England vs India 2nd Test, Day 2: Play stopped due to rain

India's captain Virat Kohli chats with India's MS Dhoni during the One Day International

Latest updates: Kohli is beaten on his first delivery, which moves off the seam, and he gets off the mark with a quick single off his second ball.

Nothing doing: Rain clouds hang above the pitch at Lord's. Their last defeat came against Pakistan back in May this year when Joe Root's men were beaten by nine wickets.

Officials later confirmed they would look to conduct the toss at 10:30am on Friday, with a view to an 11:00am start and that 98 overs, rather than the standard 90, would be scheduled for the second day in a bid to make-up lost playing time.

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Hosts England lead the five-match series after their 31-run victory in the gripping first Test at Birmingham. He also amassed 9,779 runs in 211 ODIs at 58.2 and 2,102 runs at 48.8 in 62 T20Is.

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.

The big question for India will be if they will play two spinners, after having played R Ashwin as the lone spinner in the opening Test. "If you are 1-0 down and can't make a comeback in this Test match and this match goes the other way...as far as I remember, very few teams are there, who have won three matches in a row", Gambhir was quoted as saying in India Today.

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