Rain stops play after Anderson removes openers

Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh

Virat Kohli came to the crease under heavy rain, and had to face up to two deliveries - playing and missing at another beauty from Anderson first up - before play was stopped. For India, Cheteshwar Pujara again failed to find a place while England have opted for fast bowler Chris Woakes over Moeen Ali.

As England and India clash at Lord's Cricket Ground today, MiD DAY brings you the most amusing, unusual and controversial events at the hallowed venue.

Twenty-year-old batsman Ollie Pope is expected to be given his England debut at number four after replacing Dawid Malan in the squad.

Hosts England lead the five-match series after their 31-run victory in the gripping first Test at Birmingham.

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England will be without Ben Stokes at Lord's because of the all-rounder's ongoing trial for affray in Bristol.

"This Test is the most important match in the series". However, the English weather dramatically changed on Thursday morning and continuous drizzle forced the officials to abandon the first day's play.

Nothing doing: Rain clouds hang above the pitch at Lord's. With Jasprit Bumrah not fit enough to take the field, the visiting team is likely to stick with the same bowling attack that played in Edgbaston.

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