England v India: James Anderson strikes twice before rain returns at Lord's

Ollie Pope only managed eight runs in his first innings for the England Lions against India A

Kohli is shying away.

The second test of the five-match series between India and England kicked off on Friday at Lord's cricket stadium in London. But Thursday's rain might just have altered the dynamics of this Test match.

Joe Root's men, meanwhile, will hope to break England's winless jinx against Asian teams at the home of cricket.

From making his debut for India U-19 against Sri Lanka U-19 in a youth Test, to taking a wicket in his very first over of that match, it has been an exciting time for Arjun Tendulkar recently.

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. In fact, an hour after the game was called off for the day, the sun peeped through the clouds for the first time.

Hosts England lead the five-match series after their 31-run victory in the gripping first Test at Birmingham.

They will, however, make at least two changes to their side.

Pope will become the fourth player under 21 to represent England in Test cricket this year, following Mason Crane, Dominic Bess and Sam Curran.

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. That win inspired him to want to play for India.

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