The three-match India vs England ODI series is all square at 1-1. England stormed to victory by six wickets (with 39 balls left) in the 2nd match to set up a mouthwatering decider at the Maharashtra. Can England now go on to claim victory in the 3rd ODI today? The final match of the tour began at 9am UK time. Make sure you know how to watch a India vs England ODI live stream from anywhere in the world.
Jonny Bairstow struck a stunning century and Ben Stokes a relentless 99 in an resounding victory that saw Eoin Morgan's side finally get the better of the hosts in the second one-day international in Pune.
“Fabulous, not just the statistical excellence but the way they score their runs," marvelled veteran England batsman Michael Atherton. "Once Bairstow started to get the strike, ... left-hand , right hand combination, Kohli had nowhere to go... The white ball must provide such freedom for a player like Bairstow who was under the kosh at Ahmedabad.”
The India vs England ODI is a series of day-night matches played behind closed doors due to rising Covid-19 cases in the Pune region. As for the pitch at the Maharashtra, it's usually on the slower side which tends to assist the spinners.
India's squad for the ODI series included a couple of debutants who have already made their mark. Krunal Pandya and Prasidh Krishna both made vital contributions in the 1st match as England collapsed after a strong start that saw them clock up 135
without loss. Virat Kohli captains India, assisted by vice-captain Rohit Sharma.
Having lost the 2021 Test series 3-1 and the T20I series 3-2, England will be keen to go on an secure the crucial 3rd ODI this Sunday. There's more than just a win on the line – this ODI is part of the ICC cricket world Super League, so it will help decide the teams for the ICC ODI World Cup in 2023.
The 3rd ODI started at 9am UK time this morning, 28th March. Read on below to find out how you can watch the 3rd India vs England ODI live stream from anywhere in the world.
India vs England ODI live stream in the USA
A Hotstar US subscription costs just $50 per year. Bargain. It's officially the exclusive home of any international cricket that takes place in India, as well as Bollywood blockbusters.
Of course, Hotstar US is only available at that price within the USA. Stuck abroad this week? You'll need to use a VPN to access Hotstar US – featuring live coverage of the 3rd ODI.
India vs England ODI live stream abroad using a VPN
Even if you have subscribed to the relevant India vs England ODI cricket rights holders, you won't be able to use them when outside your own country. The service will know your location based on your IP address, and will automatically block your access.
A Virtual Private Network (VPN) helps you get around this obstacle. A VPN creates a private connection between your device and the internet, such that the servers and services you’re accessing aren’t aware of what you’re doing. All the information passing back and forth is entirely encrypted.
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India vs England ODI live stream in Australia
Fox Sports has the rights to air the India vs England ODI series in Australia. You can catch the 1st, 2nd and 3rd ODI matches live and on-demand through Kayo Sports.
A Kayo subscription costs from AU$25 per month for access on two devices. There's even a 14-day free trial, so you can try before you buy. It gets you a ton of top-notch sports.
India vs England ODI live stream in the UK
Sky Sports has the right to broadcast this ODI series in the UK. Catch the action on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Cricket in HD. There is no 4K coverage.
To watch, you'll need to either subscribe to Sky Sports on your platform of choice or buy a Sky Sports pass on Now TV. Note that the mobile pass will not offer you access to the cricket, so either go for a £9.99 Day Pass or, for better value and to watch all three tests, it's £33.99 for the month
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Sky subscribers can add the 11 Sky Sports channels to their package here. Virgin Media and BT TV customers will be able to watch an India vs England ODI live stream by subscribing to the Sky channels on their platform too.
India vs England ODI live stream in India
Disney+ Hotstar is the place to find live coverage of the ODI series in India. Opt for the Premium subscription and you'll get access to live Test cricket plus original Disney+ content (in English). Disney+ Hotstar Premium costs Rs. 299 (around £3/$3) per month, or you can take out an annual subscription for Rs. 1499.
It's only available within India but you can access your Hotstar account from anywhere using a VPN. We recommend ExpressVPN because it comes with a risk-free 30-day money-back guarantee.
India vs England ODI timings
The schedule is as follows:
1st ODI – 1.30pm IST (8am GMT), Tuesday 23rd March, Pune, India
2nd ODI – 1.30pm IST (8am GMT), Friday 26th March, Pune, India
3rd ODI - 1.30pm IST (9am BST), Sunday 28th March, Pune, India
India vs England ODI full squads
India ODI squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), KL Rahul (wicket-keeper), Yuzvendra Chahal, Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Siraj, Prasidh Krishna, Shardul Thakur.
England ODI squad: Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Jonathan Bairstow, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Liam Livingstone, Matt Parkinson, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, Mark Wood.
India vs England ODI key facts
England lost their last ODI series against Australia and they haven't won an ODI series in India in 37 years.
The last time England won a bi-lateral ODI series in India was back in 1984 where they pipped India 4-1.
India have lost their last two ODI series, against Australia and New Zealand, and will want to get back to winning ways this time around.
MS Dhoni holds the world record for the highest dismissals by a wicketkeeper in an ODI – 6 versus England at Leeds in 2007.