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England vs New Zealand, Test series 2021: Live TV channel, start time, streaming & schedule

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by Wisden Staff 2 minute read

Test cricket returns to England with a short two-Test match series against New Zealand from June 2 2021, ahead of the World Test Championship Final: here are the live streaming options for the much-anticipated ENG v NZ series.

The suspension of IPL 2021 due to Covid-19 has ensured that several key players such as Kane Williamson, Trent Boult from the visiting team made the cut into the squad after initial reports that they might miss the series due to their IPL duties. England, however, have rested the players who recently took part in the league. Hence, Moeen Ali, Jos Buttler, Chris Woakes, Sam Curran and Jonny Bairstow all miss out.

Before the Test series gets underway, the visiting team will take part in an intra-squad game beginning Wednesday, May 26 2021. The practice game will be held at The Rose Bowl in Southampton, while the first Test is scheduled to be held at the iconic Lord’s Stadium. The second and last Test will be played at Edgbaston in Birmingham.

England vs New Zealand 2021 telecast: Live TV Channel

Spark Sport will broadcast the two-Test series in New Zealand beginning from June 2. Last year, Spark Sport had won the rights to broadcast international and domestic matches that New Zealand will play in England, under the ECB, for four years.

In England, the series will be telecast live on Sky Sports Cricket.

ENG v NZ schedule

June 2 – 6, 2021: 1st Test match, England vs New Zealand – 3.30PM IST | 11.00AM GMT

June 10 – 14, 2021: 2nd Test match, England vs New Zealand – 3.30PM IST | 11.00AM GMT

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