No play on Day 1 of second Test due to rain


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India vs England Live Cricket Score 2nd Test Day 2 Live Streaming: Frustrating the two teams, incessant rain washed out the entire day one of the second cricket Test between India and England at Lord's on Thursday.

England skipper Joe Root had earlier announced a 12-man squad for Lord's Test.

England and India are set to begin their second Test at Lord's after the opening day was lost to rain.

Captain Kohli hasn't played the same XI in successive Tests for 36 matches, dating back to the 2014 Adelaide Test in which he led India in whites for the first time in his career.

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Play was scheduled to start at 11:00 BST, but steady rain kept the covers on the pitch and prevented the toss at 10:30.

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.

The tourists made two changes in a series they trail 1-0 after England won a thrilling first match of five by 31 runs at Edgbaston.

The famous mood swings of the London sky have been on display over the last three days - just that the one on Thursday cost us a day of a Test match.

Chris Woakes is expected to replace all-rounder Ben Stokes, who is standing trial in Bristol on a charge of affray. That win inspired him to want to play for India.