Australia Cricket Live Streaming and 2019 Free to Air TV Fixtures


List of Ashes Cricket live streaming apps in Australia

Australia, as one of the oldest and most influential cricketing nations in the world, always has a major role to play in all formats of the game, and a calendar filled to the brim with important matches.

With Australia travelling to England for The Ashes, and much more set to take place over the coming months, it can be difficult to stay on top of all the action, but using the information provided here you won’t have to miss a minute when watching live on TV or streaming the matches to a mobile device.

England vs Australia Cricket TV Preview

Despite a promising performance in the Group Stage, the ICC World Cup 2019, the biggest tournament in cricket, was ultimately an unsuccessful one for Australia, who were bundled out by old rivals and eventual winners England in the semi-finals. The Aussies won’t have to wait long to get their revenge though, albeit in a different format of the game, with the biggest Test series in world cricket set to begin on the first day of August. Arguably the most significant rivalry in world cricket, The Ashes between England vs Australia have been played 70 times since the inaugural edition of the event in 1883, with the winner laying claim to the famous urn as well as bragging rights for the period that separates each series.

Australia has been dominant in terms of overall wins – they’ve been victorious in 134 matches compared to England’s 106 – but the series results are much closer, with Australia having won 33 times compared to England’s 32. That edge held by Australia is largely courtesy of a period between 1989 and 2003 during which they won eight in a row, but England has since wrestled back momentum to win five of the last eight, and you won’t have to miss a key minute when you can mobile stream cricket live with the apps and devices listed here.

Following The Ashes, the Aussie’s will head back home for what looms as a huge summer of cricket. It kicks off with a number of T20I’s, with first Sri Lanka and then Pakistan heading to Australia for respective three-match series’ throughout October and November. Pakistan will then stick around to play three Test matches in a series which Australia will be hoping is a comparatively easy one in the lead-up to a visit from cross-Pacific rivals, New Zealand. The Kiwis, fresh off a heart-breaking final at the World Cup, will make the journey across the pond for three Test matches, including the Boxing Day Test, in a series which is sure to be full of passion, and using the options listed in this guide you won’t have to miss a key moment of Australia’s post-Ashes competition.

England v Australia (Ashes) LIVE TV Fixtures (Sydney time)

Date Event Time Channel
Thurs Aug 1 – Monday Aug 5 LIVE: Ashes 1st Test 8.00pm Nine / 9Now
Wed Aug 14 – Sunday Aug 18 LIVE: Ashes 2nd Test 8.00pm Nine / 9Now
Thurs Aug 22 – Monday Aug 26 LIVE: Ashes 3rd Test 8.00pm Nine / 9Now
Wed Sept 4 – Sunday Sept 8 LIVE: Ashes 4th Test 8.00pm Nine / 9Now
Sunday Sept 12 – Mon Sept 16 LIVE: Ashes 5th Test 8.00pm Nine / 9Now

All fixtures shown as Sydney time, adjust for regional differences. Due to broadcasting agreement Channel Nine is the official 2019 Ashes Cricket free to air provider in Australia.

Stream Cricket Live and Free

Channel 9 is the exclusive Ashes Test free to air broadcaster in Australia, and will be televising every Test match live, while also offering Australia v England live streaming across the 9Now app. However, Fox Sports (Foxtel/Kayo) will provide LIVE coverage of each and every Test, T20 and ODI involving Australia that takes place immediately after the Ashes have concluded (See TV fixtures below). This includes replays of the action you may have missed, and the option to watch the scheduled Cricket broadcasts online with compatible devices.

So if you’re a resident of Australia you may wish to check out Kayo Sports which is offering a 14 day free trial and will broadcast the New Zealand Tour of Sri Lanka (August 14 – Sept 6) and other key upcoming fixtures LIVE via the Fox Sports channel. Kayo offers live Cricket Australia streaming with eligible mobile devices and browsers, including select PC and Macs, iOS and Android phones and tablets, Apple and Telstra TV, Google Chromecast, as well as Safari, Firefox, Chrome and Microsoft Edge, with new apps and platforms arriving soon. Kayo also offers compact (about 20 minutes) Cricket on demand ‘Minis’ match replays, so you can conveniently catch-up on those late night finishes you may have missed.

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Sri Lanka Tour of Australia

The Australian summer of Cricket kicks off in October, with three yet to be confirmed matches against Bangladesh, followed by a quick visit from Sri Lanka to the grounds in Adelaide, Brisbane and Melbourne. Travelling to Australia will be a most difficult task for Sri Lanka, but they did show some toughness in the World Cup so it could shape up to be an intriguing series.

Date Event Time Channel
Sunday October 27 (1st T20)LIVE: Australia v Sri Lanka 2.30pm Foxtel / Kayo
Wed October 30 (2nd T20)LIVE: Australia v Sri Lanka 7.10pm Foxtel / Kayo
Friday November 1 (3rd T20) LIVE: Australia v Sri Lanka 2.30pm Foxtel / Kayo

Pakistan Tour of Australia

Australia will spend the month of November facing off against Pakistan, who head to Australia for three T20I’s and three Test matches beginning on the third. Pakistan has made T20 cricket a focus in recent years and find themselves on top of the world rankings, so the Aussies will have their work cut out defeating them, even on home soil. Things should get a little easier once they switch to the longer form of the game though – Australia, though ranked fifth, have Steve Smith and David Warner back in the fold and are one of the most dangerous teams in world cricket, while Pakistan find themselves in seventh and will likely struggle to compete in the foreign conditions.

Date Event Time Channel
Sunday November 3 (1st T20) LIVE: Australia v Pakistan 2.30pm Foxtel / Kayo
Tuesday November 5 (2nd T20) LIVE: Australia v Pakistan 7.10pm Foxtel / Kayo
Friday November 8 (3rd T20) LIVE: Australia v Pakistan 7.30pm Foxtel / Kayo
Thurs Nov 21 – Monday Nov 26 LIVE: Australia v Pakistan Test 1 11.00am Seven / Foxtel / Kayo
Friday Nov 29 – Tuesday Dec 3 LIVE: Australia v Pakistan Test 2 2.30pm Seven / Foxtel / Kayo

Australian Cricket TV Guide 2019-20 (Sydney time)

Fans are asking what time the Cricket matches start in Australia? Here’s the complete list including every Test, T20 and ODI. Among the broadcasts certain to gain high TV ratings with Australian viewers include each Test against England during the 2019 Ashes, World Cup rematches with Sri Lanka (Oct 27-Nov 1) and Pakistan (Nov 3-Dec 3), as well as the Southern Hemisphere bragging rights contest between Australia and the New Zealand All Blacks that starts in December.

DateEventTimeChannel
Thurs Dec 12 – Monday Dec 16Australia v New Zealand Test 14.00pmSeven / Foxtel / Kayo
Thurs Dec 26 – Monday Dec 30Australia v New Zealand Test 210.30amSeven / Foxtel / Kayo
Friday Jan 3 – Tuesday Jan 7Australia v New Zealand Test 310.30amSeven / Foxtel / Kayo
Tuesday 14 JanuaryAustralia v India 1st ODI 7.00pmFoxtel / Kayo
Friday 17 JanuaryAustralia v India 2nd ODI7.00pmFoxtel / Kayo
Sunday 19 JanuaryAustralia v India 3rd ODI7.00pmFoxtel / Kayo
Sat 2 FebruarySouth Africa v Australia 1st T203.00am
Foxtel / Kayo
Sun 3 FebruarySouth Africa v Australia 2nd T2011.30pmFoxtel / Kayo
Fri 27 February
South Africa v Australia 3rd T203.00am Foxtel / Kayo
Sat 29 February
South Africa v Australia 1st ODI10.00pm Foxtel / Kayo
Wed 4 March
South Africa v Australia 2nd ODI10.00pmFoxtel / Kayo
Sat 7 MarchSouth Africa v Australia 3rd ODI 7.00pmFoxtel / Kayo
Friday 13 MarchAustralia v New Zealand ODI 12.30pmFoxtel / Kayo
Sunday 15 MarchAustralia v New Zealand ODI 210.30pmFoxtel / Kayo
Friday 20 MarchAustralia v New Zealand ODI 32.30pmFoxtel / Kayo
Tues 24 MarchNew Zealand v Australia T20 17.30pm Foxtel / Kayo
Friday 27 March New Zealand v Australia T20 27.30pmFoxtel / Kayo
Sun 29 March New Zealand v Australia T20 37.30pmFoxtel / Kayo

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Cricket Programming and ICC Viewership Guide

As Australian viewers experienced during the ICC World Cup broadcasts, there will be a central television production that will be nearly identical across Foxtel, Kayo Sports and Nine/GEM during the live on-air action when each is broadcasting. One of the biggest multi-channel differences will be that Nine/GEM will feature regular ad-breaks during play, while Foxtel/Kayo are promising ad-break free delivery during the live action, as well as host of Cricket documentaries and other specialised programming.

The ICC have also promised to deliver a “state-of-the-art graphics package to visually enhance the crucial scores and statistics”. Each broadcast will therefore have a minimum of 32 cameras situated through-out the stadium, to include eight high-tech motion detecting Hawk-Eye cameras, front and reverse view stump-cams, as well as a “Spidercam”. As such, there will be 360-degree TV replays, as well as a variety of analytical and visual enhancements which include player tracking and “CricViz” data feeds. Also, the ICC will have a roving buggy camera on the ground, something Foxtel and Kayo Sports viewers experienced during the previous Summer of Cricket.

While the ICC is promising unique coverage, Kayo Sports is not to be outdone and will provide cricket fans with enhanced programming starting with Pakistan’s Tour of Australia in November. Special features available on Kayo in Australia will be on display throughout each Test and T20 contest, and include Kayo’s “No Spoilers” option which will enable fans who have missed the match entirely, or joined late, to switch off the scores and watch the action as if it were live. Kayo’s “Key Moments” option will also be available in the alternate coverage, which means fans will get quick access to all the match highlights. When selecting from the televised events video timeline, users can easily jump between any ‘Key Moment’ and the live action.

Watch Cricket Live in 4K HD

The 2019 year of cricket promises to be broadcast in a way never before seen by Foxtel’s newest offering, the 4K channel. The Ultra HD coverage will enable viewers to feel more immersed in the action, with the colours, sounds and movement of every delivery being broadcast with incredible clarity straight to your living room. While the feature was introduced for this year’s Bathurst 1000, and with great success, cricket ultimately will act as a pioneer for 4K, and every contest of the men’s international summer touring and all of this year’s Big Bash League games will be broadcast in the newest resolution. You’ll be able to see the intensity in Mitchell Starc’s facial expressions and hear the crack of each sweetly timed cover drive so clearly, you’ll feel as though you’re there.