Today’s Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals live stream will showcase the first game of the 2022 IPL’s Playoffs — and this one is too close to call.
Trust us, you’ll want to know how to watch IPL 2022 live streams with a VPNif you’re abroad right now, because this could be a classic.
Gujarat Titans have defied the odds in their first IPL season to top the table at the end of the group stage. They led the field for large parts of the regular season, winning 10 out of 14 games to qualify impressively and set up what could be a dramatic debut trophy.
Looking at their squad, though, it’s not hugely surprising: Shubman Gill, Matthew Wade, captain Hardik Pandya and David Miller are all quality batters, while Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami and Lockie Ferguson form part of a formidable bowling line up.
Rajasthan Royals, meanwhile, do have history in the IPL — they were the very first winners, back in 2008. But they’ve not tasted those heights since, and were reasonably unfancied beforehand. Still, any side with Jos Buttler in should score runs, while captain Sanju Samson has also weighed in with a few of his own. Shimron Hetmyer has big hitting potential, and R Ashwin has excelled with both bat and ball in this tournament.
The one dark cloud hanging over the game — literally — is the threat of rain. Showers are forecast and if no play is possible there will instead be a Super Over to decide the game. If even that isn’t possible, Titans will go through to the final as league leaders, with the Royals instead going into the second qualifier against either Lucknow Super Giants or Royal Challengers Bangalore on Friday.
This game really could go either way, so find out what happens with a Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals live stream.
We’ll show you how to watch, wherever you are, below — and don’t forget to also check out our full how to watch IPL 2022 live streams hub, including fixtures, league table and more.
Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals live streams
Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals live stream — how to watch from anywhere with a VPN
It’s natural that you might want to watch the Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals live stream online from your home country — after all, there’s nothing like enjoying the action with commentators and pundits you already know. But what if you’re not there when the game is on?
Look no further than a VPN, or virtual private network. A VPN makes it look as if you’re surfing the web from your home country, rather than the one you’re in. That means you can access the streaming services you already pay for, from anywhere on Earth. Or anywhere that has an internet connection, at least.
For instance, a Brit who’s currently in the U.S. could watch the Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals live stream from Sky Sports, even though they’re not in the U.K.
They’re totally legal, inexpensive and easy to use. We’ve tested lots of the best VPN services and our favorite right now is ExpressVPN, thanks to its combination of superb speed, great customer service and excellent device support.
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Using a VPN is incredibly simple.
1. Install the VPN of your choice. As we’ve said, ExpressVPN is our favorite.
2. Choose the location you wish to connect to in the VPN app. For instance if you’re in the U.S. and want to view a U.K. service, you’d select U.K. from the list.
3. Sit back and enjoy the action. Head to Sky Sports or another service and watch the match.
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How to watch the Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals live stream in the UK
As with every IPL 2022 game, you’ll be able to watch the Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals live stream in the U.K. on Sky Sportsand via the Sky Go app. The game will be on Sky Sports Cricket and Sky Sports Main Event and starts at 3 p.m. BST today (Tuesday, May 24), although coverage begins at 2.50 p.m.
If you already have a Sky subscription that doesn’t include Sports, you’ll need to pay £20/month to add those channels. If you don’t have Sky at all, it’ll cost you at least £41/month, depending on which other channels you choose.
Whichever package you go for, you’ll also gain access to coverage in 4K and HDR, so long as you also have an HDR-ready Sky Q box and HLG-compatible TV, or the new Sky Glass TV.
If you don’t want to shell out for a full Sky sub, you could also consider its Now Sports streaming service. This gives you 24-hour access for £9.98 or month-long access for £33.99 — though there’s an excellent deal currently on offer that brings the cost down to £25 for the first six months.
You’ll also need to pay an extra £5/month for the Boost option that gives you full HD quality plus the ability to watch on up to three screens at once. Still, Now Sports is available on virtually every streaming device out there and is a great option if you don’t already have Sky and just want to watch for a fixed period.
All sounds great, right? But if you’re not in the U.K., you can still follow the IPL 2022 live streams by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN.
How to watch the Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals live stream in the US
Cricket fans in the U.S. have a couple of choices when it comes to watching the Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals live stream.
For starters, ESPN Plus will be showing all of the IPL 2022 live streams in both English and Hindi; subscribers can also stream the games through the ESPN Plus website. We’ve got more information on how to watch IPL 2022 live streams on ESPN Plus in our dedicated guide, so make sure to check that out too.
The entire tournament will also be shown on the excellently named Willow TV, which is available via various cable packages including Dish, Fios, Spectrum, Xfinity and more.
If you’ve cut the cord and don’t have cable, don’t worry — because you can also watch Willow via Sling TV. You’ll need a Sling subscription, which costs $35 for either the Orange or Blue package, and can then add Willow TV for $10/month or $60/year.
However, right now Sling is offering 50% off the first month of a subscription, plus if you sign up for Willow TV via Sling you can get the first three months for $6 month.
But what if you already use those services but aren’t in the U.S. right now? As we explained above, your best bet will be to use a VPN such as ExpressVPN so you can access them wherever you are.
Sling TV offers two packages, both of which cost $35 a month. Willow TV is available as an add-on to either. Sling is currently offering 50% off the first month.
How to watch the Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals live stream in India
If you’re watching the Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals live stream in India, you’ll need to tune in to either Star Sports or Disney Plus Hotstar. If you’re cutting the cord and going the Hotstar route, you can pay Rs. 499/year for the new Mobile plan, which lets you watch on one mobile device, Rs. 899/year for the Super plan (2 devices, including TVs and laptops) or Rs. 1499 for Premium (4 devices plus 4K and no adverts). There’s more details here.
If you already subscribe to one of those services but are outside of India right now, you can simply choose one of the best VPN services such as ExpressVPN to live stream the action wherever you are are.
How to watch the Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals live stream in Australia
Aussies also get a couple of options for where to watch the Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals live stream in the form of Fox Sports or Kayo Sports.
Fox is available as part of many pay TV packages, but if you don’t already have it then Kayo might be a better bet.
Kayo can be accessed via a dedicated mobile or tablet app, and also on Chromecast and Apple TV — plus it costs a very reasonable $25 AUD per month for the basic package. A premium subscription is also available for $35 AUD per month, but this merely gives you the ability to access three simultaneous streams, rather than two.
Plus, there’s a 14-day free trial available if you want to try the service before committing to a subscription. Although that said, you can cancel at any time, so there’s really no reason not to give it a try.
Not in Australia right now? You can simply use a VPN to watch all the action on your Fox or Kayo account, as if you were back home.
How to watch the Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals live stream in New Zealand
New Zealanders can watch the Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals live stream on Sky Sport. This costs $57.98 NZD per month, or $31.99/month extra if you already have Sky but not Sport. Plus there’s currently an offer which gives you your first month free when you sign up for a year.
Alternatively, you could go for the Sky Sport Now service, which gives you just the Sport channels but for a reduced cost of $19.99/week / $39.99/month or $399/year — but there’s also a free seven-day trial of the service so you can give it a go before committing.
Not at home in New Zealand right now? You can still follow the game by using one of the best VPN services, such as ExpressVPN.
Can you watch the Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals live stream in Pakistan?
Sadly, cricket fans in Pakistan will not be able to watch the Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals live stream, as no Pakistan broadcaster has the rights to show the action. In fact, there won’t even be any Pakistani cricketers playing in the IPL 2022 tournament at all, due to the strained diplomatic relationship between India and Pakistan.
However, if you’re usually based in another country such as the U.K. but happen to be in Pakistan right now, you can still enjoy your local coverage, simply by signing up for a VPN such as ExpressVPN to live stream the action.
Gujarat Titans vs Rajasthan Royals live stream: Squads
- Hardik Pandya (c) (All rounder)
- Varun Aaron (Bowler)
- Dominic Drakes (Bowling all rounder)
- Lockie Ferguson (Bowler)
- Gurkeerat Singh Mann (Batter)
- Alzarri Joseph (Bowler)
- Abhinav Manohar (Batting all rounder)
- David Miller (Batter)
- Mohammed Shami (Bowler)
- Darshan Nalkande (Bowler)
- Noor Ahmad (Bowler)
- Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Wicketkeeper batter)
- Rashid Khan (Bowler)
- Wriddhiman Saha † (Wicketkeeper batter)
- Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore (Bowler)
- Sai Sudharsan (Batter)
- Pradeep Sangwan (Bowler)
- Vijay Shankar (All rounder)
- Shubman Gill (Batter)
- Rahul Tewatia (Bowling all rounder)
- Matthew Wade (Wicketkeeper batter)
- Jayant Yadav (Bowler)
- Yash Dayal (Bowler)
- Sanju Samson (c) (Wicketkeeper batter)
- Anunay Singh (Bowler)
- Ravichandran Ashwin (Bowling all rounder)
- Corbin Bosch (All rounder)
- Trent Boult (Bowler)
- Jos Buttler (Wicketkeeper batter)
- KC Cariappa (Bowler)
- Yuzvendra Chahal (Bowler)
- Shubham Garhwal (Batter)
- Shimron Hetmyer (Batter)
- Yashasvi Jaiswal (Batter)
- Dhruv Jurel (Wicketkeeper batter)
- Obed McCoy (Bowler)
- Daryl Mitchell (All rounder)
- Karun Nair (Batter)
- James Neesham (Batting all rounder)
- Devdutt Padikkal (Batter)
- Riyan Parag (Batter)
- Prasidh Krishna (Bowler)
- Navdeep Saini (Bowler)
- Kuldeep Sen (Bowler)
- Tejas Baroka (Bowler)
- Rassie van der Dussen (Batter)