England vs India 2021: date and time of 3rd cricket Test, Headingley tickets, teams - and how to watch on TV

Mark Wood has been ruled out of the third Test match between England and India with a shoulder injury

England will be looking to respond to falling behind in the Test series with India when they meet for the 3rd match this week.

A dramatic batting collapse from England on the final afternoon of the five day 2nd Test saw the tourists go one up in the five match series.

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No fewer than five England batters registered scores of nought in the second innings of the second Test as India secured a 151 run victory.

It prompted a swift change in personnel with Dom Sibley and Zak Crawley both dropped and Dawid Malan recalled for the 3rd Test against India.

Here’s all you need to know about when the 3rd England vs India Test takes place, what time, ticket information and how to watch the action unfold on TV.

When is the next England vs India Test match?

The 3rd Test match between England and India takes place on Wednesday 25 August 2021.

The 1st Test match of the five match series was drawn at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, before India took the 2nd Test at Lord’s in London.

Two further Test matches are scheduled for September.

What time does the 3rd England vs India Test start?

Play for the 3rd England vs India Test is scheduled to start at 11am on 25 August 2021.

Where is the 3rd England vs India Test being played?

The 3rd Test will be held at Headingley, Leeds.

The ground is home to Yorkshire County Cricket Club and has been a regular venue for England red and white ball international matches for many years.

Headingley has been the setting for many memorable England moments - none more so than Ben Stokes’ incredible Ashes saving innings against Australia in 2019.

Can I still get tickets to the 3rd England vs India Test?

Tickets for the 3rd Test between England and India are still available to purchase.

The first four days of the Headingley Test have been sold out, however, there are tickets still available to buy for the fifth day’s play.

How can I watch the 3rd England vs India Test on TV?

If you’re not able to get to the ground then cricket fans can watch the action unfold live on TV.

Sky Sports have ball by ball coverage of the 3rd England vs India Test match live on their dedicated Cricket channel with selected Main Event coverage.

Sky customers can upgrade to Sky Sports for an extra £25 a month or new customers can opt from a number of Sky Sports packages from £41 a month.

Alternatively, cricket fans can choose from a day or month NOW TV pass to get access to Sky Sports channels for a limited time only without a contract.

Latest England vs India team news ahead of 3rd Test

England bowler Mark Wood has been ruled out of the 3rd Test match between England and India with a shoulder injury sustained in the 2nd Test.

He is the latest England player to sustain injury with Stuart Broad, Jofra Archer, Olly Stone and Chris Woakes all sidelined for Joe Root’s side.

One of Saqib Mahmood or Craig Overton is likely to replace Wood in the bowling attack while there have been unforced changes in the batting line up.

Dom Sibley and Zak Crawley have both been dropped and Yorkshire batter Dawid Malan recalled for England’s 3rd Test against India.