India vs England 2nd Test Day 1 live updates

England and India were left frustrated at Lord's with persistent rain wiping out the whole of day one of the second Test.

Officials later confirmed that 98 overs, rather than the standard 90, would be scheduled for the second day in a bid to make-up lost playing time.

The 20-year-old Surrey rising star is a direct replacement for Middlesex left-hander Dawid Malan, dropped after two low scores in England's 31-run win in the first Test at Edgbaston last week. Who replaces Ben Stokes who is undergoing a trial for brawl in Bristol a year ago remains to be seen.

Stokes sent a message of good luck to England and debutant Pope on Instagram on Thursday morning.

Four years on, current captain Virat Kohli has an opportunity to achieve the same feat as Dhoni did as India take on England in the all-important second Test. England now leads the series 1-0 after the win at Edgbaston, Birmingham last week.

India were dismissed for under 300 in their first innings at Edgbaston and then failed to chase down a target of 194 second time around, being bowled out for 162 after Kohli made 51.

So, in the second test, the Indian team management may make a few changes in the batting department, bringing in experienced batsman Cheteshwar Pujara in place of Lokesh Rahul, who scored 4 and 13 runs respectively in both the innings. Kohli was in prolific form and will be key batsman for visitors in the 2nd Test as well.

"As long as we cross the line, that is the only thing that matters", Kohli insisted.

England's Joe Root, Stuart Broad, Adil Rashid and Ollie Pope on the players balcony during a rain delay. If they feel the need to go for an extra spin-bowling option, Moeen Ali might get a look in.

Root, who will be batting in the pivotal number three position, added: "I know that might be seen as quite a big jump". His form in the first Test proves him to be vital in the playing XI. Five days later, here we are, at the home of cricket. Joe Root and his men would start confident thanks to their win in the first Test. He also mentioned that the second spinner could come into contention.

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