The 2nd Test between England and New Zealand gets under way Friday morning at Headingley, with the Black Caps looking to come back from a crushing 124 run defeat in the 1st Test at Lords. Having prefaced their arrival on English shores with particularly bullish predictions of a “whitewash” over the two-Test series (we’re looking at you, Richard Hadley), New Zealand will have to put up a stronger showing in Leeds if they’re to justify their current ranking as the 3rd best Test nation on the planet.
For England, the 2nd Test is all about maintaining momentum. With an Ashes Series a little more than a month away, Alistair Cook’s side must continue to put as much distance as possible between themselves and memories of their woeful T20 World Cup performance and sub-par winter tour of the West Indies.
In the UK, Sky Sports subscribers will be able to catch comprehensive coverage of all five days on Sky Sports 2 from Friday May 29th, with each day’s coverage starting at 10:30am BST.
In New Zealand, Sky Sport 3 has live coverage of each day’s play from 10pm NZST, starting Friday night.
In the US, ESPN 3 has coverage from 10am Eastern, starting Friday, of each day’s play.
If you don’t find yourself in front of a television, here’s how to watch live coverage of all five days online via your computer or mobile device.
Watch England vs. New Zealand Online
In the UK, and if you have a Sky Sports subscription, you can watch the match online through Sky Go. You’ll need the log-in and password for a satellite subscription — either yours or someone else’s — to access the stream.
In New Zealand, and again if you have a Sky Sport subscription, you can watch the match live online on Sky Sport 3 via the Sky Go website. You’ll need the log-in and password for a satellite subscription — either yours or someone else’s — to access the stream.
In the US, if you have the log-in info for a cable subscription with access to Watch ESPN, you can watch the match at WatchESPN.com. You’ll need a cable log-in and password, or the log-in and password of someone you know, to access the stream.
Watch England vs. New Zealand on Mobile
Mobile and tablet users in the UK can watch the match on the Sky GO app, which is free to download from the App Store or Google Play store. Again, you’ll need a satellite subscription and log-in details to access the stream.
Mobile and tablet users in the US with access to Watch ESPN can watch the match on the Watch ESPN app. As is the case with desktop, you’ll need the log-in for a cable subscription with access to ESPN. You can download the app for free in the App Store or the Google Play store.
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