How can you live stream the test match between India and England? Read on to find out. India and England will continue to compete for the Anthony de Mello Trophy as their four-match test run continues in the southeastern city of Chennai, before moving to the newly renovated largest cricket stadium in the world in the northwest in Ahmedabad. The latter’s Sardar Patel stadium will continue to be the base for cricket action between India and England as all five matches of the Twenty20 series that follow will also take place there. After losing the first set – also in Chennai – India has a point to prove. And it matters, too, with a place in the finals of the inaugural ICC World Test Championship (still) up for grabs. The good news is that you can easily stream the matches online from all over the world. Here’s the full testing schedule and how to watch India vs England live online.
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Schedule of the test series for India vs England
1st test: Friday February 5 – Tuesday February 9 in Chennai
2nd test: Saturday February 13 – Wednesday February 17 in Chennai
3rd test: Wednesday February 24 – Sunday February 28 in Ahmedabad
4th test: Thursday March 4 – Monday March 8 in Ahmedabad
How to watch India vs England live stream in India
Disney + Hotstar and JioTV are the official online homes for the English tour of India. Star India, owned by Disney, is the broadcast partner for BCCI rights until 2023, which means that every match the Indian cricket team plays at home can always be found on Star Sports (on TV) and Disney + Hotstar (for streaming). But Star India also has a deal with Reliance Jio that gives the latter joint streaming rights to each game, allowing it to offer free cricket action to Jio subscribers.
Therefore, to watch India play against England you will either need a Disney + Hotstar VIP subscription (which costs Rs. 399 per year) or be a Jio member (costs depend on your Jio charging planIf you have a subscription to the more expensive Disney + Hotstar Premium tier, it covers all the benefits of the VIP tier. If you don’t have a Disney + Hotstar subscription and don’t have an active Jio connection, you still might not have to pay for this.
Airtel is offering a free Disney + Hotstar VIP subscription to select prepaid plansJio too, in case you’re not satisfied with JioTV and want a big screen experience. Speaking of the big screen experience, select JioFiber plans also offer a free Disney + Hotstar VIP plan. That could also be your ticket to watch India vs England live.
How to watch India vs England live stream in UK
Channel 4’s All 4 streaming service is the venue for the UK tour of India, making this a rare free-to-air return for UK cricket. All you need to do is sign up for All 4 and have a valid TV license. That’s all. All 4 are completely free so this is a great way to watch India vs England Test cricket action without worrying about additional subscription fees.
How to watch India vs England live stream in USA
Hotstar is the official broadcaster for England’s tour of India, which runs from the beginning of February to the end of March. In fact, Hotstar has the right to everything International cricket action that takes place in India making it the exclusive home ground for all matches that India plays at home. You need a Hotstar subscription, which costs $ 50 annually. Unfortunately there is no monthly option.
How to watch India vs England live stream in Australia
Fox Cricket is the dedicated home ground for the UK tour of India. It’s a TV channel, but it’s available to stream online through the parent company’s streaming offerings Foxtel now, and Kayo SportsEither way, you need a subscription. Kayo Sports starts at AUD 25