England’s T20 World Cup Final against Pakistan will be shown on free to air television after Sky struck a deal with Channel 4.

Both sides are aiming to lift the trophy for the second time.

The game will be shown live on Sky Showcase - available in all Sky homes - and on Channel 4, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Cricket.

All channels will broadcast Sky Sports’ coverage which includes commentary by Ian Ward and former England captains Nasser Hussain, Michael Atherton and Eoin Morgan.

Jonathan Licht, Managing Director, Sky Sports said: “We know the importance of this game, so we are pleased to be able to share this great sporting moment with our whole nation thanks to our strong relationship with Channel 4. Whether you’re supporting England or Pakistan, this will be one to remember.”

Ian Katz, Chief Content Officer, Channel 4 said: “We are thrilled that Channel 4 and Sky have struck this deal to make another great national sporting moment available on free to air television to audiences across the UK. As the days draw in, some thrilling international cricket from the southern hemisphere should offer some welcome cheer.”

England, led by Jos Buttler, secured their place in the final after beating India earlier today by 10 wickets. Pakistan swept past New Zealand winning their semi-final by seven wickets. The Final comes from the famous Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia and coverage starts at 7am (GMT) on Sunday.