India vs Australia first T20 start time, date, live stream, tv guide

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    Coming off a horrific ODI series, Australia will look to restore some pride on their limited overs tour of India when a three-match T20 series gets underway. This is The Roar‘s ultimate guide to streaming the matches online and watching them on TV.

    Key game information: India vs Australia, 1st T20

    First ball: 12:30am (AEDT), Sunday 8 October
    Venue: JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi
    TV: Live, Fox Sports
    Online: Live, Foxtel app or Foxtel Now
    Series betting odds: India $1.75, Australia $3.05

    Squads

    India
    Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashish Nehra, Axar Patel.

    Australia
    Steve Smith (captain), David Warner (vice-captain), Jason Behrendorff, Daniel Christian, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Aaron Finch, Travis Head, Moises Henriques, Glenn Maxwell, Tim Paine, Kane Richardson, Andrew Tye, Adam Zampa.

    Hours of play

    Session Start (AEDT) Finish (AEDT) Finish (Local) Finish (local) Duration
    1st innings 12:30 AM 1:55 AM 7:00 PM 8:25 PM 1 hour and 25 minutes
    Break 1:55 AM 2:15 AM 8:25 PM 8:45 PM 20 minutes
    2nd Innings 2:15 AM 3:40 AM 8:45 PM 8:10 PM 1 hour and 25 minutes

    How to watch the match on TV

    The match will be broadcast live on Fox Sports, as every Australian overseas match is. Their coverage will start ten minutes before the first ball, at 12:20am (AEDT).

    To watch the match on TV, you will need a valid Foxtel TV subscription with the sports package.

    How to stream the match online

    If you want to stream the match online, then the only way to do so will be to use one of Foxtel’s streaming applications, which are both available on any device you may own.

    The first of those is Foxtel Now, which is better to use if you don’t have a TV subscription. If you have a TV subscription to Foxtel, then it’s better to use the Foxtel app.

    Don’t forget The Roar will provide a live blog of the match.

    Glenn Maxwell congratulates David Warner

    (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

    How to watch the match on TV
    Foxtel offers the best choice of live sport from Australia and around the world.

    Sport on Foxtel’s iQ3 is the championship viewing experience including HD quality, the ability to record your favourite team and shows, as well as stream live sport anytime, anywhere on your favourite devices with the Foxtel app^ included in your subscription.

    How to live stream the match online
    Stream the best choice of live sport from Australia and around the world instantly with Foxtel Now. Foxtel Now is the more flexible and accessible way to stream live sport to your devices. Plus, you can start watching today with a two-week free trial^.

    If you already have a Foxtel subscription that includes the Sport pack, you can stream live sport anytime, anywhere to your devices through the free Foxtel app~.

    ^Requires internet and compatible device. Data charges may apply. Australia only.

    ~Just connect your compatible device to the internet. Data charges may apply. Shows only available if they’re in your pack, some shows/channels not available. Sorry, Australia only.