India vs England live stream — how to watch 5th Test online from anywhere

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England go into the third day of the Fifth Test in Dharamsala still needing to take the last two Indian first innings wickets, and are already 255 runs behind. The visitors are going to have to bat very well indeed in their second innings on what is a good batting pitch if they are to fight back in this test. But first they need to finish off the Indian innings - and the eighth wicket has already put on 45 runs. Jimmy Anderson is one wicket shy of 700 in test cricket and may not get a second bowling innings in this match.

Here's how to watch India v England 5th Test streams from anywhere with a VPN – and potentially for FREE.

India vs England, 5th Test live stream: TV schedule, dates

Dates: Mar. 7–11, 2024
Venue: Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala
Time: 4 a.m. GMT / 11 p.m. ET / 8 p.m. PT / 3 p.m. AEDT / 9a.m. IST
• FREE — JioCinema (India)
• U.S. —
Willow TV / Sling
• U.K. — TNT Sports
• Watch anywhere — try NordVPN 100% risk free

The India vs England 5th Test at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala showcases one of test cricket’s prettiest settings. At the foot of the Himalayas, it also offers seam-friendly pitches that could suit the visitors. 

Conditions in Dharamsala are likely to suit Jimmy Anderson, who is two wickets away from becoming the third man, and the first seamer, to take 700 test wickets. Two other milestones are set to be achieved in this Test match as both Ravichandran Ashwin and Jonny Bairstow are in line to play their 100th Test matches.

Despite England’s seam bowlers being much better than their spinners, the visitors have opted to play only two of their specialist seamers, and have retained their two specialist spinners for the 5th Test.

With the series already won by India, England have only pride and World Test Championship points to play for. However the latter is of academic interest for England who are way off making the top two slots. However for table-toppers India, World Test Championship points earned in Dharamsala could prove crucial.

Here's how to watch every ball of the India vs England 5th Test match online, from anywhere and potentially for free.

Where to watch India vs England for free

How to watch India vs England for FREE

Cricket fans in India can watch the 5th Test for FREE on JioCinema

But what if you're based in India but aren't at home to catch the India vs England live stream – and don't want to spend money on pay TV in another country when you'd usually be able to watch the 5th Test for free at home?

Don't worry — you can watch it via a VPN instead. We'll show you how to do that below.

India vs England live streams around the world

Away from home at the moment and blocked from watching the cricket via your usual streaming service?

You can still watch the India vs England live thanks to the wonders of a VPN (Virtual Private Network). The software allows your devices to appear to be back in your home country regardless of where in the world you are. So ideal for sports fans away on vacation or on business. Our favorite is NordVPN. It's the best on the market:

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Using a VPN is incredibly simple.

1. Download and install a VPN - as we say, our top choice is NordVPN.

2. Connect to the appropriate server location - open the VPN app, hit 'choose location' and select the appropriate location.

3. Go to the broadcaster's stream - head to your home broadcaster's site or app and watch as if you were at home.

How to watch India vs England around the world

How to watch India vs England 5th Test in the U.S.

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Dedicated cricket streaming service Willow TV is showing the entire India vs England test series. Willow TV is available from a number of cable providers including Dish, Spectrum, Xfinity, Verizon Fios and more.

Not got cable? No worries, as Willow TV is also accessible via OTT provider Sling TV, which is a great place to watch cricket streams. There are options to pay just for Willow (starting at $5 a month), or add it to your existing Sling plan. You can check out your options and sign up on its website.

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How to watch India vs England live in the U.K.

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TNT Sports (formerly BT Sport) is showing the all five India vs England Test matches.

You can get TNT by subscribing to the <a href="https://support.discoveryplus.com/hc/en-gb/articles/11040336509969?utm_campaign=UK-TNT-D1-TNT-C7-TNT-BAU-DR-W-AllSports-Undefined-230101-NA&utm_content=story-content-text-subscribe&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tntsports.co.uk#subscribe" data-link-merchant="support.discoveryplus.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Discovery Plus Premium plan for £30.99 per month, or you can add TNT Sports through <a href="https://support.discoveryplus.com/hc/en-gb/articles/11040336509969?utm_campaign=UK-TNT-D1-TNT-C7-TNT-BAU-DR-W-AllSports-Undefined-230101-NA&utm_content=story-content-text-subscribe&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tntsports.co.uk#add" data-link-merchant="support.discoveryplus.com"" data-link-merchant="support.discoveryplus.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Sky, BT, EE or Virgin Medi<a href="https://support.discoveryplus.com/hc/en-gb/articles/11040336509969?utm_campaign=UK-TNT-D1-TNT-C7-TNT-BAU-DR-W-AllSports-Undefined-230101-NA&utm_content=story-content-text-subscribe&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tntsports.co.uk#add" data-link-merchant="support.discoveryplus.com"" data-link-merchant="support.discoveryplus.com"" data-link-merchant="support.discoveryplus.com"">a to watch via your television provider.

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If you're not in the U.K. right now, you can still follow all the test action by using one of the best VPN services, such as <a href="http://go.nordvpn.net/aff_c?offer_id=564&url_id=10992&aff_id=3013&aff_click_id=hawk-custom-tracking&aff_sub2=hawk-article-url" data-link-merchant="go.nordvpn.net"" data-link-merchant="get.discoveryplus.com"" data-link-merchant="support.discoveryplus.com"" data-link-merchant="support.discoveryplus.com"" data-link-merchant="support.discoveryplus.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">NordVPN. 

How to watch India vs England in Australia

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Fox Sports has live and exclusive coverage of the India vs England 5th Test in Australia, with a live stream available via <a href="https://goto.kayosports.com.au/c/338476/515039/8808?subId1=hawk-custom-tracking&sharedId=hawk&u=https%3A%2F%2Fkayosports.com.au%2F" data-link-merchant="kayosports.com.au"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Kayo Sports. New customers get a FREE 7-day trial.

Kayo costs $25 for Kayo One and $30 for Kayo Basic. 

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Watch India vs England 5th Test live streams in New Zealand

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Watch India vs England 5th Test live in India

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The India vs England five-Test series is being shown on <a href="https://www.sports18.com/" data-link-merchant="sports18.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Sports18, the premium sports network from Viacom18 which has the rights to all India's home matches until 2028.

You can catch all the action for FREE via the <a href="https://www.jiocinema.com/download-app" data-link-merchant="jiocinema.com"" data-link-merchant="sports18.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">JioCinema app.

If you are traveling outside of India right now, you can simply <a href="http://go.nordvpn.net/aff_c?offer_id=564&url_id=10992&aff_id=3013&aff_click_id=hawk-custom-tracking&aff_sub2=hawk-article-url" data-link-merchant="go.nordvpn.net"" data-link-merchant="jiocinema.com"" data-link-merchant="sports18.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">pick up a good VPN and follow the instructions above to safely live stream the action from anywhere. 

India vs England Fifth Test teams

India vs England 5th Test teams (2024)

India: Rohit Sharma (capt),  Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Devdutt Padikkal, Ravi Jadeja, Sarfaraz Khan, Dhruv Jurel (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah.

England: Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes (capt), Ben Foakes (wk), Tom Hartley, Mark Wood, Shoaib Bashir,  James Anderson.

India vs England test series schedule

  • Jan. 25-29: 1st Test (Hyderabad) — England won by 28 runs
  • Feb. 2-6: 2nd Test (Visakhapatnam)  — India won by 106 runs
  • Feb. 15-19: 3rd Test (Rajkot) — India won by 434 runs
  • Feb. 23-27: 4th Test (Ranchi) — India won by 5 wickets
  • Mar. 7-11: 5th Test (Dharamsala)

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Roderick is a freelance sports journalist and a crossword complier. He is the author of five books, four of which are still in print: The Novel Life of PG WodehouseThe Don: Beyond BoundariesWally Hammond: Gentleman & Player and England’s Greatest Post-War All Rounder. An erratic fast bowler in his youth, as he aged he became an erratic medium pacer. His last wicket was a stumping, which made him decide it was time to retire. He now occasionally plays for the MCC – but for their golf team. He is a member of Trevose and has played golf in around two dozen countries.