Sony LIV vs Jio TV vs Airtel TV: Best App to Watch India vs England 1st Test Cricket Match Live Streaming

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India is all set to break the curse of not winning any test-series in England since 2007. Under the captaincy of Virat Kohli, the Indian cricket team is off to the pitches of England for a five-match Test series against the hosts. The match has already started and you can watch it live on the Sony Six networks. You can also catch the live action, pre/post-match discussions, and more on popular video streaming platforms like Sony LIV, Jio TV, Airtel TV.

Sony LIV: Catch the Live Updates, Match Highlights

Sony LIV is one the most popular live streaming app when it comes to sports events. The platform was all the rage during the FIFA World Cup 2018. You can catch the live streaming of India vs. England test match series by tuning into the platform on the web or through the app. The premium subscription of the Sony LIV app starts at Rs.49/month. You can also watch as a guest viewer in the app with 5-minutes delay on the updates.

Jio TV: Free Live Streaming for Jio Subscribers

If you are not a Reliance Jio subscriber, you’d need a Jio TV subscription. But if you are a Jio user, you just need to activate a prime recharge and enjoy the complimentary access to the Jio TV app along with the other Jio apps. One advantage of live streaming the match on Jio TV is that the app lets the users set reminders inside the app and get match updates, news, information and other relevant updates. Usually, Reliance Jio is quite quick on the uptakes based on occasions. The company rolled out plenty of offers during the FIFA world cup 2018 last month along with a cricket teaser recharge pack. We are expecting the telco to come up with a new sports offer soon.

Airtel TV: Live streaming in Regional Languages

The video streaming platform from Bharti Airtel, the Airtel TV app is also offering the live streaming of the five-match test series between India and England. Upon subscribing to the Airtel TV app, you will get access to all the latest updates, reviews, information, news, previews and behind-the-scenes discussion of all the matches in the series. In addition to this, the live broadcasts on the Airtel TV app are also available in local and regional languages including Hindi. To stream India vs. England test series, you will need to upgrade the Airtel TV app to its latest version. You can download it for free from the Google Play Store or the App Store. Also, the prepaid and the postpaid subscribers of the telecom operator get free access to the content on Airtel TV app till December 2018.

If you happen to be in the UK and missing the chance of watching the matches live in the stadium, you can tune into Sky Sports to watch the India Vs. England Test series live on your TV. For streaming online, you can log into the Sky Go app on your phone or tablet. Furthermore, the subscribers of the  Sky Q have an added advantage over the regular viewers as the channel will be broadcasting each match in Ultra HD for the first time. If you are not a Sky subscriber, you can still get all the Sky Sports channels with a week-long NOW TV pass for £12.99 or just a day for £7.99. Subscribing for the whole month will cost around £33.99.

The first match between the two teams has reached to the 46th over of the innings as we speak. England won the toss and chose to bat. The test series is going to be an exciting sports event as England is playing to come out victorious on the home pitch and India is playing to break the curse of losing test series in England since 2007. Tune into any of the apps mentioned above and watch the live action straight from Birmingham.


Gargi’s inclination towards gadgets developed over the four years that she invested on her Electronics and Communication degree. She last worked at HeyMojo Inc., where she lead the product marketing team and designed chatbots for the top QSRs around the world. Currently, she is a regular contributor at MySmartPrice and plans on enlightening readers with interesting news on smartphones and telecom industry. Oh, and did we forget to mention that she is also a growth hacker.