India vs England live stream — how to watch 3rd Test match online 2024

India vs England live stream: Ben Stokes in action in his 99th test match
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India go into the fourth day of the 3rd test at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot leading England by 322 runs with eight wickets remaining. England lost their last eight wickets for 95 runs, to concede a 126-run first innings lead. India then romped along in the evening session, with Yashasvi Jaiswal making a century before he retired injured. You can watch India v England from anywhere with a VPN – and potentially for FREE.

India vs England, 3rd Test live stream: TV schedule, dates

Dates: Feb. 15 – 19, 2024
Venue: Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
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 ExpressVPN 100% risk free

India and England went into the 3rd test with the series intriguingly poised at 1-1. After England’s surprise First Test victory, India bounced back to win in Vizag with centuries by Jaiswal (209) and Shubman Gill (104) who became the first pair of Indian batters aged under 25 to score hundreds in the same test since 1996. 

India continue with an inexperienced, and occasionally impetuous, batting order as Virat Kohli has ruled himself out of the series for personal reasons, and KL Rahul is still injured. However England’s most experienced batsman has yet to fire off them. Joe Root has managed only 86 runs across four innings so far, perhaps affected by the exceptionally high number of overs he has bowled.

For the first time this series, England are playing two seamers, having recalled Mark Wood in place of off spinner Shoaib Bashir, feeling the pacemen could exploit uneven bounce later on. Skipper Ben Stokes, who becomes the 16th Englishman to play 100 Tests, explained that: "It looks a good wicket. It's a bit platey. Over the five days, those plates might become a little bit uneven. There might be some reverse swing which brings Woody into the game and Jimmy [Anderson] as well."

Here's how to watch every ball of the India vs England 3rd Test match online, plus how to watch cricket live streams, from anywhere and potentially for free.

Where to watch India vs England for free

FREE India vs England live stream

Cricket fans in India can watch all the action 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 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 Third Test live streams around the world

It's only natural that you might want to watch a free India vs England Third Test live stream from your home country, but what if you're traveling overseas when the cricket 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.

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. It's fast, works on loads of devices and even offers a 30-day money-back guarantee.

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Using a VPN is incredibly simple.

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

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 3rd Test in the U.S.

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Dedicated cricket streaming service Willow TV is showing the 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 streams in the U.K.

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

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 £29.99 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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How to watch India vs England live streams in Australia

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Fox Sports has live and exclusive coverage of this India vs England 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, $30 for Kayo Basic or $35 for Kayo Premium. Basic lets you stream sport on two devices at once, while Premium allows you to watch on up to three screens simultaneously, so it represents great value if your household has different sporting tastes or you're splitting the cost of the subscription.

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Watch India vs England Third Test live streams in New Zealand

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Kiwis can access the India vs England third Test via <a href="https://www.sky.co.nz/discover/sky-sport" data-link-merchant="sky.co.nz"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Sky Sport. This costs $63.98 NZD per month, or you could go for the <a href="https://www.welcome.skysportnow.co.nz/" data-link-merchant="welcome.skysportnow.co.nz"" data-link-merchant="sky.co.nz"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Sky Sport Now service, which gives you just the Sport channels but for a reduced cost of $24.99/week, $44.99/month or $449.99/year.

Not at home in New Zealand right now? You can still watch the game by using one of the best VPN services, such as <a href="https://go.expressvpn.com/c/4550836/1330033/16063?subId1=hawk-custom-tracking&sharedId=hawk&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.expressvpn.com%2Fgo%2Fwatch-live-cricket%3Foffer%3D3monthsfree" data-link-merchant="expressvpn.com"" data-link-merchant="welcome.skysportnow.co.nz"" data-link-merchant="sky.co.nz"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">ExpressVPN.

Watch India vs England 3rd 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="https://go.expressvpn.com/c/4550836/1330033/16063?subId1=hawk-custom-tracking&sharedId=hawk&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.expressvpn.com%2Fgo%2Fwatch-live-cricket%3Foffer%3D3monthsfree" data-link-merchant="expressvpn.com"" 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 Third Test teams

India vs England 3rd Test teams (2024)

India: Rohit Sharma (capt), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Rajat Patidar, Sarfaraz Khan, Ravindra Jadeja, Dhruv Jurel (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj 

England: Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes (capt), Ben Foakes (wk), Rehan Ahmed, Tom Hartley, Mark Wood, 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)
  • Feb. 23-27: 4th Test (Ranchi)
  • 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.