India is all set to host the England national cricket team for four Tests, three ODIs, and five T20Is in February and March. Notably, the two sides will battle it out for the ICC World Test Championship 2021, ICC Cricket World Cup Super League ODI series, and a T20I series. The first two of four tests will be played in Chennai and then the two sides will move to Ahmedabad for the remaining two tests and five T20s.
Finally, the ICC Cricket World Cup Super League ODI series of three one day international matches will be played in Pune. The BCCI has restricted the tour to three venues keeping in mind the ongoing pandemic but cricket fans can catch all the action on Disney+ Hotstar and Star Sports channels in India. Here is the list of all channels and their channel numbers on popular DTH service providers in the country.
India vs England 2021: list of Star Sports channels that live telecast the match in India
- Star Sports 1
- Star Sports 1 HD
- Star Sports 1 Hindi
- Star Sports 1 HD Hindi
- Star Sports 1 Telugu
- Star Sports 1 Tamil
- Star Sports 1 Kannada
Star Sports channel numbers in Tata Sky DTH
- Star Sports 1 – 455
- Star Sports 1 HD – 454
- Star Sports 1 Hindi – 460
- Star Sports 1 Hindi HD – 459
- Star Sports 1 Telugu – 1421
- Star Sports Tamil 1 – 1516
- Star Sports 1 Kannada – 1638
Star Sports channel numbers in Dish TV DTH
- Star Sports 1 – 603
- Star Sports 1 HD – 602
- Star Sports 1 Hindi – 607
- Star Sports 1 HD Hindi – 606
Star Sports channel numbers in Videocon d2h
- Star Sports 1 – 401
- Star Sports 1 HD – 923
- Star Sports 1 Hindi – 407
- Star Sports 1 Hindi HD – 925
- Star Sports 1 Tamil – 521
- Star Sports 1 Telugu – 750
- Star Sports 1 Kannada – 689
Star Sports channel numbers in Airtel Digital TV DTH
- Star Sports 1 – 277
- Star Sports 1 HD – 278
- Star Sports 1 Hindi – 281
- Star Sports 1 Hindi HD – 282
- Star Sports 1 Telugu – 928
- Star Sports 1 Kannada – 974
- Star Sports 1 Tamil – 803
India vs England 2021 live streaming online: Disney Plus Hotstar plans
Cricket fans can also live stream the India vs England series on the Disney+ Hotstar platform. However, they would need to subscribe to the VIP or Premium plan. The former is priced at Rs 399 for a year, whereas the latter costs Rs 299 for a month and Rs 1,499 for a year.
How to watch India vs England 2021 online for free
In case you are wondering how to watch India vs England 2021 series for free, you can do so through Jio prepaid RECHARGE plans, Airtel prepaid RECHARGE plans, Jio Fiber BROADBAND, Jio Postpaid Plus plans, and Flipkart Super Coins. Here’s how.
Jio Cricket recharge plans with free Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription
Jio has a five-year deal with Star network in India to broadcast all cricket matches of India on its live TV app. Thus Jio users can watch India vs England series for free on the JioTV app. Apart from that, Jio offers an annual Disney+ Hotstar VIP plan with its Jio cricket packs.
These packs include Rs 401, Rs 598, and Rs 2,599 Jio all-in-one prepaid plans as well as Rs 612, Rs 1,004, Rs 1,206, and Rs 1,208 Jio add-on recharge plans. The all-in-one plans offer voice, SMS, and data benefits, whereas the add-on plans offer only data benefits to users.
Airtel Time to Cricket recharge plans with free Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription
Airtel also has several cricket plans on offer with complimentary annual Disney+ Hotstar VIP membership. The Airtel Time to Cricket plans come in denominations of Rs 401, Rs 448, Rs 499, Rs 599, and Rs 2,698. These plans offer voice calls, data, and SMSes to users.
JioFiber broadband plans with free Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription
Jio is also bundling an annual Disney+ Hotstar VIP membership with select JioFiber plans. All Jio Fiber plans starting from Rs 999 offer access to the paid content on the Disney+ Hotstar platform. These include Rs 999, Rs 1,499, Rs 2,499, Rs 3,999, and Rs 8,499 JioFiber plans. Apart from Disney+ Hotstar VIP membership, Jio Fiber users get up to 11 other OTT apps subscriptions, unlimited voice calling, and high-speed data.
Jio Postpaid Plus plans with free Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription
Last year, Jio launched its premium postpaid plans called Jio Postpaid Plus, which offers benefits like unlimited voice and video calls, free OTT apps subscriptions, data rollover up to 500GB, and cheap international calls. These plans come bundled with Disney+ Hotstar VIP, Netflix, and Prime Video membership.
Flipkart SuperCoins free Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription
Flipkart is also offering Disney+ Hotstar VIP and Premium subscription in exchange for Super Coins. In case you have 399 or 1,499 Flipkart Super Coins, you can redeem them for the annual VIP or Premium Disney+ Hotstar membership. Flipkart offers two Super Coins to every customer on every Rs 100 spent and four Super Coins to Flipkart Plus members.
India vs England 2021: full match schedule
Ind v Eng: ICC World Test Championship Series for the Anthony de Mello Trophy
1st Test – February 5 to 9, Chennai
2nd Test – February 13 to 17, Chennai
3rd Test – February 24 – 28, Ahmedabad (pink-ball Test)
4th Test – March 4 – 8, Ahmedabad
Ind v Eng: T20I Series
1st T20I – March 12, Ahmedabad
2nd T20I – March 14, Ahmedabad
3rd T20I – March 16, Ahmedabad
4th T20I – March 18, Ahmedabad
5th T20I – March 20, Ahmedabad
Ind v Eng: ICC Cricket World Cup Super League series
1st ODI – March 23, Pune
2nd ODI – March 26, Pune
3rd ODI – March 28, Pune
Where can I watch India vs England 2021 cricket tour?
Star Sports is the official broadcaster of all Indian cricket matches and such the India vs England 2021 tour can be watched on TV on Star Sports channels. If you don’t have a TV cable connection, you can watch Star Sports channels in Disney+ Hotstar on your smartphone.