muktadir has a degree in journalism and has written for several well-known publications, including Surprise Sports.