Fox Cricket is the dedicated channel for broadcasting the best domestic and international cricket in Australia. The channel first aired in September 2018, and has been the go-to option for real cricket fans ever since. Find out more about all the cricket that is broadcast on the channel, and the various providers that give you access, in this guide.
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About Fox Cricket
Fox Sports owns this subscription channel that brings you all the live Fox Cricket (channel 501) action via Foxtel, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports. Cricket lovers can enjoy Tests, ODIs and exciting T20 matches – including the Big Bash League and the IPL. You can also watch Australian men’s and women’s cricket teams as they take part in the world’s biggest tournaments.
Fox Cricket is Australia’s only dedicated cricket channel that shows live games as well as replays of some of the biggest competitions in recent years. You can watch everything from the T20 World Cup and ODI World Cup to Sheffield Sheild cricket and The Hundred.
On top of their unbeatable roster of live cricket, Fox Cricket offers some great TV shows like Cricket 360, The Cricket Tragic and Come In The Spinner with Shane Warne. There are multiple ways that you can watch all this content and more in Australia via several sports streaming providers. Find out who they are below.
How to watch Fox Cricket?
You can watch the Fox Sports cricket channel live with any subscription that includes Fox Sports in Australia. Fox Sports has 14 dedicated sports channels that include Fox Cricket. You can watch Fox Sports with Foxtel, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports subscription in Australia.
Stream Fox Cricket with Kayo Sports
An excellent way to stream Fox Cricket online is through Kayo Sports. You get to see all the sports extravaganza without any ads during play! From IPL and The Hundred to the T20 World Cup and Big Bash League – you get to see them all here.
Kayo offers excellent sound and picture quality with a free 14-day trial subscription to new customers. If you like what they offer, you can check out their Premium, and Basic subscription plans to watch more Fox Cricket for as little as $25 per month.
Their Basic plan lets you stream Fox Cricket live on two devices simultaneously, while the Premium ($35 per month) package allows stream on three devices simultaneously.
Stream Cricket with Kayo Sports
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Stream Fox Cricket with Foxtel Now
You also have the option to watch Fox Cricket online using Foxtel Now, which currently comes with a 10 day free trial. This option includes the ability to stream all 14 Fox Sports channels Foxtel Go app. Foxtel Now Sports Pack costs $29 per month, which can only be purchased on top of an Essentials Pack ($25 per month) after your free trial is over.
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Fox Cricket on Foxtel
Fox Cricket can be accessed via Foxtel and Foxtel Now. To watch on Foxtel with a Standard or HD TV, you have several choices, including subscribing to the Foxtel Plus pack to access over 50 channels of entertainment, drama, lifestyle, docos, reality and more. If you are a cable customer you can also stream sports on the move using the Foxtel Go app.
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Watch Fox Cricket with Telstra
Another excellent platform for watching live Australian cricket is Telstra, where you get the best of both worlds – Foxtel and Kayo. If you subscribe to the Foxtel Now Telstra offer, you get the best cricket entertainment in HD quality and completely ad-free viewing. The first month is free, and you get the sports pack for only $29 per month.
In addition, the Telstra Kayo offer is also a cost-effective way to enjoy Fox Cricket. It offers you a great deal with a $10 reduction compared to standard Kayo Basic and Premium plans.
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Cricket on Fox Sports TV
Cricket is Australia’s official summer sport, but the game is played all over the world all year round. Here we look at some of the most popular games and competitions on the Fox Cricket channel.
Australia Men’s Cricket
Every Australian men’s ODI, Test, and T20 match is available to watch on Fox Cricket. The Australia cricket teams are led by Tim Paine (Test) and Aaron Finch (ODI and T20), with former Aussie cricketer, Justin Langer serves as the head coach. You can also watch every game from the Ashes series against England on Fox Cricket, where Australia will be defending the Urn on home soil.
Australia Women’s cricket
All of Australia Women’s cricket games are shown live on Fox Cricket. These include Tests, ODIs, T20Is and women’s World Cup matches. The women’s team includes star players most like Ellyse Perry, Alyssa Healy, Rachael Haynes, Jess Jonassen, and Megan Schutt.
Big Bash League
The Big Bash League is Australia’s number one domestic cricket competition, featuring the biggest names in the game. The competition is played from December to February every year and features eight teams from across Australia. These teams include the likes of the Sydney Sixers, Perth Scorchers and the Melbourne Renegades. Every live BBL game is available to watch and stream via Fox Cricket in Australia.
T20 World Cup
Can the Australia T20 team go all the way in this year’s T20 World Cup? You can find out on Fox Cricket, which will feature every game during the tournament live and on demand direct from the UAE. As well as Australia, you will be able to watch all other major teams like England, India, New Zealand and the West Indies as they attempt to be crowned champions in the shortest format of the game.
Fox Sports Cricket Commentators
No cricket match is ever complete without live and in-depth commentary. That’s why Fox has appointed seasoned cricketers for their commentary panel. Be it a cricket world series or the Indian Premier League; these spokespeople make the experience even more exhilarating!
The Fox Cricket commentary team includes:
What is Fox Sports?
Fox Sports output covers everything from Formula 1 and ATP tennis to NBA and PGA Golf. You get the luxury of two ESPN channels, three from acclaimed European broadcaster beIN, as well as the highly-regarded Racing.com, for a total of 14 channels of wall-to-wall sport. That’s everything such as football, cricket, motorsport, rugby, boxing and more.
If you’re a Foxtel or Kayo customer, Fox Sports live boasts its own dedicated channels on Foxtel, plus a 24-hour sports news channel. Several of these channels are dedicated to one sport – Fox Footy, Fox League and Fox Cricket. These definitive channels offer live sport, with expert analysis from former professionals and documentaries, panel shows, and much more.
What’s on Fox Sports?
Here are the standout sports you can watch from January to December with Fox Sports:
Streaming devices for watching sport
The sports streaming revolution is well underway, meaning we all want to know which devices we can stream our favourite sports on. Here are all your options for Foxtel Now and Kayo.
Devices supported on Kayo
– PC/Mac: Yes – MacOS 10.12+ (Chrome, Safari, Firefox) & Windows 10 (Chrome, Firefox, Edge); web browser only
– iOS/Android Phones/Tablets: Yes – Via native apps (iOS 11+ and Android 6+)
– Google Chromecast: Yes – Chromecast Ultra, 3rd Generation
– Apple TV: Yes – tvOS 11+, 4th Generation or higher. Casting available to previous models
– Telstra TV: Yes – SplitView not available; Telstra TV1 limited to 720p.
– Android TV: Yes – Via
– Samsung Smart TVs: Yes – 2017 and later models. SplitView not available
– Hisense Smart TV: Select 2019 – 2021 models
– Gaming Consoles: Yes – PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5
Devices supported on Foxtel/Foxtel Go
– PC/Mac: Yes – Web browser only (Chrome for PC; Chrome & Safari for Mac)
– iOS Mobile Devices: Yes – Via native app (iOS 9.3.5 or above)
– Android Mobile Devices: Yes – Via native app (Android 5 and above)
– Google Chromecast: Yes – Via casting (only on Multiroom service)
– Google Nest: Yes – Via compatible Chromecast device connected or built-in to your TV
– Apple TV: Yes – Via AirPlay (only on Multiroom service)
– Smart TVs: Yes – Via casting only (only on Multiroom service)