The New Zealand vs Pakistan cricket World Cup match on Saturday at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, has taken on the form of an ersatz quarter-final for Pakistan. Pakistan will be eliminated if they lose and the Aussies beat England in the day-night match later on on Saturday. Pakistan won the toss and elected to bowl, but it has not gone well for them: New Zealand have scored 401-6 with Rachin Ravindra scoring 108 off 94 balls, and returning captain Kane Williamson 95 off 79. Read on and we'll show you how to watch New Zealand vs Pakistan live from anywhere with a VPN— potentially for FREE.
The New Zealand v Pakistan live stream takes place on Saturday (Nov. 4).
► Time: 5 a.m. GMT / 1 a.m. ET / 10 p.m. PT (Nov. 3) / 4 p.m. AEDT
• FREE — PTV Sports (Pakistan)
• FREE — Hotstar (India, mobile app only)
• U.S. — ESPN Plus | Willow TV (on Sling)
• U.K. — Sky Sports
• AUS — Foxtel / Kayo Sports
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free
A New Zealand win will guarantee that the Black Caps finish above Pakistan, with India and South Africa already certain to finish above Pakistan. If that happens, Pakistani cricket fans will no doubt find themselves cheering on bottom-placed England (watch England v Australia) in hopes of a last-minute reprieve.
New Zealand could, in theory, lose both their remaining games yet still qualify; or they could win both but not make the semi-finals. But victory against Pakistan will keep the Black Caps in a top-four spot and then the only team that could dislodge them would be Afghanistan. Afghanistan are currently fifth, equal on points with New Zealand and Australia, but below them in the table due to an inferior net run rate.
So, it's not all over for Pakistan – and New Zealand come in to this match on the back of three successive losses. Here's where to find New Zealand vs Pakistan live streams and watch ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 games from anywhere.
How to watch New Zealand vs Pakistan live streams for free
How to watch FREE New Zealand vs Pakistan live streams
Good news for fans in Pakistan: this match will be streamed for FREE on the PTV Sports website.
It's also worth noting that every Cricket World Cup game is FREE to watch on the Hotstar mobile app in India.
A total of 18 matches are FREE on 9Now in Australia, including all Aussie games, the semis and the final – but not this clash, sadly.
Traveling outside Pakistan or India? No problem – use our favorite cricket VPN to unblock your usual stream from overseas. Details below.
How to watch New Zealand vs Pakistan cricket live streams from anywhere
A VPN, or virtual private network, 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.
VPNs are totally legal, inexpensive and easy to use. We've tested lots of the best VPN services and our favorite is ExpressVPN. It's fast, works on loads of devices, and even offers a 30-day money-back guarantee.
Safety, speed, and simplicity combine to make ExpressVPN our favorite VPN service. It's also compatible with loads of devices and there's a 30-day money-back guarantee if you want to try it out.
Using a VPN is incredibly simple.
1. Install the VPN of your choice. As we've said, ExpressVPN is our favorite.
2. Choose the location you wish to connect to in the VPN app. For instance if you're visiting the U.K. and want to view your usual Pakistani stream on PTV Sports, you'd select Pakistan from the list.
3. Sit back and enjoy the action and watch the New Zealand vs Pakistan live stream.
New Zealand vs Pakistan live streams by country
How to watch New Zealand vs Pakistan live streams in the U.S.
Cricket fans in the U.S. can watch New Zealand vs Pakistan on the Willow TV cable channel. Every match is also available to stream even without cable.
ESPN Plus has the rights to stream all 48 matches. You can take out an ESPN Plus subscription for $10.99 a month or $109.99 per year.
ESPN Plus won't unlock all regular ESPN content, but it will grant you access to thousands of live events, original shows and series that can't be found anywhere else (not even on the standard ESPN service).
You can watch New Zealand vs Pakistan live with simultaneous streaming on three devices, as well as enjoying highlights and catch-up tv, with a Sling subscription which costs $10 a month.
Maybe the best deal on Sling TV is for cricket fans. Pick up a $10 per month subscription to Willow TV through Sling as part of the Desi TV deal. No need to sign up to the Blue or Orange bundles. No long contracts either.
If you already use a streaming service but aren't in the U.S. right now, you can watch Cricket World Cup live streams by using a VPN such as ExpressVPN. And if, for whatever reason, you can't get it working, do remember that you have the comfort of a 30-day money-back guarantee with ExpressVPN.
How to watch New Zealand vs Pakistan live streams in Canada
Cricket fans in Canada can subscribe to Willow TV at $7.99 CAD/month. Viewers can watch the ICC Cricket World Cup plus Major League Cricket, GT20 Canada, Big Bash League, Indian Premier League (IPL) and Pakistan Super League (PSL) too.
You can get Willow TV as part of your regular cable TV package or you can get it as a standalone streamed service on IOS, Android, Windows, Apple TV, Roku, Samsung Smart TV, Xbox On, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Chromecast, Google TV.
Not at home right now? Use ExpressVPN or another VPN service to access the live stream from anywhere.
How to watch New Zealand vs Pakistan live streams in the U.K.
Cricket fans in the U.K. can watch New Zealand vs Pakistan live on Sky Sports.
Sky Sports subscribers can watch the cricket on the go on mobile devices via the Sky Go streaming service, which has dedicated apps for iOS, iPadOS and Android devices, along with Xbox and PlayStation consoles.
If you want to sign up, you can check out the best Sky TV deals and packages.
Don't fancy being locked into a long, expensive contract? Consider the more flexible streaming option, Now.
If you're outside the UK and want to tune in, it's simple to do with a handy tool – simply grab a VPN and follow the instructions above to live stream the action.
How to watch New Zealand vs Pakistan live streams in Australia
Aussies can watch New Zealand vs Pakistan on Fox Sports channels. If you don't have those through Foxtel, you can try Kayo Sports.
Kayo offers access to over 50 sports live and on-demand. Prices start at $25.
Aussies who aren't in the country right now can sign up for a VPN such as ExpressVPN to watch the action as if they were back home.
It's also worth noting that free-to-air Channel 9 and its the 9Now streaming service have the rights to 18 games, including all Australia fixtures, both semis and the final. But not New Zealand vs Pakistan, sadly.
How to watch New Zealand vs Pakistan live stream in India
However, if you want to tune in on a larger screen, you'll need to pay for a Disney Star subscription. Matches will be shown live on a range of Star Sports channels.
Ready to cut the cord? Expect to pay around Rs 1,499 per month for Disney Star's all-access content plan.
If you already subscribe to one of those services but are outside of India right now, you can simply choose one of the best VPN services such as ExpressVPN to follow the World Cup live stream wherever you are are.