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The Cricket World Cup semi-finals begin today, and you’re just a few simple clicks away from a free India vs. New Zealand live stream. Better yet, this setup will also work for tomorrow’s other match and the big final on Sunday.
Host nation India won every group stage game and beat New Zealand’s total with four wickets to spare when they met. The Kiwi, 2019’s runners-up, had a strong start to the tournament but really lagged towards the end, only just scraping through to the semis with a win in their last game after losing four in a row. Will India crack under pressure in front of an expectant crowd, though? Here’s how to find out today.
The free live stream mentioned below is limited to Australian viewers by default, but you can access it from other countries with a VPN. These virtual private networks let your devices mimic various international locations of your choosing so that you can watch free live stream options hosted in other countries that are usually blocked to outsiders.
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Where to watch free India vs. New Zealand Cricket World Cup live stream
Australia is one of the only countries with a free Cricket World Cup live stream, courtesy of streaming service 9Now on the Gem channel. You’ll find today’s free India vs New Zealand live stream there today, and you can see tomorrow’s other semi-final, Australia vs. South Africa, on the main 9Now channel – likewise, with Sunday’s final.
Usually, the 9Now website requires you to be an Australian resident, but you can use a VPN to circumvent the geo-block and sign up for a free account to access the streaming service. A VPN virtually changes your devices’ location, so apps and websites think you’re watching within your chosen country.
In the case of the Cricket World Cup, you can connect through an Australian server, and 9Now will let you in with no fuss after creating a free email login.
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We’ve been running a how to watch the Cricket World Cup guide throughout the tournament, so we’ve confirmed all these details as working for weeks now.
How to watch India vs. New Zealand with a VPN
- Sign up for a VPN if you don’t have one.
- Install it on the device you’re using to watch the game.
- Turn it on and set it to an Australian location.
- Go to 9Now Gem.
- Create a free login and sign in.
- Watch India vs. New Zealand.
- When: Today at 4:30 a.m. EDT / 8:30 a.m. BST / 2 p.m. IST / 4:30 p.m. AWST.
You can also use VPNs to sign up for cheap streaming services such as ESPN Plus in the United States, which shows all Cricket World Cup games starting at $10.99 monthly. The UK has coverage via Sky Sports Cricket on Now TV, currently £34.99 per month.