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England v New Zealand cricket 2022 TV coverage: How to watch Test series

Your complete guide on how to watch England v New Zealand in a big summer of cricket featuring TV schedule, times, radio details and more.

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Published: Wednesday, 22nd June 2022 at 3:52 pm
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England will hope to send a signal of intent to the cricket world when they face New Zealand in the third and final Test match of the series at Headingley this week.

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Captain Ben Stokes has led his side to two victories from two outings after a pair of pulsating, rollercoasters matches, featuring a masterclass 136 off 92 balls from Jonny Bairstow to win the second Test.

However, England are without Jimmy Anderson due to an ankle issue, meaning Jamie Overton will make his debut in his place. Stokes himself was suffering with illness and missed training this week, but appears fit to play.

New Zealand welcome captain Kane Williamson back into the fold after recovering from COVID.

The Oceanic side had lost just three of their last 18 Test matches before arriving on British soil. They will hope to land a parting shot on countryman Brendon McCullum, whose debut Test series as the new England coach has gone well so far.

RadioTimes.com brings you the TV schedule and all the details you need to know about England v New Zealand in a big summer of cricket.

When are England v New Zealand Test matches?

The upcoming third Test will take place between Thursday 23rd June 2022 and Monday 27th June 2022.

The Test matches are scheduled to run from Thursday 2nd June 2022 to Monday 27th June 2022.

You can check out the full schedule below.

What time is England v New Zealand in the UK?

Play starts at 11am each morning with up to five days of Test match action set to go down over the weekend.

New Zealand's tour of England will provide a fascinating spectacle to kick off a big summer of cricket for the England team.

England v New Zealand TV schedule

The England v New Zealand Test schedule is as follows:

  • 1st Test – 2nd-6th June (Lord's, London)
  • 2nd Test – 10th-14th June (Trent Bridge, Nottingham)
  • 3rd Test – 23rd-27th June (Headingley, Leeds)

How to watch England v New Zealand on TV

You can watch the matches live on Sky Sports Cricket 45 minutes before the start of play for each match. Coverage on the opening day of the third Test starts an hour beforehand.

You can add the Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Cricket channels for just £18 per month combined or pick up the complete sports package for just £25 per month.

Live stream England v New Zealand online

Sky Sports customers can live stream the games via the Sky Go app on a variety of devices including most smartphones and tablets as part of their subscription.

You can also watch the matches via NOW without signing up to a contract.

NOW TV can be streamed through a computer or apps found on most smart TVs, phones and consoles. NOW is also available via BT Sport.

Listen to England v New Zealand on radio

BBC has the rights to broadcast ball-by-ball commentary of New Zealand's tour of England with the Test Match Special team set to bring full coverage throughout every day of every Test match.

Broadcasts will be aired on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra with coverage of the first day of each Test starting at 10:25am and subsequent days from 10:15am.

If you’re looking for something else to watch check out our TV Guide or visit our Sport hub for all the latest news.

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