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England vs Pakistan 1st test: Live streaming, TV channel, start time and teams for Old Trafford cricket match

, England vs Pakistan 1st test: Live streaming, TV channel, start time and teams for Old Trafford cricket match

ENGLAND continue their summer of cricket against Pakistan with a three-Test series commencing at Old Trafford.

Joe Root’s men returned to action in July, coming from behind to secure a 2-1 series win over the West Indies.

England take on Pakistan following victory over the West Indies

Pakistan have not played cricket since February when they won a one-off Test against Bangladesh in Rawalpindi.

What time does England vs Pakistan start?

  • England vs Pakistan will be played at Old Trafford from Wednesday, August 5 to Sunday, August 9.
  • The first ball each day will be bowled at 11am UK time – 3pm in Pakistan.
  • The second and third Tests will be played at Hampshire’s Rose Bowl.

What TV channel is England vs Pakistan on and can I live stream it?

  • England vs Pakistan is live on Sky Sports Cricket and Sky Sports Main Event.
  • To live stream, head to your Sky Go account.
  • Non-Sky Sports subscribers can watch each day from £9.99 with a Now TV Day Pass.
  • Sony Six and Sony ESPN will broadcast the Test live in Pakistan and across the sub-continent.
  • Viewers in Pakistan can live stream the action on Sony Liv.

Team news

England squad: Joe Root (c), James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Dominic Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Zak Crawley, Sam Curran, Ollie Pope, Dom Sibley, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood

Reserve players: James Bracey, Ben Foakes, Jack Leach, Dan Lawrence

Pakistan squad: Azhar Ali (c), Babar Azam (vc), Abid Ali, Asad Shafiq, Fawad Alam, Imam-ul-Haq, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Abbas, Mohammad Rizwan, Naseem Shah, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Shan Masood, Sohail Khan and Yasir Shah.

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