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

10 August, 2018, 07:45 | Author: John Swanson
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The clear blue of Wednesday turned into a bleak grey on Thursday morning and what started off as a light drizzle turned into a strong shower later in the afternoon to pour cold water on whatever chances there were of the second Test match between India and England starting off.

Asian teams enjoy a healthy record at the Lord's.

Most of England was in the grip of a heat wave over the past two months and it seemed like the Indians would get to start the Lord's Test with conditions similar to the sub-continent.

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England, according to the leaked sheet was going to play Chris Woakes in Ben Stokes absence and Ollie Pope as expected was going to make his debut.

The English summer was at its peak, the sun was beating down hard all this while but come the Test series and the clouds are out.

England lead the five-match series 1-0 after a thrilling 31-run win at Edgbaston. Pacer Chris Woakes was drafted into the squad as Stokes' replacement. He will replace Dawid Malan, who was poor with both the bat and at the slips in the first Test.

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The Indian batsmen, who succumbed to England's probing pace and swing, will look to answer their batting woes in the second match. The man he is replacing was devastating with the ball in the first Test, grabbing two wickets in the first innings before picking up a 4-for in the second.

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