India vs New Zealand Test series live streaming, channels: How to watch India vs New Zealand test match online and on TV in India

The second test between India and New Zealand has kickstarted at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, India. Unlike the first test match, the Indian side for the second test is being led by Virat Kohli. India’s T20I captain Rohit Sharma has been rested again. New Zealand has also made quite a few changes to its side. For starters, the team is being led by Tom Latham instead of Kane Williamson. The first test, for those unaware, ended in a draw. If you are wondering where to stream India vs New Zealand Test match online and on TV in India, here’s a quick guide:

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India vs New Zealand Test series schedule

First Test Match

  • Date: 25th-29th November
  • Time: 09:30 AM (IST)
  • Venue: Green Park

Second Test Match

  • Date: 3rd-7th December
  • Time: 09:30 AM (IST)
  • Venue: Wankhede Stadium

India squad: Mayank Aggarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (C), Shreyas Iyer, Wriddhiman Shah (Wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Jayant Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj

New Zealand squad: Tom Latham (C), Will Young, Daryl Mitchell, Ross Tayler, Henry Nicholls, Tom Blundell (Wk), Rachin Ravindra, Kyle Jamieson, Ajaz Patel, Tim Southee, Will Somerville

How to watch India vs New Zealand Test match online in India

Hotstar will be the online live streaming partner for the Test series. You can watch the match on the Disney Plus Hotstar or the website. However, to stream India vs New Zealand Test match online, you will need to get a Disney Plus Hotstar subscription. Below are the subscription plans of the service:

  • Rs 499 – Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile
  • Rs 899 – Disney Plus Hotstar Super 
  • Rs 1,499 – Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile

The mobile subscription plan is enough to stream matches online, but you can only do so on your smartphone or tablet, and on one device at a time. If you want to stream on TV or cast from your phone, you’ll need to opt for the higher-priced plans. All plans are valid for one year. 

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How to watch India vs New Zealand Test on TV in India

If you’d like to watch the match live on television, then you have a lot more options. Here’s a list of all the channels that’ll telecast India vs New Zealand 2nd test match.

  • Star Sports 1/HD
  • Star Sports 1 Hindi/HD
  • Star Sports 1 Tamil
  • Star Sports 1 Telugu
  • Star Sports 1 Kannada
  • DD Sports exclusively on DD Free Dish and DTT platforms

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How to watch India vs New Zealand series online for free

If you don’t want to pay for a subscription, then you can get a Disney Plus Hotstar subscription for free via Jio, Airtel, and VI recharge plans. The following plans offer a free one-year subscription to Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile. 

Jio Prepaid plans with Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile plan

  • Rs 499 – 3GB data/ day and 28 days validity
  • Rs 666 – 2GB data/day and  56 days validity 
  • Rs 888 – 2GB data/day and 84 days validity 
  • Rs 2,599 – 2GB data/day and one year validity 
  • Rs 549 – 1.5GB data/day and 56 days validity

All plans offer free calls, 100SMSs per day, and complimentary access to Jio apps. 

Airtel Prepaid plans with Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile plan

  • Rs 499 – 3GB data/day and 28 days validity
  • Rs 699 – 2GB per day and 56 days validity
  • Rs 2,798 – 2GB data per day and 356 days validity

These plans also come with free voice calls, 100 SMSs per day, Prime Video Mobile-edition free trial, and access to Airtel apps. 

VI Prepaid Plans with Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile plan

  • Rs 501 – 3GB/day and 28 days validity
  • Rs 701 – 3GB data per day and 56 days validity
  • Rs 901 – 3GB data/day and 84 days validity
  • Rs 2,595 – 1.5GB data/day and 365 days validity
  • Rs 601 – 75GB data and 56 days validity

    The VI recharge plans come with 100 SMSs per day, free voice calls, and access to Vi TV and movies. 

    To activate the free Disney Plus Hotstar mobile subscription, you will need to download the app on your phone, and login using your Mobile number. Enter the OTP that you receive and activate the subscription. 

    Jio Postpaid Plus and Jio Fiber plans with Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile plan

    You may also stream the Test matches by using the Jio Postpaid Plus and Fiber plans. The base Rs 399 plan on Jio Postpaid Plus, and the Rs 999 plan on Jio Fiber, will activate the Disney Plus Hotstar subscription.