The India vs West Indies Test series is set to commence with great anticipation and excitement. Cricket lovers, get ready! This Article has all the information you need to watch every thrilling moment of the India vs West Indies series live, whether online or on TV. From free online platforms to TV channels, we’ve got you covered.
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1. India vs West Indies Match: Venue and Schedule
The first match of the India vs West Indies Test series is scheduled to begin today at Windsor Park in Dominica. Rohit Sharma will lead the Indian side, while Kraigg Brathwaite will captain the West Indies team. It’s an exciting encounter that promises intense cricketing action.
- Date: July 12th to July 16th
- Time: 07:30 pm (IST)
- Venue: Windsor Park, Roseau, Dominica
1.1 India vs West Indies First Test Match
The first Test match between India and West Indies is a highly anticipated event. It marks the beginning of an exhilarating series, showcasing the skills of both teams. Make sure not to miss this thrilling encounter.
2. How to Watch all the India vs West Indies series action online for free!
You can enjoy the India tour of West Indies 2023 through various online platforms that offer free live streaming. Here are two popular options:
JioCinema, the Viacom18-backed platform, will be live-streaming the India vs West Indies series for free. Enjoy Test, ODI, and T20 matches in English, Hindi, Bhojpuri, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada languages. Furthermore, JioCinema offers multiple camera angles, providing an immersive viewing experience.
FanCode is another platform where you can watch the India vs West Indies series. With a sub-licensing deal to live stream the tournament, FanCode offers comprehensive coverage. The FanCode app is available on the Play Store, App Store, and as a website. While FanCode operates on a subscription-based model, it provides flexible plans to cater to different needs:
- Rs 89 tour pass: This subscription allows you to enjoy the entire IND vs WI tournament, including two Tests, three ODIs, and five T20 matches.
- Rs 199 livestream pass: With this pass, you gain monthly access to live cricket content, including the IND vs WI series, Vitality Blast, SL vs PAK series, Women’s Ashes, and other tournaments.
- Rs 699 livestream pass: The Rs 699 pass offers the same benefits as the monthly pass but extends the validity to one year.
3. How to Watch India vs West Indies on TV
If you like watching cricket matches on the large screen, switching to TV channels is the best option. Doordarshan Sports (DD Sports) is the official TV broadcaster for the India vs West Indies series.
Here’s how you can watch the game:
Doordarshan Channels: Doordarshan provides live broadcast of ODI and T20 matches in seven languages, such as Hindi, English, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, and Bangla. However, Test matches will be available only in Hindi and English. Since Doordarshan channels are free-to-air, most DTH operators include these channels in their monthly packs.
- Regional Channels: Regional channels under Doordarshan also provide language-specific coverage of the India tour of West Indies. Refer to the following list for the respective channels and languages:
- DD Sports – Hindi and English
- DD Bangla – Bangla
- DD Yadagiri – Telugu
- DD Saptagiri – Telugu
- DD Chandna – Kannada
- DD Podhigai – Tamil
3.1 Doordarshan Platform Channel Numbers
For easy reference, here are the channel numbers for Doordarshan on various DTH providers:
- Tata Play: DD Sports (453), DD Bangla (1379), DD Yadagiri (1482), DD Saptagiri (1481), DD Chandna (1672), DD Podhigai (1578)
- Airtel Digital TV: DD Sports (298), DD Bangla (739), DD Yadagiri (946), DD Saptagiri (947), DD Chandna (995), DD Podhigai (820)
- Dish TV: DD Sports (435), DD Bangla (1429), DD Yadagiri (1627), DD Saptagiri (1629), DD Chandna (1729), DD Podhigai (1849)
- Videocon D2H: DD Sports (435), DD Bangla (1827), DD Yadagiri (2375), DD Saptagiri (2377), DD Chandna (2623), DD Podhigai (2839)
- Sun Direct: DD Sports (510), DD Bangla (627), DD Yadagiri (159), DD Saptagiri (160), DD Chandna (268), DD Podhigai (35)
- DD Free Dish: DD Sports (79), DD Bangla (93), DD Yadagiri (75), DD Saptagiri (88), DD Chandna (86), DD Podhigai (21)
4. India Test
Squad vs West Indies
The Indian Test squad features a talented lineup ready to take on the West Indies challenge. Here are the key players from both teams:
|Rohit Sharma (captain)||Kraigg Brathwaite (captain)|
|Shubman Gill||Jermaine Blackwood|
|Ruturaj Gaikwad||Alick Athanaze|
|Virat Kohli||Tagenarine Chanderpaul|
|Yashasvi Jaiswal||Rahkeem Cornwall|
|Ajinkya Rahane||Joshua Da Silva|
|KS Bharat (wk)||Shannon Gabriel|
|Ishan Kishan (wk)||Jason Holder|
|Ravichandran Ashwin||Alzarri Joseph|
|Ravindra Jadeja||Kirk McKenzie|
|Shardul Thakur||Raymon Reifer|
|Axar Patel||Kemar Roach|
|Mohammed Siraj||Jomel Warrican|
The India vs West Indies series promises to be an enthralling cricketing spectacle. Whether you prefer to watch it online or on TV, there are many choices available for a memorable viewing experience. Stay tuned to witness the clash of these talented teams and be part of the excitement!
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