DD National (DD1) is a state-owned general interest terrestrial television channel in India. It is the flagship channel of Doordarshan, the Indian public service broadcasting corporation, and the most widely available terrestrial television channel in India.
DD National is government body but it has editorial independence.
Usually, all One Day and Twenty20 international cricket matches involving and hosted by India are shown live in DD National. It also broadcast the 2014 Men’s Hockey World Cup matches involving India & also the semifinal and final matches.