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How to watch South Africa vs England: Live stream England cricket matches online

England sealed a sensational T20 series win to end their tour of South Africa on a high

England’s cricketers finished their successful tour of South Africa with a flourish, winning the final T20 by five wickets to claim a 2-1 series win.

The victory saw them chase down 222 – the fourth-highest total to win a T20 game ever.

South Africa won the toss in Centurion and opted to bat. That looked like a good decision as their openers Temba Bavuma and Quinton de Kock took England’s bowlers apart in the powerplay, putting on 84 for the first wicket before de Kock was dismissed by Ben Stokes.

Bavuma fell to Adil Rashid shortly after but the hosts managed to post a daunting total thanks to contributions of 66 from Rassie van der Klassen and 35 not out from David Miller.

Jason Roy was out for seven in the second over of England’s reply but Jos Buttler finally found some form, scoring 57 from 44 balls. His partnership with Jonny Bairstow took England to 106-2 and Bairstow maintained his side’s momentum to get them to 140 before being bowled by Andile Phehlukwayo.

Dawid Malan fell cheaply but with captain Eoin Morgan and Stokes at the wicket and 53 required from the last four overs, England always looked in with a chance.

Stokes holed out in the 19th over but Morgan was at his big-hitting best and smashed back-to-back sixes to set up victory, which was sealed by a Moeen Ali boundary with five balls remaining.

The win caps a great tour for England, who took the Test series 3-1 and drew the ODI series 1-1.

They are next in action in March for a tour of Sri Lanka before hosting West Indies this summer. Those series will be live on both Sky Sports and via the Now TV Sky Sports Pass

South Africa vs England: Test match fixtures and squads

  • 1st Test at Centurion: South Africa won by 107 runs
  • 2nd Test at Cape Town: England won by 189 runs
  • 3rd Test at Port Elizabeth: England won by an innings and 53 runs
  • 4th Test at Johannesburg: England won by 191 runs

South Africa Test squad: Faf du Plessis (captain), Quinton de Kock (wk), Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, Dwaine Pretorius, Pieter Malan, Dean Elgar, Temba Bavuma, Beuran Hendricks, Keshav Maharaj, Anrich Nortje, Dane Paterson, Vernon Philander, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Rudi Second, Zubayr Hamza

England Test squad: Joe Root (captain), James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler (wk), Zak Crawley, Sam Curran, Joe Denly, Jack Leach, Matthew Parkinson, Ollie Pope (wk), Dom Sibley, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.

South Africa vs England: ODI fixtures and squads

  • 1st ODI at Cape Town: South Africa won by 7 wickets
  • 2nd ODI at Durban: No result (Due to rain)
  • 3rd ODI at Johannesburg: England won by 2 wickets

South Africa ODI squad: Quinton de Kock (captain/wk), Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Beuran Hendricks, Temba Bavuma, Janneman Malan, Bjorn Fortuin, Reeza Hendricks, Lungi Ngidi, JJ Smuts, Tabraiz Shamsi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Lutho Sipamla, Kyle Verreynne, Sisanda Magala

England ODI squad: Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Tom Banton (wk), Pat Brown, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Joe Denly, Chris Jordan, Saqib Mahmood, Dawid Malan, Matthew Parkinson, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Chris Woakes.

South Africa vs England: T20 Internationals fixtures and squads

  • 1st T20 at East London: South Africa won by one run
  • 2nd T20 at Durban: England won by two runs 
  • 3rd T20 at Centurion on 16 February at 12:30pm

South Africa T20 Internationals squad: Quinton de Kock (capt & wk), Reeza Hendricks, Temba Bavuma, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Pite van Biljon, Dwaine Pretorius, Andile Phehlukwayo, Jon-Jon Smuts, Beuran Hendricks, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lungi Ngidi, Sisanda Magala, Bjorn Fortuin, Dale Steyn, Heinrich Klaasen.

England T20 Internationals squad: Eoin Morgan (capt), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonathan Bairstow (wk), Jos Buttler (wk), Pat Brown, Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Joe Denly, Chris Jordan, Dawid Malan, Matt Parkinson, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Mark Wood.

How to watch England’s tour of South Africa in the UK: Sky Sports

In the UK, every ball of England’s tour of South Africa will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Cricket. The best way to get the channel is to add Sky Sports to your existing Sky TV package. This costs £23/mth and ties you down to an 18-month contract, but there are some brilliant offers available on all Sky Sports packages if you choose a contract before 2 January, 2020.

We feel that it’s absolutely worth it if you’re a sports fanatic because this gives you access to 11 sports channels, including Sky Sports Cricket in HD. Apart from this, you’ll also get to watch the Premier League, EFL Championship, NBA, NFL and Formula 1 in HD.

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How to live stream England’s tour of South Africa in the UK: Now TV Sky Sports Pass

Unless you have Sky TV with a Sky Sports package, you won’t be able to watch England’s tour of New Zealand. While Sky Sports is brilliant, it costs £23 on top of your existing Sky TV contract, and you’re tied down to an 18-month contract. The best alternative? Get a Now TV Sky Sports Pass instead!

This pass gives you everything that Sky Sports has to offer instantly, meaning you don’t need to wait for it to be setup or installed, and there are no long-term contracts, so you can cancel whenever you want. It’s basically like any online subscription service. You’ll have three options. You can either purchase a:

  • Sky Sports Day Pass for £8.99
  • Sky Sports Week Pass for £14.99
  • Sky Sports Month Pass for £33.99

Note that the Month Pass renews automatically unless you physically choose to cancel your subscription, but this isn’t the case with the Day and Week Passes.

Once you choose your pass, you can register your account on up to six devices and stream live sports to any two devices simultaneously, including your PC, mobile phone, tablet, Chromecast and even gaming console.

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How to watch England’s tour of South Africa in other countries

South Africa: The home will be able to watch every ball of England’s tour of South Africa on SuperSport. Live broadcast feeds are also available via the SuperSport website and mobile apps.

Indian sub-continent: If you live in India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh or Nepal, then you watch England tour’s of South Africa from Boxing Day until mid-February on Sony Six and Sony Six HD.

USA: Cricket fans based in the USA can watch the four-Test, three-ODI and three-T20 International series between South Africa and England on WillowTV.

Canada: While American viewers have WillowTV, Canadian viewers can watch the series between Eoin Morgan’s men and Tim Southee’s men on ATN Cricket Plus.

Middle East: The Middle East has a very large cricket fan following and residents can watch all the games on OSN Sports.

How to watch England’s tour of South Africa abroad: use a good VPN service

All the above streaming services are geo-blocked, meaning you can’t watch Sky Sports from outside the UK, or SuperSport from outside South Africa unless you use a good VPN service. Using one lets you trick your device into thinking that it’s in a different country to the one you’re actually in, meaning you can access content from other countries in just a few clicks. We’ve tried and tested a number of VPNs and these are the ones we’ve found to work the fastest, with the greatest access to content across the globe.

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