The eagerness of fans has come to an end as the first-ever ICC World Test Championship final is now one day away. Southampton’s Rose Bowl arena will host the mega match between India and New Zealand from 18 June. Virat Kohli and his troops are eying to end India’s 8-year ICC title drought. On the other hand, the last time the Kiwis won an ICC title was in 2000 when they lifted the Champions Trophy under Stephen Fleming’s captaincy. Meanwhile, fans in India are eager to watch India vs New Zealand WTC final’ live telecast. The broadcast channel and streaming details are out and here below is all you need to know.
Both sides have announced a 15-man squad for the match. Kane Williamson-led side is currently at top of ICC’s test teams rankings. and India is following them. Ahead of the WTC final, Kiwis played a 2-test match series against the host nation while India played an intra-squad match to getting aware of the English conditions. As far as the availability of the crowd is concerned, the doors of the Rose Bowl will be open for a limited number of spectators.
IND vs NZ WTC Final Live Telecast Channel in India
Currently, in India, Star Network has acquired the hosting rights of ICC tournaments. So, viewers will be able to watch IND vs NZ WTC final match’ telecast on the Star Sports TV channels. All the Star Sports 1 channels will broadcast the final in India. It’s worth mentioning that the broadcast will also be available in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada. The live streaming of the India vs New Zealand match will be available on the Disney+Hotstar app. Also, short clips of the match can be watched on ICC’s official website.
Star Sports 1 Channel Numbers on DTH services
Tata Sky: Channel 454 (1 HD), Channel 455 (1 SD), Channel 459 (1 Hindi HD), Channel 460 (1 Hindi), Channel 1551 (1 Tamil). Channel 1421 (1 Telugu), Channel 1638 (1 Kannada).
Dish TV: Channel 603 (1 SD), Channel 602 (1 HD), Channel 607 (Hindi 1), Channel 606 (Hindi 1 HD), Channel 1865 (1 Telugu).
D2h: Channel 401 (1 SD), Channel 923 (1 HD), Channel 405 (Hindi 1), Channel 925 (Hindi 1 HD), Channel 750 (Telugu 1), Channel 409 (Tamil 1).
Sun Direct TV: Channel 500 (1), Channel 972 (1 HD), Channel 513 (1 Kannada), Channel 511 (1 Telugu), Channel 504 (1 Tamil), Channel 503 (1 Hindi).
Airtel Digital TV: Channel 277 (1 SD), Channel 278 (1 HD), Channel 281 (1 Hindi), Channel 282 (1 Hindi HD), Channel 928 (1 Telugu), Channel 803 (1 Tamil).
World Test Championship Final Timing in India
The India vs New Zealand clash will commence at 10:30 PM in Southampton which means in India the live telecast of the WTC Final will begin at 3:00 PM while the toss timing is 2:30 PM. The 5-day match is scheduled to play from 18 to 22 June, although, the 23rd of June has been allocated as the reserve day in case the rain plays a spoilsport.