The Indian Hockey team beat Japan by a score of 5-3 in its last group game of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday. With its third successive win, India will now compete with Great Britain on Sunday for a quarter-final match. Likewise, Great Britain landed in the quarter-finals after ending two matches in a draw against the Netherlands and Belgium.
The next match will take place on Sunday, August 1 at 5:30 PM IST. It will be a match to remember, so let us have a look at all the available options to watch the hockey match live.
India vs Great Britain Hockey Squads
Before we begin, let’s have a look at the squads that will be playing for both teams.
India: Manpreet Singh (captain), PR Sreejesh, Rupinder Pal Singh, Harmanpreet Singh, Amit Rohidas, Surender Kumar, Birendra Lakra, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Hardik Singh, Nilakanta Sharma, Shamsher Singh, Sumit, Gurjant Singh, Dilpreet Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Varun Kumar, Mandeep Singh, and Simranjeet Singh.
Great Britain: Adam Dixon (captain), David Ames, Ian Sloan, Sam Ward, Jacob Draper, Rupert Shipperley, Zach Wallace, Ollie Payne, Liam Ansell, Brendan Creed, James Gall, Chris Griffiths, Phil Roper, Liam Sanford, Tom Sorsby, Zach Wallace, and Jack Waller.
Where to watch India vs. Great Britain Hockey for free?
Watch on TV channels
First of all, before jumping to online streaming solutions, the match will be streamed on TV channels too. Hence, if you have access to a TV with sports channels enabled, you can watch the match on the following:
The India vs Great Britain quarter-final hockey match at the Tokyo Olympics will be telecast live on Sony channels. Sony TEN 2, Sony TEN 2 HD, Sony Six, and Sony SIX HD TV channels in India. Sony TEN 3, TEN 3 HD, TEN 4, and TEN 4 HD will broadcast Tokyo 2020 in regional languages.
Stream it online
Further, let’s jump to streaming. We’ll be looking at how you can watch the match for free if you’re from the US, UK, Australia, Japan, and India. If you’re not from any of these countries, you can always use a VPN to get access. Here’s a list of the best VPNs.
The quarter-final match will begin at around 5:30 PM IST.
In the U.S., NBC has the rights to stream the Olympics. While you can watch it on your cable network, if you don’t have one, Peacock allows you to stream. You can enroll in a free 7-day trial, which is cancellable.
British fans, BBC iPlayer, has got you covered for the Tokyo Olympics. The best thing of all, it’s you can stream it entirely for free.
If you’re from Australia, you can watch the Olympics online for free on the 7Plus website by creating an account. Apart from that, you can also watch it via cable TV.
Japan is hosting this year’s Olympics, and, fortunately, the hosts have handed out the official rights to stream the Tokyo Olympics to Gorin. The site is completely safe and, of course, free of cost.
Lastly, talking about our viewers who live in India, you have two options to watch the Olympics for free.
If you are a Reliance Jio customer, then you can head over to the Jio TV app to watch the Olympics for free on your mobile phone. However, if you want to see it on your laptop, you can rely on JioFiber plans. With these plans starting at just Rs 999, you get a free account of SonyLiv.
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