Good morning and welcome to Lord’s. The sky is cloudy and the hover cover is lurking near the wicket. The Indian bowlers are warming up, but their batsmen are having a hit. England have been doing slip catching drills this morning.There has been no overnight declaration. We are running a live blog for this Test. Refresh the page for the latest updates. We hope you enjoy our coverage live from the media center at Lord’s.
17:41 – ITS ALL OVER. ISHANT SHARMA EDGES DOWN THE LEG SIDE AND LEG SLIP TAKES A CATCH. ENGLAND WIN BY AN INNINGS AND 159 RUNS. ENGLAND LEAD THE SERIES 2-0. THERE ARE THREE MATCHES LEFT IN THE SERIES.
17:34 – India are 127/9. Sharma 2* and Ashwin 30*.
17:33 – Ishant tucks Anderson a way for couple, but you can feel the England victory is imminent.
17:29 – WICKET! Shami is out LBW and England are one wicket away.
17:27 – Shot! Ashwin steers the ball down to the third-man boundary for four. India move to 125/8. Ashwin moves to 30*.
17:24 – Shami was given out, caught down the leg-side, but it was overturned after he reviewed it.
17:18 – And he’s bowled him! Kuldeep has been knocked over by Anderson for a duck.
17:16 – Ashwin keeps on going, picking up four runs through fine leg. Anderson straying in length.
17:10 – England review and ITS OUT! Chris Woakes makes the breakthrough first ball as he traps Pandya out LBW. It looked a bit high originally, hit him above the knee roll, but that has been overturned.
17:08 – Anderson beats Ashwin’s bat, but still no breakthrough for England. India are 116/6. Pandya 26* and Ashwin 21*. Woakes to replace Broad.
17:06 – This pair are starting to frustrate England, as Ashwin effortlessly takes another single into the leg-side.
17:04 – At the end of the over, India are 113/6. Pandya 25* and Ashwin 19*.
17:02 – Four more to Pandya, clipped through the leg-side to the boundary.
17:00 – Ashwin picks up a single, dropping Broad into the off-side.
16:59 – A beauty from Anderson beats Pandya. India are 107/6. Pandya 20*, Ashwin 18*.
16:56 – A thick outside edge past the slip cordon runs away for another four.
16:54 – End of the over. India are 102/6. Pandya 20* and Ashwin 13*. Anderson replacing Curran from the Nursery End.
16:53 – WHAT A SHOT. Gorgeous on-drive races away past the bowler for four.
16:51 – A couple to Pandya, dabbing the ball past the slip cordon.
16:50 – Another expensive over. India are 96-6. Pandya 14* and Ashwin 13*.
16:49 – Four more runs to Ashwin as he drives away through cover point.
16:48 – Curran sends one down the leg-side which races away for four leg byes.
16:46 – A rash flash from Pandya, which misses everything, ends the over. India are 88/6.
16:44 – A thick outside edge through gully brings four more to Pandya.
16:41 – A maiden for Curran.
16:37 – Runs flowing now as England attack, Pandya drives down the ground for four. India move to 84/6. Pandya 10*, Ashwin 9*.
16:36 – More runs for Ashwin, gets three through the vacant backward point region.
16:35 Ashwin this time gets runs, hitting a four past mid-on.
16:33 – Gorgeous shot from Pandya as he tucks the ball to the mid-wicket boundary for four. India are 73/6.
16:32 – Ashwin will continue.
16:31 – Ashwin has been struck on his finger and looks in some pain. The physio team are out.
16:26 – Another good over from Broad. India 66/6.
16:19 – And we are back. Broad to continue.
15:49 – They are now coming off due to rain.
15:48 – Maiden over from Sam Curran.
15:44 – Great over from Broad. India 65/6. Pandya 0* and Ashwin 0*.
15:40 – WICKET! Karthik is out LBW the next ball, Broad on a hat-trick.
15:37 – WICKET! Kohli is out, caught Pope at short leg. The ball skimmed the bottom of his glove then hit his hip and popped up. Kohli’s review in vain.
15:33 – Kohli was in pain, lying on the ground, in between overs. However, he hits the next ball for two.
15:30 – Four! Kohli plays a textbook cover drive and he moves to 14.
15:28 – Shot! After a quiet Broad over, Kohli picks a gap in the off-side to take two off Curran.
15:26 – Broad continuing after drinks.
15:17 – Bairstow put his helmet to stand up to Kohli off Curran. He nudges a single to deep square leg, to bring Pandya on strike. Bairstow goes back.
15:16 – India are 50/4. Pandya 0* and Kohli 6*.
15:13 – WICKET! Pujara is out bowled, by an absolute beauty from Stuart Broad. That jagged back in a lot and takes out Pujara’s stumps.
15:10 – After another bye, India move to 50/3. Pujara 17* and Kohli 6*.
15:09 – A beautiful cover drive from Kohli, but an equally great stop. Root shies at the stumps and they run an overthrow.
15:06 – A maiden over. Broad bowls a beautiful over which outfoxes Pujara.
15:01 – India are 48/3. Pujara 17*, Kohli 5*.
15:01 – A single for Pujara off the hips for one brings Kohli on strike to Curran.
14:58 – End of the over, India 47/3. Pujara 16*, Kohli 5*.
14:56 – Shot of the day from Kohli. Glorious cover drive for four.
14:54 – India 43/3. Pujara 16* and Kohli 1*.
14:53 – Four more to Pujara after playing a beautiful straight drive that beats mid-off. He moves to 16*.
14:52 – Kohli off the mark, clips Curran to deep square leg for a single.
14:49 – That’s the over. India 38/3. Sam Curran to replace Chris Woakes.
14:47 – A short leg comes in for Pujara, Pope goes under the helmet. Broad to continue.
14:43 – Poor keeping gives India a bye and Kohli is on strike for the first time.
14:42 – Pujara clips Woakes off his pads and they run two.
14:40 – A huge cheer greats Virat Kohli as he arrives at the crease. That was the end of the over. 35/3.
14:39 – WICKET! Rahane edges behind off a drive and Jennings takes a good catch at third slip. Rahane departs for 13.
14:38 – Lovely ball from Broad, beats Rahane’s outside edge.
14:35 – India move to 35/2. Pujara 10* and Rahane 13*.
14:33 – Another single, as Pujara finds the gap between mid-wicket and mid-on.
14:32 – Rahane drops one into the off-side and they run a quick single.
14:31 – Pujara plays out the rest of the over. India are 32/2. Pujara 9* and Rahane 11*.
14:29 – Rahane gets a thick inside edge, the ball missing the stumps. They run a single down to fine leg.
14:28 – After slashing at a wide ball, Pujara nudges a ball into the off-side for a single.
14:26 – Stuart Broad replaces James Anderson from the Pavilion End. Pujara on strike.
14:25 – A good over for India. They are on 30/2 (16). Pujara 8* and Rahane 10*.
14:24 – Four runs to Rahane. He whips away a ball on leg-stump to the fine leg boundary for four.
14:23 – Two singles in two balls gives Rahane back the strike.
14:22 – Another maiden from Anderson. Score remains at 24/2.
14:18 – Great over from Woakes. India 24/2. Pujara 7* and Rahane 5*.
14:16 – Rahane edges but it didn’t carry, it was so close to Cook at first slip.
14:15 – A great comeback from Woakes, beating the bat beautifully.
14:14 – Rahane punishes a full, wide ball from Woakes to the cover boundary. Great shot for four.
14:14 – A tight maiden from Anderson continues to build the pressure.
14:10 – India are 20/2 off 12 overs. Pujara 7* and Rahane 1*.
14:08 – Pujara steps forward and prods it into the gap for a single. He’s looking comfortable.
14:06 – Pujara drops one into the off-side for a single to keep strike. For Pujara England only have one fielder in front of square on the off-side, a mid-off. They have a square leg and mid-wicket for him though.
14:02 – A good over from Woakes, India are 18/2 off 10.
14:01 – Pujara drops one into the leg-side and India are off the mark back after the rain delay.
13:59 – We are back after the rain delay! Woakes is bowling to Pujara.
12:26 – An LBW shout against Pujara, but the ball is too high and going down leg. They run a leg bye.
12:24 – Pujara gets a single off the last ball of the over to retain the strike.
12:20 – Chris Woakes is replacing Stuart Broad. India are 15/2 off 7 overs. Pujara 4* and Rahane 1*.
12:19 – Pujara gets a single into the leg-side.
12:17 – First ball for Rahane and his first run. Tapped into the offside for one.
12:15 – Wicket! Lokesh Rahul is trapped LBW by James Anderson. He is out for ten. Ajinkya Rahane has come out at four, since Kohli cannot by for a while.
12:13 – Another good over for India. India are 13/1. Rahul 10* and Pujara 3*.
12:12 – Pujara gets a couple by clipping Broad through the leg-side for two.
12:09 – Rahul taps the ball into the covers for a single.
12:08 – India are 10/1 off 5 overs. Rahul 9* and Pujara 1*.
12:06 – A single brings Pujara back on strike.
12:05 – A rare loose ball on leg stump from Anderson gives Rahul another boundary, this time down to fine leg.
12:04 – A streaky inside edge gives Pujara single to fine leg.
12:04 – That’s the end of the over. India move to 4/1. Rahul 4* and Pujara 0*.
12:01 – A glorious cover drive for four from Rahul takes India off the mark.
11:59 – A wicket maiden for Anderson. India are 0/1 off three overs.
11:58 – Pujara is now at the crease.
11:55 – Wicket! James Anderson gets Murali Vijay caught behind. That’s his 100th wicket at Lord’s. India are 0/1.
11:54 – Another maiden over, a few drops of rain about.
11:49 – Stuart Broad to open up from the Nursery End to Lokesh Rahul.
11:49 – A maiden over to start.
11:48 – Four balls so far, three balls Vijay has had to play at. Not a huge amount of swing at the moment.
11:46 – James Anderson to open up to Murali Vijay.
11:43 – And we are back. The players are making their way out onto the field.
11:37 – Their lead is 289.
11:37 – A wicket first ball, Curran edges down to third man. ENGLAND HAVE DECLARED.
11:35 – Hardik Pandya replaces Ishant Sharma.
11:33 – England get another boundary in the same over, courtesy of a thick outside edge from Woakes. England lead by 287.
11:31 – Four to Curran, opens up the off-side and hits through the vacant cover region. The next ball he pulls for a huge six over deep square leg. England stepping up the rate.
11:29 – 379/6 at the end of the over. England are wasting their time at the moment, get India batting!
11:26 – Curran pulls Ishant for two and then goes for a huge swing the following ball, but he misses.
11:25 – Just two off the over. England are 376/6.
11:24 – Another Shami beauty beats the bat of Woakes.
11:22 – England are dealing in singles at the moment, no sign of the declaration.
11:20 – England are 374/6. Shami to continue to Woakes.
11:19 – Kohli is still off the field with a back strain.
11:17 – Woakes gets an outside edge that runs away past slip for four and follows it up with a cover drive that gets him another four.
11:14 – Once again Shami beats the beat beautifully. A top over from him.
11:13 – Another beauty from Shami beats Woakes all ends up. Great conditions to be bowling, why have England not declared?
11:12 – A great ball from Shami beats Curran, but the next ball is wider and Curran cuts it away for a single.
11:10 – Woakes gets off the mark, running the ball to deep backward point. He moves to 121*.
11:09 – Maiden over. England are 362/6, leading India by 255 runs.
11:07 – Good start from Ishant, three dot balls.
11:04 – Woakes goes for a wild slash and misses, after Curran nabs a single. Ishant Sharma will open the bowling from the Pavilion End to Sam Curran.
11:03 – The ball keeps low as Shami beats Curran’s edge. Will be tough conditions to bat in today.
11:02 – First ball of the day goes for four byes.
10:59 – The players are out on the field, Mohammed Shami will open the bowling to Sam Curran. Let’s play!
10:55 – Anya Shrubsole has just rung the five minute bell.
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10:54 – What time do you think the England declaration will come? An hour before lunch?
10:52 – The hover cover has been dragged off the pitch so it looks like we will start on time this morning.
10:50 – The weather is holding out. For now at least. The forecast is for some rain this morning, but a clear afternoon. We should get the majority of the day’s play in.