History made at Lord's as rain prevents play on day one

Kohli Shastri practice

After the best Test match in England for years, despite the rush to castigation on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings, the weather may ensure that we are in for another adrenaline-fuelled nipper.

Captain Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara are at the crease, with bth of them having scored one run each.

Anderson started off with some outswingers that weren't troubling Vijay outside the offstump but the veteran was quick to readjust his line and bowl one on off and middle which swung away a touch to hit timber.

Joe Root won the toss on Friday and decided that hosts England would field.

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England reduced India to 11-2 early on day two of the second Test at Lord's before the rain returned, taking the players off after 6.3 overs. India could make changes in the playing XI.

Joe Root's men, meanwhile, will hope to break England's winless jinx against Asian teams at the home of cricket. However, the English weather dramatically changed on Thursday morning and continuous drizzle forced the officials to abandon the first day's play.

The last time a day's Test play was washed out completely at Lord's came 17 years ago when the scheduled opening day of the first Test against Pakistan was abandoned on 17 May 2001. India were the last Asian opponents whom England beat at Lord's in a Test back in 2011.

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