Pakistan and England are the last standing two and will face-off in the T20 World Cup 2022 final today after what has been an extraordinary tournament. The two teams have defied the odds after difficult starts and are now set to meet in the big decider at the MCG. It's going to be a belter, so long as the weather can hold off just enough. Fingers crossed. Here's how to watch a 2022 T20 World Cup final live stream from anywhere, with all the information on fixtures, schedule and match times just below.
Dates: October 16 - November 13
Host country: Australia
FREE live stream: All4 (UK) | 9Now (AU) | PTV Sports (PK)
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Neither England nor Pakistan topped their groups. It was New Zealand and India who took those honours but both the Men in Blue and the Black Caps fell to these to sides, respectively, at the semi-final stage.
New Zealand were limited by some incredibly tidy Pakistan bowling before openers Mohammed Rizwan and captain Azam Babar swiftly did the damage with their bats. For England, it was a total dismantling of the world ranked No. 1 T20 team, India. The Men in Blue picked up a respectable 168 runs off their 20 overs but didn't manage a single wicket as Alex Hales and Jos Buttler smashed their way past that total with an astonishing four overs to spare.
Pakistan will be an entirely different prospect for England with bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi looking very much revved up to speed after carrying an injury into this competition. His captain will be urging him to strike deep into the long-batting England order, while Buttler will throw everything at breaking Pakistan's openers. The stage is set for a classic.
Follow on as we explain how to get a T20 World Cup 2022 live stream wherever you are – starting with how to watch the T20 World Cup final for FREE.
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How to watch T20 World Cup final: live stream FREE in the UK
The great news for cricket fans in the UK is that England vs Pakistan is set to be shown absolutely FREE on Channel 4. Away from the UK right now?
Use a VPN to watch an ENG vs PAK free live stream from abroad.
Coverage starts at 7am GMT on Sunday morning ahead of an 8am start, and you can also stream the game via Channel 4's All4 service.
It's also being shown on Sky Sports and Sky Showcase. If you want to sign up to Sky Sports, you can check out our guide to Sky TV deals and packages for today's best prices.
How to watch T20 World Cup from outside your country
Below we've got you covered with your official broadcasting options for major cricket loving countries (and the US!), but if you're outside your country of residence - whether that's Australia, India, the UK or anywhere else - and try to start streaming the T20 World Cup via your local broadcaster, you'll soon discover that you can't, as it's location restricted. But there is a way to tune in regardless.
A good streaming VPN can let you get around these digital borders, while also offering robust protection from cybercriminals and government snooping. They're also very easy to use.
Use a VPN to live stream T20 World Cup from anywhere
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How to use a VPN
Using a VPN is as easy as one-two-three...
1. Download and install a VPN - as we say, our top choice is ExpressVPN
2. Connect to the appropriate server location - open the VPN app, hit 'choose location' and select the appropriate location, eg: 'AUS' for Kayo or 9Now.
3. Go to the broadcaster's stream - head to your home broadcaster's site or app and watch as if you were at home - so that might be Kayo Sports or 9Now for Australian citizens abroad.
How to watch T20 World Cup: live stream for FREE in Australia
Cricket fans Down Under can watch a Pakistan vs England live stream as part of Channel 9's free-to-air T20 World Cup coverage. You can tune in for free on Channel 9HD and 9Now.
Play between Pakistan and England gets underway at the MCG at 7pm AEDT. Australian away from home?
Use a VPN to watch free on 9Now from abroad.
The T20 World Cup final is also being shown on Fox Cricket (channel 501) and via Foxtel too.
If you want to watch everything on Fox Sports without having to sign up for an expensive cable package, Kayo Sports has all the good stuff at a much cheaper price.
Kayo lets you stream on a single device for AU$25 a month, on two devices with its $27.50 per month Basic plan, and on three devices with its $35 Premium plan, and all come with a FREE 7-day trial.
Kayo also gives you access to over 50 other sports including the NFL, NHL, F1, MLB, NRL... the list goes on! Handy if you don't want to go all out on Foxtel.
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How to watch T20 World Cup final: live stream cricket in the US without cable
Dedicated cricket cable channel Willow TV is showing every game of the 2022 T20 World Cup live in the US.
Willow TV (also available in Canada), is available from a number of cable providers including Dish, Spectrum, Xfinity, Verizon Fios and more.
If you don't have the channel on cable, a good option is cord-cutting streaming service Sling TV. You can sign up to watch just Willow TV on Sling for only $10 per month, without needing a full Sling subscription. In fact, there's an offer so that you can get Willow TV on Sling for $7 for your first month.
Alternatively, ESPN Plus also will also live stream all of the T20 World Cup action. The ESPN Plus cost is $9.99 a month, while an annual subscription costs $99.99 a year.
But for the ultimate value, grab a combined ESPN+, Hulu and Disney Plus Bundle for just $13.99 a month, which also gets you loads of great entertainment and family-friendly content.
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T20 World Cup live stream 2022: how to watch cricket online in India
Star Sports subscribers in India can watch the T20 World Cup live either via the Star Sports TV channels or by getting a Disney+ Hotstar streaming subscription.
Star Sports 1/1 HD will have English commentary. You can also catch the T20 World Cup action on Star Sports 1 Hindi/1 Hindi HD, Star Sports Kannada, Star Sports Tamil, Star Sports Telugu, and Star Sports Bangla.
The Disney Plus Hotstar prices start at Rs 499, with the all-access content plan priced at Rs 1,499.
Those of you wanting to live stream T20 World Cup games on the move will need to use the Hotstar app, which is available via the web, Android, iOS, and Apple TV.
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How to watch 2022 T20 World Cup: live stream cricket in New Zealand
New Zealanders can watch the T20 World Cup on Sky Sport, which is available as part of a range of pay TV packages.
Sky Sport subscribers can watch the T20 World Cup online using the country's Sky Go service.
If you don't have the channel on cable, the Sky Sport Now streaming-only platform is also showing the cricket live, and it's also the place to live stream every single Premier League game this season.
A Sky Sport Now subscription costs $19.99 per week or $39.99 per month. The monthly package comes with a 7-day free trial.
Anyone in New Zealand from abroad or vice-versa can use the VPN route outlined earlier to access their usual coverage just like they would at home.
How to watch a FREE T20 World Cup live stream in Pakistan
The 2022 T20 World Cup is available to watch on the state-owned channel PTV Sports, which is fantastic news for cricket fans in Pakistan, as PTV Sports is 100% free-to-watch with the only details required as your phone number to verify your identity.
Anyone in Pakistan simply needs to head to the PTV Sports website or download the PTVFLIX app to tune in without paying a penny.
Not in Pakistan right now? You can still enjoy the same free T20 World Cup coverage you would at home - all you need is a world class VPN service and you've knocked it for six!
T20 World Cup 2022 tables
|New Zealand (Q)||5||3||1||7|
|Sri Lanka (E)||5||2||3||4|
|South Africa (E)||5||2||2||5|
T20 World Cup 2022 fixtures list
All times are in AEDT. Take away 5.5 hours for IST, 6 hours for PKT, 11 hours for GMT, 15 hours for ET.
Sunday 13th November
7pm - Pakistan vs England
T20 World Cup 2022 teams list - Super 12s
T20 World Cup 2022 match times
The final and both semi-finals start at 7pm AEDT, which is:
USA: 3am ET
UK: 8am GMT
Pakistan: 1pm PKT
India: 1.30pm IST
New Zealand: 9pm NZDT
T20 World Cup 2022 venues
T20 World Cup 2022 venues
Seven different venues will host T20 World Cup matches, a far cry from last year's tournament, which was split between just four stadia.
There are a few legendary arenas in there, including the MCG, where the final will be played, and the SCG and Adelaide Oval, which will host a semi-final apiece:
- Kardinia Park, Geelong
- Bellerive Oval, Hobart
- Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
- Perth Stadium, Perth
- Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
- The Gabba, Brisbane
- Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
T20 World Cup winners
- 2007 - India
- 2009 - Pakistan
- 2010 - England
- 2012 - West Indies
- 2014 - Sri Lanka
- 2016 - West Indies
- 2021 - Australia