England v India: Rain delays start of second Test at Lord's

Ollie Pope only managed eight runs in his first innings for the England Lions against India A

Ollie Pope only managed eight runs in his first innings for the England Lions against India A

Umpires hurry everyone off the field.

England skipper Joe Root had earlier announced a 12-man squad for Lord's Test. The weather is fine at the moment, so we should start on time - but the Met Office predicts rain, lots of rain, around lunchtime.

The first day was completely washed out without even the toss happening as the covers were present on the ground throughout the day.

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

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According to the images of the team-sheet circulating on social media, England are set to replace Ben Stokes with Chris Woakes as the Rajasthan Royals all-rounder misses out due to his ongoing affray trail.

England captain Joe Root confirmed on Wednesday that Ollie Pope, a 20-year-old Surrey batsman, would make his Test debut in place of the dropped Dawid Malan.

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Despite the issues with the batting order, Kohli remains upbeat about his team's chances of levelling the series when the match gets under way on Thursday. Coming to 2nd Test which is to be played at Lord's India will look to settle score and all eyes will be on skipper Kohli who is in incredible form.

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