Cricket Australia 2018 to Air Live and Stream Free


The recently launched Kayo enables sports lovers to watch more of what they want than ever before. A dedicated sports streaming service, Kayo allows you to stream the latest in international and local action live on a wide range of devices. With more than 50 sports available for streaming on up to three different screens simultaneously, you’ll never have to miss out again.

India Tour of Australia

India’s tour will be the focal point of the Australian summer of cricket, visiting Down Under for three T20I’s, four Tests, and finally three ODI’s in a tour which will span just under two months. As always, the Test Series will form the bulk of the Tour, as the two sides fight it out for a Border-Gavaskar Trophy – punctuated by the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne and the New Year’s Test in Sydney. The trophy has been won by the home side on the past seven occasions, but with former captain Steve Smith and former vice-captain David Warner still suspended, India will give themselves a huge chance on Australian soil.

With the 2019 World Cup nearing, the India vs Australia Cricket ODI series will also draw plenty of interest, particularly given the recent struggles of the men in green and gold. Australia has dropped to sixth in the world rankings in the 50-over format in what has been a disappointing stretch, and will be up against it once again against an Indian team which beat them 4-1 on the sub-continent earlier in the year. With a batting lineup which has shown a tendency to come up short in recent months, this will be a great opportunity for the young side to test itself against one of the best ODI teams in the world.

Kayo Streaming vs Free to Air TV

Every minute of the India ‘down under’ tour will be streamed live on Kayo Sports, the recently launched streaming service that’s supported by Foxtel but at a significantly reduced monthly cost and without all the extra channels as shown in this Kayo Sports Plans table. Subscribers will have access to every T20I, ODI and Test match as it happens, while those who miss the best bits will be able to catch up on demand. On top of that, Kayo users will be able to catch the game wherever they may be, with the streaming service offering subscribers the ability to stream to a range of devices, including mobiles, tablets and PCs.

New free to air cricket broadcaster Channel Seven will also provide coverage of the tour, though it will be significantly more limited than what the Kayo Sports TV guide is offering. Seven will  broadcast all of the Test matches, but none of the three T20I’s or three ODI’s will be televised. A further drawback of the free-to-air coverage is that it won’t be available on Seven’s streaming app 7Plus, meaning you’ll need to be home and in front of your TV to catch the action.


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India vs Australia LIVE TV Times (AEDT)

Test 1 Thu Dec 6 LIVE: India v Australia at 11.00am (7/Fox Sports/Kayo)
Test 2 Fri Dec 14 LIVE: India v Australia at 12.20pm (7/Fox Sports/Kayo)
Test 3 Wed Dec 26 LIVE: India v Australia at 10.30am (7/Fox Sports/Kayo)
Test 4 Thu Jan 3 LIVE: India v Australia at 10.30am (7/Fox Sports/Kayo)
First ODI Sunday Jan 12 LIVE: India v Australia at 1.20pm (Fox Sports/Kayo)
Second ODI Wed Jan 15 LIVE: India v Australia at 2.20pm (Fox Sports/Kayo)
Third ODI Sat Jan 18 LIVE: India v Australia at 1.20pm (Fox Sports/Kayo)

Cricket Live Streaming and a Free Trial

While you won’t find every contest involving India vs Australia free to air in your city or state, Fox Sports 501 will provide the most complete LIVE coverage of each and every match (Nov 21 – Jan 18) including the option to watch cricket online with a compatible device using the Kayo Sports streaming service and replays so you can enjoy the action at a later time.

If you’re a resident of Australia you may wish to check out the 14 day Kayo free trial offer, which has no lock-in contract so you’re free to cancel at anytime*. With Kayo Sports you can either enjoy India vs Australia live in the comfort of home, or if you have to be out and about you can stream Cricket Australia to eligible mobile devices*

Kayo Live Sport Highlights

While the ability to stream the entirety of the summer of cricket including India vs Australia will be a huge initial selling point for Kayo, it’s only the start of what they offer. Kayo offers over 50 Aussie and international sports, shows and documentaries from the likes of Fox Sports, ESPN, beIN Sports, RedBull TV and much more. As such you’ll also be able to catch every match of the Rugby World Sevens which kicks off on November 30th in Dubai, each and every game of the Hyundai A-League, every match of the Socceroos in the Asian Cup and more, LIVE or on demand to eligible devices, a list that will be expanding in the near future. The following TV Guide sports highlights will be available on Foxtel, Foxtel from Telstra and Kayo throughout the course of December and January:

India Tour of Australia (21 Nov – 18 Jan)
2018/19 Hyundai A-League Season
Socceroos Asian Cup (6 Jan – 2 Feb)
Rugby World Sevens (Dubai 30 Nov – 1 Dec)
F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (Nov 23-25)
2018/19 NFL and NBA action
V8 Supercars Newcastle (Nov 23-25)
2018 WSL Pipe Masters (Dec 8-20)

*Requires internet and compatible device. Data charges apply. HD availability subject to your Internet service and device capabilities.


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