India vs New Zealand T20 series live streaming and telecast: How to watch India vs New Zealand live on TV and online, match timings, and more

The first T20 match between India and New Zealand will be played today in Ranchi, Jharkhand

India vs New Zealand T20 series live streaming will begin at 07:00 pm (IST). The first match of the three-match series will be played today at JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi. Hardik Pandya will captain the Indian side in the absence of Rohit Sharma who has been rested for India vs New Zealand T20 2023 series. Mitchel Santner will take over New Zealand’s captaincy from Tom Latham, who had led in the ODI series which they lost 3-0. In case, you’re wondering how and where to watch India vs New Zealand T20 series online and on TV, here’s everything you need to know about streaming rights, broadcasting channels, match timings, squads, and more.

India vs New Zealand T20 2023 match: venue, India time

  • Time: 07:00 PM (IST)
  • Venue: JSCA International Stadium, Ranchi

India vs New Zealand live streaming rights

India vs New Zealand t20 series

The live streaming rights for India vs New Zealand series have been bagged by the Indian multinational television company, Star Sports. The network will live broadcast all the matches on its sports channels in several regional languages. Along with that, Star Sports will also stream the matches online on its digital platform called Disney Plus Hotstar.

How to watch India vs New Zealand live streaming online

Cricket fans in India willing to watch India vs New Zealand series online can live stream the matches on their mobile phones and laptops/PCs through the Disney Plus Hotstar app and website. The app is also available to download on certain smart TVs and set-top boxes. Since the service is behind a paywall, new users will have to subscribe to either of the following membership plans in order to access the matches.

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Rs 149
  • Watch original shows, movies, TV, and live sports
  • Mobile-only plan
  • Maximum video resolution of upto 720p
  • Stereo sound output
3 months
Rs 499
  • Watch original shows, movies, TV, and live sports
  • Mobile-only plan
  • Maximum video resolution of upto 720p
  • Stereo sound output
12 months
Rs 899
  • Watch original shows, movies, TV, and live sports
  • Can log in on mobile, desktop, and TV
  • Log in to 2 devices at the same time
  • Maximum video resolution of upto 1080p
  • Dolby 5.1 sound output
12 months
Rs 1499
  • Watch original shows, movies, TV, and live sports
  • Can log in on mobile, desktop, and TV
  • Log in to 4 devices at the same time
  • Ads free movies and shows (except sports)
  • Maximum video resolution of upto 4K (2160p)
  • Dolby 5.1 sound output
12 months


Those interested in watching India vs New Zealand series on Disney+ Hotstar can go with either of the subscription plans depending on their video quality preferences.

3 ways to get Disney+ Hotstar for free

Various popular services and apps offer a complimentary subscription to Disney Plus Hotstar when purchasing one of their offerings. This way, users won’t have to pay for the subscription plans separately. With that being said, here are various ways to grab a Disney+ Hotstar membership for free.

1. JioFiber

Watch India vs New Zealand series with JioFiber

JioFiber offers free access to several OTT platforms, including Disney+ Hotstar with the Rs 999 and above plans. However, in order to avail the offer, subscribers will have to get the Jio set-top installed and sign in with their mobile number to utilise the OTT benefits.

2. Times Prime Membership

Watch India vs New Zealand series with Times Prime membership

With a Times Prime membership, subscribers can avail of exclusive deals, offers, and discounts on certain food, travel, and entertainment-based apps and services. Besides that, the membership includes a free subscription to the Disney Plus Hotstar Super plan for 6 months worth Rs 450 in the form of a voucher. A Times Prime membership can be purchased at Rs 1,199 through its official website.

3. Mobile recharge plans with Disney+ Hotstar

Following are the Airtel and Vi prepaid recharge plans that come with free access to Disney Plus Hotstar:

Airtel prepaid recharge plans with Disney+ Hotstar

  • Rs 399 Airtel recharge plan – 3 months Disney+ Hotstar, 2.5GB/day, unlimited calling, 100 SMS/day, 28 days validity
  • Rs 499 Airtel recharge plan – 3 months Disney+ Hotstar, 3GB/day, unlimited calling, 100 SMS/day, 28 days validity
  • Rs 839 Airtel recharge plan – 3 months Disney+ Hotstar, 2GB/day, unlimited calling, 100 SMS/day, 84 days validity

Vi prepaid recharge plans with Disney+ Hotstar

  • Rs 399 Vi recharge plan – 3 months Disney+ Hotstar, 2.5GB/day, unlimited calling, 100 SMS/day, 28 days validity
  • Rs 499 Airtel recharge plan – 12 months Disney+ Hotstar, 2GB/day, unlimited calling, 100 SMS/day, 28 days validity
  • Rs 601 Vi recharge plan – 12 months Disney+ Hotstar, 3GB/day, unlimited calling, 100 SMS/day, 28 days validity
  • Rs 901 Vi recharge plan – 12 months Disney+ Hotstar, 3GB/day, unlimited calling, 100 SMS/day, 70 days validity

How to watch India vs New Zealand live on TV

Since Star Sports has acquired the TV broadcasting rights of India vs New Zealand series, viewers can tune into any of the sports channels mentioned below at specified timings to enjoy the games in their preferred choice of language.

Star Sports channels price in India

  • Star Sports 1 | Rs 22.42
  • Star Sports 1 HD | Rs 22.42
  • Star Sports 2 | Rs 22.42
  • Star Sports 1 HD Hindi | Rs 22.42
  • Star Sports 1 Telugu | Rs 22.42
  • Star Sports 1 Kannada | Rs 22.42
  • Star Sports 1 Tamil | Rs 20.06

Set-box owners will have to individually add these channels to their subscriptions or purchase a sports channel combo by contacting their DTH operators.

Star Sports channel name and number

Here are the names of the channels along with the channel numbers available on various DTH operators that will live broadcast India vs New Zealand series.

DTH OPERATORCHANNEL NAMECHANNEL NO
Airtel Digital TVStar Sports 1277
Star Sports 1 HD278
Star Sports 2276
Star Sports 1 Hindi HD282
Star Sports 1 Telugu928
Star Sports 1 Kannada974
Star Sports 1 Tamil803
Dish TVStar Sports 1603
Star Sports 1 HD602
Star Sports 2605
Star Sports 1 Hindi HD606
Star Sports 1 Telugu
Star Sports 1 Kannada
Star Sports 1 Tamil1865
Tata PlayStar Sports 1455
Star Sports 1 HD454
Star Sports 2457
Star Sports 1 Hindi HD459
Star Sports 1 Telugu1421
Star Sports 1 Kannada1638
Star Sports 1 Tamil1516
Videocon D2HStar Sports 1603
Star Sports 1 HD602
Star Sports 2403
Star Sports 1 Hindi HD606
Star Sports 1 Telugu750
Star Sports 1 Kannada689
Star Sports 1 Tamil521
Sun DirectStar Sports 1500
Star Sports 1 HD984
Star Sports 2502
Star Sports 1 Hindi HD984
Star Sports 1 Telugu
Star Sports 1 Kannada
Star Sports 1 Tamil

DD Free Dish

India vs New Zealand T20 2023 matches can also be viewed on Doordarshan Sports (DD Sports), which is available exclusively on the DD Free Dish set-top box. The channel can be accessed on channel number 77.

India T20 series squad vs New Zealand

Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan (wk), Rahul Tripathi, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya (capt), Deepak Hooda, Washington Sundar, Shivam Mavi, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Prithvi Shaw, Jitesh Sharma (wk), and Mukesh Kumar.