India vs England, Day 2 at Lord’s, highlights: India all out for 107 - as it happened
After rain washed out the first day’s play, the Virat Kohli-led Indian cricket team were dismissed for 107 on the second day of the Lord’s Test.
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Rain washed out the play on Day 1 of the first test at Lord’s and it was a similar story on the second day as well. After constant interruptions throughout the day India found themselves in trouble once again against England’s pace battery and were bowled out for 107. James Anderson, who took five wickets, removed both openers while Cheteshwar Pujara was run out. Virat Kohli looked good before he was removed by Chris Woakes. Ravichandran Ashwin was the top scorer for India with 29. India will have to do really well with the ball to have any chance in the match.
Ishant Sharma’s wicket brings play to a close. Thanks for joining us do join us for the action on day 3.
India all out
Ishant Sharma is LBW to James Andserson and India are all out for 107. James Anderson gets 5 wickets. That is also the end of play on Day 2.
100-up for India
100 is up for India, unfortunately the team is currently 9 down and it’s no way near good enough.
Ashwin follows Kuldeep
Ashwin, like his spin bowling colleague Kuldeep is out LBW to Broad. India 9 down and the end of innings is nigh.
Anderson gets Kuldeep
Kuldeep Yadav is LBW to Anderson for a duck to James Anderson, India are 8 down before they have reached 100.
Ashwin looking good
Ravichandran Ashwin is looking good and as it stands is India’s top scorer in this innings.
Spin twins at crease
Kuldeep Yadav and R Ashwin are at the crease, can they take India out of trouble.
Rahane goes now
England’’s highest wicket-taker James Anderson is back into the attack, and immediately gets Rahane. India sink deeper.
Another chance of Woakes’ bowling, Ashwin top edges but Rashid misjudges and can’t get back to grab the catch.
Chris Woakes is on fire, he is bowling like magic and batsmen are having a real hard time facing him.
Dinesh Karthik is the next one to go! his bowled by Curran for 1. India in deep trouble.
Hardik Pandya goes now, caught by Buttler. and India have lost half their side with just 61 on the board.
OUT!! India captain Virat Kohli is on his way for 24. A ball after being dropped Woakes gets him caught at second slip by Buttler. IND 49/4
Sam Curran into the attack
Man of the match from the game at Edgbaston Sam Curran is now into the attack. Will he do the same damage that he did in Birmingham? or have India learnt their lesson.
Woakes almost gets Kohli
Woakes has hit the right length since coming on. He almost gets Virat but the ball drops just short of Pope at gully.
Woakes comes in
Chris Woakes is into the attack. Rahane and Virat have seen of the opening bowlers.
Ball not doing that much
The ball is not doing that much now. The situation looks easier, Broad and Anderson still steaming in.
Virat, Rahane look comfortable
The sun is out and the ball is not doing much, captain Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane look comfortable at the crease. The team is relying on them.
The play has begun at Lord’s, the batsmen look comfortable with the sun out, hope I haven’t jinxed them.
Set to resume
We are set to resume on day 2, No clouds so should get some good action before day ends.
Inspection at 9:30 pm IST
There will be a pitch inspection at 9:30 pm IST to determine what time the play begins, if it begins.
Tea has been taken at Lord’s as the outfield continus to take a pounding at the Home of Cricket.
Covers back on
The covers are back on at Lord’s, the play is delayed again. It looks really dark, umbrellas are up.
Play set to resume
The play is set to resume at 8 pm IST.
Inspection at 7:30 PM IST
The sun it out again at Lord’s and the covers are coming off.
The umpires will inspect the conditions at 7:30 pm.
Harakiri at Lord’s
Scenes immediately after Kohli called Pujara, Kohli sent back Pujara, Kohli was left stranded.
That was a horrible moment for India’s batsmen, but it’s an all too familiar scene for Chesteshwar Pujara. Of India’s last 10 Test run-outs, Pujara has been involved in seven of them.
Oh dear. Pujara!
Calamity for India
Yes and no, and Pujara is stranded and has to head back in and the rain is spitting down with full intensity. Players are rushing back in. India in a real mess now. Kohli is stunned, but India look bleak, much like the weather.
They’re off again, and back on
And just as they were going off, the umpires call the players back in. Kohli has been dragged back on the field. Stumps rooted, we are good to go
It is starting to come down again, the ball continues to move, the conditions are not easy at all, and these frequent stops are not doing the batsmen any favours.
We are good to go
It looks much brighter, Anderson to continue, Pujara takes strike.
Ahh, blue skies
It looks much brighter right now, the covers have been dragged off. It looks good, to be honest, but then there is that lump of black cloud hovering over the ground.
The rain has passed us for now, play to start in about 20 minutes, provided there is no rain.
We can only hope.
Rain is back
Just as the game was about to commence, the rain comes pelting down. And out go the umpires, there is no action happening at the moment.
Lunch has been taken.
Play to resume at 12.45 pm local time. That’s 26 minutes from now. Lunch at 1.45 pm local time.
Finally, some positive news. We wait!
It has become much brighter at Lord’s, the umpires trudged out, walked around and then went back in. Still awaiting any official word.
Rain has almost stopped
The rain has almost stopped, but there is no official word yet on the resumption of play. Could happen after lunch, but my guess is as good as yours.
Looks very bleak
It is absolutely bucketing down at Lord’s right now. This will take time to clear up, another frustrating day awaits us. Not very bleak in the Indian dressing room too, but they will happy they are not out there facing the music.
It has started spitting again at Lord’s and the umpires drag the players out. India needed this break, Anderson has been breathing fire.
Not a very smart stroke from Rahul, lunges forward to a length ball, then tries to defend, manages a feather through to Bairstow.
Ball hooping around
The conditions are overcast, that Dukes ball is seaming all over the place and it is a tough time to be a batsman out there, but then this is the battle!
First runs for India
Lovely stroke by Kl Rahul, leans forward to a pitched up ball and then times it through covers. The outfield is still quick enough and India get off the mark
Litmus test for Pujara
This is perhaps the biggest Test of Cheteshwar Pujara’s career. He has been brought into the side to provide solidity to the top order. With India losing Vijay in the very first over and James Anderson bowling at his best, Pujara will have to dig his heel deep and bail India out.
Vijay knocked over
The ball was angled in, it pitches on the stumps and then decks away to beat Vijay’s prod, crashes into the stumps.
India rocked early.
Vijay takes guard
James Anderson runs in with the red Dukes. Vijay lets it go, good carry throughto the keeper.
INDIA: Vijay, Rahul, Pujara, Kohli (c), Rahane, Karthik (wk), Pandya, Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Shami, Sharma.
Kuldeep, Pujara in
Yes, 2 spinners in, Umesh is out, Shami and Ishant will take the new ball. Pujara replaces Shikhar Dhawan.
England win the toss
Joe Root says he will bowl first and hopes to take advantage of the conditions and pick up wickets up front.
Bat first pitch
Sanjay Manjrekar predicts a pitch which will good to bat on. He says that the team management would be worried about the weather forecast because there is rain expected in London.
Ollie Pope gets his cap
Big day for the young man, he is now an England cricketer. He will replace Dawid Malan after an emphatic domestic season.
Pujara seems to warming up, he might replace Shikhar Dhawan.
And, yes Kuldeep Yadav could just get the nod ahead of a fast bowler.
Covers are out
Do not be startled, there is a chunk of dark cloud which has become uglier and is hovering over the stadium. Just a precautionary measure, but then it is the London weather!
Pitch looks a belter
Right, so the captain winning the toss should do what?
What should be the combination of the sides?
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So far so good. Sunshine, there is a cheer around, and the excitement of Test cricket.
Revised playing conditions
The day will start at the normal time, all the sessions will be extended and the umpires will try to get in 98 overs every day!
The sun is shining
We welcome you with some cracking news. Lord’s is currently basking under glorious sunshine. Well, the forecast for the rest of the day is not entirely this bright, but we are happy with we have right now.
Test cricket is about to begin!