India vs England, Lord’s Test: Weather forecast for today and next 2 days

first_imgVirat and Kohli and his side came to Lord’s with the aim to level the series after losing the first Test against England at Edgbaston.However, rain played spoilsport on Day 1 of the second Test on Thursday as the first day was called off without a ball being bowled.Continuous rain also meant that even the toss could not take place on the first day. Both teams returned to the ground on Friday but rain played spoilsport once again and only 35.2 overs were possible in the entire day which saw multiple rain interruptions.The wet conditions forced a delayed start with England captain Joe Root eventually winning the toss and putting India into bat.England paceman James Anderson showed he remains a deadly proposition in home conditions taking 5/20 as the hosts bowled out India for a miserly 107. Photo: accuweather.comLet’s have a look at the weather forecast for London for today and the remaining two days of the second Test.Play expected to begin on time on the third day but rain could still play some part in the day. The play is set to start at the usual time of 11 a.m. local (15.30 IST) with an extra 30 minutes allowed at the end of the day.The forecast for today (Saturday) and Sunday is much better and we can expect close to 90 overs on both days.Rain is expected to return on Monday – the last day of match – and can have a big impact on the result of the match.advertisementChris Woakes replaced all-rounder Ben Stokes, who is standing trial in Bristol on a charge of affray.Twenty-year-old batsman Ollie Pope was handed his England debut at number four after replacing Dawid Malan in the squad.After India’s struggles with the bat in the series opener, Cheteshwar Pujara was recalled to the team to provide greater solidity at the top of the order.Thursday was the first time a full day’s play has been lost at Lord’s since the opening day of the first test against Pakistan in 2001.England lead the five-match series 1-0 after completing a thrilling 31-run victory at Edgbaston last week in Birmingham.last_img

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