The India vs England 2021 series starts on February 5th, Friday. It will be the first international cricket tournament in the country since the pandemic. India will play four Test matches, five T20Is and three ODIs against England. Live series India vs England can be viewed exclusively on the Star Sports network and its digital partner Disney Plus Hotstar. Both are paid services, meaning you have to subscribe to Star network platforms to stream the 2021 tour of India through England on the device of your choice: TV, Android mobile phone, iPhone and Windows / macOS laptops and PCs . If you are wondering how to watch India vs England live for free without Disney + Hotstar VIP / Premium subscription, here’s how.
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Based on Jio’s five-year deal with Star Network in 2018, all televised India cricket matches, including India vs England 2021 series, will be live streamed on JioTV for free.
Where can I watch India vs England?
The test India vs England, T20 and ODI series 2021 will live stream on Disney + Hotstar, whose subscription is worth Rs 399 for the VIP package and Rs 299 / Rs 1,299 for the Premium package. If you’re an Airtel and Jio customer, you can lower that annual Disney + Hotstar VIP subscription price with select postpaid and prepaid recharge packages. You can take advantage of the subscription to the OTT platform for free, which includes access to seven multiplex blockbusters, exclusive Hotstar specials, dubbed Disney + shows, movies and more, and the latest episodes of Indian TV shows, in addition to the watch live sports like India vs England and IPL on any device.
You can also watch the tour of England through India on Star Sports Channels which are priced from Rs 22.42 per month.
How do you watch series India vs England for free?
Jio users can watch India vs England series 2021 for free on JioTV. The telco signed a five-year deal with Star in 2018 for all televised India cricket matches, including India vs England 2021 series on its live TV app.
How to watch India vs England 2021 online for free without Disney Plus Hotstar subscription
- Jio Cricket Packages
- Airtel (ticket for cricket)
- Jio Postpaid Plus
- Tata Sky
- Flipkart SuperCoins
1.Jio Cricket Plans (Prices start at Rs 401)
Jio is offering a Disney Plus Hotstar VIP plan to its subscribers with Rs 401, Rs 598 and Rs 2,599 all-in-one charges including voice calls, data and other benefits, and a bunch of additional charges starting at Rs 612. Disney Plus Hotstar subscription benefits remain valid for one year.
|JIO CHARGING PLAN PRICE||ADVANTAGES OF JIO PLAN|
|Jio Rs 401 charging plan||
|Jio Rs 598 charging plan||
|Jio Rs 2,599 charge plan||
|Jio Rs 612 add-on charging plan||
|Jio Rs 1,004 Add Recharge plan||
|Jio Rs 1,206 additional charge plan||
|Jio Rs 1,208 additional charge plan||
2. Airtel Time to Cricket Plans (Prices start at Rs 401)
Airtel plans with access to Disney Plus Hotstar are much more diverse than Jio’s. The telco offers free voice calls, data, text messages and free access to other services such as live TV, with top-up charges Rs 401, Rs 448, Rs 499, Rs 599 and Rs 2,698 denominations. Here are the details of the Airtel charging plans with Disney Plus Hotstar plans.
|AIRTEL CHARGING PLAN PRICE||ADVANTAGES OF THE AIRTEL PLAN|
|Airtel Rs 401 charging plan||
|Airtel Rs 448 charging plan||
|Airtel Rs 499 Charging Plan *||
|Airtel Rs 599 charging plan||
|Airtel Rs 2,698 charge plan||
How to activate the Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription after Jio and Airtel subscriptions:
- After reloading, go to Disney Plus Hotstar website or app and log in with your Jio / Airtel mobile number to activate the subscription.
- You can use this number to login on multiple devices, such as smart TVs, laptops or tablets, to watch the India vs England 2021 series live stream online. That said, you can only watch the matches via Hotstar on one screen at a time.
3.JioFiber plans with Disney Plus Hotstar plan (prices start at Rs 999)
JioFiber, the broadband service of Mukesh Ambani-promoted telco Jio, also offers a Disney Plus Hotstar VIP plan bundled with its reloads. JioFiber plans, starting at Rs 999, provide access to Hotstar’s paid content, including the England tour of India. Here are the details:
|JIOFIBER CHARGING PLAN PRICE||BENEFITS OF JIOFIBER PLAN|
|JioFiber Rs 999 Plan||
|JioFiber Rs 1,499 Plan||
|JioFiber Rs 2,499 Plan||
|JioFiber Rs 3,999 plan||
|JioFiber Rs 8,499 Plan||
4. Jio Postpaid Plus (Prices start at Rs 399)
Jio Postpaid Plus is the new level of postpaid plans for mobile users in India. The plans are priced from Rs 399 and are bundled for free with Disney Plus Hotstar VIP, Netflix and Prime Videos plans along with voice and data benefits. Both postpaid and prepaid users can switch to Jio Postpaid Plus with their existing numbers. Check out the plans:
|JIO POSTPAID PLUS PLANS||BENEFITS|
5. Tata Sky subscriptions to watch India vs England live stream online
Tata Sky customers can watch India vs England series 2021 online without a Disney Plus Hotstar subscription. The direct-to-home service has an app that allows you to view all subscribed channels. So if you have subscribed to Star Sports on your Tata Sky DTH connection, you can also watch it live online on your smartphone.
6. Flipkart SuperCoins
When you’ve collected enough Flipkart SuperCoins, you can exchange them for a Disney Plus Hotstar subscription to watch India vs England series 2021 for free. The SuperCoins, for those who don’t know, is a rewards-based system that Flipkart offers every time you shop from its platform. You earn two SuperCoins (max. 100 per order) for each Rs 100 spent on Flipkart. One SuperCoin is worth Re 1. So if you have 399 SuperCoins, you can take advantage of the Disney Plus Hotstar VIP plan worth Rs 399 for free. Likewise, 1,499 SuperCoins can be redeemed for the Disney Plus Hotstar Premium plan.
Taking advantage of a Disney Plus Hotstar subscription with Flipkart SuperCoins
- Log in with your ID on Flipkart and go to SuperCoin Zone. The option is in your profile section.
- You will see the SuperCoins on your account on the next screen. If you have 399 or 1499 SuperCoins, click / tap on ‘View all’ next to the ‘Stay entertained’ section.
- Now click / tap on the Disney Plus Hotstar plan to redeem SuperCoins
- Once the process is complete, you can watch India vs England series online for free on mobile, laptop or smart TV.
India vs England 2021 on Disney Plus Hotstar
Disney Plus Hotstar is the only game streaming platform between India and England. However, access is limited to paying subscribers only. You need a Disney Plus Hotstar VIP or Disney Plus Hotstar Premium subscription to stream the matches live. For anyone who is not subscribed to Disney Plus Hotstar, online live streaming between India and England will be limited to just 5 minutes in 2021.
|DISNEY PLUS HOTSTAR PLANS||PRICE||VALIDITY|
|Disney Plus Hotstar VIP||Rs 399||365 days|
|Disney Plus Hotstar Premium (monthly payment)||Rs 299||30 days|
|Disney Plus Hotstar Premium (annual payment)||Rs 1499||365 days|
The Disney Plus Hotstar VIP subscription price is Rs 399 for the whole year while the ‘Premium’ subscription costs Rs 1499 for a year (but users can also choose to subscribe to it monthly for Rs 299 per month). Both plans include live coverage of sports such as IPL, Premier League, Formula 1, etc. along with 7 multiplex blockbuster movies, original Disney Plus content, Hotstar Specials, and the latest episodes of Indian TV shows. The Premium subscription also includes access to all original language Disney titles and shows from HBO and Showtime.
India vs England schedule
|IND VS ENG 2021||DATE||TIME (IST)|
|1st test||February 5 – 9||9:30 am|
|2nd test||February 13-17||9:30 am|
|3rd test||February 24-28||2:30 pm (D / N)|
|4th test||March 4-8||9:30 am|
|1st T20I||12 March||7:00 PM|
|2nd T20I||March 14||7:00 PM|
|3rd T20I||March 16||7:00 PM|
|4th T20I||18th of March||7:00 PM|
|5th T20I||20th of March||7:00 PM|
|1st ODI||March 23||1.30 pm|
|2nd ODI||March 26||1.30 pm|
|3rd ODI||28th of March||1.30 pm|