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England v South Africa cricket 2022: How to watch 2nd Test

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

England v South Africa
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Published: Monday, 22nd August 2022 at 1:32 pm
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England will hope to produce a rousing backlash display when they return to action for the second Test match of their series against South Africa this week.


Ben Stokes' men were bowled out for 165 in their first innings, South Africa set a respectable target of 326 in their opening innings, but England returned to the crease for just 149. South Africa won the encounter without even needing to put the pads on for a second time.

Ollie Pope scored 73 in the first innings, and Stokes was next highest with just 20. Alex Lees opened the batting in the second innings with 35, matched only by tailender Stuart Broad.

Jonny Bairstow, the name on everyone's lips all summer went for a duck and 18, while Zak Crawley's place has come under even more intense scrutiny following a 9 and 13 in his two stints.

Fans should expect a series full of superb entertainment, with England favourites to wrap up their summer exploits with another series victory, though that seems more uncertain now. brings you the TV schedule and all the details you need to know about England v South Africa in a big summer of cricket.

When are England v South Africa Test matches?

The Test series will take place between Wednesday 17th August 2022 and Monday 12th September 2022.

You can check out the full schedule below.

What time is England v South Africa in the UK?

Play starts at 11am on each day of all three Test matches in this series.

Be sure to check out the full schedule below for specific dates for every match.

England v South Africa TV schedule

The England v South Africa schedule is as follows:

England v South Africa Test series

TV coverage begins 45-60 minutes before the start of each match.

  • 1st Test: 11am, Wednesday 17th – Sunday 21st August (Lord's, London)
  • 2nd Test: 11am, Thursday 25th – Monday 29th August (Old Trafford, Manchester)
  • 3rd Test: 11am, Thursday 8th – Monday 12th September (The Oval, London)

Check out all the TV, live stream and radio details below.

How to watch England v South Africa on TV

You can watch the matches live on Sky Sports Cricket.

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 South Africa 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 via the app found on most smart TVs, phones and consoles. NOW is also available via BT Sport.

Listen to England v South Africa on the radio

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

Broadcasts will be aired on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, with build-up of each match and day starting prior to the times listed above.

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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