India vs England 2021 TV Channel: Who has UK rights?

India vs England 2021 TV Channel: Who has UK rights?

India host England in one of the most anticipated Test fixtures of 2021. With the TV rights still unconfirmed, oddschecker brings you the latest.

What TV Channel is the India vs England Test Series on?

It has now been confirmed that Channel 4 have secured the rights to broadcast India vs England, one of the most anticipated series' of the 2021 Test calendar. It’s a change that will see Test cricket return to terrestrial television for the first time in over 15 years.

Channel 4 were able to fend off competition from the likes of Sky and BT. Many are celebrating the news given Test cricket’s struggle to grow a younger audience. With such a high profile series on terrestrial television there is a hope that the sport can galvanise interest among young sports fans.


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When is India vs England?

The first test begins at 4am UK time on the 5th of February at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. The second Test will begin on the 13th of February at the same venue.

The teams then move to the Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad for the final Two tests which will begin on the 24th of February and the 4th of March respectively.

India vs England 2021 Odds

Currently India are odds-on favourites to win the first test on home soil at odds of 1/2. The draw and England to win are both priced at 9/2.

India are even shorter odds for the series victory at 1/4 after securing an improbable series victory away in Australia earlier this year. England too will be brimming with confidence after beating Sri Lanka on the road but are priced at 10/1 to pull of an upset against India. An overall series draw is currently priced at 6/1.


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