India vs Australia live stream: How to watch Cricket World Cup 2023 final

Leading run scorer Virat Kohli reaches out to catch the ball ahead of the India vs Australia live stream
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Watch an India vs Australia live stream

Looking for a free India vs Australia live stream? The match is FREE on 9Now in Australia, on My5 in the UK, and the Hotstar mobile app in India. If you are traveling abroad and are away from home right now, you can use a VPN to unblock your local free stream from anywhere. Full details on how to do that just below. Having been inserted on a low-scoring, slow pitch, India have been bowled out off the last ball for 240.

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Date Sunday, November 19
Time 1.30am PT / 4.30am ET / 8.30am GMT / 2pm IST / 7.30pm AEDT
Watch FREE: 9Now (AUS) | My5 (UK) | Hotstar app (IND)
US live stream: Willow TV on Sling ($10)
Use ExpressVPN to watch any stream

India vs Australia: preview 

The 13th World Cup final is India vs Australia at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. These nations also contested the 8th final, in Johannesburg in 2003, which Australia won by 125 runs.

When the sides met on October 8 in Chennai, the first game for both these sides in this year’s world cup tournament, India won by six wickets with 8.4 overs to spare. Having lost this first game, Australia then lost their second one, too, against South Africa, by 134 runs. Since then Australia have won all their games.

India have simply won all their games, and have rarely looked troubled doing so. In Virat Kohli they have the leading run scorer in the tournament. His 711 runs is 117 runs more than anyone else has scored. In Mohammed Shami they have the leading wicket taker. Shami was not even in the Indian side at the beginning of the tournament. He has only played in six of India’s ten games, but has taken 23 wickets at an average of 9.13 in them. The next highest wicket taker is Australian leg spinner Adam Zampa, with 22 wickets at 21.40.

Australia are the most successful side at cricket World Cups, having won five. No other side has won more than two. India won the world cup final the last time it was played in India, in 2011, and it would be a major upset for the form book if they do not win this year’s final.

Read on as we explain how to watch the 2023 Cricket World Cup and tune into India vs Australia live streams online from wherever you are, including for FREE in some places.

FREE India vs Australia live streams

Where to watch FREE India vs Australia live streams

In Australia, you can watch the final for free on the 9Now streaming service.

In the UK, you can watch India vs Australia free on My5

Every game of the 2023 Cricket World Cup will also be live streamed for FREE via the Hotstar app for mobiles in India.

And in Pakistan, the 2023 Cricket World Cup final will be free on PTV Sports.

Are you from any of these countries but planning to travel during the tournament? Use a cricket VPN to unblock your usual stream from anywhere. Details below.

How to watch India vs Australia live stream from outside your country

Below we've got you covered with your official broadcasting options for more cricket-loving countries (and the US!), but if you're outside your country of residence - whether that's India, Pakistan, Australia or anywhere else - and try to start streaming the 2023 Cricket World Cup via your typical broadcasting service, you'll soon discover that you can't, as it's location restricted. But there is a way to tune in regardless.

By downloading and installing a VPN, you can effectively trick your computer into thinking that it's back at home. That way you can enjoy your home coverage without having to find an illegal stream - assuming you comply with the broadcaster's fine print, of course - specifically its terms and conditions.

Use a VPN to watch India vs Australia from anywhere:


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Global India vs Australia live streams

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How to watch India vs Australia live stream for free in Australia

FREE on Channel 9, 9Gem and the 9Now

The  2023 Cricket World Cup final is being shown for FREE on Channel 9, 9Gem and the 9Now streaming service in Australia.

You can also watch India vs Australia live streams in Australia on Fox Sports, using  either Foxtel Now or Kayo Sports, both of which are paid-for streaming services.

Aussies away from home can use a VPN to watch the match free on 9Now from abroad.

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How to watch India vs Australia live stream for FREE in India


Every game of the 2023 Cricket World Cup is being live streamed for free via the Hotstar app for mobiles in India.

However, if you want to tune in on a larger screen, you'll need to pay for Star Sports or a Disney+ Hotstar streaming subscription.

Disney Plus Hotstar prices start at Rs 499, with the all-access content plan priced at Rs 1,499.

Anyone outside of India who wants to watch their home Cricket World Cup coverage can just pick up a good VPN and follow the instructions above to safely live stream the action. 

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How to watch India vs Australia live stream for FREE in Pakistan

PTV Sports

Select 2023 Cricket World Cup games are being shown on the state-owned channel PTV Sports in Pakistan, which is fantastic news as PTV Sports is 100% free-to-watch, with only your phone number required 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 Cricket World Cup coverage you would at home - all you need is a world class VPN service and you've knocked it for six!

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How to watch India vs Australia live stream in the US (and Canada)


Every game of the 2023 Cricket World Cup is being shown on both ESPN Plus and Willow TV in the US. Willow is also available in Canada.

We'd recommend ESPN Plus to sports fanatics, as it also has the rights to the NFL, MLB, NHL, PGA Tour golf, Top Rank boxing and EFL, FA Cup, Bundesliga and La Liga soccer.

Monthly plans cost $10.99 a month, while the cost-saving annual subscription is priced at $109.99 a year.

But there's even better value to be had if you grab ESPN+ as part of the big Disney Plus Bundle. As well as ESPN Plus live sports and documentaries, you'll get access to the hugely impressive Disney Plus catalog, which features Marvel movies, every Simpsons episode ever, the complete Star Wars canon, Pixar films, and much more, plus all the great shows and movies that Hulu offers.

And the cost is super reasonable - you only have to pay $14.99 a month for the Disney Plus bundle – $24.99 if you want to ditch the ads.

Willow TV, meanwhile, is available from a number of cable providers including Dish, Spectrum, Xfinity, Verizon Fios and more. 

It's also accessible via OTT provider Sling TV across a range of devices. There are options to pay just for Willow (from $10 a month), or add it to your existing Sling plan. You can check out your options and sign up on its website.

Out of the US and want to watch your home coverage? No worries - just use a VPN as described below.

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How to watch India vs Australia live stream in the UK


The 2023 Cricket World Cup is being shown on Sky Sports and its dedicated Sky Sports Cricket channel in the UK. However, the final is also being shown for FREE on Channel 5 and My5.

Sky Sports subscribers can watch the cricket on the go on mobile devices via the Sky Go streaming service, which has dedicated apps for iOS, iPadOS and Android devices, along with Xbox and PlayStation consoles. 

If you want to sign up, you can check out our dedicated guide to Sky TV deals and packages for today's best prices.

Don't fancy being locked in to a long, expensive contract? Consider the more flexible streaming option, Now, (formerly Now TV).

To access your usual streaming service from outside the UK, you'll need to download a good streaming VPN, as detailed above. 

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How to watch India vs Australia live stream in New Zealand


Sky Sport is the place to watch the Cricket World Cup in New Zealand. Subscribers can tune in online using the country's Sky Go service.

If you don't have Sky Sport on cable, the cricket is also being shown live via the Sky Sport Now streaming-only platform. 

A Sky Sport Now subscription costs from $24.99 per week.

Roderick Easdale

Roderick is a freelance sports journalist and a crossword complier. He is the author of five books, four of which are still in print: The Novel Life of PG WodehouseThe Don: Beyond BoundariesWally Hammond: Gentleman & Player and England’s Greatest Post-War All Rounder. An erratic fast bowler in his youth, Roderick became an erratic medium pacer in his autumn playing days. His last wicket was a stumping, which made him decide it was time to retire. He now occasionally plays for the MCC – but for their golf team. He is a member of Trevose and has played golf in around two dozen countries.