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India vs New Zealand 2021 live streaming: how to watch live match online for free in India

Fresh from the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Final against Australia, New Zealand will be touring India for a three-match T20 International and two-match test series from November 17th to December 9th. While the T20 series will be played in Jaipur, Ranchi, and Kolkata, the test matches will be played in Kanpur and Mumbai. While T20 matches will start at 7pm IST, test matches will be played from 9.30am IST.

Also read: India vs New Zealand 2021 live telecast on Star Sports and DD Sports: channel numbers, price in India and more

India vs New Zealand Series 2021 is particularly exciting for Indian cricket fans as Rahul Dravid takes the mantle as the new head coach for the national cricket team and Rohit Sharma takes over from Virat Kohli as the skipper. If you are excited about the series, you can catch all matches on Star Sports Network. If you’re not a DTH or cable TV user, you can catch all the action on Disney+ Hotstar. Here’s how to watch India vs New Zealand live stream on your phone, tablet, and other devices.

India vs New Zealand 2021 series schedule today (India Time)

Because of rain in Mumbai and the wet outfield at the Wankhede Stadium, the toss and start of play on day 1 of the second test between India and New Zealand has been delayed.

DateMatchTimeVenue
December 3rd-9th India vs New Zealand 2nd test 09:30 (delayed) Mumbai

India vs New Zealand 2021 series live streaming online: where to watch on mobile, laptop, and TV?

The official broadcaster of India vs New Zealand 2021 series is Star Sports Network. This means those who prefer streaming can do so on Star Network’s Disney Plus Hotstar OTT platform. However, bear in mind that to live stream India vs New Zealand series on Disney Plus Hotstar, you’ll need to subscribe to one of the plans. Notably, Disney+ Hotstar revamped its subscription tier earlier this year to offer premium content to all users with certain restrictions in place.

Also read: Disney Plus Hotstar subscription plans 2021: Mobile, Super and Premium subscription price in India, offers and more

Disney Plus Hotstar has replaced its VIP and Premium membership with Mobile, Super, and Premium plans. These plans allow access to all content and start as low as Rs 499 per year for the Mobile plan. Below are the details of all Disney+ Hotstar plans offered in India.

Disney Plus Hotstar PlansPriceNumber of devicesResolution supported
MobileRs 499/year1 (mobile)HD
SuperRs 899/year2 (phone, laptop, TV or any other device)FHD
PremiumRs 1,499/year4 (phone, laptop, TV or any other device)4K and Dolby 5.1

India vs New Zealand 2021 series live streaming free in India: how to watch

The best way to watch India vs New Zealand 2021 series is to subscribe to Disny+ Hotstar and watch on the go if required. In case you’re wondering how to get a free Disney Plus Hotstar subscription, there are several plans Disney+ Hotstar bundled recharge plans and postpaid plans offered by  Reliance Jio, Airtel and Vi (formerly Vodafone Idea). Let’s take a look at telecom plans offering free Disney+ Hotstar.

Jio prepaid recharge plans with free Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription

Jio has been offering free Disney+ Hotstar with some of its prepaid plans for a while now. The telecom operator is offering bundled OTT service with five of its plans as listed below:

  • Jio Rs 499 recharge plan: 3GB data/day, 6GB free extra data, unlimited voice calls, 100 SMS/day, Disney+ Hotstar Mobile annual subscription, and Jio Suite access for 28 days
  • Jio Rs 666 recharge plan: 2GB data/day, unlimited voice calls, 100 SMS/day, Disney+ Hotstar Mobile annual subscription, and Jio Suite access for 56 days.
  • Jio Rs 888 recharge plan: 2GB data/day, 5GB free extra data, unlimited voice calls, 100 SMS/day, Disney+ Hotstar Mobile annual subscription, and Jio Suite access for 84 days
  • Jio Rs 2,599 recharge plan: 2GB data/day, 10GB free extra data, unlimited voice calls, 100 SMS/day, Disney+ Hotstar Mobile annual subscription, and Jio Suite access for a year
  • Jio Rs 549 data add-on pack: 1.5GB data/day, Disney+ Hotstar Mobile annual subscription, and Jio Suite access for 56 days

Jio postpaid plans with Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription

If you’re a Jio Postpaid Plus user, the telecom operator has got you covered as well. All Jio Postpaid Plus plans come with a free Disney+ Hotstar membership but those on the regular Rs 199 plan will not get the benefit. Jio offering its Postpaid Plans at Rs 399, Rs 599, Rs 799, Rs 999 and Rs 1,499 for 75GB, 100GB, 150GB, 200GB and 300GB data, respectively. Apart from data benefits, these plans also offer unlimited voice calling, unlimited SMS, data rollover, Netflix, and Amazon Prime.

Airtel recharge plans with Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription

Airtel is giving stiff competition to Jio in the Indian telco market with matching plans and offers. Here are three Airtel recharge plans offering free Disney Plus Hotstar membership to users.

  1. Airtel Rs 499 recharge plan: 3GB/day, unlimited calls, 100 SMS/day, Disney+ Hotstar Mobile, Prime Video Mobile Edition free trial, 3-month Apollo 24|7 circle, Rs 100 cashback on FASTag, 1-year Shaw Academy access, Wynk Music, and free Hellotunes for 28 days
  2. Airtel Rs 699 recharge plan: 2GB/day, unlimited calls, 100 SMS/day, Disney+ Hotstar Mobile, Prime Video Mobile Edition free trial, 3-month Apollo 24|7 circle, Rs 100 cashback on FASTag, 1-year Shaw Academy access, Wynk Music, and free Hellotunes for 56 days
  3. Airtel Rs 2,798 recharge plan: 2GB/day, unlimited calls, 100 SMS/day, Disney+ Hotstar Mobile, Prime Video Mobile Edition free trial, 3-month Apollo 24|7 circle, Rs 100 cashback on FASTag, 1-year Shaw Academy access, Wynk Music, and free Hellotunes for a year

Airtel postpaid plans with Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription

Just like Jio, Airtel is also offering free Disney Plus Hotstar with its postpaid plan, however, only three plans offer the benefit. These are Rs 499, Rs 999, and Rs 1,599 postpaid plans with annual Disney Plus Hotstar and Amazon Prime subscriptions. Users also get high-speed data with data rollover, unlimited calls to any network in India, and 100 SMSes per day.

Vodafone Idea (Vi) recharge plans with Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription

Vi also hopped on to the free Disney Plus Hotstar wagon to regain some subscribers lost to its rivals. Vi is offering free Disney Plus Hotstar with five of its recharge plans in India. Below are all Vi recharge plans offering the

  • Vi Rs 501 recharge plan: 3GB data/day, 16GB free extra data, unlimited calls, 100 SMS per day, Weekend Rollover benefit, Binge All Night, Vi Movies & TV VIP, Disney+ Hotstar Mobile, 28 day validity
  • Vi Rs 701 recharge plan: 3GB data/day, 32GB free extra data, 100 SMS per day, Weekend Rollover benefit, Binge All Night, Vi Movies & TV VIP, Disney+ Hotstar Mobile, 56 days validity
  • Vi Rs 901 recharge plan: 3GB data/day, 48GB free extra data, 100 SMS per day, Weekend Rollover benefit, Binge All Night, Vi Movies & TV VIP, Disney+ Hotstar Mobile, 84 days validity
  • Vi Rs 2,595 recharge plan: 1.5GB data/day, 100 SMS per day, Weekend Rollover benefit, Binge All Night, Vi Movies & TV Classic, Disney+ Hotstar Mobile, 365 days validity
  • Vi Rs 601 data pack: 75GB data, Disney+ Hotstar Mobile, Vi Movies & TV, 56 days validity

Vodafone Idea (Vi) postpaid plans with Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile subscription

Vi is offering Disney Plus Hotstar membership with several of its postpaid plans. Those on the personal postpaid plans can pick  Rs 499, Rs 699, and Rs 1,099 Vi postpaid plans to get the benefit. On the other hand, in the family postpaid plans category, the offer is available with Rs 999, Rs 1,299, Rs 1,699, and Rs 2,299 plans. The common benefits for all these postpaid plans include Amazon Prime subscription for 1 year, Disney+ Hotstar Mobile for 1 year, ZEE5 Premium for a year, and Vi Movies & TV VIP access.

Jio Fiber Broadband Plans with Disney Plus Hotstar Premium subscription

Jio is offering free Disney Plus Hotstar subscription not just to mobile users but broadband users as well. Below are the Jio Fiber plans offering the benefit.

  • Jio Fiber Rs 999 plan: Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile + 13 other OTT apps, 150Mbps, unlimited data (3,3TB FUP), unlimited voice calling
  • Jio Fiber Rs 1,499 plan: Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile + 14 other OTT apps, 300Mbps, unlimited data (3,3TB FUP), unlimited voice calling
  • Jio Fiber Rs 2,499 plan: Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile + 14 other OTT apps, 500Mbps, unlimited data (3,3TB FUP), unlimited voice calling
  • Jio Fiber Rs 3,999 plan: 1Gbps, unlimited data (3,3TB FUP), unlimited voice calling, Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile + 14 other OTT apps
  • Jio Fiber Rs 8,499 plan: Disney Plus Hotstar Mobile + 14 other OTT apps, 1Gbps, 6,6TB data, unlimited voice calling

Airtel Xstream Fiber broadband plans with Disney Plus Hotstar Super subscription

Airtel Xstream Fiber users also get free Disney Plus Hotstar membership with their connection and unlike Jio, they can enjoy the OTT benefit on two devices including a TV. Let’s take a look at Airtel Xstream plans with bundled Disney Plus Hotstar.

  • Airtel Xstream Fiber Rs 999 plan: 200Mbps, 3.3TB high-speed data, unlimited voice calls, Disney+ Hotstar Super subscription,
  • Airtel Xstream Fiber Rs 1,499 plan: 300Mbps, 3.3TB high-speed data, unlimited voice calls, Disney+ Hotstar Super subscription
  • Airtel Xstream Fiber Rs 3,999 plan: 1Gbps, 3.3TB high-speed data, unlimited voice calls, Disney+ Hotstar Super subscription

India vs New Zealand 2021 series: complete schedule with date and time

DateMatchTimeVenue
November 17thIndia vs New Zealand 1st T20 International19:00Jaipur
November 19thIndia vs New Zealand 2nd T20 International19:00Ranchi
November 21stIndia vs New Zealand 3rd T20 International19:00Kolkata
November 25th-29thIndia vs New Zealand 1st test09:30Kanpur
December 3rd-9thIndia vs New Zealand 2nd test09:30Mumbai
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